• Teens Charged In Attempted Carjacking That Ended In Shooting

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —Two teenagers have been arrested and charged as adults in relation to a shooting in west Baltimore on March 11.
    Police say Charles Cottman, 15, and Kevin Vaughan, 14, approached a car occupied by a 58-year-old man and attempted to take it. The victim struggled and was shot in the shoulder.
    The boys allegedly fled the scene.
    Cottman and Vaughan face attempted murder, assault, robbery, and gun related charges.
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  • Orioles To Celebrate Kids’ Opening Day On April 9

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Orioles announced their plans for the third annual Kids’ Opening Day on Sunday, April 9, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards when the Orioles host the New York Yankees at 1:35 p.m.
    The celebration will welcome children and their families to a new season of Orioles Baseball with many fun activities and unique gameday opportunities for several lucky kids throughout the day.
    Kids’ Opening Day will feature a kids-only Orioles fedora, available to all fans ages 14 a
  • Police Searching For Missing Man With Alzheimer’s

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department is asking for your help to find a missing man who has Alzheimer’s.
    Thomas Williams Edwards was last seen on Tuesday, according to police, at 7:30 a.m., in the 3400 block of Kenyon Ave.
    Edwards was last seen wearing a black cap, blue sweatpants, a green long sleeve shirt, and blue shoes.
    Anyone with information about Edwards is asked to call the Missing Person Unit at (443) 984-7385 or dial 911.
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  • Maryland Senate Leader: Immigration Bill Won’t Pass As Is

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s Senate president says a bill that adds protections for people in the United States illegally won’t pass the Senate in its current form.
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Wednesday that the state needs to allow immigrants “to live in freedom,” but not protect felons who are in the United States illegally and end up in the judicial system.
    A bill that passed the House last week would prevent authorities from stopping people s
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  • Red Light, Speed Cameras Set To Return To Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Drivers beware! Red light and speed cameras are set to return to Baltimore City.
    Mayor Catherine Pugh announced Wednesday that the cameras will be returning to the city in the summer.
    Marcus Washington will have more on this story and why the decision was made to bring them back, coming up on Eyewitness News at 5 and 6 p.m.#WJZ TONIGHT: @MayorPugh50 announces the return of red light and speed cameras in Baltimore City this summer. Story tonight on @cbsbaltimore
  • Charges Dropped For Maintenance Man In Sex-For-Repairs Case

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The second maintenance worker accused of demanding sex in return for repairs has had his charges dropped.
    The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office confirms charges against Charles Coleman were dropped Wednesday.
    Charges were also dropped for the other suspect in this case, Doug Hussy, after a woman who had accused him did not appear in court to testify. The two former handymen did work for Baltimore public housing.
    RELATED: Maintenance Man Acquit
  • Cats Prefer Interacting With People Over Food, Study Finds

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Cats do care about their humans. Really.According to a new study, cats care about people even more than food.
    The study took both domestic and sheltered cats and gave them different choices of stimuli. The cats could choose between food, toys, scent or humans. In a surprising twist to most, the cats chose that human interaction over food, though food came in second.
    “Increasingly cat cognition research is providing evidence of their complex socio-cognitive and probl
  • Motorcyclist Crashes While Fleeing From Police; Injures Self, 1 Other

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Charges are pending for a 48-year-old motorcyclist who was injured during a crash Wednesday morning, as police say he was fleeing from an officer.
    Maryland State Police report the crash happened shortly before 10 a.m., near the intersection of MD Route 27 and Hahn Rd.
    Troopers found that a 2013 Subaru was struck in the side by a 1994 Harley Davidson motorcycle that was fleeing from police.
    The driver of the Subaru was taken by ambulance to the Carroll Hospital C
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  • Weather Blog: Breezy, Sunny Wednesday

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A breezy and mostly sunny afternoon on tap. We won’t be quite as warm as Tuesday, but at least we aren’t dealing with the rain.
    Highs will still be above average and in the low/mid 60s.
    Mostly clear skies expected Wednesday night with overnight lows dropping into the upper 30s.
    Clouds will be on the increase Thursday out ahead of our next rain-maker.
    Highs will be in the mid 50s, and the good news is that it looks like the rain will hold off until Th
  • NFL Bans Line Leaping, Approves Ejections For Head Hits

     
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The NFL owners decided upon several rule changes via a vote at the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix.
    One of the rules passed was to prohibit players from leaping over offensive linemen during kicks.
    Defenders leaping from the second level over an offensive lineman, usually the long snapper, has led to exciting plays.
    Last season saw a combined 41 blocked field-goal attempts and PATs, three of which came from players jumping over the line, as the Ravens saw hap
  • Maryland Lawmakers OK Panel To Monitor Health Care Changes

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to create a commission to monitor federal actions that could affect health care in Maryland has cleared the General Assembly.
    The Senate voted 32-14 on Wednesday for the bill, sending it to Gov. Larry Hogan.
    The measure forms a commission to monitor federal actions and provide recommendations to protect access to affordable health coverage. The commission would submit a report on its findings and recommendations at the end of each year.
    The bill was one of s
  • Coleman: Trimble Is Just Not Ready For The NBA

    I disagree with the choice, but good luck in Europe!If #MeloTrimble thinks he's #nba ready. He's got a long road of D LG & European games ahead of him by leaving @TerrapinHoops now. #1moreyear
    — Jerry Coleman (@sportswcoleman) March 29, 2017
    University of Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble announced today that he is forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility to enter the NBA Draft and will sign with an agent. This is a terrible mistake no matter who was advising him. He’s
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  • Man Accused Of Shooting ‘Sick’ Dog Arrested For Animal Cruelty

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police arrested a man who said he fatally shot his dog after it had been sick for several days after eating a foam pillow.
    William Mitchell Harrell faces charges of felony animal cruelty, discharging a firearm within a residential area, and reckless endangerment.
    The investigation into Harrell began after police got a call just before 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, about shots fired in the 400 block of Master Derby Court in Annapolis.
    Responding officers met with Harrel
  • Melo Trimble To Declare For NBA Draft

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble announced on Wednesday that he is forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility to enter the NBA Draft and will sign with an agent.
    Trimble, a three-time All-Big Ten selection, led Maryland to its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017, averaging a team-high 16.8 points per game. He is one of 15 players to earn all-conference honors three times at Maryland.
    “I am confident and excited to pursue an opp
  • Police: Man Dies After Fight Outside Sports Bar

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 26-year-old man is dead after police say he was involved in an altercation outside a sports bar overnight Monday.
    The Anne Arundel County Police Department was called to Medstar Harbor Hospital for an injured man.
    Responding officers found Aaron Jamal Skipwith, who had life threatening injures after being driven to the hospital. Shortly after police arrived, Skipwith was pronounced dead.
    During their investigation, police found that Skipwith had been at Sideli
  • Craft Brewer Bill To Get Senate Hearing

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland bill that has craft brewers worried about potential restrictions is getting a hearing in a state Senate committee.
    The bill goes before the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday in Annapolis.
    Craft brewers say they are concerned about the bill as it’s currently drafted. That’s because it would shorten the hours they can be open.
    Brewers also say the measure would restrict a brewery to selling only beer it prod
  • Man Arrested After Threatening Officer On Facebook

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man is charged with making written threats to kill a law enforcement officer.
    First Coast News (http://fcnews.tv/2nLouRa ) reports 45-year-old Johnny Joe Addison posted on Facebook about a specific Jacksonville Sheriff’s officer, threatening him. Addison was arrested Sunday.
    According to an arrest report, a concerned citizen contacted authorities about the Facebook posts. The report says that one of Addison’s posts said he wou
  • Teen Arrested After Pregnant Woman’s SUV Carjacked On Her Way Home From Work

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —A 19-year-old has been arrested and charged after police say he carjacked the SUV of a pregnant woman.
    On Monday, around 5:30 p.m., the 31-year-old victim said she was driving home from work when she noticed a man inside the vehicle with her.
    She pulled over in the 2500 block of Greenmount Avenue and told the suspect to get out. He refused and, after a brief struggle, the woman got out of the car and the suspect drove away.
    During their investigation, detectives from the B
  • 30 Players: Athletics Hope Ryon Healy Is For Real

    By Rich Arleo
    CBS Local Sports, in our 30 Players 30 Days spring training feature, profiles one young player from each Major League Baseball team leading up to opening day. 
    2016 season (Minors): 85 G, 337 AB, .326 BA, 14 HR, 64 RBI, 1 SB, .940 OPS
    2016 season (Majors): 72 G, 269 AB, .305 BA, 13 HR, 37 RBI, 0 SB, .861 OPS
    One of the biggest (and also one of the most under-the-radar) surprises of last season was the sudden emergence of Ryon Healy in the second half of the year. Healy, a Mino
  • Man Rescued After Falling Into Well In Davidsonville

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —A 52-year-old man has been rescued after falling into a well in the 2300 block of Rutland Road in Davidsonville.
    After being removed, he was evaluated by paramedics and declined to be taken to the hospital.
    Anne Arundel County and Howard County fire units responded to the scene.
    This story will be updated as more details become available.
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  • Driver Strikes Capitol Police Cruiser, Taken Into Custody

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman described as “erratic and aggressive” drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody, police said.
    Shots were fired during the arrest attempt, but the incident appeared to be criminal in nature with “no nexus to terrorism,” said Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki. No one was injured. She said the U.S. Capitol remained open.
    Malecki described the woman as an &ldquo
  • Haynie: Gausman Is Ready To Roll For The Orioles

    Manager Buck Showalter made the announcement on Monday that Kevin Gausman would be the 2017 Opening Day starter for the Baltimore Orioles. Due to Chris Tillman’s shoulder woes, the Birds needed someone to take the post on April 3 against the Blue Jays at Camden Yards.
    Showalter chose the 2012 first-round pick out of LSU for the honor.
    Gausman, who joined Ross Grimsley and yours truly on 105.7 The Fan Tuesday morning, did admit that he prepared himself for a scenario in which he didn’
  • Reports: Missing Indonesian Man Found Inside 23-Foot Python

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — An Indonesian man appears to have been swallowed whole by a reticulated python on the island of Sulawesi, the Associated Press reports.
    A video on the Tribun Timur website shows the snake being cut open to reveal a man’s remains.
    A local official told the AP that villagers starting looking for the man Monday after realizing he hadn’t returned home from working on his crops the day before.
    Then, on Wednesday, a search party found some items including a picking
  • UK Triggers Article 50, Brexit Process Officially Begins

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Brexit process officially began Wednesday as the United Kingdom formally triggered Article 50, CBS News reports.
    The process is expected to take two years and cost as much as $65 billion.
    The referendum to leave the European Union was narrowly passed in June 2016, and British Prime Minister Theresa May signed an official letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday.
    “There is no reason to pretend that this is a happy day, neither in Brussels, nor in Lon
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Ron Matz has more on the Ronald McDonald House’s Red Shoe Shuffle.Marty Bass and Linh Bui have Coffee With Gary Sinise.
  • 3 Storm Chasers Die In Crash During Southern Plains Storms

    SPUR, Texas (AP) — Storms that bore down on Southern Plains states brought powerful winds that upended a tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, killing the driver, while three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado-warned storm in West Texas, authorities said.
    The storms that struck Texas and Oklahoma late Tuesday brought tornadoes, tennis ball-sized hail and powerful winds, but no widespread damage was reported. It’s just the beginning of what’s e
  • Way Back Wednesday: Former Oriole Chris Hoiles Remembers His First Opening Day

    Chris Hoiles played his entire Major League Baseball career as a catcher for the Baltimore Orioles from 1989 to 1998.
    Hoiles joined Ed and Rob for Way Back Wednesday to remember the opening of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
    Chris started by talking about Oriole Park at Camden Yards being called the best ballpark in baseball saying, “I agree on that one. It was an absolute privilege to be able to open up Camden Yards in ’92 and play in a stadium that was a benchmark for the stadium
  • Chris Hoiles Remembers The Very First Opening Day For Oriole Park At Camden Yards

    Chris Hoiles is a former professional baseball catcher who spent time with the Orioles.
    Chris joined Ed and Rob for Way Back Wednesday to remember the opening of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
    Chris started by talking about Oriole Park at Camden Yards being called the best ballpark in baseball saying “I agree on that one it was an absolute privilege to be able to open up Camden Yards in 92 and play in a stadium that was a benchmark for the stadiums that followed it…it is one of a kind
  • Aberdeen Police Find Missing Maryland Family

    ABERDEEN, MD (WJZ) – Aberdeen police have announced that they have located a family that was reported missing Tuesday afternoon.
    Police say Laura Beth Marie Malkmus, 32, Thomas Edward Brown Jr, 30, Thomas Edward Brown III, 10, and Ethan Brown, 8 were all found late Tuesday night. Officials say tips from the public helped them locate the family.
    The family was reported missing around 4 p.m. Tuesday.
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  • WEATHER BLOG: March Comes In Like A Lamb, Out Like A Lamb

    Hi Everyone!
    It is the last HUMPDAAY of March. Almost done with the month. So did march come in like a Lion, and is it going out like a Lamb, or vice-versa? I think it came in like a Lamb, and is leaving the same way. You?
    Yesterday we got to 70°, today 65°. Tomorrow and Friday down to the mid 50’s. The last day of the month, Friday, we will have periods of rain, but I just do not think that qualifies as “going out like a Lion.”
    The rain of yesterday, and what we will g

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