LIVE UPDATES: BALTIMORE RIOTS

LIVE UPDATES:

9:40 a.m. - 4/28/15

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is temporarily moving his office from the state capital, Annapolis, to Baltimore on Tuesday after rioting and fires broke out in the city.

8:40 a.m. - 4/28/15

Hundreds of @USNationalGuard troops on duty in Baltimore this morning. Thousands more available and on the way.

7:14 a.m. - 4/28/15

Maryland Transit Administration services changes || Metro Subway is operating to Johns Hopkins Station but is bypassing the Mondawmin, Penn-North and Upton Market stations | Local Bus is operating with several diversions in the city and the Mondawmin Station is closed | Light Rail is operating as regularly scheduled. LINK: https://www.facebook.com/mtamaryland or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/mtamaryland

7:05 a.m. - 4/28/15

Mayor Rawlings-Blake | @MayorSRB | Thank you to all law enforcement, emergency management personnel, and medical professionals who continue to bravely respond to the situation

6:52 a.m. - 4/28/15

Larry Hogan | @LarryHogan | Late last night I visited injured #Baltimore police at @shocktrauma & thanked them for their service to our city.

6:30 a.m. - 4/28/15

Mayor Rawlings-Blake | ?@MayorSRB | In the middle of the next a.m. briefing. Following this meeting, I will continue to survey our most impacted areas.

5:40 a.m. - 4/28/15

Clean up scheduled at Pennsylvania Ave & North Ave at 10am - more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/757249374388332/

5:00 a.m. - 4/28/15

National Guard troops fanned out through Baltimore, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of the city shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.

4:15 a.m. - 4/28/15

Shooting: 1700 block Fulton Avenue. Woman reported to be shot in the leg. Western district detectives investigating.

3:39 a.m. - 4/28/15

Firefighters have put out fire at two different businesses during the overnight hours in Baltimore. A fire at a Rite Aid store at W Saratoga Street and N Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. There was a fire at a pawn shop at W Pratt Street and S Pulaski Street.

1:19 a.m. - 4/28/15

Baltimore police say they will deploy officers with firefighters to protect them from being attacked while they put out fires.

1:09 a.m. - 4/28/15

Some injured officers have been released from the hospital, Baltimore police say.

12:55 a.m. - 4/28/15

Baltimore police say they are receiving reports of people throwing cinder blocks at passing fire engines responding to fires on Fulton Avenue.

11:45 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts addressed the media in front of police headquarters. He says the throwing of debris at police officers at Mondawmin Mall earlier Monday afternoon appears to be done by high school students.

"For those parents who have kids that are out there that came off that campus, take control of your kids," he said. "This is our city. Let's make a difference."

Batts said the Maryland National Guard are on the ground within the city. Police waited to enforce the citywide curfew because they did not have enough resources for it and wanted assistance from the National Guard to help enforce it.

Batts also said at least 15 officers were injured with six currently at shock trauma.

11:12 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tells reporters they are working around the clock to assemble additional resources to bring calm to the city. She says, "We will bring order and we will have peace."

11:02 p.m. - 4/27/15

The family of Freddie Gray spoke at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore addressing the situation throughout the day in Baltimore. FOX 5's Alexandra Limon says Gray's mother is appalled by the violence happening in the city. Gray's twin sister also spoke and says she does not believe the riots are occurring for her brother and he was not a violent person and would not have wanted this.

10:57 p.m. - 4/27/15

The Maryland National Guard has left Reisterstown, Md., and is on their way to Baltimore, according to FOX 5's Sarah Simmons. The National Guard is being deployed after a state of emergency was declared by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

10:29 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say they will be holding a news conference at 11 p.m. in front of police headquarters.

10:26 p.m. - 4/27/15

The family of Freddie Gray will hold a news conference at 11 p.m. at the New Shiloh Baptist Church to discuss the riots in Baltimore. Gray died after suffering a severe spinal injury while he was in police custody and he was laid to rest on Monday.

9:42 p.m. - 4/27/15

FOX 5's Marina Marraco says the large fire at the $16 million senior citizen community project is now under control. Several buildings across the streets are showing plumes of smoke.

9:35 p.m. - 4/27/15

An official says the massive building fire is related to the riots, according to the Associated Press. The building was under construction

9:20 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say all of the officers injured on Monday after currently being treated at area hospitals.

9:17 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore City Public Schools say they will be closed on Tuesday due to the violence and rioting occurring in the city.

9:03 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say a massive fire is burning on Federal Street and Gay Street.

8:47 p.m. - 4/27/15

Speaking at news conference, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has declared a state of emergency at the request of the city of Baltimore. The order deploys the National Guard to help restore order in the city.

Hogan said, "These acts of violence and destruction of property cannot and will not be tolerated. I strongly condemn the actions of those who engaged with direct attacks against innocent civilians, businesses and law enforcement officers."

8:40 p.m. - 4/27/15

FOX 5's Alexandra Limon reports looting has spread to residences as couches and other items are being taken from homes in Baltimore.

8:15 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say at least 27 people have been arrested so far.

8:11 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say 15 officers were injured from flying debris and two officers remain hospitalized.

8 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has instituted a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting on Tuesday. The curfew will continue for one week and could be extended if needed.

7:40 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say they have received reports of several people inside Mondawmin Mall looting and destroying property.

7:31 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has arrived downtown for a 7:45 p.m. news conference on the riots in Baltimore.

7:10 p.m. - 4/27/15

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will hold an 8:30 p.m. news conference at the Maryland Emergency Management Agency updating the situation in Baltimore.

7:02 p.m. - 4/27/15

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency and has activated the National Guard.

6:54 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say one of the fire department's hoses has been cut by rioters as firefighters are attempting to put out the fire at the CVS store.

6:35 p.m. - 4/27/15

President Barack Obama has spoken with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake about the ongoing rioting situation in Baltimore. President will "provide assistance as needed."

6:32 p.m. - 4/27/15

Firefighters are responding to a CVS store on Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue after smoke is seen coming from inside the store. It is the same store looting was seen earlier in the day.

6:24 p.m. - 4/27/15

Attorney: Freddie Gray's family "in shock" watching the violence in Baltimore and are urging calm.

6:20 p.m. - 4/27/15

After consulting with police, the Baltimore Orioles have postponed their game against the Chicago White Sox scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Monday.

6:16 p.m. - 4/27/15

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has put the Maryland National Guard "on alert so they can be in position to deploy rapidly as needed."

5:40 p.m. - 4/27/15

Group of people are seen looting a check-cashing store on Pennsylvania Avenue and Fulton Avenue.

5:25 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police say several juvenile are taking part in the violence on the streets and urging all parents to locate their children and bring them home.

5:15 p.m. - 4/27/15

FOX 5's Rick Boone reports City Hall has been placed on lockdown.

5 p.m. - 4/27/15

SkyFox is seeing looting occurring at a CVS store.

4:55 p.m. - 4/27/15

A police cruiser has been set on fire at North Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue.

4:32 p.m. - 4/27/15

Baltimore police in a news conference said seven officers were injured in demonstrations near Mondawmin Mall.

4:17 p.m. - 4/27/15

Police say several group of people are reported to be armed with sticks, bricks and other weapons.

3:33 p.m. - 4/27/15

Rocks, bricks and other objects are being thrown by a group of people in area near Mondawmin Mall.


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