Ferguson

F. Gary Gray: Straight outta the past

When it came to finding a director for "Straight Outta Compton," the biopic of pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A, it was kind of a no-brainer to go with F. Gary Gray, who got his start directing Ice Cube's video for "It Was a Good Day" and made his feature debut with "Friday." And with images of a...

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 6:00am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.As you dreamed of meeting your Prince Charming, Britain's charismatic Prince Harry revealed he'slooking for a wife. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince packed his bags for a U.S. visit, and our very own pop royal –Prince –debuted his track for Baltimore.WikiLeaksfounder Assange'...

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 5:49am

Prince debuts Baltimore-dedicated track at 'Rally 4 Peace' show

Reuters –Reclusive rocker Prince took the stage on Sunday in a "Rally 4 Peace" concert in response to the death of a 25-year-old man, whose death from injuries suffered while in police custody triggered riots, telling the crowd: "We are here for you."The Grammy-winning musician, appearing at Royal...

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 5:39am

While you were sleeping...

Good morningAfter you turned off the TV last night, Freddie Gray van reports emerged as did a body in a Baltimore van. Nepal's quake death toll topped 6,200.Boxer Floyd Mayweather said he'd grown up, while NFL pick Jameis Winston was selected despite scandals.Tesla showed us the future of home...

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 6:08am

What happened in Freddie Gray van? Conflicting accounts as city probes

Bloomberg –As protesters marched in several cities, Baltimore officials asked for patience while prosecutors decide whether to charge six officers involved in the arrest of a black man who later died of injuries he sustained while in custody.The office of Marilyn Mosby, the state's attorney, will...

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 4:31am

While you were sleeping...

Good morningAs you emerged from under your comforter, a Nepalese teen was pulled from hotel rubble as earthquake relief efforts were thwarted by heavy rain. Nigeria rescued kidnapped women and kids. New York held Baltimore solidarity marches as the city's baseball team won in a fan-free stadium....

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 3:01pm

No cheers for Baltimore Orioles as they win first fan-free MLB game

Reuters –It was a perfect April afternoon to take in a ball game, but the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox played before a sea of 45,971 empty seats on Wednesday afternoon, setting an unenviable record of sorts in a sport driven by statistics.After a night on turmoil in the streets of...

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 1:32pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.After you went to bed on time last night, Baltimore protesters stayed out after their curfew, and a man was shot at a Ferguson demonstration.Saudi Arabia granted soldiers bonuses while Indonesia put drug smugglers in front of a firing squad.Times New Roman was revealed as the "...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:43pm

Shooting at night-time protest near Ferguson Michael Brown death site

Reuters –A man was shot and wounded, and a suspect quickly taken into custody at a Tuesday night protest in Ferguson, Missouri, near the site where unarmed black teen Michael Brown was shot dead by police last summer, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.The newspaper said it was unclear if the...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 1:16pm

Police fire rubber bullets as Baltimore rioters defy curfew

Reuters –Thousands of police in riot gear and National Guard troops patrolled Baltimore to enforce a curfew on Tuesday night, dispersing protesters with pepper spray a day after the city was shaken by the worst rioting in the United States in years.With helicopters overhead and armored vehicles on...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:28pm

Obama agrees with Baltimore’s mayor: Rioters, looters are “thugs”

The President of the United States on Tuesday called the roving gangs protesters looting and setting fire to the city of Baltimore “thugs” and “criminals.”“There is no excuse for the kind of violence we saw,” Obama said at the White House, just 40 miles from the troubled Maryland city.It’s fine to...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 1:04am

Oh Hells No! See what happens when Baltimore mom jacks up rioting son

One Baltimore teen found out the hard way what happens when moms attack -- and the city’s top cop is giving her props.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 9:58pm

Baltimore mayor lashes out at violent 'thugs' for torching and looting city

The National Guard and riot-gear-clad Maryland State Police flooded the streets of Baltimore on Tuesday morning in a massive show of force after a shocking night of violence, arson and looting tied to the death of a black man in police custody erupted. A tsunami of chaos and calamity washed over...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 6:21pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.As you slept, a part of Baltimore burned and Maryland's governor activated the National Guard after 15 police officers were injured after peaceful protesters and rock-throwing youngsters took to the streets on the day of Freddie Gray's funeral.On the other side of the world, Nepalese...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 3:19pm

Baltimore in state of emergency as Freddie Gray protests turn into riots

Reuters –Baltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, burned buildings and at least 15 police officers were injured following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after suffering a spinal injury in police custody.The riots broke out blocks from where the...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 1:32pm

Michael Brown's family set to file wrongful death lawsuit

The family of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old killed in Ferguson last summer by a white police officer, will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, attorneys for the family said on Wednesday.Brown's shooting by officer Darren Wilson last August sparked a wave of angry demonstrations and...

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 9:15am

Night 2 of Freddie Gray protests as arresting cops give statements

Reuters –Five of the six officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody gave voluntary, recorded statements the night of the incident, a lawyer for the Baltimore police union said on Wednesday.The lawyer, Michael Davey, contradicted comments from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie...

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 5:08am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.Before you left home this morning, more migrant shipwreck survivors arrived on shore.A Chicago couple got time after putting their murder victim in a suitcase, while a Nazi accountant faced trial for inspecting victims' suitcases before they were murdered.Baltimore cops were suspended...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:02am

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.Boston prepared marathon security, while Israel formed a new government. European leaders discussed how to prevent more migrant boat tragedies while Baltimore asked why a black man died from arrest injuries.Taylor Swift's mom presented her with an award.Boston stepped up marathon...

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 6:18am

Inquiry as black Baltimore man dies in custody after brutal arrest

Reuters –A black man died in a Baltimore hospital on Sunday, a week after he was arrested and dragged into a police van by white patrol officers, authorities said on Sunday, raising questions about how he sustained his injuries and prompting an investigation.Freddie Gray, 27, died at the Shock...

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 5:03am