Published On: Tue, Apr 28th, 2015

Violence rocks Baltimore as night falls; National Guard mobilizing

The governor of Maryland declared a state of emergency Monday after riots broke out in Baltimore in response to the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died after suffering a severed spine while in police custody.

Baltimor riots screen shot

  • Thousands mourn Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died after suffering spinal injuries in police custody
    Maryland governor calls out National Guard to quell Baltimore unrest
    In a sign of unease, Baltimore police say they received a ‘credible threat’ against officers
  • The streets of Baltimore erupted in violence Monday hours after the funeral of a black man who suffered a fatal injury in police custody, with hundreds of men and women setting fire to cars, looting businesses and throwing bricks, rocks and bottles at police in the city’s worst episode of racial violence since the 1960s…[READ MORE]

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