Baltimore's mayor is asking the state for $30 million to pay for police reforms. Some of the spending would go toward an early warning system to identify patterns of police misconduct.


In the verdict, which came after a six-day trial, the judge also said that prosecutors did not prove a reckless endangerment charge against Nero over a failure to put a seat belt on Gray, noting that he had no direct role in putting Gray in the transport van to the jail.

PolitickerOne: Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her decision as the field of contenders grows. Plus, Bernie Sanders meets with members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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.

NewsOne’s Politicker blog tackles some of the most important topics in politics: Election 2016, moves by the Obama administration, voting rights, lawmaking, and the way that elected officials represent our communities. Three times a week, we will go beyond the mainstream media’s “pack” coverage of politics to highlight the underreported aspects of how politics and policy […]


President Barack Obama is slated to arrive in South Carolina on Friday to deliver the eulogy at Charleston massacre victim Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s funeral service. It will be President Obama’s first visit to the city since the shooting occurred at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last Wednesday. He first met Rev. Pinckney, who was […]


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 […]

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake grabbed national headlines this week when she called out rioters for destroying the city in the aftermath of the death of a 25-year-old man whose spine was mysteriously severed while in police custody. “Too many people have spen[t] generations building up this city for it to be destroyed by thugs who, […]

Police Brutality

One week after being critically injured during an arrest by Baltimore police, 25-year-old Freddie Gray has died, according to family members and a hospital spokesperson. SEE ALSO: 23-Year-Old Shot And Killed By St. Louis County Police After His Mom Calls For Help [VIDEO] Ben Affleck Had Ancestor’s Slave Owning Past Scrubbed From PBS Show, “Finding Your Roots” […]

NewsOne Now

Mayors often have a lot of work to do, but if they don’t know something, it might be because it hasn’t been brought to their attention. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Philadephia Mayor Michael Nutter visited “NewsOne Now” to discuss why it’s important to address city issues, such as how to fix roads and buildings […]