• Tractor-Trailer Carrying Multiple Cars In Rosedale Catches Fire

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– A tractor-trailer carrying multiple cars was on fire in the median of I-95 Thurday.
    The fire had spread to other cars and caused traffic to be backed up from 895 to beltway.The fire has since been put out.
    The northbound express lane is still blocked, all other lanes are open.
    This is a developing story.
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  • 2 Women Arrested For Prostitution Operation At Their Apartment

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two women were arrested for prostitution after an undercover officer found they were taking part in prostitution activity at their apartment.
    Chanyapak Luangiun, 37, and Sirakan Kavilo, 35, have been charged with prostitution after an investigation by the Anne Arundel County Police Department.
    The investigation began after police got several complaints about prostitution activity happening at an apartment in the 1600 block of Hardwick Court in Hanover.
    Police found a
  • Driver Killed After Crashing Into Parked Cars

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 30-year-old woman was killed overnight when her vehicle crashed into three parked, unoccupied vehicles.
    The crash happened just after 1:15 a.m., as a 2014 Toyota Corolla was westbound in the 8500 block of Main St. in Ellicott City.
    Police say the driver failed to negotiate a curve, before leaving the road and hitting three parked cars.
    The driver, Jeanette Marcella Carmody, was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no others involved in the c
  • Waffle House Shooting Suspect Thought Taylor Swift Was Stalking Him

    (CNN) — When Travis Reinking breached a White House security barrier in July, police say, he had a very specific request: He wanted to meet with US President Donald Trump.
    Reinking told a Secret Service officer at the northeast entrance that he was a “sovereign citizen” who had a “right to inspect the grounds,” according to a Metropolitan Police Department incident report dated July 7, 2017.
    The report does not say if Reinking was referring to the ant
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  • Police: Synthetic Marijuana Brownies At High School Sicken 4

    SPRINGDALE, Md. (AP) — Maryland police say four high school students have reported feeling sick after they ate brownies that may have contained synthetic marijuana.
    News outlets report one of the students at the Charles H. Flowers High School was hospitalized and three others were assessed. Prince George’s County Police Cpl. Lamar Robinson says police have identified the student who brought the brownies to the school on Friday.
    Friday was April 20, which is also known as “4/20&
  • Janet Jackson Is Extending Her State Of The World Tour

    NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson is extending her uber-successful tour with more shows.
    The pop icon says her State of the World Tour, which originally wrapped in December, will kick off new dates July 11 in Austin, Texas. Dates have also been added in Rogers, Arkansas; Cincinnati; Syracuse, New York; Hersey, Pennsylvania; Saratoga Springs, New York; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Raleigh; Charlotte; Miami; and Tampa.
    Tickets for the new dates go on sale Tuesday.
    Jackson’s State of the World
  • Weather Blog: A Fine And Mild Day

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Well we had a pretty decent weekend, weather-wise. It seems that between Friday and last evening a lot of green appeared, as did a lot of flowering bushes and such. Also I began to really notice the sound of Spring.
    The sound of a single lawn mower, as I was driving yesterday, really got my attention. Now that was either a real go getter type of homeowner, or indeed nature is in the new season. Grass is growing and needing to be cut no matter what the temperature is.
  • Police Find Lost Pig In Harford County; Search For Owner

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Is this your pig? Havre de Grace Police Officers say they found him in the area of Union Avenue and Congress Avenue.
    They are searching for who may own the animal.
    ***Please RT***
    Lost Pig
    We found this little piggy in the area of Union Avenue and Congress Avenue. Please share so we can get him home!
    Call us at 410-939-2121 or message us here if you know who he belongs to. pic.twitter.com/SlMGPAis3s
    — HdG Police (@HdGPolice) April 22, 2018They ask anyone with inform
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  • Critically Missing Woman In Anne Arundel County

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Annapolis police are searching for Angelique Ferrell, 29, who was last seen at 9 a.m. Wednesday at her residence in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive.
    Police say Ferrell is an African American female approximately 5′ 4″ and 200 lbs. She has short black hair and brown eyes.
    According to authorities there are factors that make Ferrell a critically missing person.She was last seen wearing a white shirt with flowers on it, tan pants, and white Crocs.
    Polic
  • Man Who Snatched AR-15 From Gunman: ‘It Was Life Or Death’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a “selfish” act of self-preservation and he doesn’t consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives.
    “When I grabbed the barrel of the weapon it was hot, but I didn’t care. It was life or death,” said James Shaw Jr., a 29-year-old Nashville resident who found himself wrestling with the suspect
  • The Duchess Of Cambridge Gives Birth To Third Child

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —  Prince William’s wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to the couple’s third child, a baby boy.
    Kensington Palace tweeted that the baby weighs 8 lbs 7 oz and that both the Duchess and the newborn are doing well.
    Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs.
    The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.
    The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.
    Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.
    — Kensington P
  • Overnight Fire Destroys Baltimore County Home

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Flames broke out and destroyed a home in northern Baltimore County Monday morning.
    Officials say the fire started just before 2:30 a.m. at a home on Glenberry Court in Jacksonville. Firefighters from Harford Count assisted Baltimore County crews in putting out the flames.
    Video from the scene of the working fire in Phoenix on Glenberry Ct.
    May be used with credit to Balt Co Volunteer FFs pic.twitter.com/Li8OezVMxt
    — BCVFA Incidents (@BCVFAIncidents) April 23, 2018Ba
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  • Weather Blog: Sunshine, Cool Temps

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– We are starting off our week with another day of sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s!
    It seems Monday will pretty much be a repeat of Sunday, with temps even a tad warmer.
    We’ll fall into the upper 40s overnight and rain arrives Tuesday morning.
    The models show fairly continuous rain throughout the day on Tuesday, with another round possible on Wednesday.
    Our temps drop into the mid 50s on Tuesday but rebound quickly into the upper 60s for Wednesday and t
  • Police: 12 Y.O. Boy Fatally Struck By Reckless Driver

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Authorities say reckless driving appears to the cause of a 12-year-old boy’s death.
    Anne Arundel County police say Michael Blair Gauthier, 37, fatally struck Matthew Murphy Sunday afternoon in Arnold, Maryland.
    Officers say around 3:21 p.m., the van Gauthier was driving, was traveling westbound on Bay Green Drive when it went off the road near Andrew Hill Road and struck Murphy, who was walking with his mother and brother on the sidewalk.
    Detectives say the van conti
  • 16 Y.O. Girl Accused Of Attacking, Carjacking Pregnant Teacher Charged As Adult

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Police have identified one of the teens accused of attacking and carjacking a pregnant teacher outside a Baltimore County school Friday.
    Saturday, police arrested two of the four teenage girls who allegedly attacked and carjacked the pregnant teacher.
    Tyana Keyshawn Holmes, 16, of Baltimore City, has been charged as an adult, according to authorities. A 14-year-old girl has been charged as a juvenile.
    “They took her purse. Her purse also had her car keys in it, so th
  • Ramirez Hits 2 HRs To Lift Kluber, Indians Past Orioles 7-3

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians figured it would only be a matter of time before their struggling offense provided some support to a solid starting rotation.
    Jose Ramirez and the rest of the batting order finally got into a groove Sunday, and the result was a 14-hit attack that carried Corey Kluber and the Indians past the Baltimore Orioles 7-3.
    Cleveland came into the game with a .211 team batting average and ranked second-to-last in the AL in runs scored. On this day, however, Ram
  • Multi-Million Dollar Project To Replace Old Gas Line Ensures Environmental Friendliness

    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Since February BGE has been working on a $31 million project to replace a 70-year-old gas line that partially runs through Leakin Park in Baltimore.
    Crews are hoping to replace the old by leaving something new.
    The entire 16-mile line was built back in 1949 before environmental laws impacted Gwynns Falls.
    “It’s run the end of it’s useful life,” said Linda Foy of BGE. “This is truly a collaborative effort to ensure the safe and reliable distrib
  • Attorney May Seek Plea Deal In Maryland Child Porn Case

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Federal authorities are asking for more time before seeking an indictment against a Maryland man accused of secretly recording dozens of children at his home and at a local gymnastics center.
    In a court filing Saturday, prosecutors also are seeking the postponement of this week’s preliminary hearing for 54-year-old Jonathan Oldale of Chevy Chase, who is charged with producing child pornography.
    RELATED: Md. Man Charged For Allegedly Placing Hidden Camera In
  • Hero Customer Ambushed Waffle House Killer And Wrestled Gun Away

    (CNN) — As soon as he heard the gunshots, James Shaw Jr. bolted and hid in a restroom. But he didn’t lose sight of the gunman.
    And the moment the shooter paused, police said, Shaw decided to ambush him.
    That heroic act by a customer saved countless lives at a Nashville-area Waffle House, where a seminude gunman killed four people early Sunday morning.
    “He saw the gunman looking at his rifle. At that point, the shots had stopped,” Metro Nashville police spokesman Don
  • Portion Of BW Parkway Closed Due To Brush Fire

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A portion of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway is currently closed because of a brush fire.
    Southbound lanes of the BW Parkway are closed near Powder Mill Rd. in Prince George’s County.
    Fire crews are on scene battling the fire, which is said to be spreading “rapidly.
    U/D BW Pkway – southbound lanes of Parkway are now closed as brush fire is spreading rapidly and additional firefighters are called to scene including @AACoFD Water tankers and numerous
  • On Time: April 22, 2018

    18th Annual Greater Baltimore Kidney (video above)
     
    Maryland Day At The University Of Maryland College Park 
    Synergy BWI 
    Chase Brexton Health Care
  • 4 Dead In Tennessee Waffle House Shooting; Suspect Sought

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four people were killed in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee early Sunday, according to police, who credited a bystander with saving “many lives” by wrestling a weapon away from the gunman.
    The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department says the gunman was a white man with short hair who was wearing only black pants and a coat. A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the shooter, who then took off his coat and fled the area.
    Polic
  • 3 People Dead In Overnight Fire At Group Home

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Three people were killed in a fire Saturday night at an Anne Arundel County building that was being used as a group home.
    Fire crews were called out just after 10:45 p.m., after authorities got several 911 calls about a fire in the 7900 block of Stone Hearth Rd., in Severn.
    Responding firefighters saw heavy flames coming from the back of the house. Several people were able to get out safely, but firefighters were told that there were still people inside.
    Fire cr
  • Michael Jackson’s Famous Moonwalk Shoes Going Up For Auction

    (CNN) — The black loafers that Michael Jackson used to perform his signature moonwalk for the first time on stage are going up for auction.
    The star owned the Florsheim Imperial leather shoes and wore them while rehearsing his performance of “Billie Jean” for the “Motown 25” TV special in 1983.
    That rehearsal marked the first time the King of Pop performed his famous backward-sliding dance move on stage, according to GWS Auctions.
    “Anything related t
  • Trump Mocks DNC Lawsuit: ‘Democrats Have Sued The Republicans For Winning’

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump mocked Democrats for their lawsuit against his presidential campaign, among others, and suggested Republicans could use it to their advantage.
    “So funny, the Democrats have sued the Republicans for Winning. Now he R’s counter and force them to turn over a treasure trove of material, including Servers and Emails!,” the President tweeted Saturday afternoon.
    On Friday, the Democratic National Committee filed a lawsuit against the Trum
  • Who’s On The Guest List For Harry And Meghan’s Wedding?

    (CNN) — An invitation to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has to be one of the most coveted of the year. But so far, little has been revealed about who their 600 guests in Windsor will be.
    The May 19 wedding is a private, not state occasion, paid for by the royal family. This means political leaders don’t have to be invited, so Harry and Meghan can pack St. George’s Chapel with close friends and family.
    Many of the faces will be familiar — incl
  • Southwest Gives $5,000 Checks To Passengers On Flight 1380

    (CNN) — Some passengers aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 received a $5,000 check after a deadly engine failure that led to an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
    The jet’s engine failed Tuesday about 20 minutes into its flight from New York City to Dallas. Debris from the engine blew out a window, causing passenger Jennifer Riordan to almost get sucked out of the plane.
    Passengers dragged her back into the cabin, but she died at a Philadelphia hospital&nb
  • Vaping Prompts Annapolis School To Remove Bathroom Doors

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A popular new vaping device is forcing an Annapolis high school to remove the doors from half of their restrooms.
    Officials at Broadneck High School says the move is an effort to discourage a recent rise in smoking, vaping and “juuling.”
    Juuling is named after a smoking device that looks like a thumb drive.
    The school says they’re only removing the doors of the restrooms where the stalls can’t be seen from the hallway.
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  • Baltimore Police Looking For Person Of Interest In Deadly Stabbing

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in an apparent robbery that led to a deadly stabbing Friday.
    Officers responded to the intersection of 3rd Street and East Patapsco Avenue for a reported stabbing around 6:30 p.m. Police found a 26-year-old man suffering from stab wounds to the torso.
    The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He later died as a result of his injuries at Shock Trauma.
    Po
  • Light City 2018 Shines Light On Local Artists

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Light City is an international festival, but many of the artists featured this year are local.
    “Sun Stomp” stands 32 feet high, powered by solar energy. Stepping on the bleachers creates sound and light.
    WJZ met the designers at their Waverly workshop.
    “What you see in McKeldin Square is enough power to run a house here in Baltimore. The average is about 7,500 kilowatts per year, and we’re creating about 8,000,” solar engineer Matt Weave

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