The citywide curfew was lifted Sunday as demonstrations remained peaceful. On Friday, the state’s attorney announced charges against six city officers for their roles in the death of Freddie Gray. It’s a move many demonstrators were calling for.
Baltimore is still under a state of emergency days after violence erupts in the city.
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.
Baltimore streets previously rocked by riots were quiet Wednesday morning at the lifting of a nighttime curfew that was enforced by 3,000 police and National Guardsmen.
President Barack Obama said the Baltimore riots show that police departments need to hold officers accountable for wrongdoing “instead of just the closing-ranks approach that all too often we see.”
The mayor has instituted a city-wide curfew that will go into effect Tuesday night, starting at 10 p.m.
It’s been an interesting year in Baltimore, with some local stories taking the national spotlight, especially with local athletes.
The western Maryland city of Hagerstown is enacting a tougher juvenile curfew that makes parents subject to fines.
The city of Hagerstown is considering a tougher juvenile curfew amid complaints from residents about kids committing crimes.
The results are in for the first month of the new youth curfew in Baltimore supporters say it’s good news, but others say the information is too vague.
It’s been one week since Baltimore launched one of the strictest youth curfews in the nation. City leaders say it’s already working to get children off the streets.