• ‘Tell Coach I Got Em!’: Rapper Mike Jones Backs Ravens Ahead Of Playoff Game Against Bills After Lamar Jackson Shout-Out

    ‘Tell Coach I Got Em!’: Rapper Mike Jones Backs Ravens Ahead Of Playoff Game Against Bills After Lamar Jackson Shout-Out
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Looks like the Ravens might have a new song on their playlist to hype them up ahead of their Saturday matchup with the Bills.
    Coach John Harbaugh said the team was playing some music from rapper Mike Jones at practice.Coach said the squad was bumping some Mike Jones in practicepic.twitter.com/1FlLTpRlZy
    — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) January 14, 2021The Houston-based rapper, known for 2005 hits “Still Tippin” and “Back Then,” heard Lamar Jackso
  • FBI Vetting Guard Troops In DC Ahead Of Inauguration Amid Fears Of Insider Attack

    FBI Vetting Guard Troops In DC Ahead Of Inauguration Amid Fears Of Insider Attack
    WASHINGTON (AP/WJZ) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.
    There will be 1,000 Maryland National Guard troops in the Capitol as the state offers its help for the inaugural activities to run smoothly and safely.
    The massive undertaking reflects the extrao
  • Michigan Hires Ravens’ Macdonald As Defensive Coordinator

    Michigan Hires Ravens’ Macdonald As Defensive Coordinator
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan hired Baltimore Ravens linebacker coach Mike Macdonald as defensive coordinator.
    The Wolverines announced the move Sunday. The 33-year-old Macdonald replaces Don Brown, who recently became the defensive coordinator at Arizona.
    It’s a significant hire for Michigan, which is trying to find its footing under coach Jim Harbaugh after going 2-4 in this abbreviated season. Macdonald worked for Harbaugh’s brother, John, with the Ravens.“Mike is a
  • Maryland Man Bryan Betancur Arrested After GPS Monitor Places Him At US Capitol During Riots, Prosecutors Say

    Maryland Man Bryan Betancur Arrested After GPS Monitor Places Him At US Capitol During Riots, Prosecutors Say
    MARYLAND (WJZ/CBS NEWS) — A self-professed white supremacist from Maryland was arrested Sunday after his GPS monitor placed him at the US Capitol during the riots on January 6, CBS News reports.
    According to a federal affidavit, Bryan Betancur has made statements to law enforcement officers that he is a member of several white supremacy organizations and has voiced “homicidal ideations, made comments about conducting a school shooting and has researched mass shootings,”
    Betancu
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  • DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Says Military’s Support Is ‘Necessary’ To Ensure Smooth Transition Of Power For Inauguration

    DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Says Military’s Support Is ‘Necessary’ To Ensure Smooth Transition Of Power For Inauguration
    WASHINGTON, DC (WJZ/CBS NEWS) — Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she’s glad the military has pledged its support for a smooth transition of power next week in the Capitol after the assault on January 6 by pro-President Trump rioters that resulted in the deaths of five people.
    When CBS News’ Scott Pelley interviewed Bowser on 60 Minutes on Sunday, he pointed out how unusual it is for the military to make such a proclamation in support of an event provided for in the
  • National Guard Sleeping In The Capitol An Echo Of Civil War

    National Guard Sleeping In The Capitol An Echo Of Civil War
    WASHINGTON, DC (AP) — To most Americans, the sight of armed National Guard troops sleeping in the Capitol Rotunda this past week was shocking and disturbing. To me, it was an echo of the far-distant past.
    “Don’t despond,” Maj. Bowman Bigelow Breed wrote to his anxious wife back home in Massachusetts as his comrades lounged around him on the polished marble floors in the grand hall that was now their bivouac. “You must know by this time that we are here in safety. We
  • No. 9 Maryland Women Beat Wisconsin 79-70 For 10th Straight

    No. 9 Maryland Women Beat Wisconsin 79-70 For 10th Straight
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Maryland’s Mimi Collins has confidence in her teammates’ abilities. She realizes that if Ashley Owusu or Chloe Bibby starts slowly, other Terrapins can pick up the pace.
    Such was the case on Sunday as the ninth-ranked Terps beat Wisconsin 79-90 on Sunday.
    Bibby scored 19 points and sophomore Diamond Miller added 17 to help Maryland (11-1, 7-0 Big Ten) earn its 10th consecutive victory. Collins added 13 points and a career-high 17 rebounds.
    Collins said that
  • Pedestrian Struck By Car, Killed While Crossing Street In Dundalk Saturday

    Pedestrian Struck By Car, Killed While Crossing Street In Dundalk Saturday
    DUNDALK, MD (WJZ) — A person is dead after they were struck by a car while crossing North Point Boulevard in Dundalk on Saturday.
    Police responded to the scene at around 7 p.m. They learned a 2007 Kia Forte was driving on North Point Boulevard approaching Old Battle Grove Road with a green traffic light.
    The Kia hit the pedestrian and stayed at the scene, police said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and is identified as 48-year-old Andrea Rachele Yarish.
    The driver of the Kia w
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  • Owings Mills Food Pantry Offers Drive-Thru During Pandemic

    Owings Mills Food Pantry Offers Drive-Thru During Pandemic
    OWINGS MILLS, MD. (WJZ) — A food pantry in Owings Mills is stepping up to help out the community in the new year.
    Sunday was a busy day at Uproar Church as folks showed up for the weekly drive-thru food pantry.
    The event is continuing in 2021 but is switching from Saturdays to Sundays.
    People picked up all kinds of food and groceries. Organizers said the event was especially important during the pandemic.
    If you missed out on the event today, don’t worry. The food pantry will be open
  • Though The Pandemic Can Make It More Difficult To Live Healthy Lifestyle, Doctors Say It’s More Important Than Ever

    Though The Pandemic Can Make It More Difficult To Live Healthy Lifestyle, Doctors Say It’s More Important Than Ever
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The New Year is traditionally a time when people start to try living a new healthy lifestyle. In the middle of a pandemic, doctors say that’s more important than ever.
    Molly Bell is taking advantage of the warmer than average January temperatures.
    “Staying sane, trying to find a little fresh air, a little exercise,” Bell said.
    Something doctors said we all should be doing as we find ourselves stuck at home.
    “The quarantine 15 is not a joke. It&rsqu
  • Annapolis Police Heighten Presence Downtown, Near State House Ahead Of Inauguration

    Annapolis Police Heighten Presence Downtown, Near State House Ahead Of Inauguration
    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — If you’re walking around the State House buildings in Annapolis, you’ll see that on pretty much every corner there is a police presence.
    But, aside from the increased security, the day was business as usual Sunday with a lot of tourists and families enjoying the day.
    The City of Annapolis has hundreds of law enforcement from a variety of departments securing the Capitol city. K9 units were called in to sweep the area as an added precaution as members of the Na
  • National Aquarium Shut Down Temporarily For Social Distancing, Overcrowding Issues

    National Aquarium Shut Down Temporarily For Social Distancing, Overcrowding Issues
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The National Aquarium in Baltimore is temporarily closed Sunday after a health inspection found some issues with their social distancing practices.
    The City’s health department said they shut the Aquarium down after they had already issued warnings to them for “failing to address over-crowding or to maintain social distancing at some of their exhibits,”
    They are working on a reopening plan right now, but there is no official date set.
  • Guentzel’s Winner Lifts Penguins By Capitals 4-3 In Shootout

    Guentzel’s Winner Lifts Penguins By Capitals 4-3 In Shootout
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Casey DeSmith felt the puck at his feet, looked down to confirm it was indeed the case then exhaled as his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates poured over the bench in the middle of an empty arena to congratulate their backup goaltender, the one hardly playing like a backup.
    Starting in place of a shaky Tristan Jarry, DeSmith turned aside 20 shots he faced in regulation and overtime then stuffed Washington’s T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechki
  • Gov. Larry Hogan, First Lady, Lieutenant Governor To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Monday

    Gov. Larry Hogan, First Lady, Lieutenant Governor To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Monday
    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan, First Lady Yumi Hogan, and Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford will receive their COVID-19 vaccines on Monday.
    The governor’s office said they will receive them publicly to help promote the vaccines’ safety and efficacy.
     
  • Private Vacant Home Collapses In Pigtown, No Injuries Reported

    Private Vacant Home Collapses In Pigtown, No Injuries Reported
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There is a mess on West Cross Street after a building collapsed in Baltimore earlier Sunday.
    No one was living at the private property and no injuries have been reported- but the debris damaged cars parked on the side of the road.
    Mayor Brandon Scott’s office said a building inspector is working to assess the safety of any nearby buildings.
    Crews will be putting up fencing to block off the area. The work to fully remove the debris will continue Monday.
  • Buffalo Bills Fans Donate To Lamar Jackson’s Favorite Charity After Ravens QB’s Concussion

    Buffalo Bills Fans Donate To Lamar Jackson’s Favorite Charity After Ravens QB’s Concussion
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens lost to the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, with quarterback Lamar Jackson leaving the game with a concussion.
    It happened after a tackle near the end zone after a bad snap on the final play of the third quarter. But what happened after the game is getting a lot of attention online– in the name of giving.
    Bills fans started donating to one of Jackson’s favorite charities, Blessings in a Backpack.
    The non-profit works to provide food to elementa
  • Bills Fans Donate To Lamar Jackson’s Favorite Charity After Ravens QB’s Concussion

    Bills Fans Donate To Lamar Jackson’s Favorite Charity After Ravens QB’s Concussion
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens lost to the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, with quarterback Lamar Jackson leaving the game with a concussion.
    It happened after a tackle near the end zone after a bad snap on the final play of the third quarter. But what happened after the game is getting a lot of attention online– in the name of giving.
    Bills fans started donating to one of Jackson’s favorite charities, Blessings in a Backpack.
    The non-profit works to provide food to elementa
  • DC Man Arrested With Loaded Gun At BWI Airport

    DC Man Arrested With Loaded Gun At BWI Airport
    LINTHICUM, MD. (WJZ) — A DC man was caught with a loaded gun at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in early December.
    The Transportation Security Administration said an officer spotted the .38 caliber handgun in the man’s carry-on bag while it was inside the checkpoint X-ray machine.
    Credit: TSA
    The Maryland Transportation Authority Police responded and confiscated the firearm and detained the man for questioning before arresting him on weapons charges.
  • Jaworski Carries Lafayette Over Loyola MD 72-70

    Jaworski Carries Lafayette Over Loyola MD 72-70
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Jaworski scored 22 points and Lafayette for the second time in two days edged past Loyola (MD) 72-70 on Sunday night.Lafayette beat Loyola 77-75 on Saturday.
    Jaworski made 4 of 6 3-pointers on Sunday. Leo O’Boyle scored 19 points for Lafayette (5-1, 5-1 Patriot League), which earned its fifth straight win. Kyle Jenkins scored 11 and Neal Quinn scored 10 with seven rebounds and five assists.
    Santi Aldama scored 22 points with seven rebounds for the Greyhounds (
  • Safe Streets Leader Dante Barksdale Shot, Killed In Southeast Baltimore

    Safe Streets Leader Dante Barksdale Shot, Killed In Southeast Baltimore
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in southeast Baltimore on Sunday.
    Officers responded to the 200 block of Douglas Court at around 11:17 a.m. and found the 30-year-old man had been shot to his head.
    He was taken to Johns Hopkins where he was pronounced dead shortly after.
    Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and police confirmed the victim is Dante Barksdale, a community leader who Scott described as “the heart and soul of Safe Streets” where B
  • Man Shot, Killed In Southeast Baltimore Sunday Morning

    Man Shot, Killed In Southeast Baltimore Sunday Morning
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in southeast Baltimore on Sunday.
    Officers responded to the 200 block of Douglas Court at around 11:17 a.m. and found the 30-year-old man had been shot to his head.
    He was taken to Johns Hopkins where he was pronounced dead shortly after.
    Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100. If anyone wishes to remain anonymous can call Me
  • 2 Men Injured In Overnight Shootings In South Baltimore, Police Say

    2 Men Injured In Overnight Shootings In South Baltimore, Police Say
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two men were hospitalized overnight after they were both injured in separate shootings across the South Baltimore area, police said.
    Officers responded to the 3600 block of North Everett Street at around 12:39 a.m. They canvassed the area and found a 30-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds in the 3600 block of Pascal Avenue.
    He was taken to an area hospital by medical personnel.
    Anyone with information is urged to contact Southern District Shooting detectives, at 41
  • Eytle-Rock Scores 14 To Carry UMBC Past Hartford 57-49

    Eytle-Rock Scores 14 To Carry UMBC Past Hartford 57-49
    BALTIMORE (AP) — R.J. Eytle-Rock registered 14 points and six rebounds as Maryland-Baltimore County got past Hartford 57-49 on Sunday.
    Keondre Kennedy had 10 points for Maryland-Baltimore County (10-3, 6-2 America East Conference). Dimitrije Spasojevic added 10 points and seven rebounds. Brandon Horvath had seven rebounds.
    Hartford totaled 22 second-half points, a season low for the team.
    Austin Williams had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks (9-6, 6-4). Miroslav Stafl added eight r
  • Maryland Senate Overrides Some Of Gov. Hogan’s Vetoes

    Maryland Senate Overrides Some Of Gov. Hogan’s Vetoes
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate voted Friday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a measure to fund a first-in-the-nation state board that focuses on making high-cost prescription drugs more affordable.
    It was among more than a dozen veto overrides approved by the Senate in the first week of the General Assembly’s legislative session. They included measures aimed at fighting crime.The Senate plans to take up additional veto overrides later in the session. The House
  • Tarke’s Double-Double Lead Coppin St. Over Morgan St. 89-79

    Tarke’s Double-Double Lead Coppin St. Over Morgan St. 89-79
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Tarke scored 21 points with 12 rebounds as Coppin State snapped its eight-game road losing streak, beating cross-town rival Morgan State 89-79 on Sunday.
    Tarke added six assists, five steals and three blocked shots. He broke past 1,000 career points early in the second half.
    Koby Thomas had 19 points for Coppin State (4-9, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Kyle Cardaci added 14 points. Nendah Tarke had 11 points.
    The Eagles secured the advantage in rebounds for
  • COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 2,400 New Cases And 25-Deaths Reported Sunday

    COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 2,400 New Cases And 25-Deaths Reported Sunday
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — As Maryland prepares to enter into vaccine phase 1B the state added more than 2,400 new COVID-19 cases and 25-deaths on Sunday, data from the state’s health department shows.
    As of Sunday, there have been 326,445 COVID-19 cases reported in the state, 2,414 of which were added today.
    Twenty-five new deaths were reported Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 6,394.
    CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES: Coronavirus Resources: How To Get Help In Maryland
    TIMELINE: Co
  • Toshi, Oldest Eastern Black Rhino In North America, Dies At Zoo Miami

    Toshi, Oldest Eastern Black Rhino In North America, Dies At Zoo Miami
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Less than two weeks after losing its beloved giraffe Pongo, Zoo Miami is mourning the loss of Toshi, a black rhino who had become one of the most beloved animals in the history of the zoo.
    At nearly 44 years old, Toshi was believed to be the oldest Eastern black rhino in North America and the second oldest in the world.  Unfortunately, along with that advanced age, came a variety of ailments that had become increasingly debilitating over the last several months, acc
  • Maryland Officials Hope Training Programs, Employer Incentives Help Unemployed Find Jobs

    Maryland Officials Hope Training Programs, Employer Incentives Help Unemployed Find Jobs
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland saw a jump in unemployment claims and lawmakers hope to make tackling the unemployment crisis a focus of the new administration.
    In just one week, the unemployment rate here in Maryland has nearly tripled. The new administration has plans to reverse that with a big focus on those who have been out of work for more that 6 months.
    The first full week of 2021 brought a big increase of unemployment claims in Maryland with more than 31,500 Marylanders filing for
  • Ravens’ Lamar Jackson Throws Costly First Career Interception Inside Red Zone In Loss To Bills

    Ravens’ Lamar Jackson Throws Costly First Career Interception Inside Red Zone In Loss To Bills
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WJZ) — Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson threw his first career interception inside of the red zone during Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round playoff game against the Buffalo Bills, and it proved to be costly.
    Jackson threw a pass into tight coverage and had it intercepted by Bills cornerback Taron Johnson, who returned it for a 101-yard touchdown, the longest interception return in postseason history.
    The Bills had just gone ahead 10-3 in the third quarter, but
  • Ravens’ Lamar Jackson Leaves AFC Divisional Round Game Early With Injury, In Concussion Protocol, Team Says

    Ravens’ Lamar Jackson Leaves AFC Divisional Round Game Early With Injury, In Concussion Protocol, Team Says
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WJZ) — Ravens star quarterback Lamar Jackson has left Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round game against the Buffalo Bills early due to an injury sustained at the end of the third quarter.
    His status for the remainder of the game is unknown.
    The Ravens said Jackson is in concussion protocol.QB Lamar Jackson is in concussion protocol.
    — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) January 17, 2021Jackson was drifting back in the pocket trying to avoid Buffalo defenders when he

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