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Decision to Prosecute Baltimore Police Officers Sparks Celebrations

The decision to bring charges against six Baltimore police officers for the death of Freddie Gray set off a jubilant reaction across the city in stark contrast to Monday’s violence. The announcement by Maryland state prosecutor Marilyn J. Mosby that the officers would face charges ranging from second-degree murder to assault and manslaughter in Gray’s death sparked spontaneous celebrations. At the location of Monday’s worst rioting, there was also honking and people in the streets...

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