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Anne Arundel County Sheriff's deputy who suffered heart attack to be buried Friday

BALTIMORE -- Funeral services for Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Deputy Scott McArdle will be held in Annapolis on Friday, according to authorities.McArdle had a heart attack after reporting to duty on Sunday, deputies said.His funeral will be held at Saint John Neumann Church, which is located at 620 N. Bestgate Road. Services start at 10:30 a.m., according to authorities.McArdle joined the Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Office in October 2017. He worked there for 25 years, deputies said.Anne Arundel County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland Transportation Authority police will escort McArdle's body to Crownsville Veterans Cemetery, according to authorities.The procession will travel down North Bestgate Road to Bestgate Road to Generals Highway and finally to Sunrise Beach Road.The Anne Arundel County Police Department will provide traffic control for the procession, deputies said.

Funeral scheduled this morning for NyKayla Strawder

BALTIMORE -- A funeral will be held Friday morning for NyKayla Strawder, the 15-year-old Baltimore girl fatally shot on her Edmondson Village porch earlier this month.The teenager's wake and funeral are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at Greater New Hope Baptist Church, according to a listing on the funeral home's website. Her burial is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Allen Estate Cemetery.Baltimore police said a 9-year-old neighbor shot Strawder in the head Aug. 6, in what they're treating as an accidental shooting, after somehow getting access to a relative's handgun.The tragic shooting has left the teen's family devastated as they search...

Toddler found in stolen vehicle after thieves crash, abandon it in Northeast Baltimore

BALTIMORE -- A 3-year-old girl was found abandoned inside of a stolen and damaged vehicle after a car theft went awry in North Baltimore on Thursday night, according to authorities.That person stole the vehicle from the 900 block of Montpelier Street. Officers learned about the theft around 8:20 p.m., police said.That's when an officer on patrol in that part of the city was flagged down by a woman who said she had left the vehicle running with the toddler inside of it, according to authorities. The woman said they had gone into a house and realized upon her return that the vehicle and toddler were gone, police said.Not long after officers began trying to assist the woman, they discovered that someone had crashed the vehicle in the 3800 block of Rexmere Road, according to authorities.Police said multiple suspects fled following the crash, leaving the toddler behind in the vehicle.Medics were called to the site of the crash to assess the toddler's condition. She appeared to be unharmed, police said.Anyone with information about the theft of the vehicle should contact detectives at 410-396-2455.Anonymous tipsters can call the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP.

A retired Baltimore crime scene technician wouldn’t testify at a murder trial. The prosecutor had her arrested.

The retired Baltimore crime lab technician walked into court in handcuffs and shackles, just like the man standing trial for a double murder that she helped investigate. More than two years ago, in the dark and frigid early morning hours of Nov. 14, 2019, Nancy Morse shined a spotlight as she scoured a Southwest Baltimore sidewalk and alley for evidence in the fatal shootings of a man and ...

Video of the Week: Foraged Food

For Foraged Eatery in Station North, nature is their pantry. In this video by Very Local, Foraged Eatery chef and owner Chris Amendola shares how his restaurant uses foraged foods — from mushrooms to greens — to create ever-changing dishes. Rather than buying ingredients to fulfill a pre-written...

Four Baltimore school police officers placed on desk duty after witnessing quadruple shooting early Sunday

Four Baltimore school police officers have been assigned desk duty following their presence at a quadruple shooting that left one person dead on Harford Road over the weekend. Officials have not specified why the officers were removed from their regular duties after witnessing the homicide, which unfolded around 1:45 a.m. Sunday in the 5500 block of Harford Road in the Hamilton Hills ...

Q&A: Maryland moms open up about kids returning to school

As children head back to school, we know it's a very busy time for parents. So WJZ's Linh Bui checked in with a couple Maryland moms to hear about their feelings and any concerns before school starts.  Tamara Beger has four children in Anne Arundel County Schools: twins Leila and Alexander are sophomores, Christopher is in fifth grade and Isaac is in third grade. Nicolette Taylor's daughter Maia is a 10th grader in Baltimore County. The biggest concern for both mothers is the nationwide teacher shortage, an issue that has left schools across Maryland scrambling to fill vacant positions. Below is...

Demolition crews implode former C.P. Crane Power Station

BOWLEYS QUARTERS, Md. — Demolition crews imploded the former C.P. Crane Generating Station in Bowleys Quarters. An exclusion zone was set up Friday morning around the demolition site to keep nearby residents safe for the 8 a.m. implosion. Neighbors said the current property owner is considering building residential housing...

Berger Cookie supply shortage hits Baltimore. Here's why.

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — One of Baltimore's iconic foods has become extremely difficult to find. Berger Cookies - the cakey, fudgy dessert enjoyed around the city - is in short supply right now. A message on the company's website says, "We are currently having equipment issues and unable to produce...

‘I needed to know what happened’: A father’s quest to understand derailment that killed 2 young women in Ellicott City

One February day, he climbed onto the rail bed himself, with lengths of string to measure the curvature and tilt of the tracks. Other times, at night, on weekends and vacations, he pored over technical papers, filed Freedom of Information Act requests for data and familiarized himself with such concepts as transverse detail fractures, fouled ballast and vertical track deflection. “I was kind ...