The governor declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard to restore order, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in her first day on the job, said she would send Justice Department officials to the city in coming days. A weeklong, daily curfew was imposed beginning Tuesday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., the mayor said, and Baltimore public schools announced that they would be closed on Tuesday.
Police in Lexington used tear gas to control rowdy fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA basketball championship final.
Authorities say about 500 young people were gathered in the 400 block of South Walnut Street in West Chester when police moved in to disperse the crowd after getting several complaints.
The fired former director of a now-shuttered eastern Pennsylvania school for troubled students has been charged with inciting a riot at the school in a bid to get his job back.
Perhaps none have learned a harder lesson than Justin Strine, a young man from central Pennsylvania whose planned career as an Army officer is over before it began—the casualty of his own split-second decision to put his hands on a news van.