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Shop owners' stories show riot damage was widespread
Shop owners' stories show riot damage was widespread

A complete accounting of the financial damage caused during the riots has yet to be finished, but one month later, it's clear that the scope is far wider than was initially suspected. More than 380 businesses were struck, a mix of national chains and local vendors. The toll included dozens of shops selling phones and other electronics, more than 30 liquor stores, pharmacies and at least seven jewelers, according to a list compiled by the Baltimore Development Corp. Family Dollar saw damage at eight locations, Boost Mobile at 14. While many of the businesses were located south of North Avenue in West Baltimore, the list shows smatterings of violence elsewhere. A couple of...

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