Politics

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Police in Gray Death

JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to Read More

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National

The Myth of the Hero Cop

(Slate) – Baltimore’s streets are quiet again. Baltimore’s state’s attorney Marilyn J. Mosby moved quickly in securing indictments against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, and her decisive action has calmed the city for now. But getting a grand jury to indict Read More

National

Problems Linger in Baltimore

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Baltimore’s curfew has been lifted, the officers have been charged, and Freddie Gray has been laid to rest. But the underlying causes of the protests around his homicide remain. “I think that people need to understand Read More

National

Justice Not Delayed in Baltimore

  By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief NEWS ANALYSIS WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Three extremely qualified African American women are at the forefront of making certain that Freddie Gray’s death at the hands of police in Baltimore will not go unpunished. Loretta Lynch began her first Read More

Entertainment

CNN Feasts on Baltimore Riot Coverage

  (Politico) – A casual CNN viewer would have had good reason this morning to think that the rioting, looting and arson that took place yesterday in Baltimore after the Freddie Gray funeral was still happening because the signature airborne shot of the pillaging of that CVS Read More