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As killings continue, May becomes city’s deadliest month since 1999

By Luke Broadwater Hours after Baltimore’s mayor huddled with police officials to discuss the recent spike in violence, two more people were killed Monday — making May the city’s deadliest month since 1999. The two homicides increased this month’s total … Continue reading

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Baltimore to continue limiting comments about settlements, an issue in alleged police brutality cases like that of Freddie Gray

By Mark Puente Baltimore officials have rejected policy changes that would provide the public and news media with more information about legal settlements, including those related to alleged police brutality. The city Law Department proposed modifications Friday to a controversial … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayor Asks Feds To Investigate Police Department

By Eyder Peralta View image | gettyimages.com Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has asked the Justice Department to open up a civil rights investigation into the city’s police department. “Such an investigation is essential if we are to build on the … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray death: Mayor vows to find answers

  The autopsy hasn’t yielded many answers in Freddie Gray’s death — in fact, it’s prompted more questions — but Baltimore’s mayor pledged Tuesday to find out how the 25-year-old died from a spinal cord injury after being arrested a … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray dies a week after being injured during arrest

By Natalie Sherman, Chris Kaltenbach, and Colin Campbell Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man injured during an arrest by Baltimore police last week, died Sunday at Shock Trauma, prompting protests by city residents and out-of-town activists and promises from city officials … Continue reading

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