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Martin O'Malley Cuts Short European Trip, Returns to Baltimore

The former Maryland governor and mayor of Baltimore urges the city's residents to come together.
Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland and potential Democratic presidential candidate, listens to a speaker during the Scott County Democratic Party dinner in Davenport, Iowa, U.S., on Friday, March 20, 2015.

Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland and potential Democratic presidential candidate, listens to a speaker during the Scott County Democratic Party dinner in Davenport, Iowa, U.S., on Friday, March 20, 2015.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

It's personal. 

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, who once served as Baltimore's mayor, abruptly cut short a trip to Europe on Monday to travel back to the city that exploded in rioting following the funeral of Freddie Gray, an African American who died in police custody.