• Bassitt, Phegley Lead A’s To 8-3 Win, O’s Lose 8th Straight

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and won for the first time in more than three weeks as the Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 8-3 Wednesday, handing the Orioles their eighth straight loss.
    Josh Phegley had a three-run homer, Marcus Semien extended his hitting streak to 16 games and Stephen Piscotty doubled twice to help the A’s complete a three-game sweep. Oakland won six of seven games against Baltimore this season.
    Bassitt (4-3) allowed two
  • Man Killed After Being Shot In Abdomen, Arm, Chest In Southwest Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in southwest Baltimore on Tuesday evening.
    Police were called to the 3100 hundred block of Baker Street for a report of a shooting around 5:55 p.m. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to the abdomen arm and chest.
    The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
     Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2
  • Man Shot In The Stomach In West Baltimore, Police Say

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a shooting left one man injured in west Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon.
    Police were notified of a walk-in shooting victim at a Baltimore City Fire Station in the 1500 block of West Lafayette Ave. around 4:21 p.m.
    When police arrived, they found an adult man suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.
    The victim was immediately taken to an area hospital for treatment.
    Western District shooting detectives are asking anyone with informa
  • Frederick County Discussing Plastic Bag And Straw Ban

    FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Frederick County could be the next jurisdiction to ban plastic bags and straws.
    That item is on the agenda for Tuesday’s county council meeting.
    County Councilman Kai Hagen said he wants to start a discussion on the matter but isn’t planning on introducing any legislation.
    Earlier this year, Maryland banned the use of foam food and drink containers.
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  • Montgomery County Man Arrested After Allegedly Killing Girlfriend During Fight

    KENSINGTON, Md. (WJZ) — A Montgomery County man is under arrest for allegedly killing his girlfriend during an argument.
    Alejandro Jose Perez de Leon is being held without bond on first degree murder charges.
    Authorities said they found the victim’s body near their Kensington home on Tuesday night.
    The couple had reportedly been arguing when he shot and killed his girlfriend.
    Police are still investigating the cause of the argument.
  • Still No Verdict Reached In Case Of Popular Bartender Murdered In Canton, Judge ‘Not Inclined To Give Up’

    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — After day three of deliberations, still no verdict in the trial of a teenager accused of killing a popular Canton bartender.
    The jury wrote a note to the judge Wednesday which said they are still locked on eight of the counts. In response, the judge said she is, “not inclined to give up.” She asked jurors to keep deliberating.
    Malik Mungo, 19, is standing trial for the killing of Sebastian Dvorak in June of 2017- the night Dvorak turned 27.
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  • Fire Sprinkler System, Staff Credited For Saving Ocean City Restaurant From Early Morning Fire

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — An Ocean City restaurant was saved from serious fire damage early Tuesday morning thanks to a fire sprinkler system and the assistance of staff.
    The Ocean City Fire Department was dispatched to a fire alarm activation for a fire sprinkler water flow at the Castle in the Sand Hotel, shortly after 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.
    Minutes later, emergency dispatchers received an additional call from hotel staff advising they had investigated the fire alarm activation and c
  • Excitement Builds Ahead Of Gervonta Davis’ Big Fight In Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The music is going, the stage is set, the crowd is slowly piling in and the excitement is building as Baltimore native Gervonta Davis prepares to take the stage at a press conference at Mondawmin Mall ahead of his big fight in the city next month.
    The two-time super featherweight champion is bringing his title home and is gearing up to face off against Ricardo Nuñez at the Royal Farms Arena July 27.
    Related Coverage:Baltimore Boxing Champion Gervonta Davis Gears Up
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  • Crews Transport 2-Year-Old Possible Drowning Victim From Home

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — Crews responded to a Glen Burnie home Wednesday afternoon for a report of a drowning victim.
    Units responded to the 800 block of Old Stage Road for a reported cardiac arrest.
    The drowning actually happened in the 300 block of Johnson Farm Lane.
    When units arrived, they found a 2-year-old child in cardiac arrest after a reported drowning.
    The victim was taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
    There is no word on the condition of the child.
  • 2-Year-Old Giraffe Willow Steps Foot In Newly Expanded Giraffe Yard At The Maryland Zoo

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Giraffes at the Maryland Zoo have a much larger space to call home.
    The Maryland Zoo announced Wednesday that its 2-year-old giraffe Willow stepped foot in the newly expanded giraffe yard.
    The Maryland Zoo said that the giraffes at the zoo are continuing to adjust to their new space.
  • Elkridge Woman To Compete On CBS’ ‘Big Brother’

    ELKRIDGE, Md. (WJZ) — The 21st season of “Big Brother” is about to begin on CBS for the summer, and one of the houseguests this year is a Howard County woman, Kemi Faknule.
    Originally from Elkridge, Md., she now lives in Brooklyn, New York.
    “I’m a marketing strategist, I’m 25 years old. I would say I’m outgoing, I’m friendly, I’m just someone who likes to have fun,” Faknule said.
    Faknule moved to Brooklyn about six months ago.
  • Orioles’ Trey Mancini Exits Game Early After Being Hit By Pitch

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — O’s all-star candidate Trey Mancini left Wednesday’s game against the A’s early.
    The team tweeted that Mancini left the game with a left elbow contusion.
    Trey Mancini left today's game with a left elbow contusion.
    — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) June 19, 2019Mancini suffered the injury after he was hit by a pitch in the top of the first inning.
    Mancini is leading the O’s in most hitting categories this year- including batting average and
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  • Grandmother, 75, Holds Car Theft Suspect At Gunpoint Until Deputies Arrive

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (CBS Local) — A 75-year-old grandmother in Alabama helped capture a suspect wanted for car theft, holding him at gunpoint Monday until deputies arrived.
    “I walked out and said, ‘can I help you?’ And he said, ‘yes ma’am, I’d like to use your phone,'” Marcia Black, a grandmother of four, told WAAY.
    Investigators said the suspect, Cameron Powers, had been on the run for some four hours after crashing a stolen car during a high-s
  • Panera Bread Is Testing Out A Dinner Menu

    (CNN) — Panera Bread isn’t typically on top of people’s minds when it comes to dinner. It wants to change that.
    The restaurant chain announced Wednesday it’s testing out a new a “dinner-centric menu” that consists of flatbreads, bowls and side dishes.
    Panera is best known for its bagels, pastries and sandwiches. But dinner sales range between a quarter and a third of its business, and it hopes that the new menu could help grow that part of the day.
    The 10
  • New Campaign Allows Citizens The Ability To Track Efforts In Improving Health Of The Chesapeake Bay

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A couple of steps can go a long way when it comes to improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
    Now, people can track their progress online- and even start a friendly competition with friends and neighbors thanks to a new campaign.
    The point of the campaign is to remind citizens that what happens on land also has consequences for the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
    That includes stormwater runoff which is the fastest growing source of pollution across the Chesapeake B
  • Contractor Injured On I-895 Construction Zone, MDTA Warns Drivers To Stay Alert

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Transportation Authority is reminding drivers to stay alert when driving in construction zones, particularly highway work zones.
    Over the past decade, MDTA says, distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of vehicle crashes in the U.S.
    In Maryland, it contributes to 58 percent of all crashes, they said.
    This comes after an MDTA contractor from A Halcon Contractors Inc was setting up construction cones at around 5:16 a.m. when he was struck by a v
  • Best Buy Will Repair Apple iPhones And MacBooks At All Of Its Stores

    (CNN) — Best Buy has succeeded during the online shopping era by beefing up its customer service. Once again, the retailer will lean on its customer service chops by expanding its partnership with Apple to offer repairs on iPhones and MacBooks at all of its stores.
    The two companies announced the agreement on Wednesday. Best Buy had offered Apple-certified repairs at select stores and will now bring repairs to its nearly 1,000 stores across the United States. Best Buy’s spe
  • ‘It Shouldn’t Be Happening’ | Mayor Jack Young Responds To Photo Appearing To Show BPD Officer Asleep In Patrol Car

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore City police officer is caught on camera allegedly sleeping on the job.
    The photo snapped Monday morning on East Eager Street near Johns Hopkins Hospital is being investigated, police say.
    The photo allegedly shows a uniformed Baltimore City police officer sleeping in his marked patrol car.
    “It shouldn’t be happening,” said Noah Smith, who works in East Baltimore.
    Baltimore Mayor Jack Young said he doesn’t know specifics, but said he pla
  • Only 14 States Allow Unpermitted Lemonade Stands. Country Time Wants The Others To Do The Same

    (CNN) — Grab those extra pennies and dimes, because it’s almost the official start of summer, which means kids are getting ready for peak lemonade stand season.
    There’s one thing that could stop them from opening up shop on those hot neighborhood streets though: the law.
    Only 14 states allow unpermitted lemonade stands, according to Country Time. So if you’re not in California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, North Dakota, Nebraska, Texas, Missouri, Louisiana, Illinois, New
  • Baltimore ‘Armed Career Criminal’ Sentenced For Illegally Possessing Firearm

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 32-year-old Baltimore man the justice department called “an armed career criminal” was sentenced to 16 years in federal prison and five years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
    Kirk Gross pleaded guilty after he was arrested following a foot chase in the city last year.
    The justice department said detectives received information Gross was carrying a gun near Pittman Place and Barclay Street in east Baltimore in the late morni
  • Police: Man Admitted Beheading Roommate’s Dog As She Moved Out

    BUCKEYE, Ariz. (CBS Local) — An Arizona man allegedly beheaded his roommate’s dog Saturday night as she was moving out of the Buckeye home that the two shared, according to police..
    The roommate, who had lost track of her dog as she moved out her belongings, said she caught Jose Vega Meza, 21, sneaking a box into his truck, according to court documents. She told police he smiled and laughed before revealing her beheaded dog inside.
    “The other day there was a girl walking out of
  • Maryland Jockey Club Asks State For $4.5M Reimbursement For Laurel Park Racetrack Improvements

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Jockey Club is asking for nearly $4.5 million from the state as reimbursement for improvements at Laurel Park Racetrack.
    This comes in the middle of a debate between Jockey Club executives who want to move the Preakness out of Baltimore.
    But City lawmakers are viewing this request as part of a strategy by the Jockey Club and its parent company, the Stronach Group, to move the Preakness to Laurel because of the deteriorating conditions at Pimlico Race Course.
  • Experts Warn Pet Owners After Dog’s Paws Severely Burned By Hot Pavement

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. (CBS Local) — A veterinary clinic in Washington state is warning about the dangers of walking your pet in the summer sun after a dog was brought in with burned paws.
    The dog, named Olaf, had walked for over a mile on a walking trail near Cheney before his owner realized the animal’s pads had been burned off, the Medical Lake Veterinary Hospital in Medical Lake, Washington, said in a post on Facebook.
    “They didn’t notice he had bloody paw prints for a m
  • Man Wanted For Temple Hills Robbery, Shooting In February

    TEMPLE HILLS, MD. (WJZ) — Prince George’s County Police are offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a 20-year-old man they say is involved in a robbery and shooting.
    Police said Gary Mauzey robbed a man in Temple Hills back in February and shot the victim in the leg.
    Courtesy: PGPD
    Anyone with information should call police at (301)-749-5064 or 1-866-411-TIPS.
  • Survey Sees Biggest U.S. Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey of beekeeper shows that winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet.
    The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership from several universities finds that nearly 38% of honeybee colonies died this past winter, nearly 9 percentage points higher than the average winter loss.
    University of Maryland’s Dennis vanEngelsdorp, president of the bee partnership and co-author of the survey, says beekeepers had been seeing fewer winter col
  • Homeless Woman Who Frequents Village Shopping Center In Reisterstown Missing, Police Say

    REISTERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County police are searching for a homeless woman in the area of Reisterstown who was last seen earlier Wednesday.
    Kathleen Zorn, 73, was last seen near Main Street in Reisterstown. She is homeless with a cognitive disorder, police said.
    Courtesy: Baltimore County Police
    Zorn frequents the Village Shopping Center.
    If anyone sees her call 911 or Baltimore County Missing Persons at 410-307-2020.
  • Gov. Hogan Recognizes Juneteenth, Calls Again For US Treasury To Release Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Gov. Hogan took the opportunity this Juneteenth to advocate once again for the US Treasury to reconsider its delay of the release of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill by nearly a decade.
    He credited Tubman, along with abolitionist Frederick Douglass for the efforts it took to end slavery in the U.S.
    “Today our nation recognizes Juneteenth to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States, which was achieved through the courage and sacrifice of men and woman like
  • Va. National Guard Sgt. Accused Of Stealing WWII Dog Tags From National Archives

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland, at least the second theft case involving the research facility.
    Robert Rumsby, 29, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, told investigators he took dog tags that belonged to four U.S. airmen killed in plane crashes in 1944, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court last month.
    Rumsby’s wife is the great n
  • Boeing Finds The First Buyer For A 737 Max Since Its Grounding

    (CNN) — Boeing got a huge vote of confidence for its troubled 737 Max on Tuesday as International Airlines Group announced it plans to buy 200 of the jets.
    Boeing and IAG, the owner of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and other European carriers, announced a letter of intent on the purchase of the jets at the Paris Air Show.
    Although IAG does use wide-body jets from Boeing, the purchase is a major shift for IAG, which now almost exclusively uses the A320 family aircraft from rival Airbu
  • Maryland Spending Board OKs $27M To Tear Down Old Baltimore Jail Buildings

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board has approved a $27.5 million contract to tear down nearly 40 structures that were part of the correctional complex at the closed Baltimore City Detention Center.
    The Board of Public Works voted 3-0 for the contract with Towson Mechanical Inc., which is based in Parkton, Maryland.
    The contract calls for the demolition of 16 major structures and 23 minor structures.
    They include buildings that were part of the closed portion of the detention center, as
  • AAA: 14M Drivers High While On Road In Past 30 Days

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — AAA has some new data that may come as a surprise on people driving while high.
    It found more than 14 million Americans drove within an hour of using marijuana.
    That’s just in the last 30 days.
    Nearly 70 percent of the people AAA surveyed said they think it’s unlikely stoned drivers will get caught.
    AAA said statistics show drivers impaired by marijuana are twice as likely to crash than sober drivers.
  • Smoker Fined $1,174 For Tossing Cigarette Butt Onto Road

    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CBS Local) — A Nevada smoker who was fined more than a thousand dollars for tossing his cigarette onto the side of the road says the punishment doesn’t fit the crime.
    Eric, who asked that his full name not be used, said he was leaving the Cannery Hotel and Casino in North Las Vegas last week when he tossed a lit cigarette butt onto the side of the road.
    “I’m sorry I’ve been littering for so long, but after 30 years it just becomes automatic,&r
  • 15-Year-Old Frederick Girl Last Seen June 6

    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — Frederick police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who went missing earlier this month.
    Aaliyah Niomie Laboy was last seen on June 6.
    Courtesy: Frederick Police
    She is 115 lbs, 5’0″ with long dark brown hair and brown eyes.
    Anyone with information can contact the department by voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477) or by email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org
  • State Fire Marshals Investigating Cecil County Mobile Home Fire

    EARLEVILLE, MD. (WJZ) — State fire marshals are investigating a fire that decimated a mobile home Tuesday night.
    Though no one was living in the home at the time, marshals said a neighbor discovered the fire was coming from inside the mobile home at around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
    Courtesy: Maryland State Fire Marshal
    Cecilton Volunteer Fire Department responded and it took 30 minutes and 35 firefighters to maintain the fire.
    The estimated loss of the mobile home itself is $40,000 and
  • Suicide Rates Among America’s Young People Continues To Rise, Study Shows

    (CNN) — Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years — so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found.
    An increase was especially seen among 15- to 19-year-olds and young men, according to a research paper published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA.
    The finding hits close to home for the paper’s first author, Oren Miron, a research associate at Harvard Medical School.
  • 1985 Anne Arundel County Cold Case Solved With New Technology

    ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Up until now, Roger Kelso’s family had been waiting on answers about what happened to him nearly 30 years ago.
    With the help of breakthrough technology, a lot of patience and good-old-fashioned police work, they now have some answers.
    Since 2016, Anne Arundel County Police has worked with the FBI to determine Roger Hern Kelso was murdered in 1963. But his body wasn’t found until 1985, by construction crews in a metal trash can.
    Detectives b
  • Body Found In 1985 Identified As Glen Burnie Man Thanks To New Technology

    ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — New technology has helped Anne Arundel County Police identify a body found in a trash can in 1985 as Roger Kelso, a Glen Burnie High School graduate.
    On April 23, 1985, construction workers clearing the site of Marley Station Mall found a metal trashcan containing human remains. An autopsy ruled the victim’s death was a homicide caused by severe upper body trauma.
    Credit: Anne Arundel County Police
    Credit: Anne Arundel County Police
    Credit: Anne Arund
  • Richer Countries Have Less Faith In Vaccines, Study Finds

    (CNN) — People in high-income countries have the lowest confidence in vaccines, with about 20% of those in Europe either disagreeing or being unsure of whether vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey.
    The Wellcome Trust, a UK medical research charity, asked more than 140,000 people ages 15 and older in more than 140 countries how they think and feel about health and science.
    Globally, about 8 in 10 people (79%) agreed that vaccines are safe, and 9 in 10 worldwide say their chil
  • Officials Want Results In Ethics Probe Into Metro Chairman Jack Evans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The governors of Virginia and Maryland and the mayor of Washington, D.C., want Virginia transit officials to release the findings of an ethics investigation into their board chairman.
    The Washington Post reports Govs. Larry Hogan and Ralph Northam on Monday demanded the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority ethics committee share findings of the probe of Jack Evans.
    Evans’ relationship with private legal and consulting clients is under federal investigatio
  • River Herring Not Added To Endangered Species List

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government says two species of herring are not at risk of going extinct, and will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act.
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the government has finished a review of the status of alewife and blueback herring and decided against designating the fish as endangered or threatened.
    The fish live on the East Coast and are an important piece of the food chain.
    NOAA says river herring such as alewives
  • Manny Machado’s One-Game Suspension Deemed ‘Disgrace To The Game’ By MLB Umpires’ Association

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)- San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado was ejected from his team’s game against the Colorado Rockies on Saturday after he made contact with home plate umpire Bill Welke while arguing a balls and strikes call. In addition to making contact with Welke, the former Orioles star threw his helmet and bat, leading a one-game suspension by Major League Baseball for “aggressively arguing” the call.
    Breaking: MLB has suspended #Padres 3B Manny Machado for one game
  • New Poll Says Nearly Half Of Young People Aren’t Using Deodorant

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s officially summer time, but a new poll found that a significant amount of young adults are not using deodorant…at all.
    The poll by YouGov found that nearly 40 percent of 18-24 year olds say they haven’t used deodorant or antiperspirant in the last month.
    The number dropped slightly in the next age group. Only 31 percent of 25-34 year olds reported not using the products in the last 30 days. However more than 37 percent of this age group said they h
  • Driver Accidentally Backs Car Into Wicomico River

    SALISBURY, Md. (WJZ) — A car fell into the Wicomico River Tuesday.
    Officials said the 55-year-old driver accidentally backed up into the river from the Anchorage Nursing Home side.
    The driver suffered minor injuries.
    Thanks to the quick thinking of an Anchorage Nursing Home employee, the 55 yo operator of this vehicle only suffered minor injuries as a result of accidentally backing into the Wicomico River from the Anchorage Nursing home side of the river. pic.twitter.com/AEXIbWdrmq
  • Weather Blog: No Severe Alerts

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Hump DAAAY, and a calm day. And that might be the bigger of the two “headlines.” We do have thunderstorms in the forecast again this day but unlike Monday, and Tuesday, no severe alerts expected. But the atmosphere is still unstable so we will “stay on point” and keep the radar close this afternoon. Tomorrow IS going to be a different story.
    A strong cold front is marching toward the East Coast and as it cuts into the Mid Atlantic, thunderstorms wi
  • Maryland School Safety Training To Soothe Traumatized Kids

    BALTIMORE (AP) — School safety is the subject of a conference drawing teachers, law enforcement officers and mental health service providers in Baltimore County, Maryland.
    The Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention is providing training on Wednesday in Baltimore on how to minimize the impact of traumatic events on students.
    The initiative is known as Handle with Care. It begins when first responders notify schools after encountering a child at the scene of a traumatic even
  • Athletics Hit 6 Home Runs In 16-2 Rout Of Orioles

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brett Anderson might have been the only player in the home dugout who got tired of watching Oakland hit home runs in its 10-run sixth inning.
    Even then, the Athletics’ left-hander was only joking — sort of.
    “This body gets cold in a hurry,” Anderson said. “You like our team getting runs, but after a while you’re like, ‘Alright, that’s enough. Let me get back out there before my body gets cold.’ But run support is
  • Belair Road Reopens After Water Main Break

    OVERLEA, Md. (WJZ) — Belair Road reopened Wednesday morning after crews repaired a water main break.
    The incident happened Monday in the 7300 block of Belair Road in Overlea. The road was closed from Taylor Ave. to Northern Parkway
    DPW officials said the storm drain was damaged at the site of the break and needed to be replaced.
    Cleanup Continues After Belair Road Water Main Break
    Crews were able to reopen the road before Wednesday morning rush hour.
  • Missing 12-Year-Old Who Ran Away From Home Found Safe

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 12-year-old boy who ran away from home Tuesday night has returned home and is safe, according to authorities.
    Baltimore County Police said Noah Kwmae Washington ran away just before 10 p.m. from the 3600 block of Langrehr Road.
    Courtesy: Baltimore County Police
    He had reportedly run away Tuesday night just before 10 p.m.
  • Missing 12-Year-Old Ran Away From Home

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 12-year-old boy ran away from home Tuesday night and is now missing, according to authorities.
    Baltimore County Police said Noah Kwmae Washington ran away just before 10 p.m. from the 3600 block of Langrehr Road.
    Courtesy: Baltimore County Police
    Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact 911.
  • New Program ‘Safe Streets’ Looks To Curb Violence In Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — From Annapolis to City Hall, officials and residents are looking for answers to end violence in Baltimore.
    City officials said that reducing crime is a top priority- and they hope that a new program called Safe Streets is a step in the right direction.
    Safe Streets is a program that hires former criminals who have turned their lives around to go out to troubled neighborhoods and attempt to stop crime before it happens.
    “I think we had 343 murders in the entire

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