Backlash in Baltimore

Shortly after the funeral of Freddy Gray, Baltimore erupted in violence. Gray, 25, is the most recent victim of suspected police brutality.

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  1. Instead of marching and chanting, protests in Baltimore turned violent today. Businesses were looted and destroyed only hours after Gray was laid to rest.
  2. BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27:  Friends and relatives say their last goodbyes to Freddie Gray as his casket is lowered into his grave at the Woodland Cemetery April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
    BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27: Friends and relatives say their last goodbyes to Freddie Gray as his casket is lowered into his grave at the Woodland Cemetery April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
  3. Police vehicles and nearby buildings were set ablaze by angry protestors who later clashed with the police. At least 15 officers were injured in the incident. Another officer has been reported as being unresponsive.
  4. Baltimore Rioters RUSH the POLICE and throw STONES! (Baltimore Riots, Freddie Gray)
  5. Governor Larry Hogan has put the National Guard on alert in reaction to mounting violence and destruction.
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  7. The Baltimore Orioles are also feeling the backlash over Gray's death.
  8. Some fans vented their fustrations about Oriole Park closing due to protesting in the area. John Angelos, Executive Vice President of the Orioles, released a statement.
  9. Many commended Angelos on his commentary.
  10. The National Guard will be arriving in Baltimore tomorrow morning along with a curfew imposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The week long curfew will be in place requiring residents be off the streets from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.
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