Edgewood, MD

Dispute over pizza leaves man stabbed and charged with assault

EDGEWOOD, Md. — The Harford County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with second-degree assault after a dispute over a pizza left him stabbed. According to officials, deputies were called to the Papa John's pizza shop in the 1000 block of Woodbridge Center Way for a report of a stabbing.
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Harford County woman reunited with family, deputies say

BALTIMORE -- A senior woman found alone early Thursday in Harford County has been reunited with family, authorities said.The woman was found wandering along Joppa Farm Road about 5:15 a.m., according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office.But within a couple of hours, authorities had identified her and gotten in touch with her loved ones, deputies said.

Baltimore man gets 40-year sentence in deadly downtown beating

BALTIMORE -- A 33-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the beating death of another man outside of a downtown convenience store, authorities said Thursday.Alante Batson received a life sentence with all but 40 years suspended, according to the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office, meaning he will only serve 40 years in prison. His prison sentence will be followed by five years of probation.The conviction and sentence stem from the killing of Dionte Green, who died in December 2020, about a week after he was beaten unconscious near...

Police identify eight homicide victims from the past week

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Baltimore City Police released the names of eight people killed in in the city during the past week. The list also includes the victim of a shooting from March, who died in July. 26-year-old Darius Jones 4th was killed on August 11, 2022, in the 800...

Edgewood High School teacher plans to bring innovative career opportunities from his externship to his students

De’Von Moore, a business teacher at Edgewood High School, was one of 20 teachers across Maryland selected to participate in the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship program. The teacher externship is a “four-week summer program that bridges the gap between businesses and educators by pairing high school teachers with top Maryland businesses [that] provide hands-on experience in ...

Report on “Late-Evening Chaos” in Federal Hill, Additional Deployments Requested

Email from Councilman Eric T. Costello to the Mayor’s Office and Baltimore Police Department:. Gentleman, the chaos in Federal Hill during the weekend late-evenings has hit new levels of lawlessness, similar to what Fells Point has experienced over the past two years. We are on the verge of losing this neighborhood and I am intent on ensuring that does not happen.

4 Baltimore City Schools officers temporarily reassigned after being present at shooting

Four Baltimore City Schools police officers have been temporarily reassigned after being at the scene of a quadruple shooting that left one person dead in the Hamilton area. According to Sgt. Clyde Boatwright with City Schools Police, one officer was injured and taken to an area hospital and was later released. No further details on the officer's injury are available.

Man Struck In Hip During Baltimore Shooting, Police Say

A man is recovering after being shot in the hip in Baltimore, authorities say. The 45-year-old victim was struck by the gunfire in the 5400 block of Radecke Avenue shortly after 1 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, according to Baltimore police. The victim was rushed to the hospital, they said. His...

Harford Financial Group’s Michael Clayton passes Series 66 exam

Harford Financial Group‘s Michael Clayton, a Towson University graduate, has passed the Series 66 exam on his way to becoming an investment advisor representative. Here are the details provided by the Harford Financial Group:. Harford Financial Group’s Michael Clayton Passes Series 66 Exam. Bel Air, Md., August 18,...

2022’s Maryland State Fair shifts to weekends only

One of Maryland’s most popular traditions is back for another installment this August, but its schedule will play out differently in 2022 than Marylanders are used to. The 141st edition of the Maryland State Fair will be spread out across three four-day weekends from late August to mid-September, marking a big shift from the single 11-day stretch done in prior years.

Tent city pops up in front of city hall, activists demand COVID-19 relief money to help homeless

More than a dozen tents appeared on the lush green lawn in front of Baltimore’s city hall on Wednesday morning. Community advocates joined homeless residents as they built a tent encampment to draw attention to the plight of people without homes. By mid-morning, there were 16 red tents around the city’s war memorial and more are expected in the coming days.

Vendors look forward to We Give Black Fest & Vegan SoulFest

WEST COVINGTON PARK, Md. — We Give Black Fest is partnering with Vegan SoulFest for a three-day event this weekend that celebrates Black-led organizations and businesses serving the greater Baltimore area.WJZ is a proud sponsor of the We Give Black Fest event, which kicks off on Friday, Aug. 19."This year, we're partnering with We Give Black fest for a three-day experience, where we're gonna have impact, great food, music, cooking demos, kosher and just philanthropy and giving," Vegan SoulFest co-founder Naijha Wright-Brown told WJZ.Vegan SoulFest launched in 2014, but the event will be expanded through its partnership with We Give...

Baltimore man stands trial in death of 5-month-old daughter

BALTIMORE -- A jury trial is now taking place nearly four years after a 5-month-old girl died after suffering trauma to her body in West Baltimore.Her father, Anthony Ford, in now on trial, accused of causing his daughter's death. Brailynn died in October 2018 just days after she was hospitalized with trauma to her body. Ford has been charged with second-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death, child abuse resulting in serious physical injury and first-degree assault, court records show.On Wednesday, Ford testified he was taking care of his daughter on the day in question and went for a ride in a vehicle...