• 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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  • Trout, Valbuena Each Hit 2 HRs As Angels Beat Orioles 5-1

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Mike Trout and Luis Valbuena each hit two home runs off Kevin Gausman, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Saturday night for their eighth win in 10 games.
    Trout homered in the first and third innings, and Valbuena connected in the second and fourth to give Los Angeles a four-run lead.
    It marked the second straight night in which the Angels got all their runs via the long ball. In the series opener, Los Angeles homered five times in a 9-7 defeat.
  • Orioles Celebrate OPACY’s 25th Anniversary With Home Run Derby

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– There were plenty of big swings Saturday at Camden Yards as the Orioles celebrated 25 years in their home.
    There was a power display for fans as balls flew out of the park as Orioles Park at Camden Yards blew out the candles on 25 years.
    Fans at the ballpark not only got a chance to take home a replica of Camden Yards, they were also treated to a blast from the past as Brady Anderson, Mike Devereaux, Chris Hoiles, Sam Horn and Joe Orsulak swung for the fences as
  • Weather Blog: Quiet, Strong Storms

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Most of Saturday was quiet but strong storms moved in before the sun set.
    Any lingering storms should wrap up around midnight and skies will clear.
    Sunday looks gorgeous! We’ll wake up to the upper 60s and we can exxpect wall to wall blue skies through the day.
    Temps will top out in the mid to upper 80s.
    We’re watching  the forecast for Monday closely since it’s the solar eclipse!
    Central Maryand can expect to see the eclipse from about 1 p.m. to 3 p
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  • Comedian, Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Dies At 84

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died at age 84, according to his family via social media.
    The Hollywood Reporter says he died Saturday in Washington.
    Gregory used his comedy to attack racism, had movie appearances and even ran for mayor of Chicago in 1967.
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  • Marshawn Lynch Sits Once Again During National Anthem

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch once again sat during the national anthem.
    Lynch sat on the bench Saturday night while the anthem was played before Oakland’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. Lynch also sat last week and told coach Jack Del Rio he has done that throughout his career. Lynch has not publicly said why he is sitting for the anthem.
    Raiders rookie safety Shalom Luani also kneeled during part of the anthem, while star quarterback Derek C
  • 2 Dead In Small Plane Crash Near Oregon Eclipse Viewing Site

    MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two people died in a small plane crash near a central Oregon airport where people are gathering to view the solar eclipse.
    The Central Oregon Emergency Information Network says the pilot and a passenger were killed in the crash about 2 p.m. Saturday about a mile south of Madras Municipal Airport. Authorities did not identify the victims.
    Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkin says the crash started a brushfire on a cliff.
    Campers have been gathering at the a
  • Evacuation Orders Affect Hundreds In California, Oregon

    SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that’s a prime location for viewing the eclipse.
    About 600 residents were told to leave the tourist town of Sisters, Oregon, and authorities said Saturday another 1,000 people had been told to be ready to leave if necessary.
    Sisters is located on the edge of a 70-mile swath of the state where the moon will completely blot out the sun.
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  • CrossFit Community Comes Together To Help Those Impacted By Tornado

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The CrossFit community is helping families who lost everything in the Kent Island tornado.
    Last month, the tornado caused extensive damage when it ripped through the Stevensville area.
    More than 100 members from the CrossFit family came together for a workout with a mission to help out their own who were impacted by the tornado.
    “When CrossFit Kent Island had clients affected by it, we wanted to reach out and see how we could help,” said Shannon Engelking
  • MICA Faculty Member Pens Trump On Cover Of The New Yorker

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A faculty member at the Maryland Institute College of Art has penned an upcoming cover for The New Yorker magazine.
    It features President Donald Trump on a boat blowing into a sail that looks like a Klu Klux Klan hood.
    The Baltimore Sun reports that David Plunkert’s illustration is scheduled to be the magazine’s upcoming cover.
    It provides commentary in light of Trump’s response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weeken
  • Wear Solar Specs Or Make A Viewer To Safely Watch Eclipse

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Solar glasses are a must for safe viewing of Monday’s total solar eclipse, the first to span coast to U.S. coast in 99 years.
    And parents beware: Eye doctors urge strict adult supervision for eclipse watchers under 16 years old.
    There should be absolutely no peeking without eclipse glasses or other certified filters except during the two minutes or so when the moon completely blots out the sun, called totality. That’s the only time it’s safe to
  • Small Earthquake Strikes Off Hawaii Island’s East Coast

    HONOLULU (AP) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.
    The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaii Volcano Observatory says the earthquake struck at 8:35 p.m. Friday about 66 miles (107 kilometers) northeast of the town of Hawaiian Beaches on the island’s east coast.
    The agency reports that about 100 people on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai and Oahu said they felt the earthquake.
    Brian Shiro, the agency’s seismic network manager, says the
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  • Woman Stuck In Swimming Pool Turns To Facebook For Help

    EPPING, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who became stuck in a swimming pool after the ladder broke turned to Facebook to ask for help getting out.
    Sixty-one-year-old Leslie Kahn was swimming in her pool Aug. 11 when the ladder broke, leaving her stranded. She said she didn’t have the strength to pull herself. No one else was home and her cellphone was inside.
    She used a pool pole to drag the chair her iPad was on and posted in a community Facebook page, asking for help. She said sh
  • Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The Maryland SPCA is celebrating National Dog Day and the Annual St. Gabriel Festival is taking place in Little Italy.
  • 2nd Officer Dies From Shooting In Florida

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a second officer has died, a day after he and a colleague were shot during a scuffle with a suspect.
    The Kissimmee Police Department says Sgt. Sam Howard died Saturday from his injuries.
    His colleague, Officer Matthew Baxter, died Friday night after the attack in a neighborhood of Kissimmee, which is located south of the theme park hub of Orlando.
    Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said Saturday that Everett Miller was arrested severa
  • Crews On Scene Of Water Rescue At Prettyboy Dam

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Crews are on scene near the Prettyboy Dam for a water rescue Saturday afternoon.
    Authorities were called just after 1:45 p.m., about a drowning at the dam.
    Crews were able to rescue one adult from the water. The victim was set to be taken to a hospital by a Maryland State Police helicopter.
    No further details have been released at this time.
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  • Crews Conduct Water Rescue At Prettyboy Dam

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Crews  responded to a scene near the Prettyboy Dam for a water rescue Saturday afternoon.
    Authorities were called just after 1:45 p.m., about a drowning at the dam.
    Crews were able to rescue one adult from the water. The victim was set to be taken to a hospital by a Maryland State Police helicopter.
    No further details have been released at this time.
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  • Police Search For Suspect Who Hit Man With Vehicle, Then Stabbed Him

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore County Police Department is searching for a suspect who hit a man with his car, before getting out and stabbing him several times.
    Police say the incident happened in the 7800 block of Liberty Rd.
    Responding officers found a victim with several stab wounds. The victim was taken to a hospital, and his condition is unknown at this time.
    The investigation found that the victim had been struck by a vehicle, and then the driver got out and stabbed the victim
  • Police Arrest Suspect Who Hit Man With Vehicle, Then Stabbed Him To Death

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore County Police Department identified a man who was hit by a car and then stabbed to death Saturday afternoon.
    Police say 53-year-old Raphael M. Happy-Ikenwilo was hit and stabbed in the 7800 block of Liberty Road.
    Investigators learned the suspect dropped off his wife in a parking lot and saw Happy-Ikenwilo getting out of his car and then rammed him into his car and then stabbed him several times.
    The victim was taken to a hospital where he died.
    The sus
  • Thousands March Through Boston Week After Virginia Bloodshed

    BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched through downtown Boston on Saturday, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism as conservative activists appeared to cut short a rally one week after a Virginia demonstration turned deadly.
    Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers — some in uniform, others undercover — were deployed to keep the two groups apart Saturday. Boston’s Democratic mayor, Marty Walsh
  • Hogan Announces New Development Plan For Maryland

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has signed an executive order to create a new statewide development plan.
    Hogan made the announcement Saturday in a speech to the Maryland Association of Counties.
    The Republican governor says he has repeatedly heard from local officials who have asked for changes to PlanMaryland, which was put in place by Hogan’s predecessor, Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat.
    PlanMaryland was described at the time as the state’s first long-range st
  • Emergency Dispatcher Shocked After Lightning Strikes Building

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Harford County governmental employee reports being shocked through her earpiece after lightning struck the building housing emergency dispatchers.
    The Harford County government building located on Ady Rd. in Forest Hills was struck by lightning just after 5 p.m. Friday, as storms began to roll into the area.
    A female call taker says she felt a shock through her earpiece, and some other employees reported similar sensations.
    All employees continued working, but nine
  • Rodricks: Breaking monuments, breaking silence - Baltimore Sun (blog)

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    I return to Matthew Crenson's new history of Baltimore, and my discussions with him on the “Roughly Speaking” podcast, because of a point he made about this city and race: We do not like to talk about it. Never did. Starting in the Colonial period, ...
  • Making sense of the Ravens signing Jeremy Zuttah - Baltimore Beatdown

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    The Ravens signed their former center, Jeremy Zuttah, to a two-year deal on Friday. The question is where is Zuttah going to fit in with the offensive line? Below are the two possibilities for Baltimore's offensive line after the addition of Zuttah. 1 ...
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  • Family Member Charged With Killing 3 Girls Under The Age Of 10

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have arrested a 25-year-old in the homicides of three girls under the age of 10, who were found in a Prince George’s County home Friday morning.
    Antonio Williams is charged with three counts of first and second-degree murder in the deaths of his sister, 6-year-old Nadira Withers, and two second cousins, 9-year-old Ariana Decree and 6-year-old Ajayah Decree.VIDEO: Our Homicide Detectives escort 25 y/o triple homicide suspect Antonio Williams to Depar
  • PFF: Jaylen Hill is a top preseason corner - Baltimore Beatdown

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    Ravens undrafted rookie cornerback Jaylen Hill has been making a name for himself during the 2017 preseason. According to Pro Football Focus, Hill has only allowed a 17.3 passer rating against opposing quarterbacks. That ranks 3rd out of 44 cornerbacks ...
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  • Duke University Removes Statue Of Confederate General

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.
    The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness early Saturday morning from Duke Chapel where it stood among 10 historical figures depicted in the entryway. Another statue of Lee was at the heart of a violent protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly a week ago.
    University president Vin
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar (Aug. 20) - Baltimore Sun

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    Through Aug. 31: The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for this year's black bear lottery. Successful applicants will receive a permit valid for the four-day hunting season, taking place Oct. 23-26 in Allegany ...
  • Police: 24-year-old man killed, one shot in Baltimore overnight - Baltimore Sun

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    At around 11:45 p.m. Friday, officers were called to the 1600 block of Cliftview Ave. for a report of a shooting, according to police. Officers found Devante Monroe, 24, with a gunshot wound to the chest. Monroe was transported to an area hospital ...
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  • Corrogan Vaughn, Republican congressional candidate in Maryland, dies - Baltimore Sun

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    Vaughn was the Republican nominee for Maryland's 7th Congressional District in 2016 and 2014, according to the State Board of Elections website. However, he was defeated by incumbent Democrat Elijah Cummings in 2016. He also ran for Senate in 2012, ...and more »

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