Local Maryland Restaurant Gains National Recognition, Named Among Top New Establishments in the USAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Baltimore's Daylight Horror: Fatal Shooting at Bus StopRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Baltimore Teen Arrested for Harlem Avenue HomicideRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Harford County Man Strikes Gold with $50,000 Keno WinSayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
Greenmount Avenue Tragedy: Double Homicide Shocks BaltimoreRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
This City Has Been Named the Murder Capital of Maryland
Maryland boasts a storied history, a vibrant culture, and breathtaking scenery. However, it grapples with a severe issue of violence and crime, particularly in its urban centers. Among these, Baltimore, the largest city in Maryland, stands out as the most perilous, earning the unsettling title of the state’s murder capital.
Attempted car thieves appear to target Reisterstown neighborhood
BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WBFF) — Baltimore County Police are investigating whether a trio of attempted Hyundai and Kia thefts are connected. The incidents happened over the weekend around Tarragon Road and Franklin Road in Reisterstown, according to a police spokesperson. One resident asked to remain anonymous and told FOX45...
Tragic Accident in Howard County Highlights the Importance of 'Move Over' Laws
Howard County is in mourning after a recent Sunday night when a devastating collision claimed the life of a local resident. A Hyundai Sonata, operated by 36-year-old Ricardo Perez, tragically crashed into a parked ambulance on Washington Boulevard. The ambulance, manned by emergency personnel from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, had its warning lights activated and was stationed in a turn lane designated for Country Meadows Lane at approximately 10:57 p.m. Sadly, Perez succumbed to severe injuries and was pronounced dead at Shock Trauma, while the ambulance crew sustained minor injuries.
Man found dead in median along Route 40
Police were called to the 1100 block of West Mulberry Street just after 3:30pm on December 3rd in West Baltimore.
"I don't know the reasoning": Baltimore County Executive on Leaked Amendments
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — This morning in Baltimore County, some are angry over changes to two bills dealing with the Office of Inspector General that were leaked to the public. The two amendments would strip several powers from Baltimore County Inspector General Kelly Madigan's Office, including a significant curtail to her ability to subpoena documents.
Charm City Lights: Baltimore's newest light display kicks off Tuesday evening
BALTIMORE - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Baltimore!Druid Hill Park will be the scene of some festive holiday fun, with more than 250,000 lights illuminating a mile-long path.The inaugural Charm City Lights kicks off at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5. WJZ is the proud media sponsor of Baltimore's newest light display, Charm City Lights, put on by the Baltimore City Recreation and Parks.More than 200 light displays will be showcased nightly, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., until January 1.Joel Mosca, from sales manager at Mosca Design, came up from North Carolina to bring the light display to life."It's a lot of work, but at night, when the lights come on, it's a lot of satisfaction," Mosca told WJZ. You can find ticket information at this website.
FBI to exhume body of Baltimore woman, case featured on Netflix’s ‘The Keepers’
The FBI is scheduled to exhume the body of a Baltimore woman whose killing was featured on a Netflix documentary. Someone killed Joyce Malecki 54 years ago when she was just 20 years old. Her body was found in a wooded area near Fort Meade, stabbed, strangled and left in a stream.
FBI to Exhume Body in Cold Case, Baltimore to Go Green with City Vehicles, and Weather Update
Catch up on the latest headlines from WMAR 2 News Baltimore. The FBI plans to exhume a murder victim's body from a cold case, Baltimore goes green with city vehicle purchases, and get the latest weather updates for the week ahead.
Maryland's highest court hears arguments on qualified immunity in 2016 police shooting of Korryn Gaines' son
BALTIMORE - Maryland's highest court is taking up another high-profile case.Oral arguments began Monday in the civil case of Kodi Gaines, the son of Korryn Gaines, who was shot to death in 2016 during an hours-long standoff with Baltimore County police.Police were attempting to serve a warrant for Gaines and her boyfriend.During the standoff, Kodi Gaines, who was just 5-years-old at the time, was also injured. In 2018, a jury ordered Baltimore County to pay Kodi Gaines more than $37 million.One of the key arguments at the center of this current case is qualified immunity.Maryland's Supreme Court justices will decide if the county government should be held responsible because officers were performing their duties when that deadly shooting occurred.
Multi-Car Crash: 10 Injured in Howard County on Route 29
Baltimore, Maryland: According to officials, a multi-car collision on Route 29 South in Howard County on Sunday afternoon resulted in ten people being hospitalized. The Howard County Police Department posted on X (formerly known as Twitter), that at approximately three o’clock in the afternoon, a car lost control as it was entering Route 29 south from the Route 108 ramp in Columbia and collided with two other vehicles.
Local Alert: Two Shooting Incidents Reported on Terra Firma Road and Kenwood Avenue on December 4
Two shooting incidents were reported on December 4, 2023, in the Southern and Southeast Districts. The first incident occurred at 8:18 p.m. on the 2500 block of Terra Firma Road. A 33-year-old male, with multiple non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, was transported to a local hospital. The Southern District Shooting detectives are investigating.
Weis Markets finds ‘skimmers’ at pair of stores
Weis Markets reported a potential data security incident involving two stores. Sunbury, Pennsylvania-based said Friday that it discovered “skimmer” devices in checkout lanes at stores in Baltimore (1080 Maiden Choice La.) and Dundalk (7848 Wise Ave.), Maryland. According to the Mid-Atlantic grocer, the devices are capable of capturing data from customer credit/debit cards, including PIN data.
Baltimore's Record-Breaking Snow Drought: When Will It End?
Discover why Baltimore has been experiencing a major snow drought for almost two years, breaking a record with 675 consecutive days of less than an inch of snow. Find out when this streak might end and what the upcoming weather forecast holds.
Baltimore's Daylight Horror: Fatal Shooting at Bus Stop
BALTIMORE — A routine patrol turned into a grim discovery for Southwest District officers in Baltimore on the afternoon of December 2, as they encountered a shocking scene at a local bus stop.
Separate yard materials collection in Baltimore County to pause in December, resume in spring 2024
TOWSON, MD—The separate collection of yard materials for Baltimore County residents with “Y” days on their collection schedules will pause in December and resume in April 2024. The date of the last 2023 “Y” day varies among County collection schedules. Residents should refer to their particular schedule...
Baltimore inclusionary housing bill passes unanimously
The bill, which was in the works for roughly two years, passed its final hurdle in the City Council Monday night.
Judge Refuses to Accept ‘Inappropriate’ Plea in Baker Street Shooting
Thank you for reading Baltimore Witness. Help us continue our mission into 2024. On Dec. 4, Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Althea M. Handy wouldn’t accept a plea offer proposed by the assistant state’s attorney for defendant Kilo Byrd. Byrd, 45, is charged with attempted first- and second-degree...
Homeless woman accused of fatally stabbing man in Bushwick apartment
BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A homeless woman is accused of stabbing a man to death in a Brooklyn apartment on Sunday, police said. Kiasia Durham, 29, was arrested Monday and charged with manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the NYPD. Officers found the victim, 47, with a stab wound to the body […]
Baltimore Woman's Narrow Escape from Armed Carjacking Attempt
Experience the chilling account of a Baltimore woman who narrowly escapes a carjacking attempt. In a terrifying encounter, an armed suspect targets her, but quick thinking and swift action help her evade the dangerous situation. The ordeal, however, doesn't end there.
Man Crushed To Death While Working On Car In Dundalk, Police Say
Police in Baltimore County are investigating after a man was killed while working on a car in Dundalk. On Saturday morning, officers from the Baltimore County Police Department were called to the intersection of Jaydee Avenue and German Hill Road, where there was a reported fatal crash that involved a 54-year-old man who suffered grievous injuries.