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Police deployed in force in a flashpoint neighborhood of Baltimore on Monday amid erroneous claims that officers had shot a young black male. Baltimore has been on a knife's edge since the April 19 death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American who sustained a severe spine injury while in police custody. Six police officers were charged Friday over Gray's death. Baltimore police Lieutenant Colonel Melvin Russell told local all-news radio station WBAL that the man was the subject of a "very short pursuit" in the area.
NEW YORK (AP) — It should have been a proud moment for TV: drawing in millions of viewers willing to pay big money for a much-hyped sports event, while at the same time showing the clout traditional media still holds.