RT America -- May 21, 2015
A Baltimore grand jury on Thursday indicted each of the six officers involved in the death of African-American man Freddie Gray. Nearly 80 percent of Gray’s spine was severed while in police custody in April, and his death resulted in protests against law enforcement that eventually turned into riots. RT’s Anya Parampil has more.
California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency following a pipeline rupture that may have dumped up to 105,000 gallons of oil. Officials believe upwards of 20,000 gallons have leaked into the Pacific Ocean, creating an environmental calamity that is already ensnaring wildlife. RT’s Lindsay France takes a look at the disaster.