• Lawrence Hogan Sr. Remembered as an American Hero

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Governor Larry Hogan’s father is being remembered as an American hero.
    The former Maryland congressman passed away Thursday night.  Hogan represented parts of Anne Arundel and Prince Georges Counties, when he made his mark during the Watergate scandal in 1974.
    Congressman Lawrence Hogan would be the first Republican during the Nixon Administration to call for the president’s impeachment.
    His actions would be the framework for two Maryland governors. H
  • Anne Arundel Co. Students Disciplined For National School Walkout

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County officials say 15 students were disciplined after they walked out of school during a national protest that called for more gun control.
    The district said students were warned days before the national walkout on April 20 that a disruption would not be allowed.
    RELATED: Local Students Join National School Walkout Calling For Stricter Gun Control
    “82,000 of our students did exactly what we asked them to do,” said Bob Mosier, Anne Arun
  • Rays Rough Up Former Teammate Cobb In 8-4 Win Over Orioles

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Joey Wendle had three hits and two RBIs, Adeiny Hechavarria homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat former teammate Alex Cobb and the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Wednesday night.
    The game marked the return of left-hander Jonny Venters following a six-year absence and four major elbow operations, including three Tommy John surgeries. After being recalled from Triple-A Durham earlier in the day, the 33-year-old Venters used four pitches to retire Chris Davis — the only batt
  • Weather Blog: Rain Clearing Overnight

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After a nice soaking Tuesday night into the early morning, we did see a bit of sun for a brief time before some patchy drizzle moved through the region.
    We warmed to the mid 60’s, which is very close to our normal for April 25.
    Drier air will bring us plenty of sun tomorrow and mild temperatures as well.
    The next chance of rain will come Friday, then more sun and milder still on Saturday.
    Cooler air will be back for Sunday, but it will again be sunny.
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  • Police Searching For Missing Baltimore Co. Woman

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 23-year-old woman.
    Rebekah Stanger of the 3400-block of Carriage Hill Circle was last seen at her home Wednesday just before 4:30 p.m.
    Stanger is described as 5-foot-4 and 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing a face mask, blue/green shirt with black and white markings and leggings.
    Police say Stanger “does not have the ability to care for herself.”
    Anyone who has inf
  • Anne Arundel Co. Public Schools Announce Teacher Of The Year

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Public Schools has announced its Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year.
    Heather Carnaghan, a 13-year teaching veteran and eighth-grade social studies teacher at Monarch Global Academy Public Contract School, has been named as the recipient.
    “I just want to say that the years and years and years that I have worked with educators like everyone in this room is what made it possible to be in this spot,” Carnaghan said at t
  • Trump’s Travel Ban Likely To Be Upheld, Justices Indicate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy.
    In the court’s first full-blown consideration of a Trump order, the conservative justices who make up the court’s majority seemed unwilling to hem in a president who has invoked national security to justify restri
  • Baltimore Continues Surge In Shootings; Resident Says ‘There Is No Hope’

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore has seen a surge in murders this month with 33 people killed in the past 30 days and a number of brazen shootings.
    City leaders are continuing a program they began late last year to saturate high-crime areas with resources. In Penn North, where riots scarred the neighborhood three years ago this week, Baltimore agencies have picked up trash and boarded up vacant houses.
    Mayor Catherine Pugh has also expressed concern about corner stores being a magnet for c
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  • Police Searching For Missing 91-Year-Old Who May Be Confused

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Authorities are searching for a missing 91-year-old man who was last seen Wednesday morning.
    Howard County police say Bernard Calvin Allen of Jessup, was last seen in the 5900 block of Harpers Farm Road in Columbia around 5 a.m.Detectives say he is believed to be driving a red 2017 Chevy Sonic with Maryland license plates that read “88390HD.”
    Officers believe he may have made it as far as Springfield, Virginia.
    His family say he may be confused and is in need o
  • Police Find Missing 91-Year-Old Who May Be Confused

    UPDATE: Bernard Calvin Allen has been found safe.
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    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Authorities are searching for a missing 91-year-old man who was last seen Wednesday morning.
    Howard County police say Bernard Calvin Allen of Jessup, was last seen in the 5900 block of Harpers Farm Road in Columbia around 5 a.m.Detectives say he is believed to be driving a red 2017 Chevy Sonic with Maryland license plates that read “88390HD.”
    Officers believe he may have made it
  • DEA Cracking Down On Opioid Crisis In Maryland

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s opioid crisis is setting off alarms throughout the state, and now the Drug Enforcement Administration has issued a call to action.
    “It’s a completely different epidemic than we’ve ever faced before in this country,” said Bill Alden, chairman of the DEA Education Foundation.
    The DEA Education Foundation aims to help make people aware of the consequences of opioids.
    “It’s important for you to understand that you have
  • ‘Roar For Kids’ Event Helping Those At the Kennedy Kriger Institute

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Children from all over the world come to Baltimore to be treated at the Kennedy Kriger Institute.
    The institute specializes in treating disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system.
    This weekend is “ROAR For Kids,” and families are coming from all over to participate.
    Logan Soleas has Spina Bifida and plays for the Bennett Blazers, Kennedy Krieger’s Physically Challenged Sports Program.
    Bennett provides year-round, weekly exercise and
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  • Md. Reaches $33.5 Million Settlement With Volkswagen

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland has reached a $33.5 million settlement with Volkswagen AG for using defect car devices that violated the state’s environmental laws.
    It was a public relations nightmare.
    “On behalf of our company and my colleagues in Germany and me personally, I would like to offer a sincere apology,” said former CEO of Volkswagen Michael Horn.
    The error has been costing Volkswagen and two of its affiliates hundreds of millions since the emissions cheating
  • Maryland Reaches $33.5 Million Settlement With Volkswagen

    BALTIMORE (AP)– Maryland has reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with Volkswagen AG and two of its affiliates for using devices in cars that violated the state’s environmental laws.
    The $33.5 million settlement announced Wednesday includes a $29 million civil penalty. Under the arrangement, Volkswagen also agrees to introduce additional battery electric vehicles in the state.
    The “defeat devices” installed in vehicles enabled them to pass emissions tests. But under a
  • Md. High School Coach Charged With Child Sex Abuse

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A high school coach and elementary school teacher’s aide has been charged with child sex abuse in Prince George’s County, police say.
    Prince George’s County Police say 23-year-old Charles Wolford engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student at Fairmont Heights High School. Detectives believe the sexual acts between Wolford and the girl occurred in the last week.
    Authorities say none of the sexual acts happened on s
  • BWI’s Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Expected To Be Busy For Record-Breaking Summer

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– With a record-breaking number of people expected to fly this summer, security is on high at Baltimore Washington International Airport. Layers of protection work together, including a team of trained dogs that search the terminal for explosives.
    Dafi, a 4-year-old dog, is one member of the canine team.
    She and TSA canine specialist Brandon Owens spend their working hours walking through BWI, searching for potentially deadly threats.
    “When you see tons of crowds comin
  • Orioles Put INF Beckham On 10-Day DL, Add OF Peterson

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have put infielder Tim Beckham on the 10-day disabled list with a left groin strain.
    Beckham was removed from Monday night’s game against Cleveland for a pinch runner. Because the Orioles were rained out Tuesday, the move is retroactive to April 24.
    Beckham has also been bothered by a sore Achilles tendon. On Tuesday, manager Buck Showalter said, “I’d be surprised if he’s not on the DL at some point; it’s just a matter of
  • Explore America’s Castles

    By Randy Yagi
    It’s often said that a man’s home is his castle. However, that old saying takes extra special meaning when describing the colossal mansions and fabled castles of America, some of which can occupy more than a city block or even an entire neighborhood. While a few of the most famous American castles are merely theme park attractions, such as Busch Gardens’ DarKastle, Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle and Universal’s Hogwarts Castle, there are far many
  • Disabled Woman Claims Delta Airlines Tied Her To A Wheelchair

    ATLANTA (CBS Local) – A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta employees tied her to a wheelchair after the airline failed to provide the flyer with the appropriate handicapped services her family had requested.
    Maria Saliagas was reportedly diagnosed with MS five years ago and is now unable to sit up in a chair on her own. On April 1, the woman and her husband traveled from Atlanta to Amsterdam, where a wheelchair with specially designed straps was supposed to be waiting
  • Redick A Team Leader And Mentor For Young 76ers

    By Matt Citak
    When J.J. Redick decided to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers on a one-year deal this past offseason, it raised some eyebrows.
    Of course, a one-year, $23 million deal would be tough for anyone to pass on. But at 33 years old, on the back nine of his NBA career, Redick had many wondering why the NBA veteran would want to sign with a team coming off a 28-54 season that saw them finish 14th out of 15 teams in the Eastern Conference. Add in the fact that teams such as the Houston Rocket
  • Heavy Drinking Could Increase ‘Bad’ Bacteria In Mouth, Study Finds

    CBS Local – People who drink more than the recommended daily limit of alcohol may harbor an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths, a new study suggests.
    Researchers found that compared with nondrinkers, those who drank heavily had fewer “good” bacteria in their mouths. They were also hosting more “bad” bacteria — including bugs that have been linked to gum disease, heart disease, and cancer.
    The study is one of the latest to look at what fac
  • 2 Arrested For Shooting That Left Victim In Critical Condition

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have arrested two men accused of shooting a man while he was parked outside his home in Aberdeen.
    Robert Steven Bacote, 42, and Brian Cleveland Gill, 34, have been charged with attempted first-degree murder and other related charges in the case.
    According to police, the 62-year-old victim drove himself to the police station just before 5:45 a.m. on Monday, after he had been shot in the upper body.
    The man was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview
  • Marcia Gay Harden Talks Third Season Of “Code Black,” New Memoir

    Marcia Gay Harden isn’t afraid to speak up. The Academy Award-winning actress has a way with words, whether she’s discussing a thoracotomy on the set of her show or chronicling her relationship with her mother and her mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s. Harden spoke to CBS Local about what we can expect from her character Leanne on the third season of “Code Black” (premiering Apr. 25 at 10/9c on CBS) and her poignant, heartwarming and funny new memoir &ldqu
  • Deaf Publix Worker Says Shopper Punched Her For Not Hearing Question

    MIDLOTHIAN, VA (CBS Local) – A Virginia supermarket employee, who has gone deaf due to a rare disease, says a woman attacked her for not responding to the shopper’s question.
    Liberty Gratz has been working at the Publix in Midlothian, VA since it opened last year. Both Liberty and her twin brother Triton suffer from Usher syndrome; a disease which normally leads to partial or total hearing loss and blindness. Most patients, like Liberty, are born with severe hearing loss an
  • MD Fire Marshal Investigating Possible Serial Arsonist In Cecil County

    CONOWINGO, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland authorities are investigating a possible serial arsonist in Cecil County.
    According to Office of the State Fire Marshal, there are four fires that were deemed an arson in the Conowingo area of the county.
    All the of fires are related even though one occurred in 2016 and others in 2018.
    The fire marshal’s office is actively investigating the fires to determine if the same person or people are involved.
    All of the fires occur late at night and origi
  • Trial Of Man Charged In Md. Police Station Attack Postponed

    BALTIMORE (AP)– The trial of a man charged in an attack on a Prince George’s County police station that led to an officer’s death has been pushed back until October.
    Until Wednesday’s postponement, 24-year-old Michael Ford’s trial had been scheduled to start next week.
    RELATED: Prince George’s County Officer Shot, Killed In ‘Unprovoked Attack’ On Police
    Ford faces dozens of charges, including a second-degree murder charge and gun charges. Ford
  • How The Opioid Operational Command Center Is Helping Fight The Opioid Epidemic

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  • Frank Nobilo On Zurich Classic: ‘With Team Format, You Can Have A Lot Of Fun’

    By Dan Reardon
    Sometimes reinventing the wheel actually does work. After nearly 70 years of a traditional stroke-play, full-field PGA TOUR event in New Orleans, the Zurich Classic decided a year ago to revitalize the tournament with a fresh approach.
    The Tour stop became a team event with a variation of the popular Ryder Cup format. Eighty players from the priority rankings are seeded into the field, and those players are allowed to choose another PGA TOUR member or sponsor exemption for the fou

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