• 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
  • 3 Food Events Worth Seeking Out In Baltimore This Weekend

    BALTIMORE (Hoodline) — Hungry for something new?
    If you love to eat and drink, the weekend ahead offers a great chance to explore the world of Baltimore food and beverage. From a food truck-style Oktoberfest to a networking garden party, here’s what to do on the local scene.
    Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.
    TrucktoberFest GatheringFirst up,
  • Dunbar-Mervo Game To Be Rescheduled After Several Fights Broke Out

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Public Schools have announced there will be a rescheduled game between the Dunbar Poets and Mervo Mustangs.
    The game which was scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday night began as planned but was interrupted after several fights broke out at the game. A representative for the Baltimore City Police department said the incidents began around 9 p.m in the area of the 3500 block of Hillen Road.Mervo and Dunbar football fans: We’re working to reschedule last night&r
  • College Park Crash Near MD 200 Leaves Woman With Life-Threatening Injuries

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ)  — Maryland State Police are investigating a two vehicle crash in Beltsville that left one woman severely injured.
    Around 3:21 a.m. Troopers of the College Park Barrack responded to I-95 north of MD 200 for a reported two vehicle crash.
    Investigators say a white GMC Yukon operated by Curtis Floyd, 45, struck a red Honda Civic driven by Rebecca Nicole Kampi, 25,  in the rear while both vehicles were in motion. The hit caused the Honda to run off the roadway
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  • Weather Forecast: Partly Cloudy

    Meteorologist Tim Williams has your forecast for Saturday September 22, 2018.  Some showers are expected later this evening continuing through the night. Off and on showers expected for Sunday afternoon.
  • Former Baltimore Raven Ray Lewis Honored With Hall Of Fame Parade

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Ravens Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis was honored with a parade in Baltimore Saturday morning.
    Hundreds of fans gathered along the route to watch Lewis make his way to City Hall where his Hall of Fame bust was there for all to see.
    Lewis waved to fans along the route, beaming and shaking their hands. He even gave one woman a kiss.Mayor Catherine Pugh proclaimed September 22 as Ray Lewis Day in Baltimore City.
    Lewis spoke to the crowd and promised to alwa
  • Baltimore Holds Hall Of Fame Parade For Ray Lewis

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The parade for Ravens Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis starts Saturday morning at 10 a.m.
    The parade comes the day before the Ravens take on the Denver Broncos at M&T Bank Stadium on September 23.
    The event is free and open to the public. The parade will start at 10 a.m. at Key Hwy. and Light St.
    The festivities will continue to Baltimore City Hall/War Memorial Plaza, where Mayor Pugh and Ray Lewis will speak before a fan fest begin
  • Suspect Arrested after Shooting a Man in East Baltimore

    BALTIMORE, MD –  Baltimore City Police are investigating a shooting in East Baltimore that caused a barricade situation and left one man injured.
    Police were called to the 400 block of East 20th Street for a reported shooting around 12:02 a.m. Saturday where they located a victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the shoulder and foot.
    Investigators believe the man was visiting a friend at the location when he was shot by a male suspect. The suspect then proceeded to barricade himself
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  • Underwater Walls Could Stop Glaciers From Melting, Scientists Say

    (CNN) — Building walls on the seafloor could prevent glaciers from melting and sea levels rising due to global warming, scientists say.
    Barriers of sand and rock positioned at the base of glaciers would stop ice sheets sliding and collapsing, and prevent warm water from eroding the ice from beneath, according to research published this week in the Cryosphere journal, from the European Geosciences Union.
    The audacious idea centers on the construction of “extremely simple structures, m
  • In A 24-Hour Span There Were Three Workplace Shootings This Week

    (CNN) — An employee at a Wisconsin software company opens fire at the office, wounding three coworkers and forcing others to hide under desks.
    A gunman wounds four people at a Pennsylvania municipal building about an hour and half later, before he’s shot dead by police.
    The next morning a disgruntled employee fatally shoots three people and leaves three others wounded at a Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland.
    In a span of 24 hours this week three seemingly safe places of busines
  • Ravens Tailgaters: We Want To Meet You!

    During this season of Purple Preview, we will be featuring some of all-pro tailgaters at M&T Bank Stadium.
    On Saturday Sept. 13, we met a crew from Cecil County that grills up crab sausages and comes to the games in a converted MTA van.
    If you want your tailgate to be featured on Purple Preview or know someone with an awesome tailgate, email us at newsroom@wjz.com or message us on Facebook or Twitter.
    Purple Preview airs on Saturdays at 11:15 p.m. and Sundays at 8:15 a.m.
  • ‘If You Are Struggling Tonight, Reach Out And Ask For Help’: Vigil Remembers Shooting Victims

    ABERDEEN, Md. (WJZ) — As night fell, a crowd began to congregate in front of Cranberry United Methodist Church near Aberdeen.
    The church was not far from Thursday’s deadly mass shooting at a Rite-Aid Distribution Center.
    “If you are struggling tonight, reach out and ask for help,” said Pastor Tiffany Patterson. “You have a community here that loves you and cares for you,”
    The candlelight vigil was meant to represent light in the midst of darkness. They remembe
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  • Yankees Beat Orioles 10-8, Close On A Wild Card

    NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia won for just the second time since the All-Star break, Didi Gregorius and Aaron Hicks hit two-run homers as the New York Yankees built a six-run lead and beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 Friday night to close in on their second straight AL wild card.
    Luke Voit added a two-run single to give him 24 RBIs in 31 games with the Yankees, and Hicks scored four runs. After Baltimore closed to 9-8 in the eighth, Aaron Judge doubled in a run for his first RBI since returni
  • Weather Blog: Sunny Saturday, Rain Ahead Next Week

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Saturday appears there will be some drier north breezes, which will allow some sun to make an appearance.
    Expect a high in the mid-70s, clouds return at night and cooler but it will be cloudy Sunday.
    Some light rain or drizzle may develop on Sunday and the chance of rain will continue into Monday, with those cooler temperatures in the mid-60s.
    Some milder air along with the chance of more showers will dominate the forecast next week.
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  • Community Wants To Send Girl Who Makes Cancer Prayer Bracelets To Dollywood

    Tampa, Fla. (WFTS) — A 10-year-old Hyde Park girl has spread hope and joy through her prayer beads since her mother, Joy McHugh, was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago.
    Sienna McHugh would leave notes and beads with messages in her mother’s purse when she would go to chemo treatments.
    8-year-old teaches classmates to make hope beads for cancer patients
    Joy was so touched, she told Sienna she should start doing it for other cancer patients.
    After that, Joy went into remission and b
  • Dunbar High School To Perform In Ray Lewis Parade Saturday

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A high school marching band and its dance team will perform in the Ray Lewis Parade Saturday morning.
    Dunbar High School, a high school in the Baltimore City Public Schools, will be a part of the festivities Saturday morning, performing in the parade through music and dance with their marching band and dance team.
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  • Man Who Threatened To Shoot President Donald Trump Captured In Ohio

    (CNN) — A man who threatened to shoot President Donald Trump has been captured in Ohio, a law enforcement official told CNN Friday.
    Shawn Richard Christy, 27, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, had been on the run since June after a federal warrant was taken out that accused him of posting threats on Facebook against Trump and Northampton County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney John Morganelli. A US Marshals Service news release said Christy was found in a wooded area of Mifflin Township in northern
  • Police Look For Missing 15-Year-Old Aberdeen Teen

    ABERDEEN, Md. (WJZ) — Police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who was last seen Friday afternoon.
    15-year-old Destiny H. Madera was last seen around 3:45 p.m. Friday afternoon on Holloway Lane in Aberdeen, Md.
    Please call the Aberdeen Police Department with info at 410-272-2121. All tips are confidential.
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  • Trump’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Placed Behind Bars By Repeat Offender

    (CNN) — It seems these vandals can’t give it “arrest.”
    President Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced yet again this week, this time covered by wooden bars affixed with industrial, double-sided tape.
    A local street artist known as Plastic Jesus — who’s messed with Trump’s star in the past — explained his method to CNN’s Jeanne Moos, along with the logic behind the bars.
    “Well, ’cause (Trump’s)
  • Demi Lovato’s Mom Breaks Silence About Her Daughter’s Overdose

    (CNN) — Demi Lovato’s mother, Dianna De La Garza, says she didn’t even know at first that her daughter had suffered an overdose.
    “All of these texts started coming in,” De La Garza said in an interview Tuesday with Newsmax. “The first lines of these texts were saying, ‘I just heard the news, I’m so sorry, I’m praying for your family, I’m praying for Demi.’ I was in shock, like, what is going on?”
    She said her heart dropped,
  • Rihanna Appointed An Ambassador Of Barbados

    (CNN) — Rihanna just keeps adding more work, work, work to her plate.
    Not only is she a singer, actress and head of the Fenty brand, which includes cosmetics and lingerie, but now the star has been appointed “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary” to her home country of Barbados.
    According to a statement from the Barbados Government Information Office, the position gives the celeb “specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the isla
  • Hagerstown Man Pleads Guilty In Fentanyl Distribution Conspiracy

    BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Antoine Jamel Henderson of Hagerstown, Maryland, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy to distribute 40 or more grams of Fentanyl.
    In his plea agreement, the 35-year-old admitted to supervising a drug trafficking organization that sold Fentanyl that resulted in fatal and non-fatal overdoses, including the deaths of two Pennsylvania men.
    Henderson knew that the Fentanyl that was distributed through his organization resulted in the overdoses.
    Between August and Septem
  • Baltimoreans Get A Chance To See The International Space Station This Weekend

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — This weekend comes with a bright spot for Charm City, provided you look up at the right time.
    The International Space Station is on course for a Baltimore fly-over.
    Even though it’s almost 200 miles up, its orbit will take the space station over Baltimore beginning Friday at 7:51 p.m.
    “If you’re outside at the time it’s passing overhead, it’s very bright, brighter than most planets,” said Jim O’Leary with the Maryland Science Cent
  • Maryland Is The Home To Worldwide Leaders In Thrill Ride Business

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s one of the leaders in the thrill ride and amusement park business, and it’s located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
    Ride Entertainment draws up plans for roller coasters and parks in the United States and around the world.
    “We’ve done projects pretty much everywhere. We have some ongoing projects in China, we’ve done work in Japan, we have a 240-foot tower ride there,” said Adam Sandy, chief development officer for Ride Ent
  • UMD Board Of Regents Finds UMD Culpable In Death Of McNair

    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ/AP) — The University System of Maryland Board of Regents released its investigation findings into University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair’s death Friday.
    The independent investigation finds University of Maryland culpable in the death of Terrapins football player Jordan McNair.
    The report is classified as an “Independent Evaluation of Procedures and Protocols Related To the June 2018 Death of a University of Maryland Football Student-athlete,&rdquo
  • Stream #22 Texas A&M Vs. #1 Alabama

    The #22 Texas A&M Aggies head to Tuscaloosa to face the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide.
  • CDC: Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia Cases To Double By 2060

    (CBS News/CBS Local) — The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will double by 2060, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth leading cause among those aged 65 and older. It’s an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly robs people of memory and, eventually, a person’s ability to perfo
  • Naval Academy’s Cybersecurity Program Receives Accreditation

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy’s cyber operations program has been formally accredited.
    The academy said Friday the program was accredited recently by ABET, a leading nonprofit accrediting agency. Three other universities also were accredited under the new cybersecurity criteria: the U.S. Air Force Academy, Towson University and Southeast Missouri State University.
    A cyber operations major was established in 2013 at the academy. The academy also requires all midshipmen
  • Baltimore Man Gets 13 Years In Armed Robbery Of Firearms Dealer

    BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — David Wise, also known as “Rambo” and “Rampage” was sentenced to 13 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for the armed robbery of a federally licensed firearms dealer.
    According to a plea agreement, Wise, 23, along with four other conspirators, robbed a bait, tackle, and gun store in Dundalk, Maryland. The group had specifically targeted the store in order to steal guns to sell and use.
    The five men entered the store
  • NFL Picks – Week 3: Top Team In Los Angeles?

    With the third weekend of NFL football upon us, the contenders are looking to separate themselves from the pretenders. The early games include an AFC South battle between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars, with both teams coming off impressive wins in Week 2. The Denver Broncos head to Baltimore to face the Ravens. And the New Orleans Saints face the Atlanta Falcons, looking to add another chapter to their NFC South rivalry.
    The late afternoon game, between the Los Angeles Chargers a

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