The Baltimore Police Department says rival gangs have teamed up to “take out” law enforcement officers.
Hundreds of mourners are expected to pay their respects to a man who died after sustaining serious injuries while in police custody at his funeral Monday in northwest Baltimore, as city and state officials appealed to demonstrators to peacefully seek justice instead of committing acts of violence.
Voters in Wards 4 and 8 will head to the polls Tuesday to choose new lawmakers in special elections that could win the District’s mayor crucial allies on the D.C. Council.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts.
“Right Side Forum,” a live, hour-long conservative news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams, will ask this question on its next broadcast: “The History and Fabulous Legacy of The White House Correspondents’ Dinner”
A D.C. man arraigned Thursday on charges related to a slew of car break-ins that span affluent areas of Northwest, from Tenleytown to Georgetown, is also under investigation for the killing of a 76-year-old Korean grocery store owner last summer, according to court records.
The U.S. Senate confirmed federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch as the 83rd U.S. attorney general Thursday after much yakety-yak about her qualifications and whether she is or will be inclined to become a political hack for President Obama.
The Baltimore Police are bracing for riots this weekend as residents protest the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old who died this week from severe spinal injuries after being in police custody.
The D.C. mayor’s office fought back Wednesday against accusations that Mayor Muriel Bowser’s plan to curtail the authority of the city’s first elected attorney general is a power grab, as a D.C. Council member urged both sides to hash out their disagreements.
As the school year winds down, and students face finals, graduation requirements, proms and figuring out their summer jobs and activities, some students will report an increase in stress, sadness and bullying, a Colorado psychologist said.
Baltimore police has released the names of the six officers involved with the arrest of a 25-year-old man who fell into a coma and died after his spinal cord was nearly severed under their watch.
In a report on the contraceptives bill, the D.C. Council’s Health and Human Services Committee noted that in 2008 the District had the highest rate of unintended pregnancies in the nation and that providing women with a 12-month supply of birth control at one time could help reduce gaps in contraceptive use that often lead to unintended pregnancies.