Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Mayor Defends Baltimore Curfew, Says It Was Necessary To Keep Peace

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?

05/12/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 28:   Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake greets a concerned citizen the morning after citywide riots following the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Dropping Charges Against Those Arrested For Curfew Violations

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.

05/11/2015

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Baltimore Curfew Ends, National Guard Moving Out This Week

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.

05/03/2015

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Freddie Gray Investigation Complete, Turned Over To State’s Attorney

This came as a surprise, police said they would not turn their information over to prosecutors until tomorrow.

04/30/2015

UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds her weekly on camera media availability in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, April 30, 2015. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Pelosi Calls For Changes From Police And Justice System

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.

04/30/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27: Baltimore Police form a parimeter around a CVS pharmacy that was looted and burned near the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Baltimore Mayor Imposes Curfew, Says ‘Thugs’ Trying To Tear Down City

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.

04/27/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with new U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the Oval Office at the White House April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. ( (Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

White House, AG Lynch Committed To Assisting Baltimore

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.

04/27/2015

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Baltimore Mayor: ‘We Will Find Out What Happened To Mr. 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.

04/24/2015

Freddie Gray apprehended by Baltimore Police on April 12, 2015. Credit: WJZ

Freddie Gray Dies In Hospital One Week After Arrest In Baltimore

The day after a protest in his honor, Freddie Gray has passed away. His family contacted WJZ Sunday.

04/19/2015

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Protestors Demand Answers In Freddie Gray’s Arrest

A man being taken into police custody ends up in a coma. Now, 7 days later – it is still a mystery how it happened.

04/18/2015

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DOJ To Conduct 18-Month Review Of Baltimore Police Dept.

Justice Department officials met with community members last night as part of a comprehensive analysis of city police and they got an earful.

04/17/2015

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City Officials Propose A Bike Friendly Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to create a bike friendly Baltimore.

03/25/2015

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