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  • Protesters block highway ramp into Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters opposed to a new youth detention center slowed traffic along Interstate 95 through Baltimore as they stopped traffic on a major gateway into the city during the morning rush. Maryland Transportation…

  • Police: Half of those arrested during riots released

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say more than half of the people detained during Monday’s riots have been released without charges. Capt. Eric Kowalczyk, a police spokesman, says 201 people were arrested during the riots…

  • Fire crews prepare for more Baltimore protests

    BALTIMORE — More large-scale protests are planned this weekend in Baltimore, and city leaders are preparing for massive crowds. The police presence is already overwhelming. Now, fire crews are bulking up their ranks as well.…

  • Portsmouth chief says police preparing for possible protests

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Portsmouth’s police chief says his department is preparing for the possibility of protests after two recent fatal shootings by officers. Chief Ed Hargis says concerns are heighted by this week’s violent…

  • Police, Hogan defend response to Baltimore unrest

    WASHINGTON — Baltimore’s police commissioner defended the city’s response to the unrest that erupted on the city’s streets Monday. In brief comments Tuesday evening, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake focused on the business owners and residents who…

  • Police family and friends march to show support

    WASHINGTON — While there have been daily protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, friends and family of police are showing their support of law enforcement. Demonstrators in Annapolis, Maryland, Sunday showed…

  • Dueling rallies during Netanyahu’s address

    WASHINGTON — Groups from around the country will gather on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning with two very different messages as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a closely-watched address to Congress. According to the advocacy…

  • African summit to close roads throughout downtown D.C.

    A slew of street closures are on tap for downtown Washington next week as President Obama welcomes African leaders to a three-day summit.

  • 8 things you should know about the protests in Kiev

    Violent clashes between protesters and the government in Ukraine has garnered international attention and world leaders are stepping in to help pressure Ukraine to stop the bloodshed. What you need to know about the protests in Kiev.