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Freddie Gray: Six Baltimore Police Officers Indicted, Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Presses Ahead With Charges

On Thursday, a grand jury indicted six Baltimore police officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray. This served as a green light for State Attorney Marilyn Mosby to press ahead with severe charges despite numerous criticism. She also announced that the officers will be arraigned on July 2. The indictments were similar to the charges raised by Mosby almost …

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Marilyn Mosby: Baltimore State Attorney Will File Charges Against Officers In Freddie Gray Death

The news that charges will be filed against 6 officers in the death of Freddie Gray was met with surprise and applause, and has pushed Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby into the spotlight. After days of unrest and protests, the city’s officials and community leaders were bracing for the citizens’ reactions when Mosby delivers her office’s findings of Gray’s arrest. …

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Michael Phelps: Olympic Champ Ends Retirement To Compete In Swim Meet

Michael Phelps, known to be the world’s most decorated Olympic athlete, will return to the pool on April 24-26 for the Arena Grand Prix, ending his retirement. The swim meet will take place at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa, Arizona. Phelps is set to enter three events: the 100-meter butterfly, the 50-meter freestyle, and the 100-meter freestyle. It will …

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Airport Lightning Strikes Injure One; Delay Many

Lightning strikes ground about two hours of today’s Washington Metro region air traffic to a halt and injured one air traffic controller—as of last reports, the controller is not seriously hurt. The Washington, D.C. region was hit by severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and the area’s three major airports: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall (pictured here in March), Reagan National and Dulles …

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Catonsville Shooting: Officer Killed in Shootout

A press conference from Baltimore this morning announced that officer Jason Schneider, 36, was killed in the line of duty while serving a warrant. Schneider was a 13-year veteran of the Baltimore police, and is survived by his wife, his parents, his two children and a brother. Police chief Jim Johnson gave the finer detail on the incident: tactical teams …

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Baltimore Working To Bring More Internet Options To Its Businesses And Residents

Baltimore is sick and tired of Comcast. The ISP signed an agreement with the city back in 2004 that makes it the exclusive cable TV provider in the city until 2016. That means the city is also largely stuck with Comcast for its Internet needs, but the city wants to change that. The Baltimore Business Journal reports that the city …

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Ravens Confetti Snow Angel: Cutest Win Ever

There are lots of things we associate with a Super Bowl win; besides the media swarm to the field, there’s the Gatorade shower (which Harbaugh somehow avoided this year), the manly chest bumps and head-butts, and of course, “I’m going to Disney World”. But not one of us expected to see a sweet, childlike reaction from Baltimore defensive back Chykie …

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