A look behind "The City," a multimedia work about Baltimore, past and present (including Freddie Gray riots), with music by Pulitzer Prize-winner Kevin Puts and film by James Bartolomeo, being premiered in April by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, led by Marin Alsop.
The Baltimore Police Department has warned patrol officers and other personnel that the amount of overtime that will be approved in the last three months of the fiscal year will be limited because of budget concerns.
A media request for broader court transparency and increased access to legal documents in the trials of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray will be considered in a downtown courtroom on May 10, according to Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams.
The Rev. Jamal H. Bryant is calling for as many people as possible to descend on West Baltimore on April 24 for a peaceful march to mark the one-year anniversary of Freddie Gray's death and the subsequent unrest.
The creators of Light City want the festival to "rebrand" Baltimore. And I'll admit, at times it feels like we need a little rebranding. Nearly a year after the death of Freddie Gray and all the promises of vague change that followed, there is still little obvious transformation in the city, save for the light show going on around the Inner Harbor. So, yeah, we could use an overhaul of more than just our image. But I'm not sure that Light City is the vehicle to do it.
A new schedule of trial dates beginning in May for the officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray was formalized at a hearing Wednesday morning, where prosecutors expressed dissatisfaction with the new lineup.
"The Wire" creator David Simon on Wednesday night declined to endorse a candidate for Baltimore mayor, lamented attempts to make police into social workers and admitted that the teen drug dealer Wallace was the hardest character to kill off in his landmark series. The former Baltimore Sun crime reporter was appearing at the University of Baltimore law school.
Maryland's highest court ruled Tuesday that Officer William G. Porter must testify against all five fellow officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, and sent the cases back to the lower court for trial.
The pair of rulings by the Court of Appeals Tuesday set the cases against six police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray back in motion, but the judges left key questions — with potentially far-reaching consequences for other prosecutions — unanswered.
A well-known Baltimore activist was found guilty Tuesday of failing to obey a lawful order while protesting the December mistrial of a Baltimore police officer charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray — a conviction his attorneys promised to fight through appeal.
Do you agree with Maryland.'s highest court that Baltimore Officer William Porter can be compelled to testify against his colleagues in their trials regarding the death of Freddie Gray before his own trial is over?
The Rawlings-Blake administration is scaling back the amount it would pay lawyers this year to represent the city in the federal investigation of the Baltimore Police Department — part of a compromise that also untangles money promised to Freddie Gray's family.
After a year of record-breaking violence in Baltimore and nationwide debate about policing, the city's most prominent mayoral candidates are pledging to balance safety in the streets and police accountability.
The looting and torching of the Penn-North CVS/Pharmacy last April inconvenienced some residents of the impoverished West Baltimore neighborhood much more than Christine Bailey. Elderly patients, for example, who were deprived of their medications.
Oral arguments have begun in the state's highest court on whether Officer William Porter should be forced to testify against five fellow Baltimore police officers who, like him, are charged in Freddie Gray's arrest and death.
Despite law enforcement promises to hold rioters accountable, relatively few have been prosecuted. Of the roughly 550 people arrested during the uprising in late April and early May, fewer than 100 were charged with any kind of significant crime according to a Sun analysis of police and online court records, and most of them either had their cases dropped or shelved, or they were given minor suspended sentences.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Freddie Gray case will spar today in the highest court in Maryland, arguing whether Officer William Porter should be forced to testify against five fellow Baltimore police officers who, like him, are charged in Gray¿s arrest and death.