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Rawlings-Blake lifts curfew 6 days after riots

Six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in Baltimore, the city's mayor lifted a citywide curfew on Sunday, signaling an end to the extraordinary measures taken to ensure public safety amid an outcry over police practices. Meanwhile, hundreds of jubilant people prayed and chanted for justice at a rally in front of City Hall organized by faith leaders. The rally comes days after the city's top prosecutor charged six officers involved in Gray's arrest. The Rev. Lisa Weah, pastor of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Gray's neighborhood, said the message of equal justice for all must not be lost. "Our prayer is that Baltimore will be the model for the rest of the nation," she said.

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Residents in riot-torn areas celebrate charges against police

Residents in riot-torn areas celebrate charges against police

Following State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby filing charges against six Baltimore police officers as a result of the death of Freddie Gray, residents took to the streets in celebration at the corner of North and Pennsylvania avenues. Standing at what was once the epicenter of a riot, residents expressed hope and basked in a moment of victory before the long legal process begins.

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Obama: Truth about Gray’s death must come out

President Barack Obama says it’s “absolutely vital” that the truth about what happened to Freddie Gray comes out. Obama commented Friday shortly after Baltimore’s top prosecutor announced criminal charges against the six police officers who were suspected after the 25-year-old ...

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