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    D.C. senior Frank Mallone receives his Pfizer COVID-19 booster at the Capitol Hill Safeway in Southeast. (Photo D.C. Government) On Monday morning, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined three District seniors at the Capitol Hill Safeway as they prepared to receive their Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots. Speaking in front of the store’s pharmacy, Bowser’s message of...
    Hi Everyone!   I don’t think that the Wizard of Oz could look ahead today and tell you exactly when you may see some sun, or some rain. We are only expecting a couple of passing showers today, and maybe a thunderstorm. Our rain chance is 60% dropping to 54% this evening. Then calming down...
    The popular convenience store chain Sheetz will open a new location by the rail station at BWI Marshall Airport in Maryland. The Altoona, Pennsylvania-based chain was chosen to develop a four-acre site at the intersection of Aviation Boulevard and Amtrak Way at BWI. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved the sublease for the Sheetz...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland reported 1,078 new COVID-19 cases and 13 new deaths, according to state health department data released Monday morning. The percentage of people testing positive decreased slightly by .02% to 4.08%. READ MORE: Boxer Gervonta Davis Due In Court Monday For Hit And Run Crash That Injured 4 In BaltimoreDoctors say the...
    Maryland’s current congressional district map, approved by the General Assembly in 2012, faced legal challenges that made it up to the U.S. Supreme Court, where justices decided it was not the court’s place to weigh in on state-level political gerrymandering disputes. (Courtesy Maryland Department of Planning) The 2020 Census kick-started efforts to redraw congressional district...
    Over 96% of the more than 29,500 people employed by Maryland’s largest state-based medical system have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The remaining 4% will have to get their shots soon, or risk losing their jobs. University of Maryland Medical System announced Friday that the vast majority of its workers, including 98% of its full...
    Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr., with Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam (left) and Virginia Del. David L. Bulova (right) sign a climate change pact of the Chesapeake Executive Council on Friday. (Photo courtesy the Maryland governor’s office) This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The bar has been set high at the Maryland household. Russell was a defensive standout on the Dallas Cowboys team that won three Super Bowls in the 90’s. His son, RJ, is the ultimate playmaker for a Southlake Carroll team that’s undefeated. READ MORE: Dallas Gas Explosion Leaves Hundreds Of Apartment...
    A hit and run in Upper Marlboro, Maryland ended in the death of one unidentified victim on Sunday night. Two people, who police said were involved in an accident prior to this hit and run, were outside of their vehicles exchanging information along Central Avenue. That’s when police said an unknown third vehicle hit the...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Darnell Gerald Gaither Jr. on Friday pleaded guilty to federal robbery and firearm charges stemming from 35 armed robberies in the region, the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. According to his guilty plea, Gaither admitted to committing at least 35 robberies across the state between December 2018 and November 2019, hitting fast-food...
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — A man exchanging information with another motorist following a car crash died on Sunday night after a third vehicle struck him and fled the scene, Maryland State Police said. Around 7:20 p.m., state troopers were dispatched to the intersection of Central Avenue and Campus Way for a report of a...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — October is now ‘Walktober’ in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan proclaimed on on Friday, with the seventh annual Walk Maryland Day scheduled for Oct. 6. “During the COVID-19 emergency, many Marylanders rediscovered their love of walking for recreation, exercise, and for their mental health,” Hogan said. “Maryland designated walking as our official...
    COLUMBIA, MD (WJZ)– Howard County Police are investigating an overnight accident in Columbia that killed one person and seriously injured another. Police say a 2021 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Vollmerhausen Road near Vollmerhausen Drive around 2:23a.m. Sunday morning when for an unknown reason it left the roadway and struck a tree. READ MORE: COVID-19...
    Abortion rights supporters rallied on Lawyers’ Mall in Annapolis Saturday. (Photo Maryland Matters / Josh Kurtz) This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. Abortion rights supporters rallied in all 50 states Saturday, including in Annapolis, sounding the alarm over recent laws restricting...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland reported 1,092 new COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths, according to state health department data released Sunday morning. The percentage of people testing positive increased slightly by .02% to 4.1%. READ MORE: Advocates Rally In Annapolis To Defend Abortion RightsDoctors say the new cases are fueled by dangerous strains targeting the...
    One person was injured in a shooting near the Maryland-D. C. border Saturday afternoon, according to Montgomery County Police. Montgomery County Police spokesperson Cassandra Durham said officers responded to a shooting near the 7800 block of Georgia Avenue. Maryland News Crime News The shooting occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. Durham said the victim...
    HANOVER, Md. (WJZ) — A Randallstown man was arrested Friday in Hanover on charges he allegedly solicited sex from an undercover Maryland State Police trooper who was posing as a teenage boy over the Internet, according to a Maryland State Police statement. Juwell Rae-Kwon Jackson, 25, is charged with one count of sexual solicitation of...
    A Bowie, Maryland, man has died after being struck by a van in Prince George’s County in the very early hours of Saturday, police said. Maryland State Police said around 12:15 a.m., a report came in of a pedestrian struck on southbound I-495 at the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Greenbelt. When they arrived on scene, they...
    PERRY HALL, MD (WJZ)– Baltimore County Police have arrested 54-year-old Edward Biedenkapp after a child came forward alleging abuse. Bidenkapp’s wife ran a daycare in the Perry Hall area and police have reason to believe more children may have been abused between 2007 and 2011. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.2K New Cases &...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland reported 1,287 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths, according to state health department data released Saturday morning. The percentage of people testing positive increased slightly by .01% to 4.08%. READ MORE: Maryland Man Wanted In 3 Murders Arrested In West Virginia, Police SayDoctors say the new cases are fueled by...
    Spencer Petras barely had time to exhale in the second quarter. The Iowa quarterback would come off the field following a scoring drive — then immediately return after the defense forced yet another turnover. "You sit on the bench for two seconds, you’re right back out," Petras said. Petras threw for three touchdowns and ran...
    Vice President Kamala Harris took an unexpected trip to Palm Springs, California Friday, but the White House didn't give a reason why.  Harris will return to D.C. on Saturday, according to a one-sentence statement from the White House.  'The vice president will remain overnight in Palm Springs and return to Washington, D.C., on Saturday, October...
    CASA led a rally calling for eviction protections to be reinstated in Annapolis Friday evening. (Courtesy Maryland Matters/Bennett Leckrone) This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. Fair housing advocates gathered outside of the State House in Annapolis Friday night to demand that...
    Princess Beatrice announces daughters name: Where she lands in the line of succession to the British throne Amazing‌ ‌ski-in,‌ ‌ski-out‌ ‌rentals‌ ‌near‌ ‌Winter Park The Hawkeyes' defense made a statement Friday night in Iowa's 51–14 rout against the Terrapins. © Provided by Sports Illustrated Maryland quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa will not want to remember the...
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Spencer Petras threw for three touchdowns and ran for two and No. 5 Iowa took advantage of seven Maryland turnovers in a 51-14 victory Friday night. The Hawkeyes (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) intercepted five of Taulia Tagovailoa’s passes, and they outscored the Terrapins 31-0 in the second quarter as Maryland...
    Maryland employers have a new tool to protect their employees from workplace violence. A law that allows employers to seek peace orders on behalf of workers has taken effect as of Oct. 1st. The bill, sponsored by Del. Vanessa Atterbeary and state Sen. Charles Sydnor, doesn’t require the employee to participate in the process. Lisae...
    Cannot believe we are here: US hits 700,000 COVID-19 deaths, a milestone we never expected to reach DOJ orders federal prosecutors to improve cooperation with local authorities Maryland star wide receiver Dontay Demus Jr. was carted off after suffering a serious leg injury in Friday night's Big Ten game against No. 5 Iowa. Demus was hurt...
    Two men, who are father and son, have been indicted in a kidnapping plot that resulted in a death. The pair then allegedly stole and sold marijuana from the victim. According to the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, a grand jury returned an indictment against Scott Anthony Williams, 45, of Laurel,...
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — The University of Maryland celebrated the dedication of its newest residence hall. The state-of-the-art Pyon Chen hall is 131,000 square feet and houses 450 students. READ MORE: Virtual Job Fair For Military Members, Veterans, Spouses To Be Held Monday“What’s so special about this building, in particular, is the name of...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Members of the military, veterans and their spouses looking for work can participate in a job fair specifically for them Monday. Hosted by MilitaryX, the Baltimore Virtual Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and will feature more than 25 employers, including Cardinal Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and JPMorgan Chase....
    The 25 best multiple-guitar bands Biggest Boomtowns in Every State The Maryland Terrapins have not won their first two conference games in a season since joining the Big Ten in 2014. They haven't defeated a top-five opponent since edging then-No. 5 Florida State 20-17 on Oct. 30, 2004. The Terrapins look to end both...
    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A Maryland man wanted in the murders of his brother, sister-in-law and a third person was arrested Friday in West Virginia, authorities said. Jeffrey Allen Burnham, 46, of Cumberland, is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of Brian Robinette, 58, and Kelly Sue Robinette, 57, whose bodies were found...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fall is officially in full swing in Maryland, and the state is full of farms ready to entertain. If you’re looking to celebrate the spooky season with friends and family, here are just a few of the pumpkin patches and corn mazes you can get to on a tank full of gas...
    This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. In a voice vote Thursday night, state Del. Erek L. Barron (D-Prince George’s) won U.S. Senate confirmation to become U.S. attorney for Maryland, two months after he was nominated by President Biden. Barron...
    Five zebras roaming the grassy fields of Maryland have become 'local celebrities' after escaping a Prince George's County farm a month ago.  The pesky fugitives were living on a private farm in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, until they busted out August 31  - and they have been wandering the vast grasslands of Maryland ever since.  The...
    This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. State and local governments in Maryland distributed $32.3 million in federal emergency rental assistance (ERA1) funding in August, according to newly released data from the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development, up...
    Leadership at the University of Virginia has confirmed a return to mask requirements due to strain on the surrounding health care community caused by the delta variant. Students were informed that anyone attending the university, independent of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask. A letter Thursday from two executive vice presidents, Provost...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Starting on Monday, branch locations of the Maryland Comptroller’s Office will only be open to residents with appointments. Comptroller Peter Franchot announced the changes on Friday, saying walk-in visits to the agency’s branch offices are being suspended as part of an effort to keep employees and the public safe from COVID-19. READ...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Jeffrey Allen Burnham, the Maryland man suspected of killing his brother, sister-in-law and a third individual, was arrested Friday in West Virginia, police said. Burnham, 46, of Cumberland, is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of Brian and Kelly Sue Robinette. He’s also expected to be charged in the death of...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A two-car collision on I-83 south near Cold Spring Lane in Baltimore has closed all but one lane. Chopper 13 observed that only the left lane is open and traffic is slowed for about a mile. One car was flipped on its side and people were rescued from that vehicle. READ MORE:...
    The lions and tigers at the Smithsonian National Zoo that contracted COVID-19 last month are improving, but the great cats are now being treated for secondary bacterial pneumonia, the zoo said. In an update Friday, the Smithsonian National Zoo said that the lions and tigers “are improving and eating” after testing positive for the coronavirus...
    MARYLAND (WJZ) — Jeffrey Burnham, the Maryland man wanted in the murders of his brother, sister-in-law and a third person, was arrested Friday in West Virginia, authorities said. Burnham, 46, of Cumberland, is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of 58-year-old Brian Robinette and 57-year-old Kelly Sue Robinette, according to Howard County Police. READ...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland reported 1,530 new COVID-19 cases and 17 new deaths, according to state health department data released Friday morning. The percentage of people testing positive increased slightly by .05% to 4.09%. READ MORE: Baltimore Man, 20, Charged With Attempted Murder In ShootingDoctors say the new cases are fueled by dangerous strains targeting...
    Patrick Moran, president of AFSCME Council 3. This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. A recent report by the state’s largest public employee union found stark wage disparities within the University System of Maryland. For example, while Black workers comprise 11% of...
    Drivers who use toll lanes on portions of the Beltway and Interstate 270 in Maryland would pay a minimum of 17 cents per mile under a new proposal by the state’s tolling authority. With express lanes still in the early planning stages, the Maryland Transportation Authority’s suggestion is 3 cents per mile less than in...
    This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. After several legislative attempts in past years fell short, beginning Friday, civilians will have the right to request to review police misconduct records. Anton’s Law, named after 19-year-old Anton Black, who died in police custody...
    US approaches 700K COVID deaths; Americans getting vaccinated at low rates: Live updates Magnus Carlsen: How to become a chess grandmaster It has been the year of the upset in college football, but we here at The Underdog Challenge are still going to brag. Through four weeks, your beloved quartet sits above .500 in...