• Man Arrested For Murder Just Days After Fatal Shooting

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have arrested a 24-year-old man for a fatal shooting earlier in the month.
    Aaron Daniels has been charged with first and second-degree murder in the death of Donya Rigby.
    Daniels is accused of shooting Rigby following a dispute on March 17.
    Police say the fatal shooting happened in the 2600 block of W. Fairmount Ave.
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  • Bruins Win Dramatic Game 7 And, Is It Finally The Capitals Year?

    By Steve Silverman
    Massive third puts Bruins over the top
    Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
    The Boston Bruins were losing their grip on the season, and when they came out for the third period of Game 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on TD Garden ice, they were down by a 4-3 margin against an opponent that could smell a series victory.
    Compounding the issue was a shaky effort by goalie Tuukka Rask, who was not at his best in the winner-take-all game.
    But the Bruins were the lords of the third pe
  • Ronny Jackson Withdraws As VA Secretary Nominee

    (CNN) — Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn as President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, he said in a statement Thursday morning.
    His nomination was hampered by a flurry of allegations about Jackson’s professional conduct.
    In a statement announcing his withdrawal, Jackson slammed allegations of improper behavior leveled against him as “completely false and fabricated.”
    “If they had any merit, I would not have been selected,
  • Chipotle Donates Sales To The American Red Cross

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Chipotle restaurants are joining forces with the American Red Cross to support their Sound the Alarm campaign.
    Sound the Alarm is a campaign designed to raise awareness about the importance of installing smoke alarms.
    On Thursday, when customers buy from any Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia or North Carolina Chipotle location, 50% of the profits will be donated to the American Red Cross. Officials say the money will go towards covering the co
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  • Weather Blog: Sunny To Start, Cloudy Later

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Looking good for today that is for sure. Sunny to start, partly cloudy later but a high darn close to 70°. I point out that “darn close to 70” for a reason. This is the last weekend of April, and as we start next week, and a new month, our normal daytime high will be at 70° and climbing. It is a real book mark in the year. For example, another would be the word April. Granted it has been a lousy April weather month, quite unusual but the word APRIL sou
  • Involved Vehicle Leaves Scene Of Fatal Motorcycle Crash

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Baltimore County.
    According to police, they responded to Philadelphia Road and Kenwood Road for reports of a crash at 11:33 Wednesday night.
    #BCoPD Crash Team investigating an overnight fatal motorcycle crash at Philadelphia Road and Kenwood Road, 21237. A third vehicle failed to remain at the scene of the crash. Please call (410) 307-2020 with any information. ^SV https://t.co/Gt9cxZUe8F
    — BACO Public Safety
  • Lane Closures On Kelly Avenue Bridge

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore City Department of Transportation is reporting Thursday morning lane closures on the Kelly Ave. Bridge.
    WJZ’s traffic reporter Sharon Gibala reports only one lane of through traffic is open in each direction.
    Balti. City Dept. of Transportation is reporting lane closures this morning on the Kelly Ave. Bridge this morning. Only one lane of through traffic will be open in each direction.
    — Sharon Gibala WJZ (@SharonGibala) April 26, 2018Offici
  • Missing 14-Year-Old Boy In Baltimore County

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Police are searching for Dawson Mitchell Sherburne, 14, from the 800-block of Jaydee Avenue.
    Sherburne was last seen leaving his house Wednesday around 4:30 p.m.
    #BCoPD searching for missing Dundalk boy. Please call (410) 307-2020 with any info. https://t.co/QNWMcSgAYF ^SV pic.twitter.com/v2AN9uJ6CX
    — BACO Public Safety (@BACOPoliceFire) April 26, 2018He is described as a white male, 5’4″, 130 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
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  • Here’s Why Subway Could Close Another 500 Restaurants

    (CNN Money) — Fast food sandwich chain Subway expects to close about 500 stores in North America this year.
    But it’s also hoping to open as many as 1,000 stores overseas.
    The company has 44,000 locations globally — more than any other retailer. The National Retail Federation put its US store count at nearly 27,000 as of 2016, compared to 17,500 for Yum Brands, which runs Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and KFC, and the 14,000 locations for McDonald’s.
    The company said Wednesday it e
  • Baltimore Police Searching For Missing 12-Year-Old Boy

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Police are looking for missing 12-year-old Jermiah Ludale Matthews of the unit-block of Debkay Court.
    Police say Matthews was last seen Wednesday at 10 a.m. wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark blue jeans and Nike shoes.
    #BCoPD searching for missing Essex boy. https://t.co/tZbLW9cq6V ^SV pic.twitter.com/UHQQzzO0zj
    — BACO Public Safety (@BACOPoliceFire) April 26, 2018He is described as a black male, 5’3″, 140 pounds
  • Road Closures As Police Investigate Report Of Armed Man

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating a report of a person armed with a gun in the 1000 block of North Gay St. in East Baltimore.
    Officials say the report came in around 3 a.m. Thursday.
    Police are on the scene investigating and say the incident is confined to a house. They believe it may have started as a domestic situation.
    There are no injuries reported.
    There are some road closures. The police activity on East Eager St. at North Broadway is causing police to divert traffic. Avoid
  • Smithsonian Hires Robot Employee

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The next time you visit one of the Smithsonian museums in Washington D.C., a robot might greet you.
    The robot is named Pepper and she’s the Smithsonian’s newest employee. It can answer frequently asked questions, tell stories, and collect limited information. Even better, it can dance, play games, and pose for selfies.
    The Smithsonian says it uses voice and gestures to create playful and memorable interactions. There’s a tablet mounted on it’s
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  • 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
  • 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.
    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
  • 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

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