Baltimore Mayor

Baltimore faces serious political turmoil.

Baltimore City Council President Bernard “Jack” Young has temporarily taken over the reins of city government power.

Just minutes before the deadline to enter Baltimore's mayoral race approached, prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on Wednesday jumped into the contest in hopes of becoming the city's 50th mayor.

Calvin Allen Young faces 2 opponents who have led the city, but the 27-year-old political newcomer told NewsOne why he should win anyway.

UPDATE: 11:00 AM EST U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Friday announced a Department of Justice civil pattern and practice investigation into the Baltimore Police Department in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray, who sustained fatal injuries in police custody last month. Lynch, speaking at a late-morning news conference at the Department of […]