Freddie Gray died in the hospital a week after he was arrested by Baltimore police. »
Everyone’s favorite CNN anchor interviewed Maryland governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake late last night. The contentious 11-minute interview, during which Lemon repeatedly asked the two about their responses to yesterday’s protests and riots, did not end well.
Freddie Gray was born August 16, 1989, and died April 19, 2015. Yesterday, his family laid him to rest.
New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in yet another bind. If state lawmakers do not agree to fund the remainder of the MTA’s five-year capital plan, the deadline for which is coming up in June, there may be a need to increase fares and tolls by 15 percent in order to make ends meet. »
The Supreme Court will hear opening statements Tuesday in Obergefell v. Hodges, a historic case that will decide whether same-sex marriage is a constitution right. »
As Baltimore braces itself for a second day of potentially violent protests, volunteers gathered this morning at North and Pennsylvania Avenues—the epicenter of yesterday’s protests—to clean up the destruction from the rioting and looting at a CVS and other neighborhood businesses. »
The Italian woman who was being evicted by the Italian American Museum has won two more months to find a place to live, the New York Times reports. While Adele Sarno and her lawyers will look for another place in Little Italy, if nowhere is affordable, she will relocate to Wisconsin or Staten Island. »
A freight train passing through New Orleans was no match for a powerful storm in what was at once a potentially dangerous accident and also a terrific metaphor for a country song. »
Some parts of Baltimore appear to be quieting down for the night. On a 15 minute drive from Woodberry to Mount Vernon—where at least some looting happened earlier this evening—I didn’t see a single other car or person on the street. According to CNN, the area surrounding North and Pennsylvania Avenues is still active. »