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  • Curfew in Baltimore from Tuesday night: mayor

    Baltimore (AFP) - The Maryland National Guard will be deployed in the violence-hit city of Baltimore as soon as possible, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said, after rioters smashed police vehicles and ransacked stores.


  • Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.
  • Latest on police-custody death: 15 officers hurt in riot

    Mourners view the body of Freddie Gray before his funeral at New Shiloh Baptist Church, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)8:15 p.m.


  • Baltimore erupts in riots after funeral of man who died in police custody

    A man with goods looted from a store walks past burning vehicles during clashes in Baltimore, MarylandBy Ian Simpson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Hundreds of rioters looted businesses and set buildings on fire in Baltimore on Monday in widespread violence that injured at least 15 police officers following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured in police custody. The disturbances broke out just a few blocks from the funeral of Freddie Gray and then spread through parts of Baltimore in the most violent U.S. demonstrations since looting in Ferguson, Missouri, last year. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as firefighters battled blazes set by looters. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the rioters "thugs" and instituted a citywide curfew for all adults and minors beginning Tuesday night.


  • AP PHOTOS: Riots hit Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral

    A man carries items from a store as police vehicles burn, Monday, April 27, 2015, after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioting erupts in Baltimore on Monday evening, following the funeral of the black man who died in police custody after suffering a severe spinal cord injury.