BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he believes outside "agitators" are responsible for violent incidents during a mostly peaceful protest against the death of Freddy Gray following an arrest.
Gray suffered a spinal injury in police custody and later died. Batts says that at least five officers were injured and 12 people were arrested yesterday.
While Batts generally praised protesters, Baltimore's mayor expressed...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets. Then, things turned violent and volatile.
The chaotic scene prompted the first public remarks from Freddie Gray's twin sister, who pleaded for peace at a news conference alongside the mayor. Fredricka Gray says her brother wouldn't have wanted to see the violent protests.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Coast Guard says four sailors are missing after a violent storm capsized boats that were participating in a regatta in Mobile Bay.
Petty Officer Carlos Vega said one person had been rescued in the waters around 9 p.m. Saturday, nearly five hours after the storm blew through the area. Boats toppled and many sailors had to be helped from the waters.
More than 100 sailboats and as many as 200 people were participating in the...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Fans at the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox baseball game were briefly asked to stay inside the stadium toward the end of the game after a small group of Freddie Gray protesters became violent.
The protesters blocked an intersection near Oriole Park at Camden Yards for several hours and had a tense standoff with police Saturday night. The protesters were eventually cleared.
In the middle of the ninth inning, the public address...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The national "Nerd Prom" is drawing a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington power players for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
Tea Leoni, who plays the nation's chief diplomat on TV's "Madam Secretary," arrived arm in arm Saturday with the first female secretary of state, Madeleine Albright. Their entourage includes CBS' Bob Schieffer and Leoni's TV husband, Tim Daly.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who went missing for nearly four days before he returned to his Northern California home told his family he hid on his high school campus, surviving on fruit from trees and drinking from the water fountain.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1QuLiLL) the boy went to his first-period class Monday morning and missed his remaining classes. His disappearance led law enforcement officers to search his...