Nation sports editor, author of books such as "A People's History Of Sports" and "Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy," and host of the Edge of Sports podcast, Dave Zirin recently sat down with the Baltimore Orioles' rather #woke Chief Operating Officer John Angelos to talk about the violence in April near Camden Yards, his empathetic and importantRead more
The Baltimore Uprising began today one year ago, months before the death of Freddie Gray.
Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of a Missouri grand jury's failure to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. And a year ago today, Baltimore erupted in protests—along with cities around the nation—decrying the lack of police accountability.Read more
At least five members of The Sun's editorial staff have taken a buyout offered by Tribune Publishing, according to a newsroom source.
The list includes environmental reporter Tim Wheeler, investigations editor Dave Rosenthal, photo editor Robert Hamilton, Orioles writer Dan Connolly, and administrator Rosanna Uranachek.Read more
A homeless encampment established more than a decade ago in Hawaii is still going strong, this Civilbeat.com long read by Jessica Terrell reports. The reason: orderliness. "The Harbor encampment has defied the odds; it's existed largely unmolested by authorities for more than a decade.Read more
In a cascade of rulings, Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams set the ground rules for the upcoming trial of William Porter, the first of six city police officers to be tried in criminal court for contributing to the murder of Freddie Gray.
The judge said he would use the "normal procedure" to question 75 to 80 prospective jurors beginning on Monday, but will ask questions in his chambers to spareRead more