- Baltimore mayor seeks federal civil-rights probe of police Updated: May-06-15 7:12 pm
BALTIMORE - Baltimore's mayor was emphatic last week: She did not want federal oversight of her police department.
- Attorney General Lynch meets Gray family in Baltimore Updated: May-05-15 11:16 pm
BALTIMORE - Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged Tuesday to improve the city's police department after meeting with the family of a man who was fatally injured in police custody.
- Reforming Baltimore police will be time-consuming, costly Updated: May-05-15 10:11 am
BALTIMORE - Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for help reviewing officer misconduct.
- Officials, church plan to rebuild burned community center Updated: May-04-15 3:01 pm
BALTIMORE - An eastern Baltimore church and developers say they'll start rebuilding a senior housing center destroyed during rioting.
- The Latest: Baltimore lifts curfew after days of tension Updated: May-03-15 5:38 pm
- In big test, Baltimore prosecutor moves swiftly on charges Updated: May-01-15 4:59 pm
BALTIMORE - Baltimore's chief prosecutor, just 35 years old and on the job for less than four months, moved swiftly Friday to address the biggest challenge of her career when she announced charges including second-degree murder against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray.
- Thousands in other cities protest death of Baltimore man Updated: Apr-30-15 3:02 am
BALTIMORE - Thousands of people hit the streets in Baltimore and several other cities, from Boston and New York to Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest the death of a black man who died of spinal injuries after his arrest by Baltimore police and to demand reforms to police procedures.
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-29-15 6:47 pm
The Denver Post, April 27, on the bar for school lawsuits:
- Latest on police-custody death: Prosecutor office protest Updated: Apr-29-15 1:08 pm
- Harvard study: Millennials believe US justice system unfair Updated: Apr-29-15 11:34 am
BOSTON - A Harvard University survey released Wednesday found that nearly one in two millennials believe America's criminal justice system is unfair and few believe protests triggered by the killings of black men at the hands of police will make a significant difference.
- Riots in Baltimore the product of anger, deep dysfunction Updated: Apr-28-15 6:14 pm
BALTIMORE - Baltimore is crab cakes, the cobblestone walkways of Fells Point, a vintage baseball stadium, the retro weirdness of John Waters. Cherry blossoms line the streets of its affluent neighborhoods. They call it "Charm City."
- Philadelphia mayor defends Baltimore leader's riot response Updated: Apr-28-15 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is defending his Baltimore counterpart as a stand-up leader.
- Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome Updated: Apr-25-15 4:44 pm
BALTIMORE - Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to overcome mistrust have hit hard walls of skepticism and outrage.
- Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury Updated: Apr-20-15 11:45 pm
BALTIMORE - Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been suspended, but investigators say they still don't know how it happened.
- Baltimore investigates death of man in police custody Updated: Apr-19-15 8:10 pm
BALTIMORE - Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure the city held "the right people accountable."
- Baltimore's youth poet laureate wants to discuss justice Updated: Apr-18-15 2:07 pm
BALTIMORE - Growing up biracial in Baltimore, Derick Ebert said he's still trying to define his identity.