Baltimore News

  • Ray Lewis’ Son Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Ray Anthony Lewis III, a defensive back at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C. and son of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. An arrest warrant issued Friday said the charge stems from a Jan. 23 incident at a ...

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  • Official: Boy with BB Gun Faced Police before Being Shot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A 13-year-old who was shot by Baltimore police had turned toward the officers with a replica gun still in his hand when one officer fired two rounds, striking the teen in the shoulder and leg, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Thursday. The teen was shot Wednesday afternoon ...

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  • March Commemorates Freddie Gray

    A march was held in Baltimore to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the death of Freddie Gray. April 24’s march was organized by the Rev. Jamal Bryant of The Empowerment Temple Church. It began at a mall where students and police officers clashed on April 27, 2015, setting into motion a ...

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  • Black Investors Prep for Medical Marijuana Business

    A group of Maryland-based Black investors are pooling their money in order to invest in one of the many medicinal marijuana businesses hoping to get approval from the state of Maryland in the coming months. The group, made up of 18 African American CEOs, is investing in Green Thumbs Industries, ...

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  • Young People Talk About Freddie Gray One Year Later

    The AFRO asked young people who were affected by the events of one year ago to talk about what they saw and how it made them feel. Angel Burton, 17 “My principal made an announcement and said go straight home,” recalls 17-year-old Angel Burton, a high school senior in Baltimore, when asked what ...

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  • Catherine Pugh Takes the Chair

    Election Day had a dubious beginning for 40th District Sen. Catherine Pugh. Reports surfaced early that people allegedly promised Election Day jobs by the Pugh campaign, began to damage property near her West Baltimore campaign headquarters, when they were turned away. But, of course for Pugh ...

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