Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
There are new questions about the curfew put in place by the mayor after the riots. Did she have the authority? And why was it for the entire city?
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.
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.
This came as a surprise, police said they would not turn their information over to prosecutors until tomorrow.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is appealing for peace in her native Baltimore and says “something different” is needed from police and the justice system.
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.
President Barack Obama spoke with both Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Monday regarding the ongoing Baltimore protests surrounding the death of Freddie Gray.
Immediately after her press conference late Friday afternoon the mayor sat down with Mary Bubala to talk more in-depth about the issues surrounding the death of Freddie Gray and the national firestorm it’s ignited.
The day after a protest in his honor, Freddie Gray has passed away. His family contacted WJZ Sunday.
A man being taken into police custody ends up in a coma. Now, 7 days later – it is still a mystery how it happened.
Justice Department officials met with community members last night as part of a comprehensive analysis of city police and they got an earful.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to create a bike friendly Baltimore.