• Women’s March Protests Held Right Here In Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There were thousands of people who gathered in Washington D.C. as part of the Women’s March, but groups also joined in with protests and demonstrations here in Baltimore.
    RELATED: Marylanders Among Thousands In DC As Part Of Women’s March
    These protesters took part to show their disapproval of the newly elected President Donald Trump, who was sworn in on Friday.
    A group held a solidarity march that started at Roland Park Place at 11 a.m.
    There was al
  • Marylanders Among Thousands In DC As Part Of Women’s March

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Hundreds of thousands of gathered in Washington D.C. and across the country Saturday as part of the Women’s March.
    WJZ’s Devin Bartolotta was in the nation’s Capitol as protesters walked to show their disapproval of newly elected President Donald Trump.
    “Any father who has children, daughters, or granddaughters, had to be outraged by this campaign,” said one Baltimore protester who made the trip down to Washington D.C. “It was terr
  • Charges For Cop Who Left Out Gun That Girl Used To Kill Herself

    STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) — A police officer left his personal .357-caliber revolver loaded and unsecured on a shelf before his 8-year-old daughter fatally shot herself, prosecutors said Friday as they announced criminal charges against him.
    Kenneth Righter, of Stratford, was charged with three counts of child endangerment as well as the disorderly persons offense of storage of firearms if minors may have access, Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo said.
    The girl was found unresponsive
  • DOJ granted hearing delay in Baltimore PD case - USA TODAY

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    WASHINGTON--A federal judge granted a Justice Department request to delay an initial hearing on a sweeping police reform agreement with the troubled Baltimore Police Department, raising questions whether the incoming administration of President ...and more »
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  • Freeze-Dried Food And 1 Bathroom: 6 Simulate Mars In Dome

    HONOLULU (AP) — Six carefully selected scientists have entered a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars.
    The four men and two women moved into their new simulated space home Thursday afternoon on Mauna Loa, settling into the vinyl-covered shelter of 1,200 square feet, or about the size of a small, two-bedroom home, for an eight-month stay.
    They will have no physical
  • Towson Tigers Basketball Ticket Offer

    The Towson Tigers play their annual Nationwide Autism Awareness game against William and Mary on Saturday, 4 p.m., at Towson’s SECU Arena.  WE have a great offer for you.  You can purchase tickets for only $8 by clicking here and using promo code TIGERS, plus you’ll help support a great cause.
  • Police Seek Help Finding Missing Baltimore Teen

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department is asking the public to help them find a missing 19-year-old.
    Jakeem Jacobs was last seen Friday, January 20, in the 1900 block of Northbourne Road.
    He is 5’11 and weighs 150 pounds, and was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans.
    Police say Jacobs may not know where he lives and is a vulnerable adult.
    Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911.
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  • MTA: Number Of MARC Trains Upped By 5 Times Normal Capacity Saturday

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Transit Administration reports that more than five times the number of MARC trains have been added to help with the number of people heading down to Washington D.C. for Saturday’s Women’s March.MARC has now added more than 5 times our normal capacity to help deal with unprecedented crowds. We will continue to adjust as necessary.
    — MTA Maryland (@mtamaryland) January 21, 2017
    Throughout the morning, people had been reporting long lines 
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  • Babe’s Birthday Bash

    Tickets to the 22nd Annual Babe Ruth Birthday Bash are on sale now!  It takes place Friday, February 3rd from 5:30pm to 9pm at the Baltimore Hilton’s Diamond Tavern, just across from the Baltimore Convention Center.  The event features the chance to mingle with various local sports personalities including Ross Grimsley, Scott McGregor, Johnny Rhodes, Kevin Glover, Kimmie Meissner, Steve Melewski, Brittany Ghiroli, Chris Hoiles, Bruce Posner and many more.  Dont’ miss t
  • It’s Academic: January 21, 2017

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  • 1 Wounded In School Shooting, ‘Could Have Been Much Worse’

    WEST LIBERTY, Ohio (AP) — A school shooting that left one student hospitalized and others scrambling out classroom windows could have been far worse if not for the heroics of staff members who stopped the shooter and had him pinned down when police arrived, authorities said.
    The shooter, a 17-year-old senior, used a shotgun and intended to harm more than the student who was hit, Champaign County Sheriff Matthew Melvin said.
    The shooter was in custody facing a preliminary charge of feloniou
  • Baltimore, BWI train stations overflowing with travelers to Women's March on Washington - Baltimore Sun

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    Photos from the Women's March on Washington and a companion march in Baltimore on Saturday. Doug Donovan, Natalie Sherman and Catherine RentzContact ReportersThe Baltimore Sun. Thousands used Baltimore and BWI rail stations to get to D.C. for ...and more »
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  • Mars Investigating Spilled Skittles Headed For Cattle Feed

    NEW YORK (AP) — A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn’t know why the discarded candy might have been headed to become cattle feed.
    The case began when a Wisconsin sheriff posted on Facebook this week that “hundreds of thousands of Skittles” had been found spilled on a highway. Later, he updated the post to say the candy had fallen off a truck on its way to be cattle feed.
    Only red Skittles had s
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017

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    Rick and Tim get a visit from the SPCA and a 4-legged friend
  • Fires, Bricks Mark Daylong Assault On Inaugural Festivities

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump’s inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes that led to more than 200 arrests. Police used pepper spray and stun grenades to prevent the chaos from spilling into Trump’s formal procession and evening balls.
    Several spirited demonstrations unfolded peacefully at various security checkpoints near the Capitol as police helped ti
  • Shootings by police languish on prosecutors' desks - Baltimore Sun - Baltimore Sun

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    The man entered the West Baltimore liquor store and announced an armed robbery. An off-duty police detective shot him to death. Within hours, police brass ...
    Justice Department Calls For Police Reform in Chicago, BaltimoreBlack Enterprise
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  • In Baltimore, shootings by police languish on prosecutors' desks ... - Baltimore Sun

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    In Baltimore, shootings by police languish on prosecutors' desks ...
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    The man entered the West Baltimore liquor store and announced an armed robbery. An off-duty police detective shot him to death. Within hours, police brass ...
    Justice Department Calls For Police Reform in Chicago, BaltimoreBlack Enterprise
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  • Women's March on Washington and Baltimore Live - Baltimore Sun

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  • Tornado Rips Through Parts of South Mississippi, Killing 4

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Four people were killed and scores of homes were flattened early Saturday when a tornado ripped through the Hattiesburg area, officials in Mississippi said.
    The city of Hattiesburg said via its Twitter account that four people had died after the twister blew through the city and surrounding area.
    Mayor Johnny DuPree has signed an emergency declaration for the city, which reported “significant injuries” and structural damage.
    The city also said via Twit
  • Franchise Building Blocks: Baltimore Ravens - FOXSports.com

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    The Baltimore Ravens have missed the playoffs for a second straight year, but feel they have the talent to turn things around. It's been a difficult two-year span for the Baltimore Ravens who are not use to being out of the playoff mix. They improved ...and more »
  • Women Descend On DC Day After Anarchists Create Chaos

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after self-described anarchists created chaos, thousands of women are descending upon Washington for what is expected to be a more orderly show of force on the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency.
    Organizers of Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington expect more than 200,000 people to attend their gathering, a number that could rival Trump’s swearing-in ceremony. Attendees are “hurting and scared” as the new president takes
  • More Than 200 People Arrested After Violence Breaks Out During Inauguration Day Protests

    WASHINGTON (AP/WJZ) — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump’s inaugural parade route. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers.
    At one point, a limousine was set on fire.
    WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 20: Police and demonstrators clash in downtown Washington after a limo was set on fire following the inauguration
  • Women From All Over Prepare For Women’s March On Washington Saturday

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fierce female opposition. As President Trump starts his first fulls days in office, thousands of women will descend on Washington D.C. to denounce the inauguration of the new president.
    Some of President Trump’s past controversial remarks about women are still fresh in people’s minds and that’s the main motivation for tomorrow’s March in Washington.
    On this inauguration evening, instead of going to a Presidential Ball, people packed the Ottobar in
  • President Trump Attends Three Inaugural Balls

    Washington, D.C. (WJZ) — Making their debut as the first couple, President Trump and his wife Melania finished off a full day of inauguration celebrations with three official balls held in Mr. Trump’s honor.
    “Well, we did it. We did it. We began this journey and they said we, we, we and me, we didn’t have a chance, but we knew we were going to win, and we won,” says Trump.
    The most anticipated event: the Trumps’ first dance, set to Frank Sinatra’s &
  • Mom Outraged, School Dental Program Removes Child’s Teeth Without Her Knowing

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A mother is outraged after her third grader came home from school with three of his teeth missing. She says his elementary school performed a dental procedure she never knew about.
    A Baltimore City mom is looking for answers: Why did the school allow serious dental work — without making a single phone call to parents.
    9-year-old Michael is still brought to tears by the pain. He’s now missing three teeth — pulled out by a dental program vis
  • Weather Blog: Cloudy Weekend

    A cloudy and damp Friday, but rain amounts very very small all across the region. This weekend will feature lots of clouds on both days, but a bit of sun may be possible tomorrow. Rain will develop on Sunday, and winds will be picking up as well. Lots of rain and windy conditions will be here later Sunday night into Monday.
    As much as one to perhaps two inches of rain is likley with this system. It will take until Tuesday for this system to move away. Mild temperatures however, will continue to
  • US Crime News: Shootings In Baltimore Surge 30 Percent Higher In 2017 Compared To Last Year - International Business Times

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    US Crime News: Shootings In Baltimore Surge 30 Percent Higher In 2017 Compared To Last Year
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    Shootings in Baltimore, one of the most dangerous cities in the United States, are up 30 percent in January 2017 compared to the same time last year. On Thursday, two men died while three people were injured in three shootings across the city. The ...
    Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh thanks Obama, congratulates President TrumpFox Baltimoreall 4 news
  • Marylanders Busing In For Women’s March Saturday

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — People across the country are preparing to come together in Washington, D.C.  tomorrow and Marylanders are no exception. Busloads are leaving tonight to join the women’s march at the nation’s capitol.
    The women’s march on Washington states its mission is to send a message to the new administration for women’s rights and the rights of others who feel marginalized by the rhetoric of Donald trump in the past election cycle.
    Susi Silesky is captai
  • Suspect in Baltimore car theft, kidnapping caught - Baltimore Sun - Baltimore Sun

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    Baltimore Police on Friday identified the suspect in the theft of a vehicle with two small children inside Thursday as John Bowling, 37 — saying he is wanted on ...
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  • Baltimore Ravens: Can They Target Melvin Ingram In Free Agency? - The Ebony Bird

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    NFL: Miami Dolphins at San Diego Chargers Melvin Ingram would be a game changing signing for the Baltimore Ravens, but could he be a realistic option? If Ozzie Newsome and the Baltimore Ravens can be dreamers, Melvin Ingram would be the free ...and more »
  • Anne Arundel Co. Sheriff Asking School Kids For Help In Naming New K9 Unit Dog

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The Anne Arundel County Sheriff has a dilemma, but it doesn’t involve bad guys. As Mike Schuh reports, he’s asking elementary school kids in the County to help him name the department’s next police dog.
    The department already has 4 dogs. They all can search for people. Two are cross-trained to look for drugs and two can also look for bombs. The new dog will be a bomb dog.
    RELATED: Anne Arundel Co. Sheriff Seeking Help To Name New K9
    Besides gett
  • Police Arrest Man Who Stole Car With Kids Inside

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have arrested the man wanted for carjacking a vehicle with children still inside. The children were found just a short time later.
    Police say 37-year-old repeat offender John Bowling was taken into custody by Southeast District patrol officers in the Unit block of North Montford Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. Friday night.
    Rick Ritter spoke exclusively with the father of the children and has more on the suspect who’s been identified.
    RELATED: Cit
  • Fatal ‘Bow Riding’ Accident Behind New Boating Regulations

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —You may have done it, or seen it done. A person sitting on the front of a boat, legs dangling over the water. It’s called “bow riding,” and Alex DeMetrick reports that a fatal accident involving that practice is the motivation behind new rules.
    Last summer, a New Jersey family rented a pontoon boat. Their 9-year-old son was sitting on the bow when he fell off and was killed by the boat’s propeller.
    That week, Natural Resources Police cited the
  • Sheriff: Man Fatally Shoots Wife He Thought was a Burglar

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say a man fatally shot his wife after he mistook her for a burglar.News outlets cite the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office as saying that 48-year-old Gina Williams had been working an evening shift at a hospital and wasn’t expected home until Friday morning. They said when Williams arrived home early and tried to get into the house, it startled her daughter and prompted her husband, Billy Williams, to grab his gun.
    Police say Billy
  • Baltimore Eagle bar and club reopens Friday night in Station North - Baltimore Sun (blog)

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    Baltimore Eagle bar and club reopens Friday night in Station North
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    Scenes from the 2016 Baltimore Pride parade on a hot afternoon on North Charles Street. The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore hosts Baltimore Pride 2016 in celebration of the LGBTQ community. Sarah MeehanContact ReporterThe Baltimore ...
  • Studio 14, a West Baltimore rehearsal space, shut down for safety and permit violations - Baltimore Sun (blog)

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    Studio 14, a West Baltimore rehearsal space, shut down for safety and permit violations
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    Studio 14, a West Baltimore practice space for musicians, was shut down Thursday by the Baltimore Fire Department after receiving a complaint. (Wesley Case). Wesley CaseContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun. After receiving a complaint, the Baltimore Fire ...
  • Five minutes with Patrick Mangin, director of one of Baltimore's coal terminals - Baltimore Sun

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    Five minutes with Patrick Mangin, director of one of Baltimore's coal terminals
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    Patrick Mangin is director of the CNX Marine Terminals Inc., overseeing the shipment of millions of tons of coal through the company's private port in Baltimore's Canton Industrial Area. (HANDOUT). Colin CampbellContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun.and more »
  • Maryland School Safety Training Includes Sandy Hook Speakers

    BRIANNA RHODES, Capital News Service
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Just over four years after the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut, schools across the nation are continuing their efforts to promote safety and security for students, including in Maryland through the state’s 2017 School Safety Initiative.The Maryland Center for School Safety and a group called Safe and Sound Schools held safety training this week for school administrators, mental health staff, security staff and resource off
  • Smashed Windows, Chaotic Confrontations Near Inauguration, Dozens Arrested

    WASHINGTON (AP/WJZ) — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump’s inaugural parade route. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers.
    At one point, a limousine was set on fire.
    WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 20:Police and demonstrators clash in downtown Washington after a limo was set on fire following the inauguration
  • Keidel: NFL Championships All About Offense

    By Jason Keidel
    Maybe college basketball coined the phrase Final Four, but it’s hard to find a more eclectic or electric slate of football teams playing on Sunday. The winners, of course, punch their tickets to the Super Bowl in Houston.
    Unlike last year, when Denver’s monolithic defense carried Peyton Manning to a glowing sunset, this year’s gridiron quartet is fueled by pyrotechnic passing and overall offense. The Patriots are the only team that flaunts a decent overall defen
  • Police: Man Who Stole Car With Kids Inside ID’d

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Baltimore City Detectives have obtained a warrant for 37-year-old John Bowling, who they say triggered an Amber Alert Thursday.
    Police are searching for Bowling, who they believe was involved in a carjacking where two young children were inside the vehicle.
    The 4-year-old and the 19-month-old boys were both found a short time later, around 7:05 p.m on Castle Street.
    RELATED: City Police Search for Man Involved in Carjacking of 2 Young Children
    Around 6 p.m., poli
  • City Police ID Man Charged for Kidnapping & Theft; Triggered Amber Alert

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Baltimore City Detectives have obtained a warrant for 37-year-old John Bowling, who triggered an Amber Alert.
    Police are searching for Bowling who they believe was involved in a carjacking, where two young children were inside Thursday evening.
    The 4-year-old and the 19-month-old boys were both found a short time later at 7:05 p.m on Castle Street.
    RELATED: City Police Search for Man Involved in Carjacking of 2 Young Children
    Around 6 p.m., police say a woman was
  • Maryland Reducing Operations at 75-Year-Old Prison

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s prison agency says it’s reducing operations at the 75-year-old Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.Gary McLhinney of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services told The Herald-Mail  Thursday that 300 inmates and 45 correctional officers have been moved to other prisons. It’s not clear how many inmates are left. McLhinney says 57 more officers will be transferred in June.
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  • Fiery Crash Halts Traffic in Prince George’s County

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The Prince George’s County Police are investigating a crash on Route 301 near Route 50 .
    Officers say a car was traveling on the wrong side of the road when it collided with a semi-truck. The driver of the truck jumped to safety after the car caught on fire.DEVELOPING: Semi driver jumped to safety after cab erupts into flames upon being hit head on by car driving on wrong side of road pic.twitter.com/iFEUMRWuVQ
    — PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) January 20, 2017MORE: Car (
  • Baltimore Restaurant Week extended through Jan. 29 - Baltimore Sun (blog)

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    Baltimore Restaurant Week extended through Jan. 29
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    As has become customary, about half the establishments participating in Baltimore's winter Restaurant Week are extending their promotions by an extra week. So far, 44 restaurants will extend their offerings through Jan. 29, according to Visit Baltimore.and more »
  • Thousands Travel To D.C. For Inauguration

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — For many Trump supporters, it’s a new day, as Donal J. Trump is now the 45th President of the United States.
    “It was emotional for me because I feel I am giving him the benefit of the doubt and I think he will hand the power back to the people,” says Philip Haggard, Kansas City, MO.
    “I have never seen an inauguration before and I thought it was pretty big that were making such a change,” says Rob McCade, visiting from Philadelphia, PA
    Pe
  • Reaction to Inauguration Travel in Baltimore & D.C.

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The day is finally here as hundreds of thousands of people poured into the nation’s capital for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.
    “Because all these people are looking to be inspired,” said Anthony Wetzig from Virginia.
    For most people, the day started much earlier, take Evan Lentz From York Pennsylvania, Who caught the train in Baltimore heading to D.C.
    “I mean, yeah, the line was a little long but not as bad as I expected,” said
  • 2017 NBA All-Star Game Starting Lineups

    By Rahul Lal
    The NBA All-Star Game starting lineups were announced Thursday evening and instantly drew reactions from fans across the country. Some were positive, but the majority gravitated toward Russell Westbrook being snubbed despite averaging a triple-double 44 games into the season. Other interesting non-starters, such as Joel Embiid and Zaza Pachulia, would’ve been voted in but for a change in traditional fan voting. Neither Embiid nor Pachulia were named starters.
    So who
  • Catholic Charities of Baltimore Notifies Clients of Potential Security Incident - PR Newswire (press release)

    Catholic Charities of Baltimore Notifies Clients of Potential Security Incident
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    BALTIMORE, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities of Baltimore recently became aware of a security incident that may have affected the personal information of some of our clients. We are providing this notice as a precaution to inform ...and more »
  • 5 Valentine’s Day Activities for Singles

    Every year before February 14th, cupid appears to put in overtime plunging arrows into the hearts of hopeless romantics across the world. Those of us who survive the air strike can be left feeling a little singled out on this holiday designed for two. However, love comes in many shapes and sizes and isn’t only limited to celebrating with a significant other. This v-day grab your single friends and celebrate your love for life instead. Any of these activities will no doubt create a memorab

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