• Marilyn Mosby’s Office Releases Names Of Baltimore Police Officers On “Do Not Call” List

    Marilyn Mosby’s Office Releases Names Of Baltimore Police Officers On “Do Not Call” List
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has released a list of more than 300 officers that her office says are known to have credibility issues.
    The initial request for the release came from the Baltimore Action Legal Team, also known as BALT. The team says the officers are part of a “do not call” list.
    The group says they first requested the list of names in 2019.
    The State’s Attorney’s Office sent BALT the list of 307 names today.
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  • Maryland Man Faces Federal Charges Following Capitol Riot

    Maryland Man Faces Federal Charges Following Capitol Riot
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Another Maryland man is now behind bars for their involvement in the January 6 Capitol Riot.
    Rodney Milstreed, 55, was arrested in Colorado Tuesday. Federal Authorities say he’s originally from Finksburg, Maryland.Milstreed becomes one of over 800 defendants charged with federal crimes related to the riot, including over a dozen from here in Maryland.According to court documents, Milstreed is accused of throwing a flagpole and a smoke grenade at police and assa
  • Maryland Students Suffer From Anxiety Following School Shooting In Texas

    Maryland Students Suffer From Anxiety Following School Shooting In Texas
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Students in Maryland are suffering from anxiety and fear after learning of a deadly shooting that killed 19 children in Uvalde, Texas.
    “My heart sank,” eight-grader Annabel Fogleman said.
    Eight-grader Giuliana Coven went to school Wednesday morning knowing less than 24 hours ago, those children lost their lives doing the exact same thing.
    “I always think about this sometimes when I’m in class and I have nothing to do I just think about where the be
  • Fewer Blue Crabs In The Chesapeake Bay “Continue A Worrying Trend”

    Fewer Blue Crabs In The Chesapeake Bay “Continue A Worrying Trend”
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP/WJZ) — The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay is estimated to be at the lowest level observed since an annual survey tracking the population began in 1990, officials announced Thursday. 
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ annual winter dredge survey, a cooperative effort with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, estimated that 227 million crabs are living in the nation’s largest estuary, down from 282 million in 2021. The survey&r
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  • ‘We Don’t Have To Accept This’ Calls For Action After Texas School Massacre As Shootings Rise In Baltimore, Nationwide

    ‘We Don’t Have To Accept This’ Calls For Action After Texas School Massacre As Shootings Rise In Baltimore, Nationwide
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) –– Why does this keep happening? The question is on many minds after the Texas school shooting that killed at least 19 children and two teachers. While investigators look into the gunman’s background, the nation remembers the victims of this violent attack. The 19 innocent children and their two dedicated teachers are being remembered by those in their community and across the country. pic.twitter.com/e18aSx9Q6K
    — CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) Ma
  • Security Increases After Maryland Man Threatens Gale-Bailey Elementary School

    Security Increases After Maryland Man Threatens Gale-Bailey Elementary School
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Charles County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man accused of making multiple threats of mass violence at an elementary school in Maryland.
    Earl Washignton Jr. of Lexington Park, Maryland, was taken into custody on Wednesday morning.
    The 46-year-old man is accused of calling Gale-Bailey Elementary School and a business in White Plains on Tuesday and making several threats of mass violence.
    Police say the calls were related to the people known to Washington. They
  • Maryland Weather: An Approaching Front Could Bring Severe Weather

    Maryland Weather: An Approaching Front Could Bring Severe Weather
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Wednesday was a brighter and milder day than expected. It made for a really pleasant day all across the region. 
    Temperature highs were in the low to mid-70s under partly sunny skies, but that was still a tad below normal for the end of May. 
    On Thursday, more clouds are again expected with highs again in the low 70s.  A front will be approaching the region on Friday.  
    This front will usher in more moisture and more clouds that may produce s
  • U.S. Coast Guard Places Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy In Patapsco River

    U.S. Coast Guard Places Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy In Patapsco River
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter William Tate set the historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy in the Patapsco River near the Francis Scott Key Bridge on Wednesday.
    The 2022 commissioning of the buoy marks the 42nd spring setting of the star-spangled buoy by a Coast Guard cutter, according to the military service. It became a formal duty for the service in 1980.
    It commemorates the citizens and soldiers who endured the siege of Baltimore, Lt. Corey Engle, the comma
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  • No Lamar Jackson At Voluntary Ravens Practice As He Enters Final Year Of Contract

    No Lamar Jackson At Voluntary Ravens Practice As He Enters Final Year Of Contract
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Practice this week for the Baltimore Ravens looked a bit like it did at the end of last season.
    Several significant absences — including quarterback Lamar Jackson.
    Wednesday was the first day reporters were invited to observe one of the Ravens’ organized team activities. Jackson wasn’t there, and although OTAs are voluntary, when the franchise quarterback isn’t around, it’s at the very least noteworthy.
    “It’s not for me to
  • Lamar Jackson Absent From OTAs As He Enters Final Year Of Contract

    Lamar Jackson Absent From OTAs As He Enters Final Year Of Contract
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — While NFL mini camps are voluntary, and veteran players often chose not to attend, but when it’s a veteran quarterback who doesn’t show, it’s unusual and newsworthy.
    Lamar Jackson’s absence this week stands out as he enters the final year of his contract with the Baltimore Ravens.
    Head Coach John Harbaugh declined to comment, saying he’ll let Jackson speak for himself. Jackson has told teammates and indicated on social media that he plans to
  • Jury Deliberations Begin For Man Accused In Murder Of Safe Streets Worker

    Jury Deliberations Begin For Man Accused In Murder Of Safe Streets Worker
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The trial for the man accused of killing a Safe Streets worker is now in the final stages after the jury started deliberations Wednesday afternoon.
    Garrick Powell has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Safe Streets worker, Dante Barksdale.On the third day of the trial, Powell’s defense attorney made a motion for judgment of acquittal.
    The defense attorney argued that there isn’t enough evidence to convict his client of murder because no one
  • Edgewood Man Handed 10-Year Sentence In Fatal High Speed Crash In Middle River

    Edgewood Man Handed 10-Year Sentence In Fatal High Speed Crash In Middle River
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — An Edgewood man was sentenced to ten years in prison Friday for his role in a high-speed fatal crash in Middle River two years ago, the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office said.
    On the morning of Dec. 6, 2020, Amos Chea was driving a Nissan Pathfinder at a high rate of speed down Pulaski Highway, officials said. He continued speeding toward three cars stopped at a red light and “apparently attempted to drive between the stopped cars,” striki
  • Life-Size Dinosaurs Will Be On Exhibit At The Baltimore Convention Center In June

    Life-Size Dinosaurs Will Be On Exhibit At The Baltimore Convention Center In June
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Life-size dinosaurs and dragons will be on exhibit at the Baltimore Convention Center next week.
    People can visit moving dinosaurs from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods at the Dino & Dragon Stroll, which will be open on June 4 and 5, according to event staff. Fantastical dragons will be on display too, staff said.
    Courtesy of CV Events
    These creatures will be able to move their heads, necks, tails, and wings, blink their eyes, open their mouths, imitate
  • Mayor Scott Says ‘There Is Still More To Do’ After Biden Signs Executive Order On Policing

    Mayor Scott Says ‘There Is Still More To Do’ After Biden Signs Executive Order On Policing
    BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott thanked President Joe Biden for signing an executive order on policing Wednesday, the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death. But the mayor said more needs to be done.
    The decision reflects Biden’s struggle to use the limited powers of his office to advance his campaign promises, as well as his attempt to strike a balance between police and civil rights groups at a time when rising concerns about crime are eclipsi
  • Posts About ‘Suspicious People’ At Bowie Walmart Unfounded, Police Say

    Posts About ‘Suspicious People’ At Bowie Walmart Unfounded, Police Say
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Social media posts claiming two armed white men in trench coats were walking around a Bowie Walmart were unfounded, Bowie police said.
    The department said it received no reports about such an incident, and there was no evidence of men matching that description in the Walmart.
    “Store management also confirmed to officers on scene that no individuals matching these descriptions were observed,” police said.
    The social media posts circulated Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Charlotte Transfer Jahmir Young Withdraws From NBA Draft, Will Play For Maryland

    Charlotte Transfer Jahmir Young Withdraws From NBA Draft, Will Play For Maryland
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Guard Jahmir Young has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will play next season with the Maryland Terrapins, the team announced.All In. @Flyymir_ has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and officially arrived in College Park! pic.twitter.com/sM76k5AW7e
    — Maryland Men’s Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) May 25, 2022A native of Upper Marlboro, Young announced in April he would transfer from Charlotte to Maryland and play for new head coach Kevin Willard if he didn’t cont
  • Maryland Schools Offer Extra Support To Students And Staff Following Mass Shooting In Texas

    Maryland Schools Offer Extra Support To Students And Staff Following Mass Shooting In Texas
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The elementary school mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday prompted some schools in Maryland to offer extra support to students and staff.
    On Wednesday, a spokesperson for Anne Arundel County Schools said security was increased to relieve anxiety from families and those who attend their campuses.
    Meanwhile, Baltimore County Schools extended professional help to their students and staff who wanted to talk through the mass shooting.
    “Many times, our students wan
  • Multiple Vehicles Involved In Middle River Crash

    Multiple Vehicles Involved In Middle River Crash
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Chopper 13 is over a crash involving several vehicles Wednesday afternoon in Middle River.
    At least five cars were involved in the collision on the eastbound lanes of Pulaski Highway at Middle River Road. All three lanes are closed.
    No injuries have been reported.
    Stay with WJZ for updates on this developing story.
     
  • Blue Angels Squadron Soars Over Annapolis In Dazzling Flight Demonstration

    Blue Angels Squadron Soars Over Annapolis In Dazzling Flight Demonstration
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Blue Angels flew high above Annapolis Wednesday for the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week!
    “It’s just a really exciting thing to watch the Blue Angels,” Louis Villemarie of Annapolis said.
    The Blue Angels are the Navy’s elite flight demonstration squadron.
    “(It’s a) huge community event, like the best in the area, especially for Annapolis,” Nicole Burton of Severn said. “It brings a lot of business and it&rsq
  • Travelers Should Ready Their Cars For Hot Weather, Mind Move Over Law, AAA Says

    Travelers Should Ready Their Cars For Hot Weather, Mind Move Over Law, AAA Says
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — AAA is anticipating more than 730,000 Marylanders to travel over Memorial Day weekend, and the association wants you to be prepared.
    More than 380,000 calls for help are expected nationwide this summer, AAA says, with over 7,000 here in Maryland alone.
    Hot weather brings with it some automotive challenges, much like the winter months, so the organization is sharing some tips.
    “People really need to prepare their cars for the summer,” said Edward Hickey, manage
  • Harbaugh Feels ‘Really Good’ About Secondary Thanks To Recent Additions, Including CB Kyle Fuller

    Harbaugh Feels ‘Really Good’ About Secondary Thanks To Recent Additions, Including CB Kyle Fuller
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Coming off a very un-Ravens-like season where the defense surrendered a league-worst 4,742 yards through the air, head coach John Harbaugh is feeling good about his secondary.
    And he has plenty of reasons to be. Starting cornerbacks Marlon Humphrey and Marcus Peters are both expected back in 2022 after serious injuries — Humphrey’s a torn pectoral that cost him the final five game, and Peters’ a torn ACL that sidelined him the whole year.
    In free agency,
  • Where’s Marty? Celebrating ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ With The Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum

    Where’s Marty? Celebrating ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ With The Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum
    Hi Everyone!
    With the much-anticipated arrival of “Top Gun: Maverick” this weekend, the millions of fans of the original are TOTALLY feeling the “need for speed!”
    (IThe line was said by not just Tom Cruise’s character “Maverick”, but also by Anthony Edward’s character “Goose.” Cruise says, “I feel the need…” and Edwards finishes it with “…need for speed!”)
    Today we felt the need to see fighter plane
  • Marylanders Can Now Add Their Driver’s License To Apple Wallet

    Marylanders Can Now Add Their Driver’s License To Apple Wallet
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Starting today, Marylanders have a new, easy way to carry their driver’s license or state ID, which will make getting through airport security faster.
    The Maryland Department of Transportation has launched Maryland Mobile ID in Apple Wallet, meaning anyone with an Apple Wallet can carry a digital version of their state identification. It makes Maryland the second state to implement IDs in Apple Wallet.
    The digital ID works at select TSA checkpoints at participating
  • State Won’t Prosecute Baltimore Officers Who Shot, Killed Armed Man Near Inner Harbor Last Year

    State Won’t Prosecute Baltimore Officers Who Shot, Killed Armed Man Near Inner Harbor Last Year
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby found three Baltimore officers legally justified in shooting and killing an armed man in a downtown parking garage last year, according to a newly released report.
    Mosby based the decision on a review and investigation by her office of the shooting using video evidence and witness statements.
    Benjamin Tyson, 35, was shot and killed by three officers on Feb. 25, 2021, at Market Place garage near the Inner Harbor after he
  • Will Congress Act On Guns After Sandy Hook, Buffalo, Uvalde?

    Will Congress Act On Guns After Sandy Hook, Buffalo, Uvalde?
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of firearms background-check bills Wednesday in response to the school massacre in Texas. But the Democrat acknowledged Congress’ unyielding rejection of previous legislation to curb the national epidemic of gun violence.
    Schumer implored his Republican colleagues to cast aside the powerful gun lobby and reach across the aisle for even a modest compromise bill. But no votes are being scheduled.
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  • Ferguson And Jones Downplay Possibility Of Special Session For Gas Tax, Blame Oil Companies

    Ferguson And Jones Downplay Possibility Of Special Session For Gas Tax, Blame Oil Companies
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In a joint statement Wednesday, Maryland’s legislative leaders downplayed the possibility of a special session to repeal or delay a pending increase in the state’s gas tax, saying such a move would only starve a fund for roads and bridges and only further enrich oil companies.
    “The suggested elimination of the six-cent per gallon inflation adjustment on wholesale gas purchases would not result in Marylanders seeing a price reduction at the pump but would
  • Dunbar High School In Baltimore Dismisses Early Due To Gas Leak

    Dunbar High School In Baltimore Dismisses Early Due To Gas Leak
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is releasing early Wednesday due to a gas leak, Baltimore City Schools said.
    For parents planning on picking up their students, the students are at National Academy Foundation.Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is releasing early today (May 25, 2022). Parents who are planning on picking up their students are advised they are at National Academy Foundation. pic.twitter.com/kjEy6kUwBq
    — Baltimore City Public Schools (@BaltCitySchools) Ma
  • Montessori Public Charter School In Baltimore No Longer On Lockdown After Threat Called In

    Montessori Public Charter School In Baltimore No Longer On Lockdown After Threat Called In
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Montessori Public Charter School in Baltimore was briefly placed on lockdown after a threat to the school was called in, according to an email to parents obtained by WJZ. The threat was later found to be untrue.
    The school went immediately into lockdown after it received “a phone call by an individual making a threat to the school,” the message said.
    The threat was investigated and was found to be untrue, Baltimore City Public Schools said.A school today was t
  • Dunbar High School In Baltimore Releasing Early

    Dunbar High School In Baltimore Releasing Early
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — For unspecified reasons, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is releasing early Wednesday, Baltimore City Schools said.
    For parents planning on picking up their students, the students are at National Academy Foundation.
    This is a developing story and will be updated.Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is releasing early today (May 25, 2022). Parents who are planning on picking up their students are advised they are at National Academy Foundation. pic.twitter.com/kjEy6kUwBq
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  • Baltimore Teen Co-Hosts Season Of PBS NewsHour Podcast On Youth Mental Health

    Baltimore Teen Co-Hosts Season Of PBS NewsHour Podcast On Youth Mental Health
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A teenager from Baltimore has a national platform to host a podcast series about mental health for teens, by teens.
    Faiza Ashar, 16, is the co-host of the second season of ‘On Our Minds,’ a podcast by PBS NewHour’s Student Reporting Labs. The podcast is in partnership with WETA’s Well Beings, a long-term mental health awareness campaign that works with local PBS stations across the country.
    In the podcast, Ashar hosts beside 17-year-old M
  • Olszewski Reaffirms Support For Hyatt, Says He’s Open To ‘Productive Dialogue’ On Additional Support For Officers

    Olszewski Reaffirms Support For Hyatt, Says He’s Open To ‘Productive Dialogue’ On Additional Support For Officers
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. reaffirmed his support for Police Chief Melissa Hyatt on Wednesday following a vote of “no confidence” by the county’s police union.
    Olszewski said he’s “100% behind” Hyatt, whom he appointed to lead the department three years ago.
    “She has been leading incredible efforts here in Baltimore County to make our department more community-oriented, data-driven, and thinking about issues o
  • Columbia Ranks Among Nation’s Best Places For Summer Jobs

    Columbia Ranks Among Nation’s Best Places For Summer Jobs
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Columbia ranks among the top places in the country for summer jobs, a WalletHub survey finds.
    The Howard County city ranks third on a list of nearly 200 places that were analyzed in the survey, trailing only Orlando and Fort Lauderdale in Florida.
    The survey considered a range of factors, including availability of summer jobs, minimum wage, unemployment rate and public transit, among other factors.
    Columbia scored high marks for its youth job market in addition to its soc
  • Longtime Ravens P Koch Starts New Career As ‘Coach Sam’

    Longtime Ravens P Koch Starts New Career As ‘Coach Sam’
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Longtime Baltimore Ravens punter Sam Koch kicked off his new career as “Coach Sam.”
    The team shared a picture on Wednesday of Koch working with rookie punter Jordan Stout and long snapper Nick Moore at OTAs, six days after the 16-year veteran announced his retirement.Coach [email protected]_Koch4 pic.twitter.com/CMsWsvUbrC
    — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 25, 2022A member of the Super Bowl XLVII championship team, Koch ended his playing career with a franchise-rec
  • Scott Calls For Tougher Laws In Response To Texas School Shooting

    Scott Calls For Tougher Laws In Response To Texas School Shooting
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Calling it an “unspeakable tragedy,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan pledged the state’s support to Texas in the wake of Tuesday’s mass shooting at an elementary school outside of San Antonio.
    Hogan, Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and Sen. Ben Cardin were among the chorus of leaders lamenting the shootinbg, which resulted in the deaths of 19 students, two adults and the suspect, who was fatally shot by police.
    “Schools should never be a place of fea
  • Maryland Police Step Up Presence Around Local Schools

    Maryland Police Step Up Presence Around Local Schools
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Students and parents will likely notice a heavier police presence at Maryland schools this week, a measure that comes in response to Tuesday’s mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.
    The shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, a city southwest of San Antonio, killed at least 19 students and two adults before the suspected gunman was fatally shot by responding officers, authorities said.
    In the aftermath of Tuesday’s tragedy, law enforcement agencies
  • Maryland Police Agencies Step Up Presence Around Local Schools

    Maryland Police Agencies Step Up Presence Around Local Schools
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Students, parents and teachers will notice a heavier police presence at schools this week, a measure that comes in response to Tuesday’s mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.
    The shooting at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde, southwest of San Antonio, killed at least 19 students and two adults before the suspected gunman was fatally shot by responding officers, authorities said.
    In the aftermath of Tuesday’s tragedy, law enforcement agencies n
  • Man, 39, Identified As Victim Slain In East Baltimore Triple Shooting

    Man, 39, Identified As Victim Slain In East Baltimore Triple Shooting
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police on Wednesday identified a man killed in a triple shooting in East Baltimore over the weekend.
    Kyle Knox, 39, was identified as the man slain in the shooting that sent a 17-year-old boy and another man to the hospital with gunshot wounds, Baltimore Police said.
    The shooting unfolded about 12:15 a.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of North Collington Avenue, police said. Officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert found three people shot.
    All three were taken to local hospi
  • Gunman Kills 19 Children, 2 Teachers In Texas School Rampage

    Gunman Kills 19 Children, 2 Teachers In Texas School Rampage
    UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who slaughtered 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school barricaded himself inside a single classroom and “began shooting anyone that was in his way,” authorities said Wednesday in detailing the latest mass killing to rock the U.S.
    Law enforcement officers eventually broke into the classroom and killed the gunman. Police and others responding to Tuesday’s attack also went around breaking windows at the school to
  • Maryland Weather: Cool & Cloudy With Some Sunshine

    Maryland Weather: Cool & Cloudy With Some Sunshine
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Our Wednesday is shaping up to be cool and cloudy, a major change from the near-record heat over the weekend.
    The forecast is calling for cooler temperatures than we’ve historically seen in late May with an anticipated afternoon high near 72 degrees.
    While there will be some clouds overhead, sunshine will peek through at times throughout the day.
    This evening, we’re looking at mostly cloudy skies with a chance for a spotty showers across the region and a
  • A Look At Some Of The Deadliest U.S. School Shootings

    A Look At Some Of The Deadliest U.S. School Shootings
    There have been dozens of shootings and other attacks in U.S. schools and colleges over the years, but until the massacre at Colorado’s Columbine High School in 1999, the number of dead tended to be in the single digits. Since then, the number of shootings that included schools and killed 10 or more people has mounted. The most recent two were both in Texas.
    ROBB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, May 2022
    An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 child
  • Biden Says ‘We Have To Act’ After Texas School Shooting

    Biden Says ‘We Have To Act’ After Texas School Shooting
    WASHINGTON (AP) — An anguished and angry President Joe Biden delivered an urgent call for new restrictions on firearms after a gunman shot and killed at least 19 children at a Texas elementary school.
    Biden spoke Tuesday night from the White House barely an hour after returning from a five-day trip to Asia that was bracketed by mass shootings in the U.S. He pleaded for action to address gun violence after years of failure — and bitterly blamed firearm manufacturers and their supporte
  • Maryland Weather: Not As Cool

    Maryland Weather: Not As Cool
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dry tonight, then a shower in a couple of spots late tonight and tomorrow.
    Many places could actually remain rain-free until Friday, which will be a very ACTIVE day with multiple showers and perhaps a heavy, gusty thunderstorm.
    Unsettled weather should last into the upcoming weekend.
  • A Mass Shooting In Texas Has Reignited A Nationwide Conversation On Gun Violence

    A Mass Shooting In Texas Has Reignited A Nationwide Conversation On Gun Violence
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The topic of gun violence is back in the national headlines after another gun tragedy—this time in Texas.
    An attack on an elementary school is jump-starting the discussion about stricter gun laws.
    While some state leaders are demanding tighter gun laws, others say that is not the answer. 
    After an 18-year-old opened fire inside of an elementary school, killing at least 18 children and one adult on Tuesday.
    It was the second mass shooting in 10 days to send shoc
  • Maryland Weather: Rain And Drizzle Proceed A Warm Memorial Day Weekend

    Maryland Weather: Rain And Drizzle Proceed A Warm Memorial Day Weekend
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There were many clouds and much cooler temperatures on Tuesday.
    The temperatures in the Maryland area stayed in the 60s all day long. 
    Rain and drizzle continued till about noon as the wind flow continued from the east, which will maintain the cloud cover through most of Wednesday too.Any sunshine will help boost temperatures to near 70 degrees, which is about 7 degrees below normal. 
    By Thursday, a few showers may accompany a warm front that will be approaching
  • Baltimore County Police Chief Reacts To Vote Of No Confidence

    Baltimore County Police Chief Reacts To Vote Of No Confidence
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — On Monday night, roughly 125 members of the Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police voted to remove Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt from her position. 
    Hyatt is Baltimore County’s first female police chief. A graduate of the FBI National Academy, she spent two decades working her way up the ranks at the Baltimore City Police Department and served as the vice president of security for Johns Hopkins University.
    The police union also sent a letter t
  • Maryland Offers “Full Support” After 19 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Texas Elementary School Shooting

    Maryland Offers “Full Support” After 19 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Texas Elementary School Shooting
    BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Maryland is offering its support to Texas after a man opened fire Tuesday at an elementary school, killing 19 children, one teacher, another adult, and injuring others.
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday that the state’s security team, which includes Maryland State Police and the Maryland Department of Emergency Management, has offered its “full support and assistance to state and local officials in Texas.”Governor Hogan on the Texas elementary sc
  • Hyundai Issues Recall Over Seatbelts Capable Of Injuring Drivers

    Hyundai Issues Recall Over Seatbelts Capable Of Injuring Drivers
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the United States because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure the people inside of the cars, according to authorities. 
    To date, three injuries have been reported—two in the United States and one in Singapore, authorities said.
    In a letter to the Korean automaker, government regulators said the driver’s and front passenger’s seat belt pretensioners can explode upon deployment and send shrapnel thro
  • Maryland Man Accused Of Assaulting Police, AP Photographer On Jan. 6

    Maryland Man Accused Of Assaulting Police, AP Photographer On Jan. 6
    DENVER (AP) — A Maryland man is accused of throwing a flagpole and a smoke grenade at police and assaulting an Associated Press photographer during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents released Tuesday.
    Rodney Milstreed allegedly threw the flagpole bearing a navy flag “javelin-like” toward a group of Capitol police officers blocking the stairs leading up to the Capitol, apparently hitting one officer, according to a criminal complaint filed
  • Maryland Man Pleads Guilty To Threats To NSA And NSA Workers

    Maryland Man Pleads Guilty To Threats To NSA And NSA Workers
    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to making threats against the National Security Agency and its employees, prosecutors said Tuesday.
    Ryan Matthew Conlon, 38, of Halethorpe, pleaded guilty to making interstate threatening communications concerning the NSA and its employees, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron announced.
    U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher sentenced Conlon to six months of home detention as part of three years’ probation.
  • Baltimore Firefighters Ask For Help Fighting Fire In South Baltimore

    Baltimore Firefighters Ask For Help Fighting Fire In South Baltimore
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore firefighters are trying to extinguish a house fire in South Baltimore, according to the local firefighters union.
    The fire started in the 2200 block of Cedley Street in Baltimore’s Westport neighborhood on Tuesday, union officials said in a social media post.
    Firefighters have asked for additional assistance with battling the flames, according to authorities.WORKING DWELLING FIRE
    2200 blk Cedley St 21230#Westport @[email protected]_#BMORESBraves

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