Getting arrested by the Baltimore police is brutal. Just ask Freddie Gray, a man whose suffering, dragging, and death in police hands set off new outrage.
By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Robert Taylor Jr., and Camille Haviland thought they were being safe — within the bounds of their dangerous heroin habit, that is. Having bought from a new dealer, Taylor tried just one capsule instead of his usual three or four. Haviland left on an errand; when she […]
By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Vegetarian activists have sued in federal court two Baltimore police officers who forced them to stop leafleting at the Inner Harbor — the latest legal front after years of disputes over the constitutional rights of protesters in the city. A former Baltimore teacher and three other vegetarian activists […]
By Alison Knezevich and Justin George, The Baltimore Sun TOWSON, Md.—A man who claimed to be God rammed a stolen landscaping truck into the WMAR television station Tuesday, according to police and employees, barricading himself inside the building for several hours as journalists scrambled to cover their own story from the suburban streets outside. The incident […]
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie, MD, early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George’s County Fire & EMS Department. The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the railroad since Wednesday, when a train carrying crude oil […]