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BPD Officer Dragged By Car 2 Blocks Is Now In Fair Condition; 36-Year-Old Charged

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore police sergeant who was dragged two blocks by a car Tuesday night following a traffic stop is out of surgery and in fair condition, Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said. Joseph Daniel Black, 36, was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the case, and Harrison claimed he confessed to injuring the officer. Black is charged with attempted first-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment. After being taken to Shock Trauma for treatment on Tuesday night, the officer was listed in critical condition and said to be on full life support. Officers responded to the 1600 block of...
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Multiple vehicle accident leaves one person dead, others injured

A multi-vehicle car accident has left one person dead and seven other people injured in South Baltimore. According to officials, city firefighters arrived at the 900 block of West Patapsco Avenue around 12:30 p.m. for a reported car accident with an overturned vehicle and entrapment. The driver of the overturned vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.
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One dead in five vehicle crash in Bear

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) is investigating a multi-vehicle fatal crash that occurred around 3 p.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022, on westbound Route 40 at the intersection with Route 72 in Bear. Troopers said a car traveling at an apparent high rate of speed on westbound...

Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Bear area on Monday afternoon. On June 27, 2022, at approximately 2:55 p.m., a 2007 Lexus GS350 was stopped at a red light on westbound Route 40 (Pulaski Highway) at its intersection with Route 72 within the left lane of two westbound through-lanes of travel. A 2018 Jeep Wrangler was stopped behind the Lexus, a 2014 Honda Civic was stopped behind the Jeep, and a 2022 Honda Accord was stopped at a red light within the outside left turn lane of westbound Route 40 (to the left of the Lexus), waiting to turn left onto southbound Route 72. At this time, a 2002 Infiniti G35 was traveling westbound Route 40 at an apparent high rate of speed within the left through-lane of travel, approaching the above-mentioned vehicles.

Troopers Detail Fatal Accident That Closed Route 40 Monday

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Bear area on Monday afternoon according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell. Hatchell on June 27, 2022, at approximately 2:55 p.m., a 2007 Lexus GS350 was stopped at a red light on westbound Route...

Rule 5 Picks Contributing to the Baltimore Orioles Current Success

The Rule 5 Draft has been an annual tradition for decades that the Baltimore Orioles take advantage of, and four players on the active roster show why. The Baltimore Orioles are playing surprisingly well right now, and there is a subtle trend factoring into the team’s success. There are a whopping four players on the active roster who were Rule 5 picks at one point, and the Orioles drafted three of them. OF Anthony Santander, SP Tyler Wells, 2B Richie Martin, and INF Jonathan Arauz were all minor leaguers drafted by other teams onto the Major League roster, and each of them showed enough to stay on the roster the whole season.
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Heat, Rain, and Snow in Baltimore: On Reporting in the Pre-Digital Era

Back in the day—back when newspapers were lush with advertising and the luxury of space to fill with stories—editors obsessed almost daily about how to feed the beast. Imagine, it’s 11:00 am, and those editors are gathered ‘round a conference table, talking up story possibilities. A politician arrested for DWI? Great—down page on the front of Metro! Random mayhem? Excellent! Got a photo of the victim yet? Night meeting of the school board? Hold space on page two! Centerpiece? Cover art?

Crime Without Punishment: Homicide Clearance Rates Are Declining Across The US. Baltimore’s Is Down To 42%

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore has seen so much pain, with more than 1,500 people killed in the past five years. More than half of those killings remain unsolved. WJZ, in collaboration with CBS News, is examining a crime often going without punishment in our country. The national homicide clearance rate is at an all-time low, according to FBI data. In the mid-1960s more than 90% of murders were solved, generally resulting in an arrest. By 1990, the percentage fell into the 60’s. Then, by 2020, as the number of homicides surged, the national clearance rate dropped to about 50% for the...

Getting to Know ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Star Moses Ingram

Click here to read the full article. Moses Ingram’s credits thus far are a tidy, short list, but already include projects most would dream of over the course of a much longer career. The 28-year-old Baltimore native began with “The Queen’s Gambit,” her first role out of drama school, which would earn her an Emmy nomination for best supporting actress. Up next was “The Tragedy of Macbeth” with Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, before she went on to earn a role in a small little franchise called “Star Wars,” starring as Inquisitor Reva/Third Sister in the new Disney+ series “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”More...

Juvenile, 4 Adults Hospitalized After Dundalk House Fire

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Five people were hospitalized after a house fire overnight in Dundalk that damaged three homes, the Baltimore County Fire Department said. Units responded at 12:38 a.m. to the 7800 block of Harold Road, where an end rowhouse was ablaze with fire spreading along the roof to adjoining homes, officials said. Four adults and a juvenile were transported to local hospitals for smoke inhalation and are expected to survive, officials said. BCFD said about 35 fire units responded to the scene and the fire was called under control after 1 a.m. Investigators found that the fire began on the back deck of a house on the 1800 block of Church Road. Officials said the fire spread quickly, eventually involving three homes, a shed and four automobiles parked in the back yards of the affected homes. An investigation is ongoing, but officials said there is no evidence that accelerants were used.

Pickleball, sand volleyball part of initial plans for Newark's Old Paper Mill Park

The City of Newark's first pickleball and sand volleyball courts are part of the initial designs for Old Paper Mill Park unveiled at a public meeting Wednesday night. Old Paper Mill Park is a 12.3 acre property across the street from the Newark Reservoir, that has been maintained primarily as an open field, but Newark City Council allocated $1.5 million to upgrade the park using money from the ARPA funds.

Star Spangled Celebration: A Preview Of Baltimore’s Fourth Of July Celebration

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s big Fourth of July celebration is just days away, and the anticipation is building in a city that hasn’t celebrated Independence Day together in two years. The celebrations are coming back bigger and better than ever before, and the city is partnering with Baltimore institutions like the Baltimore Orioles, American Visionary Arts Museum, the National Aquarium, and media partner WJZ. Wondering what’s in store? Here’s a preview. The day starts with the pet parade and animal talent show at the American Visionary Art Museum. Get ready for a cuteness overload! Pet registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and the parade starts...

Jam-packed June for the birds

7 wins in April – 4 shutout wins, 3 games won with 5 or more runs. 14 wins in May – 1 shutout win, 11 games won with 5 or more runs. 14 wins in June – 3 shutout wins, 10 games won with 5 or more runs.

Four arrested following strong-arm robbery in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. – Four suspects were arrested early Saturday morning on robbery and other related charges in Ocean City. At around 3:45 a.m., officers responded to the area of 20th Street and Philadelphia Avenue for a reported strong-arm robbery. Police met with the 25-year-old male victim from Baltimore who reported that he had been assaulted by three males who stole some of his personal property. The victim was seen by Ocean City EMS and was taken to Atlantic General Hospital for treatment of injuries.


(St. Georges, DE 19733) On Saturday, June 18, 2022, at approximately 9:50 a.m., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Melissa Court, in the community of Highpointe at St. Georges for a report of Home Improvement Fraud. The 57-year-old victim stated...

Tony Siragusa Details Are Emerging: NFL World Reacts

Details are beginning to emerge from the tragic death of former NFL star Tony Siragusa. Siragusa, one of the most-loved linemen in Baltimore Ravens history, died at the age of 55 earlier this week. He reportedly died in his sleep and received CPR at home. TMZ Sports had details on...