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A man participates in a protest in Union Square after Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was acquitted of all charges for his involvement in the death of Freddie Gray in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., June 23, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Baltimore Police Lieutenant Acquitted In Freddie Gray Case

Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams found Lieutenant Brian Rice not guilty in a bench trial. Rice, 42, was the highest-ranking officer charged after Gray’s death from a broken neck suffered in a police transport van.

July 18, 2016

Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has replaced Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, citing “utmost urgency” to stop a recent surge in violence.

July 8, 2015
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Baltimore Mayor Seeks U.S. Probe Of Police; Governor Lifts Emergency

The state of emergency is lifted off of Baltimore and mayor Rawlings-Blake seeks to ensure the city’s police department does not engage in egregious or criminal behavior.

May 6, 2015
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Attorney General Loretta Lynch Meets With Freddie Gray’s Family

Following Freddie Gray’s death and the riots it sparked, Loretta Lynch visits Baltimore as one of her first duties as Attorney General.

May 5, 2015

Baltimore Curfew Ends; City Begins Return To Normal

There are still 3,000 Maryland National Guard members spread across Baltimore’s streets.

May 4, 2015