April 19 marks the anniversary of the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man fatally injured in a Baltimore Police Department van. Below is a look at the AP’s coverage plans:
Moving Sunday, April 10:
BALTIMORE POLICE DEATH
BALTIMORE — Officer Ken Hurst, blue-eyed and soft-spoken with tanned skin and an unassuming smile, is one of 450 officers who are part of a foot patrol program aimed at getting police officers out of their cars and onto the streets of Baltimore’s most dangerous neighborhoods, not to make arrests, but to make friends. In the year since Freddie Gray died, the Baltimore Police Department has worked on its relationship with the community and tried to heal wounds opened during protests and rioting. By Juliet Linderman. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos, video by 10 a.m.
— BC-US–BALTIMORE POLICE DEATH-TIMELINE: Key dates in Gray’s death and its aftermath over the last year.
— BC-US–BALTIMORE POLICE DEATH-OTHER DEATHS: Other people whose interaction with police has faced intense scrutiny in Ferguson, Missouri; New York; Cleveland; and North Charleston, South Carolina.
— BC-US–BALTIMORE POLICE DEATH-FREDDIE GRAY’S PATH: Map of Gray’s journey through West Baltimore.
Coming the week of April 11, exact timing TBD:
BALTIMORE POLICE DEATH-ON THE SCENE
BALTIMORE — A first-person essay from the protests; the unrest; the eerie, empty baseball park, and the streets around the courthouse. By Patrick Semansky. UPCOMING: 350 words, photos.
BALTIMORE POLICE DEATH-BEFORE & AFTER
BALTIMORE — Standalone photo gallery comparing sites at the city’s nadir and the recovery so far at those locations.
Moving Tuesday, April 19, for immediate use:
BALTIMORE POLICE DEATH-THEN AND NOW
BALTIMORE — What’s changed since the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and what hasn’t? For starters, Baltimore police have body cameras and the Gray family is receiving a multimillion-dollar settlement. But there’s no justice yet in the courts, little improvement in the neighborhood where he was arrested and many other woes. By Juliet Linderman. UPCOMING: About 1,000 words.
The Associated Press