#BaltimoreUprising

An upstate New York firefighter apparently thought it was a good idea to chime in on a police brutality case and now he is under investigation for his actions.

Amid a spike in homicide rates, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday that she fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. The personnel change comes nearly three months after the city erupted in demonstrations to protest the unlawful arrest and death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man who died in police custody in April. Weeks after Gray’s […]

In what must be filed under “you can’t be serious,” the Baltimore police is investigating a sign found inside the rear door of a police van with the words, “Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!,” reports NBC News. In case you missed it, this sign is particularly galling because of the case of Freddie […]

An Ohio sheriff’s deputy was fired from his job Wednesday after an email sent to the Clark County sheriff requested his termination over a series of racist tweets that focused on the unrest in Baltimore. Deputy Zachary Davis took to the social media site to complain about the Baltimore situation in April, comparing protesters to […]