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‘Baltimore Rising’ examines the fallout from Freddie Gray’s death

There are no easy answers when Baltimore tells its story.

On Nov 22, 2017 by Danielle Ransom

Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump’s Justice Department won’t charge officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death

Gray died in police custody.

On Sep 13, 2017 by Ana Valens

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Charges dropped against remaining officers in Freddie Gray case

The case is now closed.

On Jul 27, 2016 by Alexandra Samuels

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Baltimore police officer found not guilty in Freddie Gray case

‘There has been no evidence that the defendant intended for a crime to occur.’

On May 23, 2016 by Andrew Couts

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Prominent Black Lives Matter activist running for Baltimore mayor

‘I have come to realize that the traditional pathway to politics…will not lead us to the transformational change our city needs.’

On Feb 4, 2016 by Aaron Sankin

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Mistrial declared for first officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death

It’s unclear how the prosecution will respond.

On Dec 16, 2015 by Josh Katzowitz

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#RiseUpOctober protests call attention to police violence

Protesters gathered for three days of rallies and marches in New York.

On Oct 25, 2015 by Kate Conger

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Where were the questions about #BlackLivesMatter during the GOP debate?

We’re still waiting for answers.

On Sep 17, 2015 by [email protected]

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Baltimore to pay Freddie Gray’s family $6.4M in wrongful-death settlement

A settlement of this size is rare in the city of Baltimore.

On Sep 8, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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The complete 2016 voter’s guide to police, crime, and punishment

There’s more to criminal justice than being ‘tough on crime.’

On Aug 13, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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The evolution of Ferguson’s copwatch movement

‘The cops have changed.’

On Aug 11, 2015 by Kate Conger

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Controversial sign inside Baltimore police van now under investigation

The sign has sparked controversy in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death.

On Jul 5, 2015 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Ex-Baltimore cop tweets about racism and corruption in the department

‘BPD has had the city violate contracts, refuse payment, steal from the pension, & more’

On Jun 30, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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Freddie Gray’s autopsy pinpoints ‘high-energy injury’ that caused death

Sudden deceleration of police van caused Freddie Gray’s death, report says.

On Jun 23, 2015 by Ramon Ramirez

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The FBI has a secret fleet of spy planes flying over the U.S.

Look, up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No—it’s the feds.

On Jun 2, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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