• 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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  • Hundreds Gather For Women’s Rally in Annapolis

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The fourth annual Women’s Rally in Annapolis on Monday night centered on four key issues advocates and lawmakers want addressed during what remains of this year’s legislative session.
    Hundreds of women gathered in front of the Maryland State House in a dynamic display under dreary skies.
    Lawmakers and advocates spent the evening meeting and discussing the more than 30 pieces of proposed law that would benefit women the state.
    “There’s fou
  • Weather Blog: Wet, Dreary Monday Ahead Of Warm Up

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland saw a gray and damp Monday with temperatures stuck in the low 40’s most of the day.
    Tomorrow, warmer and drier air will hopefully be able to scour out the low-cloud deck and boost our temperatures to near 70!
    Even warmer air is on tap for Wednesday, and in fact we may break a record that has stood since 1930, which is 74 degrees.
    Showers will move in on Thursday, along with a cooler end to the week.
    Enjoy these May-like temperatures while they last.
    Fo
  • Pennsylvania’s New Congressional Map Could Boost Democrats

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s high court issued a new congressional district map for the state’s 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House unless Republicans can stop it in federal court.
    The map of Pennsylvania’s 18 congressional districts is to be in effect for the May 15 primary and substantially overhauls a Republican-drawn congressional map widely viewed as among the nation’s most
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  • Tillman, Orioles Agree To $3M, 1-Year Deal, AP Reports

    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says pitcher Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract.
    The deal includes performance bonuses, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal had not yet been announced.
    Tillman was 1-7 with a 7.84 ERA in 19 starts and five relief appearances last year. He would be the second starter added by the Orioles in the past week after right-hander Andre
  • Passenger: Police Fired ‘Fatal Shots’ At Car That Caused Security Scare At NSA

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A passenger in a vehicle that slammed into a barricade at the National Security Agency last week says the driver was his unlicensed 17-year-old friend who floored the gas when police approached him after he mistakenly took a restricted exit.
    “He was panicking, telling me, ‘Oh, I made a wrong turn. I don’t know what to do. I don’t know what to do,’” said Javonte Brown, who was sleeping when the chaos startled him awake.
    Brown says he let
  • Baltimore Named Nation’s Most Dangerous City By USA Today

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — USA Today has named Baltimore the most dangerous city in the country following the city’s 342 homicides in 2017.
    The paper looked at police department crime data in the nation’s 50 biggest cities, which revealed Baltimore had the highest per capita murder rate in the nation with nearly 56 murders per 100,000 people — a record for the city. The rate outpaced New Orleans and Detroit, with a rate of 40 and 39 killings per 100,000 people,
  • Md. Lawmakers Push Bill To Regulate Prescription Drugs Prices

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Several Maryland lawmakers are proposing to rein in the cost of prescription drugs.
    The effort is to keep prescriptions affordable without stepping on the patent laws that allow drug makers to charge as much as they want.
    When your health depends on prescriptions, but the price of your medicine for allergies, infections, diabetes and other life-threatening conditions becomes increasingly more expensive, patients look for financial relief.
    [Reporter: Is it possible to
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  • Huge Amount Of Debris Washes Into Susquehanna After Rain, Snow Melt

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A massive amount of debris has been washing down the Susquehanna River, powered by rain and snow melt from as far away from New York and Pennsylvania.
    Everything from trees to tires to old propane tanks washed up at a marina in Perryville over the weekend.
    It seemed to hit all at once at about 10:30 Sunday morning, according to Kenny Addair.
    “The vegetation is not so upsetting, but a lot of garbage is inside that vegetation,” he said. “There’s tire
  • Cop Found Guilty In Scandal Was Called Out By Local Rapper Years Ago

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —Former Baltimore Police detective Daniel Hersl is awaiting sentencing for robbery and other crimes that a jury found him guilty of as part of his role in the Gun Trace Task Force corruption scandal.
    RELATED: More stories on the Gun Trace Task Force/Baltimore Police corruption scandal
    But those weren’t the only issues that people had with Detective Hersl on the street.
    Baltimore rapper Young Moose, whose real name is Kevron Evans, says Hersl harassed him and his famil
  • Deputy Stabbed In The Face, Man In Custody After College Park Barricade

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man is in custody after a barricade situation that left a sheriff’s deputy injured in College Park early Monday morning.
    The deputy was serving an emergency psychiatric petition in the 6900 block of Carlton Terrace, less than two miles from the University of Maryland.
    Authorities say a relative filed the order that prompted deputies to respond around 4 a.m. When deputies arrived, the man allegedly injured one of them.
    The suspect then barricaded himself
  • Bust Of President Obama Unveiled At Coppin State University

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As Baltimore continues to celebrate Black History Month, Coppin State University is honoring America’s first African American president by cementing his place in history, and on campus.
    History is the word forever tied to America’s 44th president.
    “Barack Obama’s election cultivated the hope of a more equitable society,” said Coppin State University President Dr. Maria Thompson.
    Obama made history in 2008 by becoming the country’s
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  • Police Release Sketch Of Rape Suspect; Seek Public’s Help To Identify Him

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have released a sketch of a rape suspect, and are asking for the public’s help to identify him.
    The Baltimore Police Department says the rape happened at 2 a.m. on January 27, in the 1700 block of North Calvert St.
    The suspect is described as a dark skinned African-American male, six-feet tall, possibly in his early to mid-thirties with a slender build, and he has two tattooed tears underneath his right eye.
    The suspect wore a midnight blue hoodie,
  • Petition Calls For JROTC Cadet Killed In Florida Shooting To Be Buried With Military Honors

    (CNN) — Peter Wang, a 15-year-old JROTC cadet, died in last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. According to his friends, he was shot repeatedly while holding a door open to let other people escape.
    “He died a gentleman holding the door for other students,” his classmate Kelsey Friend told CNN.
    On Tuesday afternoon Wang will be laid to rest, and thousands of people have signed a White House petition asking for him t
  • Calling For Change, Gun Owner Destroys His AR-15 Rifle

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Following the school shooting in Florida that killed 17 people, many across the country are calling for U.S. leaders to take action on gun control.
    Scott-Dani Pappalardo is among those calling for change, as he posted a video to Facebook that showed him sawing his legally-owned AR-15 in half to support gun reform.
    Pappalardo is a gun enthusiast who says he has the Second Amendment tattooed on his arm, but in the video, he says he could not live with himself knowing t
  • Man Arrested For Fatal Shooting That Broke Baltimore’s Murder-Free Streak

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 23-year-old man has been arrested for a fatal shooting that ended Baltimore’s 12 day murder-free streak.
    Gilbert M. Gardner has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Sadik Griffin, 22, back on February 13. He is currently being held without bail.
    Griffin was killed on February 13, in the 3800 block of Elmley Ave.
    During their investigation, officers identified Gardner as a suspect in Griffin’s murder.
    Gardner was arrested after poli
  • Alex Presley, Orioles Agree To Minor League Contract

    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Presley and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a minor league contract, and the outfielder will report to major league spring training.
    The 32-year-old has a .263 average in eight seasons with Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Houston, Milwaukee and Detroit. He hit .314 with three home runs and 20 RBIs in 71 games for the Tigers in 2017.
    Presley plays all three outfield positions. He stole five bases without being thrown out last season.
    Baltimore, which announced the dea
  • Teens Press For Gun Control Outside White House; Lawmakers Speak Out To Demand Change

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — On the same day the Florida shooting suspect appeared in court, dozens gathered outside the White House to demand presidential action on gun control and honor the 17 killed.
    What started as a somber scene outside the White House on President’s Day led to tempers flaring.
    “Kids are dying! Kids are dead!” one demonstrator yelled.
    A heated debate broke out over what needs to be done to prevent the next mass shooting.
    Last week, 17 people were killed wh
  • Teens Press For Gun Control Outside White House

    WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Dozens of teenage students spread their bodies on the pavement in front of the White House to demand presidential action on gun control and symbolize the 17 killed in a school shooting in Florida.
    The teenagers were also joined by parents and educators. The protesters held their arms crossed at their chests. Two activists were covered by an American flag. One held a sign asking, “Am I Next?”
    Ella Fesler is a 16-year-old high school student in Alexandria,
  • Maryland Woman Charged In Shooting Death Of Boyfriend

    WALDORF, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend.
    Officials say 37-year-old Tavon Purnell Matthews died at a hospital after being shot late Sunday morning in Waldorf.
    Authorities say investigators learned that Matthew and 31-year-old Tiffany Jade Smith were arguing when Smith shot Matthews in the torso.
    Smith was arrested and charged with murder, assault, and use of a handgun in a crime of violence.
    It was
  • Police: Suspect Wanted For Kicking Pregnant Woman In Stomach

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are looking for a man accused of kicking a pregnant woman in the stomach.
    The Philadelphia Police Department says this happened on Feb. 11, at 10:30 a.m., as the 33-year-old victim was outside a Dunkin Donuts.
    The victim told police a stranger came up to her and asked for $2.
    The woman, who is 5 months pregnant, says she didn’t have money, and the suspect then kicked her in the stomach, authorities say.
    She was taken to the hospital, and is expected to be oka
  • MLB Imposes Stricter Mound Limits, Defers On Pitch Clocks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is imposing stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018.
    After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players Association refused to agree to the changes but also signed an agreement that it will not oppose the new rules.
    The new rules announced Monday include a general limit of six mound visits per nine-inning game without a pitching change, whether by a manager,
  • Halethorpe House Fire Leaves 39-Year-Old Man Dead

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 39-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Halethorpe early Monday morning.
    Authorities say seven people were inside of the home, in the 100 block of Hazel Ave., when the fire broke out in the kitchen area around 4:30 a.m.
    The home was equipped with at least one working smoke alarm, which alerted the victim’s wife to the fire.
    She, her husband and two children had been sleeping on the second floor, and three others had been sleeping on the ground floor.WJZ&rsqu
  • BGE Restores Gas To Dozens In Laurel; Hundreds Still Without Service

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — BGE has restored gas to dozens of customers in Laurel, but hundreds are still without gas service, and have been for several days.
    44 BGE customers had their service restored Monday morning, though 380 others remain without gas service. Most are expected to have services restored by Monday afternoon, according to BGE.
    The outage began Thursday after a water main break damaged a gas main and forced large amounts of water and debris through the network of gas pipes ser
  • Orioles address left-handed bat need by signing outfielder Alex Presley - Baltimore Sun (blog)

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  • Halethorpe House Fire Leaves 39-Year-Old Man Dead - CBS Baltimore / WJZ

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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 39-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Halethorpe early Monday morning. Authorities say seven people were inside of the home, in the 100 block of Hazel Ave., when the fire broke out in the kitchen area around 4:30 a.m.. The ...
  • Chris Tillman agrees to one-year contract with Orioles - ESPN

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    Chris Tillman has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal to remain with the Baltimore Orioles, according to multiple reports. The agreement was first reported Monday by FanRag Sports. Tillman can earn up to an additional $7 million in incentives ...
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  • Police Need Your Help Finding Missing 10-Year-Old

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 10-year-old.
    Latrazz Woodrup was last seen on Sunday, in the 5400 block of Bucknell Road.
    He was last seen wearing a maroon vest with blue shoulder patches.
    Anyone with information about Woodrup is urged to contact the Baltimore Police Department’s Missing Person Unit at, 443-984-7385 or simply dial 911.
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  • Police Find Missing 10-Year-Old

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — UPDATE: Police say Latrazz Woodrup has been found safe.
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    Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 10-year-old.
    Latrazz Woodrup was last seen on Sunday, in the 5400 block of Bucknell Road.
    He was last seen wearing a maroon vest with blue shoulder patches.
    Anyone with informatio
  • Baltimore weather: A warm up is expected through the week after snowy weekend - Baltimore Sun

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    Baltimore weather: A warm up is expected through the week after snowy weekend
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    The best chances to enjoy the spring-like weather is Tuesday and Wednesday when temperatures will reach 68 and 73, according to the National Weather Service. Both days will are expected to be partly sunny, providing a brief reprieve from rain that is ...and more »

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