• 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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  • Professor Fired For Racially Insensitive Remarks On Fox News

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor after officials say she made racially insensitive comments on Fox News.
    Essex County College’s president announced the decision Friday, two weeks after Lisa Durden’s appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
    College officials said they received complaints about Durden’s interview with Carlson. Durden, who is black, discussed a Memorial Day event held exclusively for black people host
  • Officer Escorting Pence Motorcade Hurt In Crash

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting Vice President Mike Pence’s motorcade to the city’s airport.
    Police Lt. Howard Black told The Gazette the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Black didn’t release the officer’s name or details on the crash, but he said he was in serious condition.
    No other vehicles were involved, and Pence’s motorcade continued to the airport.
    Pence said in
  • Father Buries Wrong Man After Coroner’s Mistake

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — 11 days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend.
    “Your son is alive,” he said.
    “Bill (Shinker) put my son on the phone,” Kerrigan said. “He said ‘Hi Dad.’ ”
    Orange County coroner’s officials had misidentified the body, the Orange County Register reported Friday (http://bit.ly/2tZSyZj).
    The mix-up began on May 6 when a man was found dead behind a Verizon store in Fountain Valley.
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  • Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World’s Ugliest Dog

    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.
    In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.
    She was a favorite of the Northern California crowd from the start, often plopping down on her side on stage with her droopy face spread across the ground when she was supposed to be showing off. The judg
  • Plane Crashes Into Empty Florida Daycare Building; 1 Killed

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A small plane has crashed into an empty daycare building in Florida, killing one person and injuring another.
    WINK-TV reports that the Saturday morning plane crash caused extensive damage and a fire. It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the crash.
    The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that the Piper PA 28 aircraft crashed shortly after it took off from a nearby airfield. Lee County is located in southwest Florida.
    Authorities said that one person
  • Officials Draining Pool At World War II Memorial

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials are draining a pool and other water features at the World War II Memorial in Washington.
    The National Park Service said in a statement Friday that the draining will happen Sunday and will allow for the replacement of current incandescent light fixtures with high efficiency lighting.
    Officials say the pools will be refilled and operational again on June 30.
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  • Authorities: Texas Mom Left 2 Kids In Hot Car As Punishment

    WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson and that they didn’t lock themselves in, as she initially reported, according to sheriff’s officials.
    Cynthia Marie Randolph, 24, was being held Saturday on two counts of causing serious bodily injury to a child. It wasn’t clear if she had an attorney — online jail records didn’
  • Female Human Remains Found Along Wooded Area in Md.

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Anne Arundel County Police say they found female human remains along a wooded area in Maryland.
    Detectives say around 6:43 p.m. on June 14, they responded to a wooded area along East Ordinance Road near East Avenue in Glen Burnie, where they discovered skeletal remains.
    Officers say the remains appear to be from a woman who was in her 20’s.
    Police say further examination of the remains is being completed to obtain other physical traits to assist with the identity of
  • Police: Passenger Injured After Intentionally Jumping Out Of Moving Car

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Anne Arundel County police say a man may have sustained life-threatening injuries after intentionally jumping out of a moving car Saturday night.
    Officers responded to the 100 block of Jennifer Road near West Street in Annapolis, where they learned that Frederick George Greene jumped out of the passenger side of a Subaru Forester leaving from Westfield Annapolis Mall.
    Greene struck his head on the asphalt and may have life-threatening injuries.
    The driver of the vehic
  • More Than 200 D.C. Residents Displaced By Fire

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 200 people have been displaced by a large fire at an apartment complex in northwest Washington.
    Local media report that around 100 firefighters responded to the blaze early Saturday.
    Firefighters used ladders to rescue some residents. Others jumped to firefighters to flee the blaze.
    There were a few minor injuries reported. Electric and water service near the apartment had to be temporarily shut down.
    Officials did not immediately know the cause of the fire.
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  • Struggling Orioles Hope To Turn Things Around In Tampa Bay

    By GracenoteThe Tampa Bay Rays look to follow up their offensive onslaught in the series opener and earn their sixth win in seven games when they host the struggling Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon. Logan Morrison belted his team-leading 22nd homer and knocked in three runs while Evan Longoria along with newly-recalled Shane Peterson had four RBIs apiece in Tampa Bay’s 15-5 rout Friday.
    The Rays have posted 44 runs in their last six games and are expected to add slugging catcher W
  • ‘The End Of An Era’ As Valley Bridge Club Folds

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Tucked inside a Towson office park, about 40 duplicate bridge players enter the light blue walls of the Valley Bridge Club to test their wits in the partners’ card game.
    Since founder Patricia Wilson started organizing games in her Towson home in 1965, players have gathered to play competitive, duplicate bridge for national points at various locations throughout Baltimore County.
    In its latest spot on Cromwell Bridge Road, players pay by the game to attend three-an
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  • Tractor-Trailer Crash Temporarily Shuts Down I-95 North

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– A tractor-trailer crash on I-95 north early Saturday morning temporarily shut down the highway.
    At about 5:20 a.m., Maryland State Police say an empty tractor-trailer crashed into the Patapsco Bridge near exit 47, causing all three lanes to be shut down for about two to three hours.
    The driver of the trailer was injured and transported to Shock Trauma.
    His condition is unknown.
    Police say crews were on scene to clean up approximately 125 gallons of fuel that spilled.
  • DC Makes Gender-Neutral Driver’s Licenses Available

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington’s mayor says the District of Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in the country to offer a gender-neutral identifier on driver’s licenses.
    The new licenses and ID cards were made available for the first time on Friday. People who don’t wish to be identified as male or female can get the gender-neutral “X” on their licenses instead.
    Starting July 3, Oregon will become the first state to offer the gender-neutral identifier.
  • All-Metro softball Player of the Year: Erin Collins, Hereford - Baltimore Sun

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    All-Metro softball Player of the Year: Erin Collins, Hereford
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    A four-year starter, four-time All-Baltimore County first-team performer and All-Metro first-team selection last spring, Hereford senior Erin Collins has always been feared for her bat. This season, she also asserted herself as one of the region's ...
  • Baltimore Co. Fire & MTA Simulating Terrorist Attack Over Weekend At Metro Stops

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Emergency Management says MTA and regional partners will be simulated a terrorist attack as part of an emergency response exercise Saturday, June 24, at 11 p.m. through June 25 at 4 a.m.
    Travel alert – #BCoFD and @mtamaryland will be conducting a joint readiness exercise over the weekend. ^NL pic.twitter.com/RE6gImAXn5
    — Emergency Management (@BACOemergency) June 23, 2017
    MTA says the exercise will take place near the Sudbrook Tunnel of the me
  • Longoria, Peterson Lead Rays Over Orioles 15-5

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria and Shane Peterson drove in four runs apiece to back the pitching of Chris Archer and lead the surging Tampa Bay Rays to a 15-5 victory over the struggling Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
    Peterson and Derek Norris hit two-run homers off Ubaldo Jimenez (2-3) as Orioles pitchers allowed at least five runs for the 20th consecutive game, tying a major league record set by the 1924 Philadelphia Phillies.
    Longoria had a two-run single during Tampa Bay
  • Police Say Efforts To Crack Down On Illegal Dirt Bike Riding Is Working

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Police say their crackdown on illegal dirt bike riding is proving to be effective.
    Last year, police set up a Task Force to help combat the problem.George Solis explains why some feel there may be another option on the table that can benefit both sides.
    Police say as the summer season kicks in, this is when you would typically see packs of riders on the streets that hasn’t been the case, so far. Others say they still holding out hope for a potential d
  • 18 Emaciated Horses Rescued From Maryland Farm

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Eighteen emaciated horses are seized from a Central Maryland farm, found on the brink of death. Now, the animals face a long road to recovery.
    Devin Bartolotta met with the horses and their rescuers this afternoon. Those horses are in safe hands tonight. But police haven’t released where that farm is or what charges might be filed.Hundreds of pounds underweight – more than a dozen horses – down to skin and bones.
    “It’s going to be a long road
  • Police Investigating Serious Crash In Anne Arundel County

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A multi-vehicle wreck in Anne Arundel County sends three drivers to shock trauma.
    Police say a Jeep was traveling north on Route 10 near Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in the Marley area of Glen Burnie Friday morning when the vehicle crossed the grass median and struck a Ford Mustang traveling south.
    A Honda then struck the back of the jeep before going off the road and hitting a tree. The Jeep and Mustang drivers have serious injuries. The Honda driver has possible life-t
  • Weather Blog: Warm Weather And Thunderstorms Ahead

    A warm and humid Friday with more sun than clouds at times.
    Overnight, we are watching an area of rain and some thunderstorms that will linger into the early part of Saturday.
    By afternoon the sun and drier air will move in and make for a decent afternoon and evening. Cooler and very pleasant conditions are on tap for early next week, so make your outdoor plans now!
    Happy weekend, Bob Turk
  • Appeals Court Blocks For Now New Sentencing For DC Sniper

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is temporarily blocking an order that would grant new sentencing hearings to convicted sniper Lee Malvo.
    The Virginia Attorney General’s Office said Friday that the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond has issued a stay that leaves Malvo’s life sentences in place until it can weigh in on whether Malvo is entitled to a new hearing.
    Last month, a federal judge in Norfolk ordered new sentencing hearings form Malvo in Fairfax an
  • Police respond to 2 killings, 1 shooting in Baltimore Friday - Baltimore Sun

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    Police respond to 2 killings, 1 shooting in Baltimore Friday
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    It was hot, and people were everywhere outside — on the sidewalk, on stoops, on the benches in the corner playground. Little kids played with water guns, climbed on a jungle gym, chased one another down the block. Gunfire had burst out around 5:45 p.m ...
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  • O’s Tie A 93-Year-Old Record Allowing 5+ Runs In 20th Consecutive Game

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The O’s have now tied a streak of 20 consecutive games allowing five runs or more, set by the Philadelphia Phillies, back in 1924.Fake banner unfurled by 1924 Phillies after @Orioles tie their @MLB rec of 20 straight games allowing 5 runs or more.#pitching pic.twitter.com/Nl6aMLsB39
    — Mark Viviano (@MarkWJZ) June 23, 2017
    The Orioles pitching staff gives up more runs than any team in the major leagues They just lost 3 out of 4 to the Cleveland Indians at Camde
  • Washington Capitals Resign T.J. Oshie On 8-Year Contract

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Washington Capitals have made one of the biggest moves of the NHL offseason by locking up right-winger T.J. Oshie through the 2025-26 season with an 8 year, 46 million dollar deal.
    The signing will keep the Capital’s frontline trio of Backstrom, Ovechkin, and Oshie together through at least the 2021-22 season. Oshie expressed his excitement over the signing and believes that staying with Washington filled all his wishes as a player and as a family man:
  • Washington Capitals Re-sign T.J. Oshie On 8-Year Contract

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Washington Capitals have made one of the biggest moves of the NHL offseason by locking up right-winger T.J. Oshie through the 2025-26 season with an 8 year, 46 million dollar deal.
    The signing will keep the Capital’s frontline trio of Backstrom, Ovechkin, and Oshie together through at least the 2021-22 season. Oshie expressed his excitement over the signing and believes that staying with Washington filled all his wishes as a player and as a family man:
  • Local Businesses Help Women & Men Get ‘Suited To Succeed’

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Shakespeare got it right, clothes do make the man, or woman, especially when it comes to applying for a job.
    Now, men and women who need help with professional clothing are getting a big boost thanks to the women of Exelon and BGE.
    A check for $2,000 dollars is going a long way for “Suited to Succeed,” supplemented by and bags and bags of donated gently-used professional clothing which will make sure thousands of area women will have a wardrobe that gives

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