An officer stands near a blaze, Monday, April 27, 2015, after rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

National Guard troops fanned out through the city, police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots.

Officers arrived at this home in the 6700 block of Goldenrod Place on April 27, 2015 and found a dead body.

ACSD investigating suspicious death

A neighbor called police after noticing a home’s front door open. Officers arrived and found a dead person inside the home.


Warmer temperatures today

We should see temperatures gradually warming this afternoon as highs will be in the lower 60s.These warming temperatures will be around for the rest … More »


Mom slaps son taking part in Baltimore riots


“You had one mother who grabbed her child, who had a hood on his head, and she started smacking him on the head because she was so embarrassed,” Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said. “I wish I had more parents that took charge of their kids out there.”

A police vehicle burns Monday, April 27, 2015, during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died after suffering a spinal cord injury while in police custody. (AP Photo/Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun)

Photos: Baltimore Riots

Baltimore Police Officers were injured in violent clashes with demonstrators after the funeral of Freddie Gray. Gray died from spinal cord injury suffered while in police custody.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Monday, April 27, 2015, in New York. Kerry and Zarif are both in New York to attend a United Nations conference on nuclear non-proliferation. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, Pool)

Senate takes up bill on congressional approval of Iran deal

The bill approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has gained the tacit approval of Obama, and proponents are trying to discourage any changes. They recognize that politically driven amendments could undermine Democratic support and sink the carefully crafted measure.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, is escorted by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, left of Abe, commanding general of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., Monday, April 27, 2015.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama, Abe putting joint face on trade amid opposition in US

Trade is one of the top agenda items for Abe’s state visit to the U.S. as the two countries work toward a 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that would further open vast Asian and Pacific rim markets to U.S. exports.