Freddie Gray suffered a single "high-energy injury" to his neck and spine — most likely caused when the police van in which he was riding suddenly decelerated, according to a copy of the autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake unveiled Operation Ceasefire in 2014, promising that the renowned anti-gun violence strategy that worked in other cities would "bring dramatic results" in lowering crime in Baltimore.
Nelson Bernard Clifford, the repeat sex offender who won acquittals in four separate cases after he took the stand and said the alleged attacks were consensual, was sentenced to more than 30 years in prison Thursday by a judge who said he had exposed "cracks in the system."
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts apologized to the city's officers Tuesday night, saying he put them in harm's way during the Freddie Gray unrest last month.
City police identified a man who was killed in a Wednesday shooting that injured four other people, and said one of the surviving victims and a man who were seen running from the scene have been charged.
Rashaw Scott, whose 16-month-old son was fatally shot two years ago in Cherry Hill, took the witness stand Friday in the trial of the five men accused in the killing.
A Baltimore grand jury returned indictments against the six officers charged earlier this month in the in-custody death of Freddie Gray, State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced Thursday.
Police caught two suspects and were searching for two others after five people were shot, one fatally, Wednesday afternoon in East Baltimore, a crime scene that stretched nearly a half-mile and shut down rush hour traffic on a major artery out of the city.