Baltimore Curfew Remains in Effect on First Night Since Police Officers Are Charged

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Tactical alert was lifted in Baltimore late Friday night, but the curfew remained in effect on the first night since the city’s top prosecutor announced charges for six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

Police said they arrested 38 protesters Friday and 15 more were taken into custody after the 10 p.m. curfew, which was put in place Tuesday.

Earlier Friday, there were celebrations and rallies in Baltimore after State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced criminal charges for six police officers involved in the April 12 arrest of Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died a week later from a spinal injury he suffered while in police custody.

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SOURCE: NBC News, Phil Helsel

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