Public defenders are challenging the Baltimore mayor’s authority to impose a citywide curfew after last month’s riots stemming from the death of Freddie Gray.
Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he’s very pleased with the first few nights of the curfew.
Multiple police agencies and the National Guard are stationed around Baltimore to help keep order and enforce the city-wide curfew.
The curfew and fears of more violence are taking its toll on businesses across the region.
The mayor of Baltimore says she will impose a weeklong curfew after people looted stores, set fire to cars and threw bricks and other objects at police officers.
The curfew ordinance for Baltimore City is in effect for the first time Friday night. Children found in violation of the curfew will be escorted to one of two youth connection centers.
In less than three weeks, Baltimore’s controversial new curfew goes into effect. It’s a tough set of rules that holds kids and their parents accountable but some say the city’s going too far.
In just a few weeks, Baltimore City will have the toughest curfew laws in the country and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is hoping to set the records straight on all that the law entails.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hit the streets to inform residents about the new curfew ordinance.
Cracking down on curfews. Baltimore City may soon impose a tough new curfew for teens. City leaders say they want to keep kids off the streets but opponents say the new restrictions may be unconstitutional.
Kids in Baltimore City may soon need to be home earlier at night. A new proposal is on the table for a stricter curfew in the city.
After several incidents of youth violence in the city, leaders are doing what they can to make sure kids aren’t out at all hours of the night.