• Sanders Says She Was Told To Leave Va. Restaurant

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, becoming the latest administration official to experience a brusque welcome in a public setting.
    Sanders tweeted that she was told by the owner of The Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, that she had to “leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left.”
    She said the event Friday evening said far more about the
  • Manny Machado Hits Homerun In 15th Inning for 10-7 Win

    ATLANTA, GA (AP)– Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 15th inning, lifting the Baltimore Orioles to a 10-7 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night after each team staged dramatic ninth-inning rallies.
    The Braves surrendered six runs in the ninth, and then scored four times in the bottom of the inning.
    Peter Moylan, Atlanta’s eighth pitcher, hit Craig Gentry to open the 15th. Gentry moved to second on Austin Wynns’ sacrifice.
    With first base open, the B
  • 2 Dogs Killed, 1 Woman Injured In Baltimore Dog Attack

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City animal control is investigating after witnesses say two pit bull type dogs attacked a woman as she walked her furry companions. Two of the Yorkshire terriers later died.
    “Some people may say it’s just a dog, but it’s not just a dog,” said Terry Cornish, whose dogs were killed.
    Terry Cornish’s two Yorkshire terriers Chase and Charlie were popular in northeast Baltimore because of their daily walks. But on Thursday, the
  • Boy, Mother Reunited At BWI Airport After Being Separated At US-Mexico Border

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Guatemalan mother and her seven-year-old child who have been separated for a month after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were reunited in the middle of the night at BWI-Marshall Airport Friday.
    Darwin Micheal Mejia and his mother, Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia, were fleeing violence and threats in their home country of Guatemala and seeking asylum. They crossed over the Texas border illegally after traveling 2,300 miles on foot and turned themselves in to
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  • Justices Adopt Digital-Age Privacy Rules To Track Cellphones

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age.
    The justices’ 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain information that phone companies collect from the ubiquitous cellphone towers that allow people to make and receive calls, and transmit data. The information has become an important tool in criminal investigations
  • Elementary School Changes Confederate Name To Honor Barack Obama

    RICHMOND, Va. (WJZ) — An elementary school in Virginia is making a big statement by changing its name.
    J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School in Richmond is currently named after a Confederate general. But the Richmond Public School Board voted Monday to rename it Barack Obama Elementary School.
    Name suggestions came from the community and students — 95 percent of whom are African-American.
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  • Baltimore Co. Fire Dept. Employee Finds Death Threat Letters On Car, At Home

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — An employee of the Baltimore County Fire Department reportedly received a death threat containing a racial slur last week.
    Our media partner The Baltimore Sun reports the victim found the letter on his car that was parked in a garage along Baltimore Avenue in Towson on June 14.
    The victim received the letter after finding a similar one was at his home.
    An investigation is ongoing.
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  • Lawmakers Asking For Work Visa Extension Of 25 Foreign Teachers In Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Five Maryland lawmakers on Capitol Hill are urging the Secretary of Labor to extend the visas of more than two dozen Baltimore City teachers who are being forced to return home to their countries when their visas expire at the end of the month.
    Most of the 25 teachers are from the Philippines, though some are from Jamaica, and all have called Baltimore home for the past 10-15 years.
    “I think it’s really criminal what they’re doing to these people,&r
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  • 17-Year-Old Charged In Missing Teen’s Murder

    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of another boy whose remains were found in a wooded area in Annapolis last year.
    The body of 17-year-old Neris Bonilla-Palacios was found Oct. 3, 2017, near Open Lane View Lane. Anne Arundel County Police said there was evidence of trauma to Bonilla-Palacios’ body. The teen was initially reported missing Aug. 5.
    Police later identified Marcos Melendez-Gamez as a suspect. He was arrested Monday in
  • Man Dies After Car Plunges Into Potomac River

    ARLINGTON, Va. (WJZ) — A man has died after his car went into the Potomac River, fire officials say.
    The car went into the water at the Columbia Island Marina in Arlington, Virginia around 9 a.m. Friday, according to the Arlington County Fire Department.
    #Update Vehicle has been pulled from the water at Columbia Island Marina. Victim rescued from vehicle remains in critical condition. @DCPoliceDept remaining on scene to conduct an investigation. Thanks to our partners @dcairports @usparkpo
  • Top Netflix Executive Out After Using The N-Word

    (CNN Money) — A top Netflix executive has left the company after he used the N-word in front of colleagues on more than one occasion.
    The streaming service’s chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland, issued an apology on Twitter Friday and said he’s leaving the company after seven years.
    “Leaders have to be beyond reproach in the example we set and unfortunately I fell short of that standard when I was insensitive in speaking to my team about words that offend in
  • 9,000 Barrels Of Bourbon Fall In Distillery Building Collapse

    (CNN) — Pardon bourbon lovers for crying in their beer after half of the barrels being aged at a Kentucky distillery building fell to the ground when part of the structure collapsed.
    About 9,000 stacked bourbon barrels plummeted to the ground at Barton 1792 Distillery, home of the brand 1792 Bourbon.
    The building, which holds up to 20,000 barrels, was having a wall repaired. The collapse brought down half of the building, with the other half still intact.
    Bardstown Police Chief Billy Matti
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  • Delta Bans Pit Bulls As Service Dogs, Sparks Backlash

    ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it’s no longer allowing passengers to fly with “pit bull type” dogs as service or support animals, a policy that’s being met with criticism by groups that train service dogs and the people who use them.
    The Atlanta-based airline describes its ban as an “enhancement” to its policy on animals in passenger areas. Delta will also limit travelers to a single emotional support animal per flight. The changes, announ
  • Police Shooting Of Boy Spurs More Protests, Appeals

    Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officials to charge the officer.
    Hundreds of marchers chanting “Who did this? The police did this” shut down a Pittsburgh area highway in the early morning hours, and a small group staged a sit-in outside the district attorney’s office lat
  • 3 Md. Universities Revoke Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degrees

    BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Several universities in Maryland have revoked Bill Cosby’s honorary degrees, less than two months after he was convicted of multiple counts of aggravated indecent assault.
    The University System of Maryland said Friday that it received requests to rescind degrees from the University of Baltimore, the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore.
    The USM Board of Regents released the following statement:
  • Jewish Md. Delegate Claims Man Yelled ‘Heil Hitler’ At Her

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As the primaries get closer, verbal attacks between candidates are heating up. For one Maryland delegate, hateful speech didn’t come from her opponent, but a man driving by.
    Maryland Del. Shelly Hettleman said she was on the corner of Greenspring Valley and Falls Road in Baltimore County during the Monday morning rush hour when a man “with hatred in his face” stuck his head out of the window and screamed “Heil Hitler, you don’t repr
  • Md. Early Voting Sets Record As Gubernatorial Candidates Round Out Campaigning

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Prepare for a primary campaign blitz as candidates head into the final weekend before the June 26 primary.
    More than 220,000 ballots were cast during this early voting cycle and now comes the big event.
    Voters must filter the noise of the six-way primary race for governor and choose one to run in the November general election against Gov. Larry Hogan.
    Towson University Political Rhetoric Professor Richard Vatz tells WJZ that Democratic frontrunners Rushern Baker and
  • Man Convicted Of Killing Wife In 2006 Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man convicted of killing his wife, who was also the mother of their two young children, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
    Michael Amick was sentenced Friday in Baltimore County for the 2006 murder of his wife, Roxanne Amick.
    In 2006, Michael Amick lived with his wife, Roxanne Amick, and their two young children in Perry Hall.
    Roxanne Amick disappeared on Sept. 13, 2006, and was last seen by her husband that morning. Michael Amick reported his wife missing t
  • 1 Of The Top 50 Worst Places To Live Is Right Here In Md.

    BALTIMORE, MD — Here’s a topic for debate: A report by 24/7 Wall Street puts Baltimore among the worst quality of life cities in the country.
    The publication took into account affordability, job market strength, infrastructure, commute times and other factors to come up with the rankings.
    Read the full story on Patch.com.
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  • MetroAccess Driver Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Disabled Passenger

    HYATTSVILLE, MD (WJZ) — A MetroAccess driver in Prince George’s County was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman with an intellectual disability aboard a van, police said.
    Deymon Levarne Childs, 40, has been charged with second-degree rape, second-degree assault and third-degree sex offense following the incident in Hyattsville on Monday afternoon.
    Metro Transit Police said Childs picked her up as scheduled and was supposed to take her home. The victim, who w
  • Ashley Graham To Appear On ‘Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition’

    Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition is back for a new installment this Friday featuring Ashley Graham, a model, designer, author and body activist. Graham will go undercover as Morgan Williams, an aspiring curvy model looking to break into the cutthroat fashion industry.
    While pretending to be Morgan Williams, Graham meets Alexa – a model with no shortage of confidence. Graham describes Alexa as “confident” and says that he is the kind of role model that young girls need.
  • Starbucks Closing 150 Locations: Are Maryland Stores At Risk?

    BALTIMORE, MD — Starbucks, the ubiquitous coffee chain, announced late Tuesday it plans to close an estimated 150 locations by the end of 2019. While the company has not yet said which locations will close, a notice to investors said the closures will affect “underperforming company-operated stores in its most densely penetrated markets” in urban areas.
    Baltimore and Washington, D.C., could be among those “densely penetrated markets.” As of October 2017, Maryland wa
  • Stream The Travelers Championship

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  • New Jersey Governor Signs Law Banning Underage Marriage

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has become the second state in the nation to bar marriage for anyone under 18.
    Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed the bill Friday. Delaware enacted a ban in May.
    Murphy says the legislation would put an end to child marriages and particularly help young women.
    The law bars the state from issuing marriage or civil union licenses anyone under 18, regardless of parental or judicial consent.
    Under previous law parents or guardians could consent to underage marri
  • Orioles Find Their Disappointing Season ‘Mind-Boggling’

    BALTIMORE (AP) — As they stagger toward the midpoint of their miserable 2018 baseball season, the Orioles own the worst record in the majors and are on pace to lose 100 games for only the third time since their move to Baltimore in 1954.
    Worst of all, they never saw it coming.
    After giving free agent Alex Cobb a four-year, $57 million contract and signing veteran right-hander Andrew Cashner, the Orioles figured they had a solid starting rotation to go with a power-laden lineup — a fo
  • Local Agencies Take Part In Active Shooter Training Exercise At School

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — According to recently released figures, there has been, on average, one shooting at a school every week this year in the United States.
    From the shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, to the shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, school shootings have become all too common.
    On Friday, the Baltimore County Police Department and other law enforcement agencies gathered at Prettyboy Elementary School in Freeland for an active sh
  • FBI Offering Reward For Suspect Who Robbed 3 Local Banks

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The FBI has released surveillance pictures of a man who they believe is responsible for robbing three local banks.
    According to the FBI, the suspect robbed the following banks:May 8: Farmers & Merchants Bank located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
    May 18: Farmers & Merchants Bank located at 15226 Hanover Pike, Upperco, MD 21155
    June 14: Farmers & Merchants Bank located at 275 Clifton Blvd, Westminster, MD 21157During these robberies, authorities
  • 16-Year-Old Killed, 2 Other Teens Injured In Single-Vehicle Crash

    ANNE ARUNDEL CO., Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police investigators are working to find out what caused a crash Thursday afternoon that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old.
    Authorities say Tyrese Glenn and two other teenagers, a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, were passengers in a black 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis when it overturned into an embankment on I-97, south of Waterbury Road in Crownsville.
    Troopers were called out to the crash at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, and
  • Paul McCartney And James Corden Drive Through Liverpool On ‘Carpool Karaoke’

    “The Late Late Show” traveled across the pond this past week as James Corden hosted his late-night talk show from Central Hall in Westminster, London. Thursday night’s episode featured a particularly special treat for both Corden and fans alike as Sir Paul McCartney took part in the popular segment “Carpool Karaoke.”
    Corden and McCartney took a drive down memory lane in the legendary singer’s hometown of Liverpool – appropriately beginning their travels
  • Another Member Of Corrupt Baltimore PD Task Force Sentenced

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A federal judge has sentenced a former Baltimore police detective to 18 years in prison as part of one of the city’s biggest corruption scandals.
    Earlier this year, a jury convicted Det. Daniel Hersl in a string of armed robberies while he was part of an elite Baltimore City Police gun unit–the Gun Trace Task Force. Hersl is the sixth officer sentenced so far.
    His brother, Stephen Hersl, wept outside the courthouse, telling WJZ that the family would &ldqu
  • Another Member Of Corrupt Baltimore PD Task Force Given Sentence

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Another former Baltimore City Police Department officer who were part of the disgraced Gun Trace Task Force has received his sentence.
    Daniel Hersl was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison after his conviction on racketeering charges. The maximum sentence for Hersl was 21 years, and the government had recommended a 20 year sentence.
    #BREAKING 18 years for Former Det Daniel Hersl @wjz #GTTF
    — Mike Hellgren (@HellgrenWJZ) June 22, 2018Before sentencing, a
  • Man Charged In Maryland Workplace Shooting Sentenced In Delaware

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A man accused of shooting five co-workers at a granite company in Maryland, killing three, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for attempted manslaughter and other crimes in the later shooting of a man in Delaware.
    38-year-old Radee Prince was sentenced Friday. He was convicted last month of attempted manslaughter, reckless endangering, resisting arrest, carrying a concealed weapon and two counts of possession of a firearm during commission of a felony.
  • NYPD: Husband Cuts Off Wife’s Arm, Flees Scene

    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police are searching for a man who allegedly cut off his wife’s arm during a domestic dispute in Brooklyn.
    It happened just after noon Thursday 55th Street and 5th Avenue.
    WANTED: Male, Asian, approximately 5’6, 130 lbs for felonious assault that occurred on 55th street between 4-5 ave. on June 21st. Help us find this individual, share information. #800577TIPS pic.twitter.com/BynpwZ0c1w
    — NYPD 72nd Precinct (@NYPD72Pct) June 22, 2018When officer
  • Military Bases Could House Up To 20,000 Undocumented Immigrant Children

    (CNN) — The US government might send up to 20,000 undocumented immigrant children to housing on US military bases, two defense officials said.
    The Department of Health and Human Services has assessed three bases in Texas and will visit a fourth in Arkansas, Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Jamie Davis said. The bases could be used as housing within a month if the pace of border crossings continues and no other solution is found, the defense officials said.
    The Trump administration’s &ldqu
  • Woman Arrested For Blowing Up ATM

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia woman helped blow up an ATM inside a city business during an unsuccessful theft attempt.
    Police say 34-year-old Tinikah Hogan faces numerous charges, including conspiracy and possessing a weapon of mass destruction. It’s not clear if she has retained an attorney.
    The explosion occurred around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday inside a beer distributorship.
    Authorities say video shows Hogan placing the device into the ATM. She was accompanied by a
  • Confusion Swirls On Border After Trump Reversal On Families

    Texas (AP)-  President Donald Trump’s order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion and uncertainty along the border, as officials worked to come up with an overall plan to reunite families while sending conflicting signals about the state of the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.Parents who remained locked up struggled to get in touch with children being held in many cases hundreds of miles away. Some said they didn’t eve
  • Video: Priest Slaps Baby Across The Face In The Middle Of Baptism

    (CBS LOCAL)— A shocking video of a child’s baptism has gone viral, as it features a priest slapping the child across the face.The video first gained attention after a Reddit user posted the clip in a subreddit with the title “This happened today in France, I’m really shocked.” The video was posted on YouTube and titled “Un prête gifle un nourrisson lors de son baptême,” which translates to a priest slaps an infant during his baptism.
  • SportsLine’s Top Weekend Picks: Baseball Takes Over

    Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh PiratesFriday, June 22, 2018, 7:05 pm ET
    Arizona’s offense rebounded from an abysmal start to the season, but the D’backs seems to be cooling off again, batting just .240 over the last week and having lost three of four. The team still ranks dead-last in the majors against RHPs (.214) and is among the worst road-hitting teams at .225. Ivan Nova has been solid in his last two starts and is overall considerably better at home, while t
  • Ichiro Wore A Fake Mustache To Sit In Dugout During Mariners-Yankees Game

    Ryan Mayer
    Ichiro Suzuki announced his “retirement” and transition to the Mariners front office in early May of this year. Even though he said it wasn’t a retirement, it did end his season as a player and, therefore, his ability to be in the dugout with the team during games as front office personnel aren’t allowed there during games. But, that didn’t stop Ichiro from catching an inning from the dugout view as Seattle played the New York Yankees on Thursday night.
  • Buzz Pop Cocktails Contain More Alcohol Than A Glass Of Wine

    (CBS LOCAL)– There’s a new way for adults to enjoy a hot summer day.
    A Las Vegas based company called Buzz Pop Cocktails created a line of push pops that contain twice the amount of alcohol of a glass of wine. Each pop has an ABV of 15% and there are eight flavors such as Bluberry Mania, Mango Passion Fruit and Moscow Mule.All of the adult push pops include vodka, rum, tequilla or whiskey. Each pop reportedly only contains 100 calories. An eight pack of pops costs $100 and an in
  • Astros Triple-A Team Played As The Zamunda Lions From ‘Coming To America’

    Ryan Mayer
    Minor league baseball promotions bring us some of the most entertaining moments in sports on a consistent basis. That trend continued last night when the Houston Astros Triple-A affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies, played as the Zamunda Lions on Thursday night for their game against the Albuquerque Isotopes to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the movie “Coming To America”. It was glorious.
    Last night, the Houston Astros' Triple-A team, the Fresno Grizzlies, pla
  • Yellowstone Geyser Activity Increases Sparking Conversation Of Supervolcano Eruption Chances

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (CBSDFW.COM/CBS LOCAL) — A historically dormant geyser in Yellowstone National Park has been anything but dormant recently — and visitors can’t get enough of the water show. It has also sparked conversation about whether a super-eruption could soon be expected in the region.
    Steamboat Geyser is now the world’s largest active geyser. It has erupted ten times in three months, but it wasn’t always so exciting.
    Before this year– Steamboat
  • Police: Woman In Critical Condition After Early Morning Shooting

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police say a woman is in critical condition after being shot multiple times early Friday morning.
    According to the Baltimore Police Department, officers were called out to the 400 block of West Mulberry St.  at 1:40 a.m. for a reported shooting.
    Responding officers found a 31-year-old woman with gunshot wounds to the chest. back, and leg.
    The female victim is now listed in critical condition at a local hospital, according to police.
    Anyone with information
  • Robbery Suspect Uses Stolen Holiday Inn Express Van As Getaway Vehicle

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a robbery suspect.
    The incident happened on Monday at 1:25 a.m. Police say the suspect pulled up to the Royal Farms store located in the 6000 block of Falls Road in a stolen white Holiday Inn Express van.Police say the suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded the store employee give him money from the register. After he received the money, he fled in the van on Falls Road.
    Police believe t
  • Dems Seek Info About Virginia Facility After Abuse Claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia’s two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement.
    Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine sent to the head of the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement questions about the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center. The Associated Press reported Thursday that six Latino teens had made sworn stateme
  • Weather Blog: Gray And Damp

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — T.G.I.F.!!
    It’s the first Seersucker Friday of Summer. I have been doing Seersuckers on Friday’s for years. Besides the fact they are all cotton, and comfortable as all get out, the act of pulling it out of the closet just puts me in that Summer frame of mind. The word itself came into the English language from Persia, and originated form the words “sheer and shaker”. Literally meaning “milk, and sugar.” Just perfect for a sunny and hot
  • Victim Struck, Killed On I-695 After Exiting Vehicle

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland State Police report a victim was struck and killed on the Inner Loop of I-695 at Perring Parkway Thursday night.
    Officials say they received a call about a body located on the right shoulder of the interstate around 11:07 p.m. When Troopers arrived, they advised that aid was not able to be rendered due to the extent of the subject’s injuries.
    Investigators say a preliminary examination showed injuries including head trauma, broken legs andbody dis
  • Trump Says GOP Should ‘Stop Wasting Their Time On Immigration’ Until After Midterms

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump said Friday Republicans should wait until after the November midterm elections to pass immigration legislation, undercutting Congress’ ongoing efforts to pass a bill.
    “Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November,” Trump tweeted. “Dems are just playing games, have no intention of doing anything to solves this decades old problem. We can pass great legisla
  • ABC Orders ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff For Fall Minus Roseanne Barr

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC, which canceled its “Roseanne” revival over its star’s racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.
    ABC ordered 10 episodes of the spinoff after Barr relinquished any creative or financial participation in it, which the network had said was a condition of such a series.
    In a statement issued by the show’s producer, Barr said she agreed to the settlement to save the jobs of 200 cast and crew memb
  • All Lanes Re-Opened After Crash On Outer Loop I-695 At Cromwell Bridge

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — All lanes have re-opened on the outer loop of Interstate-695 at Cromwell Bride in Baltimore County after a crash that blocked all lanes.
    WJZ traffic reporter Kristy Breslin says delays are still in effect and traffic should be expected to be moving slowly. All lanes were blocked for hours.
    Traffic was detoured at Perring Parkway (Exit 30.)
    ALERT- Baltimore County- Serious Crash closing the Outer loop I-695 at Cromwell Bridge, all traffic is being detoured at exit&nbs

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