Owings Mills, MD

Man in critical condition after being shot multiple in Owings Mills

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 4500 block of Brightwater Court in Owings Mills.At around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the scene and located a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to authorities.Medics then transported the gunshot victim to an area hospital. Police said he remains in critical condition.Anyone who may have information about this crime or the individual(s) who committed it is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. 
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17-year-old charged in shooting high school student

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Baltimore high school student. The suspect was not named by police Saturday evening. The shooting at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School student happened Friday after class let out. Police identified the...
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Old infrastructure led to E. coli in Baltimore water

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials said this week that a confluence of problems with aging infrastructure contributed to an E. coli contamination of the city water system in early September. The Washington Post reports the problems reduced chlorine levels, which led to three positive tests for E. coli. A...
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Police searching for ATM theft suspects with Virginia plates

Baltimore City police are asking for help to identify the suspects, and their car, after they reportedly stole an ATM from a carryout spot in East Baltimore. Police said the men walked into the carryout around 4 p.m. on Friday, picked up the machine, put it in their Dodge Caravan and took off.

Maryland Weather: Cold temperatures will proceed a sunny end to the week

BALTIMORE -- Clouds, occasional showers, and a northeast breeze will continue through Monday into Tuesday as a stubborn low pressure sits just offshore. The heavier, steadier rain will likely remain over on the Eastern Shore, especially on Monday. Tuesday will see the steadier rain move back west closer to I-95 before retreating by Tuesday night. Temperatures will not get out of the 50s Monday and Tuesday. Lows at night will be in the upper 40s.Sunshine returns Wednesday and it will be warmer with highs in the upper 60s. The best days of the week will be Thursday and Friday with sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. Another cold front arrives later Friday bringing cooler weather back to the area for the weekend, but sunshine will continue through Sunday. Next weekend will be much better than this one.

Linking Jones Falls, NCR trails would create a protected bike path from the Inner Harbor into Pennsylvania. A study is proposed.

A new study could evaluate connecting the Jones Falls Trail in Baltimore City with the Northern Central Railroad Trail in Baltimore County, creating a protected route for hikers and bikers from the Inner Harbor about 50 miles up into Pennsylvania. At a meeting Monday, the Baltimore County Council will vote on whether to help fund the study, which could represent a meaningful step forward for ...

Burn the calories before your taco fiesta

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Make the calories count before you indulge in your taco fiesta ahead of National Taco Day!. Head of Health and Fitness Excellence at Planet Fitness, Teddy Savage, shares an active taco-themed workout.
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Gas prices jump as West Coast skyrockets

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the second straight week, gas prices have headed higher, with the nation’s average gas price posting a rise of 11.1 cents from a week ago to $3.78 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 stations nationwide.

Building a skatepark in West Baltimore is all about equity and the right to have fun

The first public skatepark in a Black community has been put on hold. Here’s why skateboarders and others will protest that decision at a City Hall rally today [OP-ED] The future of Baltimore should be rooted in providing young people with productive things to do. But Baltimore has a tremendous problem when it comes to skateparks that serve not only skateboarders but youth who enjoy BMX, roller skating and riding scooters.

Farmers' market vendors and Baltimore's homeless population vie for space beneath JFX highway

BALTIMORE -- Vendors who set up makeshift shops at the farmers' market under Baltimore's Jones Falls Expressway every weekend were surprised to find homeless people camped out in their spaces on Sunday.About a third of the vendors lost their space, which they pay money to retain, according to some of the people present at the farmers' market.An advocate for the city's homeless population said homeless people need help and the conflict was avoidable."We have to be mindful as a society that we do have homeless individuals in our city that is going disengaged that is going unserviced," homeless advocate Christina Flowers said.The homeless camp has been occupying the space since Wednesday.. Vendor Mitchell Salland described the clash for space to set up pup tents and sell pastries as "terrible" and "unfair.""I understand that they need a place but we pay rent," Salland said. "We pay a lot of rent to be here. I've been here 20 years and Mark was here 40 years already. People deserve a safe place to shop."

October 2022 Daily Tracker: Baltimore murders and shootings

BALTIMORE — During the month of September, Baltimore City recorded 14 homicides and 50 non-fatal shootings. Since September 2020, WMAR-2 News has tracked daily murders and shootings each month in the city. October 2 - 4:48am: Officers responded to an area hospital where a shooting victim walked in seeking...

15 Best Things to Do in Baltimore in Winter (+ Seasonal Tips!)

This site uses affiliate links, meaning that if you make a purchase through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you’re looking for a great city break during the low season, consider Baltimore! This guide covers the best things to do in Baltimore in winter!. Are you...