• Twitter Cracks Down On Hateful, Abusive Tweets

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm that the company is not doing enough to protect its users.
    The company has spent the last two years trying to clamp down on hate and abuse on its generally free-wheeling service.
    Dorsey echoed concerns of many users and critics who say Twitter it hasn’t done enough to curb the abuse. But others worry that it’s muzzling free spee
  • Police On Md., Del. Shooting Suspect: ‘This Guy Can Be Anywhere’

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The search is continuing for the man who shot five people inside an Edgewood business Wednesday, leading to the deaths of three people.
    Law enforcement agencies from Delaware and Maryland, along with the ATF and FBI, are working to find Radee Prince, who is accused of opening fire inside Advanced Granite Solutions, before shooting a man in Wilmington, Delaware.
    The FBI has put Prince on electronic billboards along the East Coast to help find him before he does any more ha
  • CBS Sports’ Kevin Harlan On Week 7 Broncos-Chargers Matchup, More

    By Matt Citak
    The Denver Broncos got the season off to a great start, winning three of four games before heading into their Week 5 bye. Despite two weeks to prepare, Denver came out flat against the New York Giants. The Giants ran the ball 32 times for 148 yards, with Orleans Darkwa gaining 117 of those yards on 21 carries (5.6 yards per carry), en route to a 23-10 victory. Darkwa ran for more yards than the Broncos had allowed to Melvin Gordon (54), Ezekiel Elliott (8), LeSean McCoy (21),
  • FBI Puts Edgewood Shooting Suspect On Billboards Along East Coast

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The FBI has put up the picture of the man accused of opening fire inside an Edgewood business, killing five people, on electronic billboards along I-95 and the East Coast.
    Radee Prince’s face is on electronic billboards along highways all to way to Philadelphia and Atlantic City.
    The FBI and ATF are continuing to assist local and state agencies to locate Prince and bring him into custody.
    Anyone who sees Prince is asked to call 911 or the FBI tip line, 1-800-Call-FB
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  • 4 Killed In Tuesday Westminster Crash Identified; One Car Went 100+ MPH

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has identified the individuals involved in a fatal three-car crash on Tuesday.
    The incident occurred in Westminster at Route 31 and Old New Windsor Pike around 2:12 p.m.
    A deputy on an unrelated call was going west on Route 31 when he saw a vehicle going east toward Westminster. The vehicle was allegedly traveling so fast the the officer turned around to follow it.
    Police say the vehicle, a 2011 Infiniti G37, driven by 30-year-old
  • Baltimore To Name New Panel For Police Disciplinary Trials

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorneys for the city of Baltimore have agreed to replace the board of outside law enforcement officials to preside over upcoming disciplinary trials of three police officers in the arrest of Freddie Gray.
    City Solicitor Andre Davis told a judge Tuesday that the city will voluntarily change the membership of the panel. The Baltimore Sun reports that defense lawyers for the officers had objected to meetings police commanders and city attorneys had with the propos
  • Edgewood Business Mourning ‘The Loss Of Our Friends’ After Shooting

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The business where a man opened fire Wednesday, killing three people and injuring two others, is in mourning after the loss of their friends.
    Advanced Granite Solutions was the site where police say Radee Prince shot five people. Prince had worked there for four months.
    The business released the following statement after Wednesday’s deadly shooting:
    Words cannot express our feelings. We mourn the loss of our friends. We would like to send our sincere condolences to
  • Maryland Man Who Was Shot By Police Convicted Of Murder

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who was shot by Baltimore police in 2015 has been convicted of killing a security guard in an unrelated crime committed hours earlier.
    The Baltimore Sun reports 26-year-old Keith Davis Jr. was convicted Tuesday of second-degree murder in the 2015 death of 22-year-old Kevin Jones, a Pimlico Race Course security guard.
    In a 2016 trial, Davis had been accused of trying to rob a hack driver hours after Jones’ death. During the incident, a police officer c
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  • Scientists Say Your Brain Still Works After Death, And You Know When You’re Dead

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Scientists may be inching closer to answering one of the greatest mysteries of life: what happens after you die? According to researchers in New York, a person’s brain is still active after death, meaning in many cases they can be aware that they’ve passed away.
    A team from New York University’s Langone School of Medicine has been studying patients who have suffered cardiac arrest or a heart attack, which stopped their hearts for a brief period
  • NFL Picks Week 7: Cowboys Get Back On Track

    Ryan Mayer
    For a long time, the NFL, and all of our sports leagues, have tried to preach the virtue of parity. That every team, each and every season, truly has a chance to win a title if they make the right moves. As fans, we know this is simply not true. There are years when you enter the season hoping not for a playoff appearance, but for a higher draft pick to fix a hole on your team. Or, you hope to make the playoffs as a Wild Card, because it’s been awhile since your team has played
  • Maryland Business Park Shooting Suspect Fired From Earlier Job

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — Our media partners at The Baltimore Sun are reporting that a man who police say killed three people and wounded two more at his Maryland workplace was fired from another job earlier this year after he attacked a co-worker.
    The Baltimore Sun reports that a former co-worker of 37-year-old Radee Prince sought a restraining order against him in February. In an application for his request, the co-worker said Prince had punched another employee in the face and threatened emp
  • ‘My Friend Is Gone’; Employee Heartbroken After Shooting At Edgewood Business

    EDGEWOOD, MD. (WJZ) — Lives were forever changed Wednesday, when police say Radee Prince opened fire inside an Edgewood granite business, killing three and injuring two others.
    Friends and families of those victims are still coming to grips with what happened, including an employee at Advanced Granite Solutions, who said he lost his best friends.
    He had been out recently with an injury, and arrived at a re-unifation site not knowing much about the shooting, but was soon told the
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  • Survey Says 7 In 10 Millennials Would Rather Text Than Talk In Person

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Most people won’t be shocked to hear that millennials enjoy texting, but a new survey is putting a sky-high number on just how many young adults worldwide would rather text than talk to someone right next to them.
    Business solutions firm LivePerson has released the results of a poll that talked to 4,000 18 to 34-year-olds across the globe to find out how much of their lives are being lived out digitally. The vast majority of millennials and younger adults (Gener
  • Retired Major General Facing Court-Martial On Rape Charges

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A retired major general will face a court-martial on charges that he raped a child over a six-year period while on active duty in the 1980s. The U.S. Army said in a statement Wednesday that James J. Grazioplene will be assigned a military judge. A date will then be set for Grazioplene’s trial.The 68-year-old from Gainesville, Virginia, faces a maximum punishment of forfeiture of pay and confinement for life.
    A preliminary hearing to review the evidence ag
  • Maryland Congressman Joins Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Delaney, D-Potomac, announced Tuesday that he is co-sponsoring legislation to make it easier for the Drug Enforcement Administration to combat the opioid epidemic.
    The bill, called the “Opioid Immediate Suspension Order Act of 2017,” was introduced Monday by Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Virginia. Four Democratic representatives, including Delaney, have co-sponsored the legislation, but no Republicans, according to Connolly’s office.
    An April 2016 law
  • 5 Shot, 3 Dead In Edgewood Business Park, Suspect At-Large

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (WJZ) —Five people have been shot and three of them are dead after a man opened fire at a business in Edgewood just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.
    **WJZ has learned that Prince may be connected to another homicide in Delaware this morning, before the shooting in Edgewood. We are working to get more information on that incident.**
    Emmorton Business Park is just south of the I-95 interchange with Route 24. The Sheriff’s Of
  • Cop Buys Teen Membership To Gym He Kept Sneaking Into

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– A Chicago teenager has a brand new gym membership thanks to the police officer who chose not to arrest him for trespassing. The 15-year-old boy had been repeatedly caught sneaking into a fitness center so he could play basketball with his friends.
    According to a report from CBS Chicago, workers at X-Sport Fitness in the Chicago suburb of Skokie called police on the teen in late August after warning him not to sneak into the basketball courts again.
    “We said look
  • Multiple Injuries In Edgewood Shooting At Emmorton Business Park, SWAT On Scene

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (WJZ) —The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a shooting in Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood. Emmorton Business Park is just south of the I-95 interchange with Route 24.Authorities are reporting that there are multiple injuries and are asking people to avoid the area.
    WJZ Investigator Mike Hellgren reports that police are searching for a red Dodge Charger with Delaware plates in relation to the shooting.
    The sheriff’s office has asked media partn
  • Chemical Spill At Hunt Valley Retirement Community Sends 2 To Hospital

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A hazmat situation in a retirement community has sent two people to the hospital this morning.
    Baltimore County officials say a chemical spill occurred in a laundry room at the Maryland Masonic Homes in Hunt Valley. Officials say it was bleach mixed with a second chemical.
    The patients transported to the hospital have non-life threatening injuries.
    Officials say residents are sheltering in place.
    #BCoFD hazmat o/s 300 Int’l Cr,, #HuntValley, chem spill in laund
  • Chicago Fires 2 Officers In United Passenger Dragging Case

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat, the city’s Office of Inspector General said in a report released Tuesday.One of the fired officers, a sergeant, also was part of an attempt to cover up some details of the incident that happened in April at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, according to the report.
  • Weather Blog: Clear Skies For Today

    Hi Everyone!
    Not too much to write about today. This is one of those wonderful periods where High pressure, in just that perfect place, keeps us in sunshine and mild Autumn temps. I joke about it but weather and real estate have one thing in common. LOCATION.
    If that high is further East, a sea breeze. Further North a chilly breeze around it. A bit further South, and humidity returns big. But here we are with a barometric pressure of 30.34. With that big dome of high pressure right on top of us.
  • The Latest: Trump Says US Rep. ‘Fabricated’ What He Said

    MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump is disputing a report that he told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband “knew what he signed up for.”
    Trump says on Twitter on Wednesday: “Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!” Trump did not specify what proof he had.
    Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in ac
  • Federal Officials Made Requests To Hold Immigrants In Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —Federal immigration agents have asked the state-run Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center to hold dozens of immigrants in custody. That’s according to our media partners at The Baltimore Sun. 
    Local officials say they have received no such requests.
    Since 2015,U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has asked the state officials who run the facility in Baltimore to hold at least 40 inmates for 48 hours beyond the time when they would normally have been re
  • NFL Owners Meet With Players Association

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — NFL owners met with representatives of the players association on Tuesday in New York in an attempt to reach a compromise in the wake of National Anthem demonstrations.
    Outside the meeting, nearly two dozen protesters took a knee after some of the NFL players did the same or locked arms during the National Anthem. Players have been taking a knee to protest racial inequality.
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and some owners believe the players should stand.
    “I think th
  • Vegas Hotel Security Guard’s Disappearance Draws Attention

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The cancellation of scheduled TV interviews last week by a hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter raised questions Tuesday about the location of a key witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.Jesus Campos “wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing,” MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Debra DeShong said in response to questions from The Associated Press about Campos’ whereabouts. “He’s asked t
  • Weather Blog: Chilly Air This Morning, Warming Up

    Just a perfect fall day again all around the region. After a frosty chilly start, we warmed only to the upper 50’s and low 60’s, despite the sunshine.
    More chilly air Wednesday morning with a frost advisory lasting until 9 a.m., but with a light south wind, we should get to 70 degrees by afternoon.
    The rest of our week looks just as nice, with wall to wall sun and mild temperatures.
    Doesn’t get much nicer than this!
    Bob Turk
  • 5 People Injured, 1 Killed In Multiple Shootings Tuesday

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Five people were injured, and one man died from shooting incidents on Tuesday, Baltimore Police say.
    They say two people were shot just before 8 p.m. Tuesday night, when police were called the 2400 block of Barclay Street. Officers on the scene found two men, a 29-year-old and and 44-year-old, who were both suffering from gunshot wounds.
    Police say both were taken to the hospital, but the 44-year-old man later died from his injuries.
    They also say at around 9:20 p.m. foun
  • President Under Fire For Comments Made To Gold Star Wife: ‘He Knew What He Was Getting Into’

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — President Trump is receiving criticism for his choice of words during a phone call with the wife of fallen soldier, Sgt. La David Johnson, who died in the line of duty in Niger earlier this month.
    CBS Miami reports President Trump “said to the wife, ‘Well, I guess he knew what he was getting into,’” according to Rep. Frederica Wilson.
    Rep. Wilson and Sgt. Johnson’s widow, Myeshia Johnson were in the car together on their way to receive t
  • Police Are Looking To Identify Gwynn Oak Bank Robbery Suspect

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are looking to identify a man they say robbed a West Baltimore bank last month.
    Police have released photos of a man they say was seen in surveillance video robbing a Wells Fargo Bank at the 4700 block of Liberty Heights Avenue on September 18.Police say the suspect is a black male in his mid-to-late-20s, around 5-foot-8-inches tall, and is around 160 to 170 pounds. They say he has braided hair, was seen wearing a tan baseball cap and has a scruffy beard.
    Anyo
  • 2 Major Developments Could Reshape The U.S. Opioid Crisis

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Major developments in the fight against opioids as drug-related deaths are at a record high in Maryland. More than 2,000 lives were lost last year alone.
    WJZ Investigator Mike Hellgren reports that the Department of Justice is targeting Chinese suppliers bringing dangerous fentanyl into the U.S., which is often cut with other drugs, including heroine.
    “There is no training, no preparing for losing a son,” says Todd Burke. Todd and Dorie Burke, parents of Thade
  • Commissioner Davis On Police-Involved Shooting Of Robbery Suspect: ‘This Is A Dime A Dozen Scenario’

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have identified the armed robbery suspect who was fatally shot by a Baltimore Police Department officer Monday morning.
    The suspect has been identified as 20-year-old Eric Garrison. Police believe Garrison had worked with several others to rob 20-30 stores in the area recently.
    Police say the officer had no choice but to fire, and Baltimore PD Commissioner Kevin Davis commended the officer for doing exactly what he’s trained to do. Taking into
  • Md. Leaders Looking To Develop Maglev Partnership, Bring Amazon HQ2 To A ‘Transit Friendly’ Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The city and state are put the finishing touches on the pitch to get Amazon to build its new headquarters in Baltimore. Northeast Maglev says high-speed rail may be the added incentive it needs.
    Pat Warren reports, one of Amazon’s specifications for its new location is that it be “transit friendly.”
    The area could be seeing a five-minute train ride from downtown Baltimore to BWI Marshall. The prospect of saving hours of travel time is about as transit-fr
  • Police: 4 Dead In Serious Westminster Crash, One Car Was Going 100+ MPH

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —A serious vehicle accident has killed four people in Westminster, at Route 31 and Old New Windsor Pike, according to the Carroll County Fire Department.
    Ava-joye Burnett reports that it was around 2 p.m. when an officer on an unrelated call was going on one direction on Route 31 when he saw a vehicle going in the opposite direction toward Westminster. The vehicle was allegedly traveling so fast the the officer turned around to follow it.
    Police say the vehicle, an Infiniti
  • ‘Ron Is Used To Getting His Way’: Brad Garrett On Butting Heads With Dr. Bull

    Dr. Bull (Michael Weatherly) isn’t the type to relinquish control. But neither is Ron Getman (Brad Garrett), the attorney Bull hires to defend him in a trial on episode four of this season of Bull. Brad Garrett spoke to CBS Local about his experience joining the cast of Bull as tonight’s guest star and what it was like butting heads with Michael Weatherly in tonight’s episode.
     
    You’re guest starring in the next episode of Bull where you’ll be pl
  • New Thurgood Marshall Movie Based On Book By Baltimore Attorney

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —Baltimore native Thurgood Marshall stands among the greatest and most important civil rights figures in American history. And a new movie on him is based on the book by a current Baltimore attorney.
    Segregation kept Marshall out of the University of Maryland, and his law practice in Baltimore didn’t amount to much, that is until he started working for the NAACP.
    Scenes from the movie are based on “Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice,” re
  • Scientists Find Origin Of Gold In 130-Million-Year Old Star Collision

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —They are the most violent explosions in the universe. And now the collision of two neutron stars this past summer is unlocking new secrets.
    The stars, which are about 130 million light years away, circled each other for billions of years.
    “And what we saw in August when those two neutron stars finally merged and collided in a huge release of energy,” says Dr. Julie McEnery, of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. “So imagine the sun shining for millions
  • Wanted Man Who Lost Facebook Bet With Police Turns Himself In

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)–  A Michigan man who lost a bet with police after trolling them on Facebook has paid off the wager by turning himself in. The man, who was wanted on several misdemeanor warrants, even brought officers the donuts he promised them.
    The Redford Township Police Department said 21-year-old Michael Zaydel walked into their building on Oct. 16 with fresh treats in hand to face his punishment. “He walked in on his own, and not only did he bring the donuts, he b
  • Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award In Talcum Powder Case

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit.
    The Missouri Eastern District Court’s ruling came in a lawsuit filed by Jacqueline Fox, 62, of Birmingham, Alabama, who claimed the baby powder and other Johnson & Johnson products that she used for about 25 years contributed t
  • Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Sister, 2 Cousins Charged With Murder

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland man accused of fatally stabbing his sister and two cousins, all under the age of 10, has been charged with murder for their deaths.
    Antonio Williams faces three counts of murder in the deaths of his sister, 6-year-old Nadira Withers, and two second cousins, 9-year-old Ariana Decree and 6-year-old Ajayah Decree, back on August 18.
    RELATED: Family Member Charged With Killing 3 Girls Under The Age Of 10
    Police say the Decree sisters were visiting from Ne
  • 4 Dead In Serious Vehicle Accident In Westminster

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —A serious vehicle accident has killed four people in Westminster, at Route 31 and Old New Windsor Pike, according to the Carroll County Fire Department.
    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department is handling the investigation.
    Both vehicles involved are now on the side of the road in the westbound lanes, and all lanes are shut down, according to Sky Eye Chopper 13 Captain Jeff Long who was above the scene around 3 p.m.
    This is a developing story.
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  • Hate Crime Charge Brought Against Man Accused Of Killing Bowie St. Student

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A grand jury has returned hate crime charges against the man accused of stabbing a Bowie State University student to death on the University of Maryland College Park campus in May.
    The hate crime charge was brought against Sean Urbanski, who is accused of killing Lt. Richard Collins.
    Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks said these charges come after they analyzed all the evidence in this case, including Urbanski’s phone, co
  • Puppies Brought To Maryland After Hurricane Maria Now Up For Adoption

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Some of the puppies brought here to Maryland after the devastation left by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico are now available for adoption.
    Starting Tuesday, the 10-week-old puppies will be available for adoption at the Humane Society of Washington County. The HSWC collaborated with the Humane Society of the United States to transport the animals for hurricane relief.
    According to HSWC, the pups are already spayed or neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, and up-to-date o
  • Police: 9-Year-Old Dies After 325-Pound Cousin Sat On Her As Punishment

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A nine-year-old Florida girl has died after an older cousin allegedly sat on the child as a form of punishment. The cousin, who is 64-years-old and weighs 325 pounds, was arrested by police and faces homicide charges.
    According to reports, Dericka Lindsay stopped breathing and went into cardiac arrest on Oct. 14 after the incident with her cousin. 64-year-old Veronica Green Posey reportedly told police that the girl was “out of control” and was being disc
  • ‘Supermarket Sweep’ Is Coming Back To TV

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Supermarket Sweep is set to make its long awaited return to television.
    FremantleMedia acquired the global rights to the shopping game show, and announced it will be bringing back the show.
    Right now, no further information has been released on what network the show will air, or when it will return to television.
    ⚡️ “Let's go wild in the aisles with #SupermarketSweep! 🛒🛒🛒” by @FremantleMediaPeople are excited! @Tw
  • Best Places For Corn Dishes In Baltimore

    By Joel FurchesAutumn is the time for corn harvest, and one naturally thinks of sweet and juicy corn on the cob. But corn is a year-round treat, and possibly the most versatile of all the starchy vegetables. If your mouth waters at the thought of cream corn, cornbread or even popcorn, it is worth looking at these offerings and seeing if anything on the list hits the spot and is located near you. Then do yourself a favor and treat yourself.
    Woodberry Kitchen
    2010 Clipper Park RoadBaltimore, MD 21
  • Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 7

    By Rahul Lal
    We’ve seen a number of injuries shape the NFL lately, whether it’s watching Dalvin Cook, Odell Beckham Jr. or now Aaron Rodgers go down with injury – fantasy owners are hurting. It’s important as ever for fantasy owners to try to stay on top of things by making the right moves on the waiver wire and picking up the right guy to stay fantasy relevant.
    Teams on bye: Detroit, Houston
    Below are a few of our favorite waiver wire pickups for Week 7, and they are sep
  • Opioid Deaths Reportedly Down In State With Legal Marijuana

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The ability to use marijuana legally in Colorado has reportedly resulted in a positive side-effect: a decrease in the number of fatal opioid overdoses in the state.
    According to a new study by the American Journal of Public Health, the number of overdose deaths have fallen by more than six percent since the state legalized recreational pot in 2014.
    “Colorado’s legalization of recreational cannabis sales and use resulted in a 0.7 deaths per month reduction

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