U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, center, was the keynote speaker at the Doctors for America national meeting in Washington, D.C. Havre d Grace's Don Mathis, left, and his wife, Carol Mathis, participated in the meeting and shared some policy insights with Dr. Benjamin.
As stubborn clouds hung low over the Gilmor Homes on Monday, those who knew Freddie Gray sat on stoops or stood in close circles, shaking their heads at the death of another young black man while in police custody.
Spinal injuries such as those that led to Freddie Gray's death while in police custody require "significant force" akin to the impact from a car accident and can fatally impair the body's ability to regulate blood flow and breathing, according to medical experts.
"Innocent people don't run from cops," a follower named Todd posted on my Facebook page, a comment on the circumstances that ultimately led to the death of Freddie Gray. To which I respond: "Easy for a white man to say."
From Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake getting grilled on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to CNN giving wall-to-wall coverage of an afternoon news conference, the story of Freddie Gray's death became a national TV story Monday.
University of Maryland student Patrick Ronk knows it sounds counterintuitive — even a little "scary"— to permit beer and wine sales at Terps athletic events to curb the binge drinking climate associated with college game days.
A city judge turned back a challenge Monday to the Baltimore Police Department's use of a controversial cellphone surveillance tool in a murder case, ruling that a suspect can't complain about police deploying the device to find a stolen phone.
A city councilman revived an effort Monday to give the public access to more information about health inspections at Baltimore's nearly 5,000 restaurants and eateries.