Lifeline, Money & Power

Police Union Responds to Internal Charges Filed Against Officers in Freddie Gray Case

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:58pm

From left, top: Officers Caesar Goodson, Edward Nero, Garrett Miller. From left, bottom: Officer William Porter, Lt. Brian Rice and Sgt. Alicia White. (All but Porter face internal charges.)

Baltimore’s police union today condemned the news that internal charges are being brought against five of the six officers who were indicted and later acquitted (or had charges dropped) in Freddie Gray’s spring 2015 death, saying in a statement that “the only losers in this decision to continue persecuting these five officers are the citizens of Baltimore City.”

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Five of Six Officers involved in Freddie Gray’s Death Reportedly Face Internal Charges

0 Written by: | Monday, May 22, 2017 2:29pm

From left, top: Officers Caesar Goodson, Edward Nero, Garrett Miller. From left, bottom: Officer William Porter, Lt. Brian Rice and Sgt. Alicia White. (All but Port face internal charges.)

Five members of the Baltimore Police Department who were charged and later acquitted in the 2015 death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray are now facing internal police charges, with three of them potentially staring down termination.

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Lifeline

Woman Dies 11 Days After Being Arrested by Baltimore Police and Collapsing in Cell

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 3:27pm

Photo via National Police Car Archives

A woman who suddenly collapsed and fell severely ill after she was arrested by Baltimore police officers last week passed away today.

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Culture, Featured

Smithsonian to Feature Devin Allen’s Photography in Exhibition Opening in May

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 5:14pm

“Untitled,” by Devin Allen, via Smithsonian

Devin Allen’s iconic photos of Baltimore are making their way into an exhibition at the Smithsonian’s newest museum.

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Featured, Lifeline

New Census Data: Baltimore Lost 8,689 People in Last Two Years

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 10:11am

Photovia 3sonsproductions/Flickr

Baltimore City is bleeding residents, according to new U.S. Census figures released today.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Devin Allen’s New Photography Book About the 2015 Uprising Comes Out on June 13

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 12:43pm

“Untitled,” by Devin Allen

Two years ago, Baltimore photographer Devin Allen became an internationally known name for his raw images capturing the spring 2015 uprising. His newest upcoming book, “A Beautiful Ghetto,” chronicles those fateful days that followed the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

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Links

Thursday Morning Headlines: Democrats from Congress Convene in Baltimore; Cross St. Market Merchants Celebrate Dropped Deal; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 09, 2017 7:23am

Watch: Baltimore, Freddie Gray and the Struggle of Race in America – The Root

On Baltimore retreat, Congressional Democrats look to the past to inform the future – The Christian Science Monitor

The FBI is tracking a spike in bank robberies in the Baltimore region – ABC2

Under Armour’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week – Baltimore City Paper

Cross Street Market merchants cheer, look to future after deal falls through – BBJ

Links

Tuesday Morning Headlines: Winter Set to be Least Snowy in 20 Years; Baltimore Boxing Coach Guides Two Young Men; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 7:24am

Lead detective in Freddie Gray case stripped of police powers after assault allegations – Fox45

Winter on pace to be Baltimore’s least snowy in two decades – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Mom Furious After School Dental Program Removes Child’s Teeth Without Her Knowledge – The Root

From 9 to 19: Two Young Men Find Solace in Boxing under Baltimore’s Coach Mack – Afro

Participant says Women’s March just the beginning – WBAL-TV

Culture, Featured

‘Wire’ Alum Sonja Sohn Directing HBO Documentary on Freddie Gray Aftermath

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 10:42am

Sonja Sohn as Detective Shakima “Kima” Greggs on “The Wire.”

Sonja Sohn, known to many as Detective Kima Greggs on “The Wire,” has consistently reappeared in the city long since the show ended. This year, she’ll put her deep knowledge of the city’s problems to use as the director of the HBO documentary, “For the Love of Baltimore.”

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Featured, Lifeline

Today Show Apologizes: Baltimore is Not Charleston

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 4:06pm

Not Charleston

Not Charleston

When the Today Show’s Matt Lauer announced on Wednesday that the trial of a Charleston, South Carolina, police officer involved in the death of Walter Scott received a mistrial, viewers may have been surprised to see Baltimore on the screen. Read More →

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