• 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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  • Weather Blog: Light Snow Expected

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the overnight over much of the region. Light snow is likely to cause some traffic issues in the morning tomorrow.
    Even a small amount of snow falling on the cold ground may cause issues. The key word is caution tomorrow, and take your time if you need to be out.
    After a cold Wednesday, a nice warm-up is on the way! We will be around 50 by the weekend!
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  • Police: Maryland Delivery Driver Kidnapped, Robbed At Gunpoint

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Authorities say a delivery truck driver was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint in Harford County Tuesday afternoon.
    Maryland State Police says at 1 p.m., a delivery man was preparing to deliver tobacco products to a liquor store in the 2300 block of Belair Road in Fallston when three masked men ordered the man into the back of the white box delivery truck at gunpoint.
    Officials say the suspects then drove the delivery truck to a side street behind buildings on Old Mountain R
  • Authorities Searching For Missing Elderly Man Suffering From Cognitive Disorder

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Authorities are searching for an elderly man who suffers from a cognitive disorder and was last seen Tuesday afternoon.
    Baltimore County police say 86-year-old Thomas Brown was last seen around 4:30 p.m. at his home on Chesholm Road and officers believe he was in the Catonsville area.
    Detectives say Brown may be driving a light-blue 2002 Buick Century with Maryland license plates that read ARK098.
    Investigators say Brown is 6-feet tall and weighs about 140 pounds.
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  • In Maryland, Opposition To Offshore Drilling Is Bipartisan

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Environmental groups opposed to allowing offshore drilling near the Maryland coast picked up bipartisan support Tuesday ahead of an open house by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
    Officials in Mississippi, however, where a similar meeting was held on the issue Tuesday, are expressing support for President Donald Trump’s proposal to open the way for greatly expanded U.S. offshore oil and gas drilling.
    Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, a Democrat
  • Weekend Derailment Is Latest Black Eye For DC Subway System

    WASHINGTON (AP) —The D.C. Metro’s last derailment was in July 2016 due to an issue with the tracks, which led to the firing of some of the agency’s track inspection department.
    Just days into the new year, the metro has been met with a familiar sight. Chaos on its red line service, after a train derailed Monday morning with more than 60 people on board.
    Luckily no one was injured, but the mishap is now being blamed on a broken rail, and once again sheds light on the dire need o
  • Maryland Officials Warn Not To Go On Icy Waters That Appear Frozen

    PASADENA, Md. (WJZ)– This winter has given Maryland some of the lowest temperatures on record followed by periods of mild weather. The roller coaster conditions have also created a hazard on the waters. Authorities are warning people to avoid it.
    According to Maryland’s Natural Resources Police, every year they have to rescue people who think the ice is safe enough to walk on, skate on or fish and it’s not.
    Rescue crews have had there hands full lately. From the Chesapeake
  • Baltimore Mural Ushers In New Radiosurgery System At Sinai Hospital

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Undergoing treatment for cancer is physically and emotionally draining.
    Radiation oncologists at Sinai Hospital are using a new radiosurgery system called the Varian Edge, which is non-invasive and can pinpoint very small specific areas for the treatment of tumors.
    Now, thanks to a local artist, patients being treated at Sinai have something beautiful to focus on… in an effort to ease some of the pain.
    The Edge system uses high-dose radiation with sub-millimeter acc
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  • Morgan State Grad Re-Imagines Controversial H&M Ad In Viral Artwork

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore artist and Morgan State University graduate has re-envisioned a controversial H&M ad for kids, which featured a black child wearing a hoodie with the phrase, “coolest monkey in the jungle.”
    “The term ‘monkey’ has been used to degrade people of color for a long time now. And I just think that it’s been used to make us feel unequal to other races. So I did feel some sort of way when I saw it,” Kyle Yearwood told WJZ.
  • Crews Battling West Baltimore Fire On South Morley Street

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Crews are battling a fire in west Baltimore.
    The fire broke out around 5 p.m. Tuesday evening, at 134 South Morley St., between Old Frederick Rd. and St. Joseph St.Chopper 13 is over the scene and Captain Jeff Long says the structure will be a total loss.
    This is a developing story.
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  • Crews Battle West Baltimore Fire On South Morley Street

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fire crews are battled a fire in West Baltimore Tuesday evening.
    The Baltimore Fire Department says the fire broke out around 5 p.m. at 134 South Morley St., between Old Frederick Rd. and St. Joseph St.Officials deemed the house a complete loss and no injuries were reported.
    The cause of the fire is unknown.
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  • Brandon Marshall On Vikings-Eagles NFC Championship

    By Matt Citak
    What a weekend of excitement in the NFC Divisional Round. First the Eagles put on a defensive show, limiting the Falcons to just 10 points en route to an upset win over Atlanta. Then the following day in Minnesota, we saw four lead changes in the final three minutes of the game, which ended with the “Minneapolis Miracle” and the Vikings booking themselves a trip to Philadelphia for the NFC Championship.
    In what will go down as one of the craziest games in NFL Postseason
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  • Whiskey Rocks Baltimore Tasting Event

    105.7 The Fan and La Cuchara Restaurant invite you to attend the second annual Whiskey Rocks Baltimore Tasting Event to be held on Thursday January 25th from 6 to 9pm. Come sample and savor some of the finest Premium Whiskeys. There will be 15 of the finest distillers onsite including Whistle Pig Rye, New York Distilling Company, and West Cork Irish Whiskey to name a few. Meet with whiskey experts while hobnobbing with some of your favorite Baltimore radio personalities including Rob Long. Enjoy
  • ‘They Didn’t Have A Care In The World’; Video Shows Suspects Open Fire After Coming Face-To-Face With Officers

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are searching for two suspects who opened fire on officers after an early morning robbery turned into a wild shootout on the streets of downtown Baltimore.
    The Baltimore Police Department released video that shows the suspects shooting at responding officers, who were just feet away.
    “You can see the suspect has his gun aimed at three police officers…we are fortunate that none of them were shot,” said Baltmore PD spokesperson T.J. Smith.
  • Crews Pre-Treating Roads Ahead Of Next Wave Of Winter Weather

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — With another round of snow and ice expected to blanket Maryland, road crews are already working to try and keep the wintry mix off highways.
    “We have all the interstates pre-treated with the salt and brine solution, and all the primary and secondary crews that lead into them,” says Charlie Gischlar of the Maryland State Highway Administration.
    Gischlar says teams have been treating streets since Monday while keeping a close watch on the forecast.
  • White House Doctor: ‘No Concerns’ About Trump’s Cognitive Ability

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump asked the White House doctor to perform a cognitive exam during his physical last week, despite the doctor’s determination that such testing wasn’t necessary.
    “I have no concerns about his cognitive ability,” Dr. Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday.
    He said the testing was conducted at the President’s wishes, and the results were normal.
    Ahead of the exam, the White House said that tests for mental acuity would not be include
  • Man Accused Of Punching Police Horse After Being Thrown Out Of Eagles Game

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police in Philadelphia say a man assaulted an officer and police horse after being thrown out of Lincoln Financial Field last week.
    According to the Philadelphia Police Department, Taylor Hendricks was ejected from the stadium and site of the NFC divisional game between the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles. Authorities say the 22-year-old man was intoxicated and didn’t have a ticket.
    After being thrown out, he allegedly walked over to a police horse
  • Semi Crashes Into School Hurting 4 People Including 3 Kids

    LYLE, Minn. (AP) — A semitrailer truck veered off a highway and crashed through the wall of an elementary school in southern Minnesota, injuring four people including two children in a classroom.
    School officials in Lyle, next to the Iowa border, say the semi rear-ended another vehicle on Highway 218 about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, then careered off the highway and crashed into the school with its cab landing inside the walls. The highway is about 100 yards (90 meters) from the school.
    Two studen
  • Chelsea Manning’s US Senate Bid Could Upend Maryland Race

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Chelsea Manning’s bid for U.S. Senate threatens to upend the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary.
    Political analysts say Manning’s high profile will prevent two-term Sen. Ben Cardin from essentially ignoring his primary challenger in the heavily Democratic state.
    Cardin won the seat in an open race in 2006 and hasn’t faced a serious threat since.
    Cardin said Tuesday in Baltimore that he looks forward to a strong campaign featuring Manning or anyone else.
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  • Hogan Provides Education Highlights From His Budget Proposal

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan is providing some highlights of his budget proposal.
    Hogan said Tuesday it will include about $6.5 billion for K-12 education, a record amount for the state.
    Hogan says every single school system in Maryland will see increased funding. The governor says the state is investing an additional $365 million more in school construction, bringing the total to $1.4 billion.
    The budget also contains $1.38 billion for the University of Maryland, an increase ove
  • CVS Pharmacy To Promote Natural Beauty In New Ads

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — CVS Pharmacy has announced an ad campaign to attach a new watermark to all photos that haven’t been “materially altered.”
    According to a press release, they have committed to “not digitally alter or change a person’s shape, size, proportion, skin or eye color or enhance or alter lines, wrinkles or other individual characteristics.”
    Coming soon. The CVS Beauty Mark to support a more positive self image in women and girls by promotin
  • Trump Says He Wants Immigrants From ‘Everywhere’

    By Betsy Klein, CNN
    (CNN) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants immigrants who come from “everywhere,” following reports last week that he disparaged immigrants from African countries and Haiti and welcomed more people from Norway.
    Asked by CNN’s Jim Acosta whether he said he wanted more people to come to the United States from Norway, Trump said, “We want them to come in from everywhere, everywhere.”
    Trump declined to answer furth
  • 6-Year-Old Boy Dies Of Rabies Contracted From Bat

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 6-year-old Florida boy has died from rabies he contracted after being scratched by an infected bat.
    The father of Ryker Roque told NBC that the boy died Sunday at an Orlando hospital.
    Father Henry Roque said he had found a sick bat, put it in a bucket and told his son not to touch it, but he did and was scratched.
    He said he washed the wound thoroughly but didn’t take the boy to the hospital because he cried when he was told he would get shots. About a week lat
  • NYT: Bannon Subpoenaed In Mueller’s Russia Probe

    By Eli Watkins, CNN
    (CNN) — Special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon last week, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
    Bannon was on Capitol Hill testifying before the House Intelligence Committee when the news broke that Mueller had issued the subpoena for the now-estranged associate of President Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury.
    Bannon’s testimony on the Hill on Tuesday was his first appearance before an
  • Police Seek Public’s Help To Find Missing 22-Year-Old

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing 22-year-old.
    Omaire Muntaz Akmal was last seen Monday, in the 2900 block of Saint Paul St.
    Courtesy: Baltimore PD
    He is 5’2″ and weighs approximately 120 pounds. Akmal maybe driving a 2007 gray G35 Infinity two-door vehicle.
    Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Baltimore Police Department’s Missing Person Unit at (443) 984-7385 or 911.
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  • Missing 22-Year-Old Found Dead

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — UPDATE: Police say Omaire Muntaz Akmal was found dead in Essex.
    Akmal’s cause of death has not yet been released.
    No further details have been released at this time.
    Police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing 22-year-old.
    Omaire Muntaz Akmal was last seen
  • Baltimore Man Arrested For Gun, Drugs, Money

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police say a repeat offender has been arrested with a loaded gun, dozens of baggies of suspected marijuana and more than $1,000.
    Authorities say officers stopped 40-year-old Michael Blackstone in the 200 block of N. Luzerne Ave. Monday night.
    Blackstone was in possession of a loaded .45 caliber handgun, 75 zip lock baggies of suspected marijuana and $1,220. Police say he has been arrested twice for gun violations. Blackstone has been charged
  • White House Hosts A ‘Conversation With Women Of America’ Amid #MeToo Movement

    (CNN) — More than a dozen top White House officials will attend a series of events on Tuesday that the Trump administration is billing as a “conversation with Women of America.”
    The event comes amid the nationwide focus on sexual harassment and assault against women dubbed the #MeToo movement spurred by extensive alleged abuse by Harvey Weinstein and a cascade of other powerful men.
    Though the movement has impacted the sports, entertainment and political worlds, it has largely
  • Maryland Lawmakers Outline Response To Federal Tax Overhaul

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s legislative leaders say President Donald Trump’s big tax cut bill spells trouble for state taxpayers, and they’re working on a fix.
    They’re calling it the “Taxpayer Protection Plan” to prevent Maryland residents from paying upwards of $1 billion in unintended tax increases.
    House Speaker Mike Busch said in a news conference today said the work is underway.
    “We’re going to flesh this out over the next 85 days to ma
  • Maryland Democrats Outline Response To Federal Tax Overhaul

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Democrats who control the General Assembly have outlined plans to respond to the federal tax overhaul.
    Leading lawmakers on Tuesday talked about three measures they plan to make a priority this session to return taxes to residents.
    Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says the federal tax overhaul “takes away $680 million in exemptions for Marylanders.” He says lawmakers will make a priority of mitigating that.
    Del. Anne Kaiser, who chairs the Hou

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