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Freddie Gray protests small, peaceful

Freddie Gray protests small, peaceful

Protests on the day of the first court hearing in the death of Freddie Gray were small and mostly peaceful, but they briefly turned heated when police arrested an activist at the Inner Harbor. "Tell the truth and stop the lies, Freddie Gray didn't have to die!" chanted a few dozen demonstrators who gathered outside the Baltimore courthouse Wednesday morning. The lone arrest came around 9:15 a.m., after protesters marched to the Inner Harbor, where groups of uniformed officers were posted on street corners. Police said they arrested Darius Rosebrough, 21, after he attempted to stop the free flow of traffic and claimed falsely to be struck by a motorist. The charges...

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