Baltimore Red Line

Top Ten Local News Stories of 2015

Top Ten Local News Stories of 2015

1. Freddie Gray dies, outrage ensues. When police chased down and arrested Freddie Gray, 25, on April 12, they could not have known what forces they were unleashing. Gray's death seven days later from severe spinal-cord injuries he received in the back of a police van touched off a week of protests that culminated in the April 27 riot, which commenced just hours after Gray's funeral and resulted in a weeklong citywide curfew. The city eventually agreed to pay $6.4 million to Gray's family and when Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby criminally charged six police officers who were involved with the arrest and its aftermath, she touched off celebration in the...

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