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Baltimore, arrested protestors reach potential settlement, including policy reforms

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A group of protesters arrested at Artscape in 2016 reached a proposed settlement with Baltimore last week but the monitoring team and judge overseeing police reform under the federal consent decree will have the final say about the policy changes negotiated by the parties.

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Residents in riot-torn areas celebrate charges against police

Protestors last week in Baltimore (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

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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Businesses close early, soldier on in face of protests

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A few large planters along West Pratt Street in front of Luna Del Sea restaurant remained smashed on the sidewalk on Monday afternoon, and two windows at a Subway eatery next door were bashed out and boarded over. These were a few of the lingering reminders of damage caused when protests over the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who was injured in police custody, got out of hand on Saturday. But Luna Del Sea owner Tony Assadi, sitting at the bar of his restaurant enjoying a late lunch, wasn’t intimidated by the weekend’s violence. He said he refused to close his restaurant Saturday because there was a private party scheduled that evening — so he just called in his own security to keep customers safe “Nothing is going to stop me,” Assadi said.

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