• Sexual Assault Suspect Found Dead in Pocomoke City

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Pocomoke City Police discovered a suspect connected to sexual assaults dead on his apartment bed Thursday.
    Around 2 p.m. officers attempted to locate Christopher Wayne Cuono, 44, at the New Town apartments, on active warrants out of Accomack County, Virginia.
    The warrants were for sexual assaults that Cuono allegedly committed in Virginia.
    Police entered the suspect’s apartment and encountered a locked bedroom door. They could see Cuono lying on his back in
  • Suspicious Death Of Infant Investigated In Central Park Heights Area

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —Police are investigating a suspicious infant death in the 4600 block of Park Heights Avenue in Baltimore.
    Officers were called to the scene around 5:44 a.m. Wednesday.
    The baby was just 21 days old, and investigators say it’s too early to say if they suspect foul play.
    This story will be updated as more details become available.
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  • Critics: Remove Statue Of Doctor Who Experimented On Slaves

    NEW YORK (AP) — Critics want New York City to remove a statue in Central Park that honors a doctor who used slaves in developing a pioneering approach to treating physical problems women can develop after childbirth.
    The call to remove the statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims has gotten louder and gained urgency in the wake of violence that followed recent a white nationalist rally in Virginia over the removal of a Confederate statue and sparked national discussions about what should be displayed
  • Clinton: My ‘Skin Crawled’ As Trump Hovered On Debate Stage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump’s pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable “my skin crawled.” She says in her upcoming book that Trump shadowed her so closely she had to resist shouting out, “Back up you creep, get away from me.”
    The Democratic presidential nominee recounts her struggle to keep composed during that pivotal Oct. 9 faceoff in St. Louis less than a month before the
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  • O’s Boog Powell Meets Athletics’ Boog Powell At Camden Yards

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Boog Powell, meet Boog Powell.
    The name’s the same, and they’re both known for playing baseball. It’s a bit early, however, to start comparing their home run swings.
    Former Baltimore slugger Boog Powell met with Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Boog Powell at the popular “Boog’s BBQ” stand beyond the right-field wall at Camden Yards before the O’s hosted the A’s on Tuesday night.
    They’re not related, but they knew plent
  • Missouri Woman Charged With Killing Autistic Daughter

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl’s remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from Minnesota, where she was raised.
    Rebecca Ruud, 39, is charged with first-degree murder, abuse of a child resulting in death and second-degree felony murder in the killing of her 16-year-old biological daughter, Savannah Leckie.
  • WEATHER BLOG: Spring Like Temperatures In The Forecast

    Hi Everyone!
    Here comes that drier, and cooler air that we have been forecasting. Right now, at 7:00 A.M. the dew point is still 70°, but in Oakland it is 59°. I think by early afternoon the change will be enough that I can say, on solid ground, that the late day and evening will be really nice. Quite comfortable overnight, the a five day run of sun and Spring like temps day and night.
    Right now the tropics are quiet but into next week we may see some development just off the Texas coast
  • Protests Turn Unruly After Trump’s Phoenix Speech

    PHOENIX (AP) — A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump’s speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers.
    A haze enveloped the night sky Tuesday as protesters and police clashed outside the convention center where Trump had just wrapped up his speech. People fled the scene coughing as an officer in a helicopter bellowed through a speaker urging protesters to leave the a
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  • US Officials: Navy 7th Fleet Commander To Be Removed

    TOKYO (AP) — The commander of the Navy’s 7th Fleet will be dismissed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific this year, two U.S. officials said Wednesday.
    One official said that Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin was being removed because of the leadership’s loss of confidence in his ability to command. Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the decision.
    The move follows four Navy accidents in the Pacific since late January,
  • ESPN Broadcaster Robert Lee Taken Off UVA Game Due To Name

    BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia’s season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.A spokeswoman for ESPN says Lee has been moved to Youngstown State’s game at Pittsburgh on the ACC Network on Sept. 2. The network says the decision was made “as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name.&rd
  • Fire Causes Entire Roof Of Maryland Apartment Building To Collapse

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fire crews are working to put out a fire that has caused the entire roof of a Hagerstown apartment building to collapse.
    The blaze started just after 8 p.m., at the Woodbridge North Apartments located in the 11000 block of Robinwood Dr.
    Firefighters are searching for anyone who may have been inside the three-story apartment.Crews are still trying to extinguish massive apt. fire in Hagerstown. @cbsbaltimore pic.twitter.com/iK1BCbs1ik
    — Avajoye Burnett (@AvajoyeW
  • Gov. Hogan Calls Meeting On ‘Tragic, Disturbing’ Baltimore Violence

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In response to what he calls the “tragic and disturbing” homicide rate in Baltimore, Governor Larry Hogan calls for a meeting of minds.
    For the third time this month, a teenager has been gunned down on the streets of Baltimore. On Tuesday, a 15-year-old was shot and killed in the Harlem Park neighborhood.
    The governor is now calling for a meeting of top city leaders, both in the mayor’s office, and in the criminal justice system, to help combat the
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  • Eclipse Crowds May Have Doubled Wyoming’s Population

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The least populated state in the nation has seen total eclipses before but likely never as many people.
    The amount of traffic during Monday’s eclipse suggests Wyoming may have temporarily doubled its population of 585,000 — as some predicted it would.
    The Wyoming Department of Transportation counted 536,000 more vehicles than usual on Wyoming’s roads and highways — a 68 percent increase.
    “I have no doubt that we had hundreds of thousands
  • Athletics Beat The Orioles 6-4

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryon Healy homered twice and had three RBIs, Jed Lowrie hit a two-run drive and the Oakland Athletics beat the sinking Baltimore Orioles 6-4 on Tuesday night.
    The Athletics used homers by Lowrie and Healy to take a 3-0 lead in the first inning, and Healy connected in the fifth for a five-run cushion.
    Manny Machado hit a two-run homer in the sixth for Baltimore and Jonathan Schoop singled in two runs in the eighth to make it 5-4, but Khris Davis blunted the comeback with hi
  • Trump Speech In Phoenix Draws Big Crowd, Protests

    PHOENIX (AP) — Minor scuffles and shouting matches erupted between protesters and President Donald Trump’s supporters on Tuesday with authorities on high alert as thousands of people lined up in the triple-digit heat to attend his first political rally since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
    The scene was noisy, but largely peaceful as Phoenix police kept most members of the two opposing groups behind barricades and apart on separate sides of the street. As a police helicopt
  • Auto Theft Suspect Arrested After Stopping To Watch Eclipse

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say an auto theft suspect who wanted to watch the moon blot out the sun instead has a blot on his record.
    The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said on its Facebook page that Jocsan Rosado was arrested Monday after he parked what deputies say was a stolen car to watch the eclipse.
    Deputies say Rosado stole the vehicle, and unbeknownst to him, was being followed by detectives with the auto theft unit.
    Deputies say he stopped at a hardware store
  • 3 Of 10 Missing US Sailors Identified After USS John McCain Crash

    DETROIT (AP) — Sailors with ties to Michigan, Illinois and Ohio are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia.
    U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis said he was informed by Logan Palmer’s family that the central Illinois man is missing. In Michigan, April Brandon said the military informed her that her son, Ken Smith, is also missing.
    The family of Jacob Drake, 21, was told that the western Ohio man was among the missing, the Columbus Dispatched&nbs
  • Busy Clean Up Still Underway After Monday’s Storms

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A busy day in Baltimore County Tuesday, as workers haul away debris and assess the damage from Monday night’s storms.
    A rush of water and wind toppled trees and stranded kayakers on local waterways.
    You can see downed branches and a lot of damage left still 24 hours later.
    Neighbors say at least one renter can’t come home after a tree ripped through a Middle River apartment building.
    A problem seen in neighborhoods all over the county Tuesday.
    Branches, t
  • Are Arrest Quotas Leading To Questionable Behavior On Bodycam Video?

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — More than 500 cases have now been impacted by investigations into Baltimore Police Department officers’ actions caught on body cameras.
    WJZ has learned more about a third body-worn camera video that has public defenders criticizing the state’s attorney’s office for playing politics with their clients.
    Some say pressure to make arrests could be driving the questionable behavior made by officers.
    WJZ obtained an internal police email from a commander
  • Drivers Reminded To ‘Look Up, Look Out’ As Students Head Back To School

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Whether they walk, bike, or ride a bus, thousands of kids will soon be headed back to school.
    In just two weeks, class will be in session for nearly 900,000 public school students across Maryland, and for many drivers, that could mean a longer commute to work and more kids crossing the street on their way to school.
    Summer vacation is just about over for kids and for drivers, who have a lot more to watch out for once school season rolls around.
    Some Maryland students are
  • Reward Increases To $15K For Information On Coconut Charlie’s Fire

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The reward for information leading to the conviction of the person who set fire to Coconut Charlie’s Bar and Grill back in July has increased by $10,000.
    The owner of the popular Anne Arundel County sports bar put additional money towards the reward, which is now at $15,000.
    Authorities say the two-alarm fire caused “extensive damage” to Coconut Charlie’s, located on Fort Smallwood Rd., and authorities believe the fire that caused an esti
  • Belair-Edison Neighborhood Goes Solar

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —Some residents of the Belair-Edison neighborhood are all smiles today. They’re seeing a big drop in their utility bills because of the sun.
    Solar energy has come to the community. Six weeks ago, Wade Watkins has 14 solar panels installed on his roof.
    “My energy bill went from basically from a little over $200, down to maybe like $80,” he tells WJZ. “So that’s a great savings to me.”
    What’s happening in Baltimore is part of a growin
  • As Cirque du Soleil Heads To Baltimore, A Look At Their Traveling Kitchen

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Cirque Du Soleil performers are headed to town for a string of shows at Royal Farms Arena starting Wednesday, but first trunks of costumes and miles of rigging are being hauled into the venue.
    Cirque Du Soleil travels with 20 semi-trucks and one of them is reserved just for the kitchen. Everybody has to eat three meals a day, seven days a week, so a makeshift kitchen is set up in every city they visit.
    Lunch on Tuesday was pulled pork and coleslaw.
    “We bring everyth
  • Priest Takes Leave After Disclosing Past In The Ku Klux Klan

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia priest is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
    Father William Aitcheson, a priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington, wrote about his past Klan affiliation Monday in The Arlington Catholic Herald, the diocese’s newspaper.
    The 62-year-old Aitcheson said that 40 years have passed since he was in the Klan.
    He apologized for his participation and said the images from this month’s white national
  • Maryland’s Chesapeake Conservation Corps Begins Another Year

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Much of Maryland’s beauty is more fragile than it looks. The delicate balance between land and water takes work to preserve, and in many cases, work to restore.“We do a wide range of things like environmental education, water quality work,” says Tasha Royal, of the Chesapeake Conservation Corps.
    “I spent the year setting up an SAV monitoring program, that’s submerged aquatic vegetation in the river” said participant Lindsey Hughes.
  • 15-Year-Old Among Homicides Victims In Baltimore Tuesday Afternoon

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department is investigating two separate homicides Tuesday afternoon, one of which resulted in the death of a 15-year-old.
    The first fatal shooting happened at 12:30 p.m., in the 3700 block of Fleetwood Ave.
    Responding officers found a 24-year-old man who had been shot in the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The other homicide happened at 1:50 p.m., in the 900 block of Bennett Place.
    Police arrived to find a 15-year-old with gunsh
  • 15-Year-Old Among Homicide Victims In Baltimore Tuesday Afternoon

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department is investigating two separate homicides Tuesday afternoon, one of which resulted in the death of a 15-year-old.
    The first fatal shooting happened at 12:30 p.m., in the 3700 block of Fleetwood Ave.
    Responding officers found a 24-year-old man who had been shot in the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The other homicide happened at 1:50 p.m., in the 900 block of Bennett Place.
    Police arrived to find a 15-year-old with gunsh
  • ‘Best Dressed Burglar’ Accused Of Robbing Nursing Home, Elementary School

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —On Tuesday morning, Baltimore County Police released pictures of a man suspected of burglary who has been caught on camera wearing a suit and tie.
    They are calling him the “best dressed burglar.”
    According to Baltimore County Police, the suspect has burglarized several businesses throughout Baltimore County since June, mainly in the White Marsh and Cockeysville areas.
    The victimized locations include a nursing home, a construction company, medical offices, insu
  • Army-Navy To Play 4 Times In Philadelphia From 2018-22

    With a chance to try something different, Army and Navy instead choose to stick with tradition.
    The Army-Navy football game will be played in Philadelphia four times from 2018-2022, returning to its most frequent host city.
    The academies announced Tuesday at Philadelphia’s City Hall that Lincoln Financial Field, home of the NFL’s Eagles, will be the site of the 2018, ’19, ’20 and ’22 Army-Navy games.
    A news conference was planned by Army, Navy and game sponsor USAA
  • Army-Navy Game Leaving Baltimore; Won’t Be Back In Near Future

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s often called the greatest rivalry in sports, and it generates one of the biggest weekends in Baltimore.
    But the Army-Navy game will not return to Charm City in the years ahead.
    Baltimore hosted the game two of the last three years, and though officials say negotiations were close, Baltimore will not host the game until next decade.
    Tradition that’s unmatched, a game like no other, and energy that takes over the entire area.
    That atmosphere has c

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