• In a Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 file photo, family members of Jamar Clark get out of a limousine to show show support for the Black Lives Matter supporters as Clark's the funeral procession passed by the Minneapolis Police Department’s 4th Precinct, in Minneapolis. Clark's death in a confrontation with police has sparked more than a week of protests. Activists have demanded not just answers in the investigation but public policy changes to address issues of economic injustice. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, File)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

    Prosecutors: Man who allegedly shot protesters is charged

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four men were charged Monday in last week’s shooting of demonstrators protesting the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police, while the city’s mayor separately asked the protesters to end their weekslong encampment at a police precinct.

  • William Porter, right, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, walks into a courthouse with his attorney Joseph Murtha for jury selection in his trial, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Baltimore. Porter faces charges of manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. (Rob Carr/Pool Photo via AP)

    High stakes for Baltimore as Freddie Gray trials begin

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Jury selection for the first police officer to go to trial in Freddie Gray’ s death began Monday with a judge questioning potential jurors about their knowledge of the explosive case, which led to widespread protests and rioting and added fuel to the Black Lives Matter movement.