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Baltimore city, police seek dismissal of lawsuit over ’15 riots

Workers board up the burnt-out DTLR store on Pennsylvania Avenue on April 28, 2015, the morning after the riots in Baltimore. Baltimore city, the Baltimore Police Department and the state are all seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought by local businesses alleging the defendants failed to properly respond to the unrest. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Baltimore city, the Baltimore Police Department and the state are all seeking dismissal of a 264-count complaint by local businesses alleging officials failed to properly respond to the 2015 riots. The Baltimore city defendants, in court filings, have supported the ...

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Remedy for Baltimore riot damages has historic roots, few modern applications

A woman surveys the riot damage April 28, 2015 in her grocery store on the 300 Block of North Charles Street. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Civil unrest and rioting were a much more common concern when Maryland passed its Riot Act in 1835 permitting citizens to seek compensation from the government for damage to property sustained in a violent disturbance. The idea, at the time, ...

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Dozens of Baltimore businesses sue over response to 2015 riots

The burnt out DTLR store on Pennsylvania Avenue in Northwest Baltimore the day after the riots. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A group of Baltimore businesses that sustained damage during the 2015 riots following the death of Freddie Gray is suing the city, alleging officials failed to suppress the riots. The nearly 700-page complaint was filed in Baltimore City Circuit Court in March ...

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Despite on-field successes, Orioles attendance continues to fall

(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

With three playoff berths and the most wins in the American League, the Baltimore Orioles have been one of the most successful teams in baseball over the last five years. But their attendance has moved in the opposite direction and ...

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DEA: Many more drugs looted in Baltimore riots than reported

Officials say the amount of drugs looted from Baltimore pharmacies during riots last year was substantially higher than initially reported. An U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration official tells The Baltimore Sun that 80 percent more doses of drugs were taken than ...

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For more than a year, Freddie Gray-related stories dominate coverage

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announces charges against police in the death of Freddie Gray. A few miles off in any direction, and the debate about the knife involved in Freddie Gray's arrest by Baltimore police may have been completely different. The state of Maryland has one set of laws governing knives. The city of Baltimore has its own rules. Caught in the middle are people like Gray, who probably have no idea whether carrying a legally purchased knife can lead to criminal charges. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The Daily Record has published more than 100 stories related to the Freddie Gray case. Here are some highlights, in chronological order: (Dates in this timeline reflect date of publication) April 2015 April 12: Freddie Gray is arrested; police said he ...

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Mich. prosecutor who quit after calling for Md. rioters to be shot returns

A man walks past a mural in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif. in 2014.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

DETROIT  — An assistant prosecutor in Michigan who quit last year after posting on Facebook that people assaulting police officers in Baltimore should be shot has returned to work for her former employer. Wayne County prosecutor’s office spokeswoman Maria Miller ...

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Nero’s acquittal fuels Mosby’s critics, admirers

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby. (File photo)

A police officer’s acquittal Monday in a man’s in-custody death that sparked riots in Baltimore last spring has fueled detractors and admirers of Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby – one year to the month after her impassioned but controversial speech pledging to “deliver justice for Freddie Gray.”

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