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By Ray Sanchez CNN (CNN) -- The smokey aroma of pulled pork from Boog Powell's BBQ stand did not waft over the crowds Wednesday in downtown Baltimore's Eutaw Street, as it normally does on game days. But rock music blared from speakers at Camden Yards as the Baltimore Orioles...
By Michael Martinez, Ana Cabrera and Sara Weisfeldt CNN AURORA, Colorado (CNN) -- Police Sgt. Gerald Jonsgaard surveyed the carnage of a mass shooting inside a crowded movie theater. Then he saw her. She was a 6-year-old girl and seemed lifeless. She was the youngest victim in...
BALTIMORE (CNN) -- In Baltimore, the numbers alone show the stark contrast between Monday's lawlessness and Tuesday's restraint. On Monday night, police made 235 arrests. After a citywide curfew went into effect at 10 p.m. Tuesday, only 10 people were arrested. On Monday, 20...
By Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN (CNN) -- Perhaps lost amid the chaos that has descended on Baltimore is that two investigations are seeking to determine how Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spine injury in police custody. A scroll through the Baltimore Police Department's Twitter feed...
URGENT - Baltimore 6 officers seriously injured (CNN) -- Six Baltimore police officers have been seriously injured in Monday's violence, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said. He said many of the instigators appeared to be high school students. "I think they thought it was cute...
By Brandon Griggs CNN (CNN) -- Hawaii is poised to become the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anybody under age 21. The state's legislature on Friday passed a bill raising the minimum legal age -- currently 18 -- to buy...
By Dana Ford - CNN (CNN) -- Violence erupted on the streets of Baltimore late Monday as protesters clashed with police, several of whom were injured. "This afternoon, a group of outrageous criminals attacked our officers. Right now, we have seven officers that have serious...
Seven Baltimore police officers have suffered major injuries, including one who is unconscious and others with broken bones during clashes with protesters Monday, Capt. Eric Kowalczyk said. He described those responsible for the violence as "outrageous criminals." Officers are...
By Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN (CNN) -- Seven minutes after an Aurora, Colorado, theatergoer called 911 to report a massacre in progress, suspect James Holmes surrendered to police, a dozen dead bodies allegedly in his wake. On Monday, jurors will thoroughly examine those seven...