The defense has rested in the first of the six separate trials.
Federal and state money has been pouring into the city for decades. And it has made precious little difference.
The Purple One will pay tribute to "those lost in the violence" and asks attendees to wear the color gray.
Residents said they needed to see justice served, not only in Baltimore but in other U.S. communities.
Classmates, professors sing praises of the first-generation college graduate turned top Baltimore prosecutor.
The "fairly unusual" depraved heart murder charge carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.
"There will be a lot being lost playing like this," former Major Leaguer Mo Vaughn says.
Though many obeyed the curfew, several dozen protesters held out for over an hour.
The likely 2016 presidential candidate and former mayor comes home.
Volunteers gathered with brooms and garbage bags to help clean up after violent riots and fires spread across the city Monday.