By Michael Muskal and W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times (TNS)
BALTIMORE — Baltimore braced for a night of violence and police clashes after looting, fires, and rock throwing erupted Monday afternoon, hours after the funeral for Freddie Gray, whose spine was severed in police custody.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency as night fell and activated the National Guard to address the growing violence and unrest in the city that has been racked by increasingly tense protests since the weekend.
The baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox was postponed as a precaution.…