Baldwin, MD

Portion Of North Ave. Closed After Sinkhole Opens In Front Of East Baltimore Row Homes

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A large sinkhole developed in front of two houses on a busy street in East Baltimore, according to the local firefighter’s union. Due to the size of the sinkhole in the 700 block of E. North Avenue, a building inspector has been asked to inspect the houses near it for potential structural damage, union officials said. Firefighters also contacted the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company and requested that the site be inspected for gas and electric hazards, according to union officials. Neighborhood Services will be on hand in case local residents need assistance, union officials said. The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said Monday that North Avenue will be closed in both directions near the site of the sinkhole in the sidewalk between 7 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday. All westbound traffic will be detoured at Homewood Avenue while eastbound traffic will be detoured at Greenmount Avenue, according to transportation authorities. One lane of traffic should be reopened for motorists traveling in each direction on Tuesday morning, authorities said. It is unclear when North Avenue will be fully reopened to traffic, according to transportation authorities.
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Three dead, nine others injured in Baltimore during violent July 4th weekend

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — It was another holiday weekend marked by gun violence Baltimore. According to police, three people were killed and nine others were injured, including a 14-year-old boy. Most of the shootings took place overnight and happened despite an uptick in police presence. We have a robust deployment...

Orioles’ Jorge Mateo helped to first base after walk-off hit-by-pitch

No pain, no gain. Jorge Mateo endured a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning on Monday, sending the Orioles to a walk-off win over the Rangers. With Austin Hays on second to start the extra frame at six-all, Texas reliever Matt Moore gave up a bunt single to Rougned Odor and then intentionally walked Ramon Uias to load the bases with Mateo, batting .194, on deck with no outs. After a first-pitch ball, Moore drilled Mateo’s thigh with a 93.5 MPH fastball, bringing Hays in from third to make it a 7-6 win at Camden Yards. Thankfully, Hays arrived just in...

3 women shot in East Baltimore late Saturday night

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Baltimore City Police are investigating a shooting that happened in East Baltimore. Saturday night before midnight, officers found three women in the 2600 block of Mura Street ranging in age from 39 to 60- years-old suffering from wounds to their extremities. All three victims were transported...

BREAKING: Da'Shawn Womack Makes College Decision

One of those premier defensive prospects in the 2023 recruiting cycle is St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland product Dashawn Womack. Womack is a 6'4, 255-pound defensive end that has a public top-5 of Oregon, Ole Miss, Georgia, LSU, and Maryland and is he to made his collegiate announcement Monday, committing to the LSU Tigers.

Baltimore’s ‘Catastrophic Failures’ at Wastewater Treatment Have Triggered a State Takeover, a Federal Lawsuit and Citizen Outrage

Sara Bundy, her husband and 12-year-old son moved to Sparrows Point near the Back River in Baltimore County four years ago for the allure of a waterfront home. “We are a boating family. We love to fish and kayak and our lives are very much based around water,” said Bundy, 43, who owns a dog walking and pet sitting business. “So, when we came across this waterfront home, it was perfect for us.”

Star Spangled Celebration: Fourth Of July Fireworks Light Up Baltimore’s Skyline Once Again

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s Inner Harbor was lit up once again by fireworks and fun on Independence Day after two years away. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore partnered to bring the celebration back bigger and better than ever before. Several of the city’s institutions also pitched in. The Baltimore Orioles, American Visionary Arts Museum, the National Aquarium, and proud media partner WJZ were part of the event, bringing thousands into the heart of the city. The day got off to a furry, feathery start at the American Visionary Art Museum’s...

Mother Of Abandoned Newborn Receives 18-Month Sentence

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — The mother of a newborn girl who was found abandoned in the woods has been sentenced to 18 months of incarceration but may be able to serve much of the time in a residential facility. The Capital newspaper reports that Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Stacy McCormack last week sentenced Olivia Dee-Rose Thompson to 10 years in jail, suspended after 18 months. Thompson’s lawyer, Debra Saltz, said the judge left open an opportunity to reconsider Thompson’s sentence. McCormack scheduled a hearing in August to weigh the possibility of Thompson being released to a residential treatment program if she successfully...

Watch: Orioles beat Rangers with walk-off hit by pitch

The Baltimore Orioles walked off the Texas Rangers without ever hitting a ball out of the infield in the game-deciding 10th inning Monday. Baltimore forced extra innings when rookie catcher Adley Rutschman hit a two-out double in the bottom of the ninth that scored Ryan McKenna from first base and tied the game, 6-6. After shutting out the Rangers in the top of the 10th, the Orioles put Texas in a jam when Rougned Odor reached first on a bunt single that advanced automatic runner Austin Hays to third base.

Cruise Company Provides Front-Row Seat To Baltimore’s Fourth Of July Fireworks

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A local cruise company is providing some of the best views of Baltimore’s Fourth of July festivities this year. WJZ talked to Watermark Journey staff. The company offers voyages on the Annapolitan II and Catherine Marie, which cost $20 a ticket and last about 45 minutes. But what’s different about Monday is that the Watermark Journey is hosting a Fourth of July extravaganza cruise. The cruises leave every hour on the hour until the fireworks begin. WJZ went out on one of the boats to learn more from a different perspective. “The fireworks are actually launched from the water so you’re...

Two separate water rescues in Baltimore City Saturday night

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — On Saturday, two vehicles were rescued from flood water in separate areas according to Baltimore City Fire Union. Rescue crews were sent to the Sandtown-Winchester area for a report of a vehicle in floodwater. A person is reportedly trapped in a vehicle at Monroe and Kavanaugh...

O's beat Rangers 7-6 on a hit batter, 37-44 at midpoint

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jorge Mateo limped to first base when Matt Moore hit him near the left knee with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles reached the season's halfway point by coming from behind late to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 Monday.Rookie Adley Rutschman, who began the day in an 0-for-18 skid, tied the score against Joe Barlow with a two-out RBI double in the ninth that hit off the right-field wall.Rougned Odor led off the 10th with a bunt single off Moore that advanced automatic runner Austin Hays to third, and Moore intentionally walked...