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Baltimore Surpasses 300 Homicides For The First Time In 16 Years

The murders of a 27 year old man and a 22 year old man sends Baltimore’s homicide rate past the 300 homicide mark for the first time since 1999. The stabbing of the 27 year old and the shooting death of the 22 year old pushed the Maryland metropolis up on the nation’s highest homicide […]

Judge Will Allow Officer’s Statements In Freddie Gray Case

Police advocates say Baltimore’s settlement jeopardizes officers’ rights to an unbiased trial Prosecutors received a slight win yesterday as the judge presiding over the Freddie Gray case has denied the defense’s request to bar officers’ statements. On Tuesday, the six officers charged in the Gray case attended a pre-trial hearing in front of Judge Barry […]

Freddie Gray’s Family Reaches $6.4 Million Settlement

The family of the Baltimore man–Freddie Gray–who was injured, and later died, while in police custody has reached an agreement on a settlement. Freddie Gray’s family met with Baltimore City officials to discuss the settlement, which is only pending approval by the city Board of Estimates, which will meet tomorrow. If approved, the proposal would settle […]

Freddie Gray Autopsy Leaked To General Public

One day after it was announced that a trial date had been set for the six officers who played a role in the death of Freddie Gray, details about his injuries have been leaked. According to the  Baltimore Sun, the medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Gray says that he suffered a ” high […]

A Trial Date Has Been Set For Freddie Gray Trial

The police officers who ignored the cries of Baltimore native Freddie Gray, resulting in his mysterious death, will get their day in court. According to the Baltimore Sun, Administrative Judge W. Michel Pierson has set the trial date to October 13th with a motions hearing on September 2nd. Judge Barry G. Williams will preside over the […]

Jay-Z And Beyonce Bail Out Ferguson And Baltimore Protestors

Despite facing early criticism the Carters have been very involved in “Black Lives Matter” and Mike Brown’s father is thankful Jay-Z and Beyonce have faced criticism from those who felt that they could have been more supportive of the Black Lives Matter movement. Perhaps, the criticism may have been premature and incorrect. It seems that the […]

Witness Says Freddie Gray Intentionally Injured Himself

As people try to come to terms of what really happened to Freddie Gray, a witness has come forward and puts a twist on what really happened to Gray. A prisoner whose identity has not been revealed, was in the same police van as Gray and says he “intentionally injured himself”. This comes as Baltimore […]

2 People Shot in Ferguson During Protests

As the world comes together to support Baltimore in the death of Freddie Gray, a town that is too familiar with police brutality is dealing with the aftermath of a protest that left two people shot. According to CNN, Late Tuesday  into early Wednesday morning, hundreds of demonstrators gathered to protest in support of Baltimore. […]

The Baltimore Orioles Played In Front of Zero Fans Today

So…who’s home and who’s away? The unrest in Baltimore right now has taken over national headlines, and the ramifications of Baltimore authority’s mandates have affected their hometown Orioles. After riots erupted on Monday, and continued sporadically into Wednesday, the Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a city-wide curfew (10pm), and the Orioles ended up postponing their […]

Jesse Jackson Pens Letter on Situation in Baltimore in Chicago Sun-Times

Over the past few days, riots have erupted in Baltimore, Maryland following the funeral for Freddie Gray, the 25-year old man who mysteriously died after being injured while in police custody. The conversation has shifted from the fact that a perfectly healthy man somehow ended up with a cracked spine and several injuries referred to […]

Baltimore Mother Smacks Son Around For Joining Riots

Many people took to the streets to protest the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, and one mother made sure her son would not contribute to the destruction of the city. In the video above, the unknown woman can be seen smacking and cursing at a young man, who was apparently her son. Select neighborhoods […]

Riots Have Erupted in Baltimore Following Freddie Gray Protests & Funeral

The Freddie Gray protests have unfortunately taken a turn for the worst On April 19, an unarmed man taken into police custody for reasons that have yet to be made clear–Freddie Gray–died from injuries sustained while he was in said police custody a week prior. To this day, the police and the sheriff’s department have […]