David Wildstein, right, arrives with his attorney Alan Zegas at federal court for a hearing Friday, May 1, 2015, in Newark, N.J.  Wildstein, a former Port Authority appointee of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, is set to plead guilty on charges arising from a federal probe into traffic jams he ordered on the George Washington Bridge, allegedly on behalf of Christie. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Ex-Christie ally to plead guilty in traffic jam case

A former loyalist to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrived at court Friday to plead guilty to charges related to creating a traffic jam near the George Washington Bridge for political purposes, a person with knowledge of the case told The Associated Press.

Police in riot gear push back on media and a crowd gathering in the street after a 10 p.m. curfew went into effect Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Baltimore. The curfew was imposed after unrest in the city over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Scant details from Gray death as Baltimore protests continue

Nearly two weeks after Gray’s death, the public still doesn’t know much more than it did on Day One. The central question — what caused his fatal spinal cord injury while he was in police custody earlier this month — remains a mystery.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts as he as he is asked about running for president during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Sanders has made it official, telling The Associated Press in an interview that he’s running for president. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

In presidential bid, Sanders differs with Clinton

At a news conference with the U.S. Capitol as a backdrop, the independent senator from Vermont said creating “an economy that works for all of our people” would be at the center of his campaign for the Democratic nomination.

This Sunday, April 5, 2015 photo by Trish Carlin shows Dan Carlin holding a recently-caught yellowtail at the moment a sea lion leaped up to grab the fish - and him - at Mission Bay in San Diego. Carlin, of San Diego, is still recovering more than three weeks after a sea lion leaped 7 feet from the water, locked onto his hand holding the fish and then yanked him overboard. Carlin told The Associated Press on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 that his wife, Trish, had just told him to smile for the photo on their 29-foot boat when he was pulled overboard, smashed into the boat’s side and then dragged some 20 feet underwater before being released more than 15 seconds later.  (Trish Carlin via AP)

San Diego man recovering after sea lion yanked him overboard

Dan Carlin’s wife told him to smile for a picture on their 29-foot boat as he held up one of the yellowtail fish they had caught that day. Then a sea lion leaped 7 feet out of the water, bit into his hand and yanked him overboard.

A man is carried by police officers as arrests are made at Union Square, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. People gathered to protest the death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man who was critically injured in police custody. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Thousands in other cities protest death of Baltimore man

While protests of the death of Freddie Gray were mostly peaceful, there were some arrests, including 16 in Baltimore and at least 60 in New York. Gray, of Baltimore, was critically injured in police custody and died earlier this month.