ATLANTA (AP) — Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church.
Hogan said leaking roofs, flooding, inhumane conditions and a dangerous environment for guards and inmates meant the men's section of the Baltimore City Detention Center had to be closed. "Frankly, the Baltimore City Detention Center is a disgrace and its conditions are horrendous," Hogan, a Republican, told a news conference at the jail. Shuttering the jail comes as the criminal justice system in Baltimore is under scrutiny following the April death of a black man, Freddie Gray, from injuries suffered in police custody.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday offered some support for a proposal in the Senate that would raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour, hinting that the higher rate sought by labor unions doesn't have enough support.