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‘The future of the city is at stake’ in Baltimore’s Freddie Gray trial

Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams conducted initial questioning in a courtroom but planned to interview 66 prospective jurors in a private conference room — an indication of how difficult the selection process could be for the high-profile trial.<p>William Porter is one of six officers …

Justice

The first officer implicated in Freddie Gray's death is on trial in Baltimore: What to expect

The criminal trial of the first of six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man injured while in police custody, began …

Baltimore After Freddie Gray: A Laboratory of Urban Violence

A Most Violent Year<p>Baltimore, the laboratory city.<p>Photographs by Devin Allen<p>▲April 25, 2015 Six days after Freddie Gray’s death.<p><b>Part I</b><p><b>On the clear</b> …

Justice

Krauthammer’s Take: Obama Lives in His Own ‘Idealistic and Deluded, Undergrad Imagination’

Despite most Americans viewing global warming as unimportant, President Obama is focusing on the issue because he exists in his own “idealistic and …

Idealism

First Freddie Gray trial begins in Baltimore as demoralized police prepare for potential riots

The trial for the first of six Maryland police officers charged in the in-custody death of Freddie Gray has begun with jury selection. Officer …

Baltimore Residents Wary As Freddie Gray Trials Slated To Begin

It's been seven months since protests over the death of an unarmed black man after his arrest erupted into looting and arson, leading Baltimore's mayor to declare a curfew and call in the National Guard. Now, that unrest remains a potent backdrop as the trial begins for the first of six police …

17-year-old student stabbed inside Baltimore high school

A 17-year-old stabbed a schoolmate Tuesday inside a high school classroom in Baltimore, leaving the other teen with life-threatening injuries, police said.<p>The 10th-grader went into an occupied third-floor classroom at Renaissance Academy High School about noon, said T.J. Smith, a spokesman for the …

Third victim in Monday shootings dies, pushing homicides to 305

A 38-year-old man found shot in Southwest Baltimore on Monday night has died, according to police — marking the third homicide on Monday and the …

Baltimore Mayor: "I Hope That Refugees From Syria Will Look To Our City..."

MARYLAND — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced her support for the influx of Syrian refugees into her city. The announcement comes …

Man Gets 4 Years in Prison for Torching CVS During Baltimore Unrest

A man who set fire to a CVS pharmacy during unrest in Baltimore following the death of a black man in police custody was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison, federal prosecutors said.<p>Raymon Carter, 24, must also pay $500,000 in restitution. Carter pleaded guilty to a federal charge of rioting …

Baltimore rioter sentenced in CVS arson

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man accused of setting fire to a CVS pharmacy in Baltimore during riots in April was sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to pay $500,000 in restitution Tuesday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maryland.<p>Raymon Carter, 24, who previously pleaded guilty to …

Justice

In One Sentence, Charles Krauthammer Contrasts French President and Obama’s Reaction to the Paris Terrorist Attacks

In just one sentence, conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer was able to contrast the reactions to Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris from French President Francois Hollande to that of President Barack Obama.<p>Krauthammer said people are merely looking for “some sign of passion or commitment” …

French reporter to Obama: Isn't it time to change your ISIS strategy?

That reporter confronted Obama over last week's terrorist attacks in Paris.<p>"One hundred and twenty-nine people were killed in Paris on Friday night. ISIL claimed responsibility for the massacre," he said, using an acronym for the group also known as the Islamic State or ISIS.<p>"The equation has …

Terrorism

Politically Correct Jihad

Only a day after the November 13 jihad attacks in Paris we see the usual politically correct responses. Ironically Obama and Kerry had pronounced …

A reminder of the RefuJihadis who have already waged war on American soil

In the wake of the evil, horrific Paris attacks by jihadists who posed as refugees to infiltrate France, we are hearing a lot about what might happen …

Immigration

Baltimore to ban dog-fighting paraphernalia

In Baltimore, it will soon be illegal to possess gear associated with dog-fighting.<p>The City Council on Monday unanimously voted to approve a proposal …

Animal Abuse

Two killed in Baltimore shootings Monday

Two men were killed in separate shootings in Baltimore Monday, police said, and homicide detectives also were called to a third shooting later Monday …

Law Enforcement

Man fatally stabbed in Southwest Baltimore marks 300th homicide

BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- A man was fatally stabbed Saturday afternoon, becoming the 300th homicide victim of 2015.<p>Police found a 27-year-old man suffering …

Three injured in daytime shootings in Baltimore

The violence in Baltimore continued after the city surpassed 300 homicides this weekend, with three men injured in daytime shootings on Sunday.<p>The …

Law Enforcement

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Grim milestone: Baltimore records most homicides in 16 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Baltimore has marked a grim milestone.<p>The city has seen 303 homicides this year, more than in any year since 1999, said Jarron Jackson of the Baltimore Police Department.<p>In just the last few days, detectives in Baltimore have investigated six homicides, including five on Saturday, according …

Westside stabbing and Westport shooting mark Baltimore's 300th and 301st homicides

With Saturday's fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old man in West Baltimore and fatal shooting of a 22-year-old in Westport, the city's annual homicide …

ISIS terror group releases photos of children in the school of Jihad

Older Posts...<p>Obviously, sleep was the last thing on the minds of the Made In Gidi ho ...<p>by Linda Ikeji at 30/07/2018<p>The Lagos Zonal office of EFCC …

Beirut Blasts: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Dual Explosions That Killed 43

Two explosions in a busy area of Beirut's southern suburb killed at least 43 people and wounded 239 more, the Lebanese Red Cross told NBC News, as ISIS claimed responsibility for the bloodshed.<p>The Syria and Iraq-based terror group said on social media that it orchestrated the dual attacks, which …

‘An unprecedented day for terrorism’ after attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait

Called to arms by the leadership of the Sunni extremist group known as Islamic State, three lone terrorists struck Friday at sensitive first-time targets in Europe, North Africa and the Persian Gulf. They succeeded in killing more than 60 people – the majority of whom were Westerners – and raised …

US has 'contained' Islamic State group, Obama says

The ABC News interview was recorded Thursday at the White House, hours after the start of a major operation by Iraqi Kurdish forces, backed by US-led strikes, to drive IS out of the northern town of Sinjar.<p>"I don't think they're gaining strength," said Obama. "From the start, our goal has been …

Middle East

Paris night becomes a bloodbath with at least 127 killed in string of attacks

A series of attacks targeting young concert-goers, soccer fans and Parisians enjoying a Friday night out at popular nightspots killed at least 127 people in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. President Francois Hollande condemned it as terrorism and pledged that France …

Father of three gunned down; police believe he was targeted

BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- A father who was raising three children in their home in Northwest Baltimore is the city's 295th homicide victim. The family …

Crime

Police: Officer wounded, suspect killed in Baltimore shooting

<b>BALTIMORE</b> -- An officer was wounded and a suspect killed during an an officer-involved shooting in the city of Baltimore, police say.<p>It happened in …