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Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head In Baltimore Double Shooting

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man was killed in a double shooting that happened in broad daylight in south Baltimore Thursday, police said. Officers responded around 1 p.m. to several shot-spotter alerts at 9th Street near Patapsco Avenue, where they found a 32-year-old man who was shot in the head. Police said he was found laying on the sidewalk and was pronounced dead at the scene. Around the corner at St. Victor Street and Patapsco Avenue, officers found a 34-year-old man who had been shot multiple times. He was hospitalized and is in stable condition, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact Baltimore Police Department Homicide detectives at 410-396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You can also submit an anonymous online text tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS website.  
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29-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Fatally Stabbed In Baltimore Thursday

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed in Baltimore Thursday evening. Officers responded to Sinai Hospital just after 5:30 p.m. after learning that a stabbing victim had been dropped off. There, they found the 29-year-old victim suffering from multiple wounds. The victim was pronounced dead shortly after. Detectives are currently working to determine where the incident occurred. Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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Two Seriously Injured In Car Crash In Bethesda

BETHESDA, Md. (WJZ) — Montgomery County Crews responded to a single-vehicle crash in Bethesda Thursday evening. According to officials, just before 7 p.m., police responded to Montgomery Ave and East-West Highway for a reported crash and fire. The driver, an adult woman, and a teen passenger were rescued and taken to area hospitals with serious injuries. Officials are investigating the cause of the crash. ICYMI (~7p) Montgomery Ave.,, Bethesda, @mcfrsPIO transported 2 patients, incl 1 adult Pri1 trauma & 1 Pri2 teen, both of whom were assisted/rescued out of burning vehicle by quick thinking 1st arriving police officers @MontgomeryCoMD — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 23, 2021 Update – Montgomery Avenue and East West Highway, initial dispatch about 7 PM, Single vehicle collision and vehicle fire, @MCFRS_EMIHS transported 2 serious injuries — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 23, 2021

‘It’s Really Unfortunate’: Students In Anne Arundel County React To News Of Postponed Homecoming Dances

SEVERNA PARK, Md. (WJZ) — For the second year in a row, Anne Arundel County Public Schools have been forced to alter their homecoming plans because of the pandemic. The school district announced this week that homecoming dances will be postponed because due to the pandemic. “Our goal all along has been not only to open schools but to keep them open and allow our students to experience everything we have to offer,” said Bob Mosier, the chief communications officer for the school district. “Our high school principals met with student leaders and provided feedback to Dr. Arlotto that reflected the feeling...
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Prince George's Officer Accused of Pulling Gun on Woman During Road Rage Incident

A Prince George's County Police Corporal is suspended from the department and facing criminal charges after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman in a case of road rage. James Thornley, an 18-year veteran officer, got into a confrontation with a woman at the intersection of Chinquapin Round Road and Forest Drive near his home in Annapolis, Maryland, in late August, according to charging documents.

Six Rowhomes Involved In West Baltimore Fire, No Injuries Reported

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Fire officials are investigating after six rowhomes were involved in a fire Thursday night. Firefighters responded to the 600 block of South Payson Street just before 8 p.m. On the scene, the fire could be seen showing through the roof. A total of six homes were involved — four occupied and two were vacant. Officials said that no one was injured. Shortly before 8pm #BCFD responded to 600blk of S Payson St for a reported fire involving multiple homes. Once on scene FFs had a total of 6 homes with fire showing through the roof: 4 occupied & 2 vacant. No injuries reported. — Baltimore Fire (@BaltimoreFire) September 24, 2021

Police investigate shooting in west Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Baltimore City Police are investigating a shooting in west Baltimore on Thursday night. At about 7:31 p.m., officers were in the area of Division and Laurens Streets when they heard discharging. As officers canvassed the area, they found evidence of discharging in the 600 block of Laurens...

Prince George’s County Officer Pointed Gun At Driver In Annapolis Road Rage Incident, Police Say

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A Prince George’s County officer was charged and removed from duty after he was accused of pointing his department-issued gun at another driver, authorities said Thursday. Cpl. James Thornley, 47, was suspended without pay and is the subject of an internal investigation after his arrest Wednesday, according to the Prince George’s County Police Department. Thornley was booked into the Prince George’s County Correctional Center, where he’s being held without bond on charges of assault, reckless endangerment and use of a firearm in a violent crime. The arrest stems from an incident that happened about 7 a.m. Aug. 26 near the intersection of Forest Drive and Chinquapin Round Road in Annapolis, the Annapolis Police Department said. Officers answering a road rage call that morning met with a woman who told them another driver, who was dressed in a Prince George’s County police uniform, pulled a handgun and pointed it at her. No one was hurt during the incident. Based on the victim’s report, investigators identified the suspect as Thornley, who was off-duty and driving his personal vehicle home from work at the time. Thornley, a patrol officer, is an 18-year veteran of the force who joined the Prince George’s County Police Department in 2003.

"THANK YOU!" Soldiers help rescue driver in Kent Island flooding

As heavy rain caused flooding on parts of the Eastern Shore today, two soldiers helped save a driver who was trapped in high waters on Kent Island. Queen Anne's County Office of the Sheriff said the incident happened at a very flooded parking lot at Safeway in Chester. A red Jeep was sinking in the water.

'Several' shot-spotter alerts lead police to latest homicide victim

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — On September 23, 2021, about 1:15 p.m., Southern District patrol officers were sent to the 3600 block of 9th Street to investigate several shot-spotter alerts. Once at the location, officers found a 32-year-old man suffering an apparent gunshot wound to the head, laying on the sidewalk on...

Baltimore Man, 19, Charged With Attempted Murder In Ex-Girlfriend’s Shooting

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that sent a 19-year-old woman to the hospital earlier this month. Dorian Milstred, 19, was taken into custody Wednesday on a charge of attempted first-degree murder, according to the Baltimore Police Department. The arrest stems from a shooting that occurred about 11:53 p.m. Sept. 5 in North Baltimore. Officers investigating a shooting near Atkinson and West 27th streets that night found the 19-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound near her right ear. The victim was taken to an area hospital with injuries that were not deemed life-threatening. Based on a preliminary investigation, police suspect the victim and her ex-boyfriend got into an argument that escalated when the victim’s ex opened fire. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are resources available. To get help immediately, call the House of Ruth’s 24-hour hotline at 410-889-7884.

Who's responsible for stopping open-air drug dealing in Baltimore?

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Open-air drug dealing has been an all too common issue in Baltimore for years. Corners in neighborhoods across the city open for business, as those living among it feel trapped in their own homes. "We can't get no rest, because they're out dealing drugs every day, all...

Maryland animal control officers catch python near children’s park

It’s a good thing someone spotted this python when they did. Authorities in Greenbelt, Maryland, wrangled a four-foot ball python spotted near a children’s play area recently. The snake was spotted between Buddy Attick Park and the Public Works Department. Police and animal control officers captured the reptile using trash-picking...

PGPD suspends off-duty officer after his arrest in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Prince George's County Police Department suspended the police powers of an officer after he was arrested Wednesday in Annapolis. Cpl. James Thornley faces several charges, including assault and the use of a firearm. He is suspended without pay. PGPD said the officer is accused of pointing...