Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby arrived at the Gilmor Homes vanquished, her office announcing earlier in the morning that the charges against the remaining officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray would be dropped.
But she received a hero's welcome in Sandtown, where Gray lived, as she emerged from a black SUV to applause from the dozens of residents who had gathered around the media scrum awaiting Mosby's press conference.
"We love you," one woman yelled as Mosby approached the lectern placed on the Presbury Street sidewalk. "The citizens of Baltimore City, we got your back."
"We know they forced your hand, we...