Baltimore police said it has credible information that street gangs have joined forces to attack police. The statement was issued minutes before the funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died in Baltimore police custody earlier this month.
An Arkansas man is suing officials in Saline County after he said he was refused medical care while in their custody for four days, despite having a prolapsed colon “literally hanging outside of his body,” according to court documents.
Journalists fell victim to the chaos in Baltimore, engulfed in protest since Freddie Gray's death in custody. While police beat up and detained reporters, a producer with RT’s Ruptly was robbed by a street gang on Sunday.
More than 200 children suffering from mental health problems were locked up by the police in the UK last year. This was due to a lack of hospital beds, while some of them were as young as 12, according to figures seen by The Independent on Sunday.
Belgrade riot police had to intervene to break up violent clashes between diehard fans of Serbian football clubs Partizan and Crvena Zvezda (Red Star). The unrest resulted in dozens of injuries and arrests, and the match was delayed some 40 minutes.
Clashes have broken out in Baltimore’s Camden Yards as demonstrators began throwing bottles at police and smashing cars. Thousands of marchers took to the streets to protest the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died after being detained by police.
Family members of Ervin Edwards, who died in a Louisiana jail after being arrested for wearing “sagging pants,” could not hide their grief and anger after seeing the video that showed him being tasered and left motionless on the cell floor.
Tensions continue to rise between the Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the Russian Interior Ministry. It follows the killing of a Chechen native by police from another Russian region during arrest. Grozny has accused the ministry of distorting facts.
Baltimore police said Freddie Gray, who died in their custody after being arrested, was not buckled in when he was being transported and that officers “failed to give medical attention in a timely manner multiple times.”
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called on residents to keep the protests “peaceful and respectful” in the Maryland city, and promised a swift investigation into the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.