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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — One hundred fifty years later, it’s time for a new beginning as Maryland state leaders celebrate Juneteenth in North Baltimore. The B&P Tunnel allowing the Pennsylvania Railroad direct access to the Nation’s Capital will soon be called the Frederick Douglass Tunnel. U.S Representative Kweisi Mfume was among those who attended. READ MORE:...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a large number of calls about someone posing as a sheriff’s office leader and stating they have a warrant for the caller or someone in their family. The caller is then asking the person to pay for the warrant with gift cards...
    (CNN)The US Senate's unanimous passage on Tuesday of a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday commemorating the end of racial slavery underscores both the progress and perils of the struggle since last year's protests following the murder of George Floyd.Legislatively inscribing Juneteenth as a national holiday, which I called for last year, is closer...
    FREDERICK, Md (WJZ) — Frederick County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services will start serving breakfast and lunch to go June 30 to anyone in the community younger than 18 and those older than 18 who are enrolled in an educational program for those with disabilities. The school system will distribute enough meals for seven...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — The Federick County Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect allegedly involved in 2 fraud cases. FPD is seeking assistance locating a suspect involved in two fraud cases in Frederick. READ MORE: Baltimore City Leaders Acknowledge World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Anyone with information on...
    The president of a suburban Philadelphia school board has resigned after telling graduating students that Frederick Douglass had a 'pretty good position' while enslaved and his escape to freedom was 'ridiculously easy.' Joel Fishbein stepped down as president of the Cheltenham School District Board of School Directors on Monday - more than 10 days after...
    CATONSVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Catonsville residents can put their chairs out for July 4 festivities again, after last year’s events were canceled due to the pandemic. This is the 75th year for the parade and fireworks, the theme of which is “Our Hometown Tradition.” READ MORE: Global Food To Open First Area Location In Woodlawn...
    KATHERINE Ryan and her partner Bobby Kootstra have revealed their newborn son's name as they left the Lindo Wing in London. The 37-year-old comic revealed she'd given birth to her second child earlier today, and Bobby has now proudly shared some snaps their little boy. 8Katherine and Bobby proudly posed on the steps of the...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — An unexpected visitor caused quite a stir in Frederick over the weekend and it wasn’t a cicada. A black bear was spotted in historic Frederick County and neighbors were shocked to see the wild animal. READ MORE: The OC Air Show Will Be Held June 19, 20 Featuring The Air Force...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — The Frederick Police Department is working to increase its police presence downtown as COVID-19 restrictions loosen and more activities resume. Beginning this weekend, the department will have extra patrols on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The team will work a walking beat along Market and Patrick streets from 10 p.m. until...
    Boris Johnson presented Joe Biden with a picture of a US anti-slavery campaigner to mark the pair's first meeting today ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall.  US and UK leaders traditionally exchange gifts when they meet in person and Mr Johnson gave Mr Biden a framed photograph of a mural of Frederick Douglass.  Douglass...
    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A tornado touched down on Monday in Weld County east of Interstate 25 and covered a path of about 14 miles. There are no injuries reported, but some reports of damage were coming in just before 6:30 p.m., including: – A home that caught fire due to downed power lines...
    MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry have confirmed the arrival of their second baby, daughter Lilibet, who was born on 4 June. They revealed her middle name is Diana in a sweet nod to Harry's late mother - and over the years the royals have opted for traditional monikers in their family, with some names being...
    Loading the player... Oregon state senators have come to the unanimous decision to make Juneteenth an official state holiday. The Oregon Senate passed the legislation on Tuesday, which marked the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.  The legislation, called House Bill 2168 will take effect in 2022 and will go to the Illinois...
    When Napoleon was deposed as emperor of France in 1814, his European rivals wanted to cut him off from the world. They banded together and exiled him to Elba Island in the Mediterranean. When President Donald Trump was defeated in his reelection bid last November, the giant social media platforms wanted to cut him off...
    Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Howard University is renaming its College of Fine Arts after the late Chadwick Boseman, an alumni of the school who died from colon cancer last yeare. During his time at Howard, Boseman led a protest against the then-administration when officials consolidated the College of Fine Arts into the larger College of Arts...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) – The Frederick Health Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a dog that bit a woman inside the Frederick Wawa on Route 40 Sunday. The dog is described as a pit bull type with possibly a light brindle color. A Black man, possibly named Josh, accompanied the dog, the...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A severe thunderstorm warnings for Frederick and Washington counties until 3:30 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Queen Anne’s, St. Marys, Somerset, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico and Worcester counties and Baltimore City until 10...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — The Federick County State’s Attorney’s Office announced that they will not pursue charges of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Bryan Selmer that happened in October of 2020. Selmer was fatally shot by police following a 2-state pursuit. Officials said Selmer and another man, David Leatherman, led police on...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — The Federick County State’s Attorney’s Office announced that they will not pursue charges of the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Bryan Selmer that happened in October of 2020. Selmer was fatally shot by police following a 2-state pursuit. Officials said Selmer and another man, David Leatherman, led police on...
    FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — The National Weather Service confirmed two more tornadoes landed in Maryland on the evening of May 3, when a strong round of storms moved through the region. NWS reported an EF-1 tornado formed near Unionville in Frederick County and an EF-0 tornado formed in New Windsor in Carroll County. They already...
    Full sun in Los Angeles! This is a good start to the day for Frederick Mycott. Living in Beverly Hills, he never tires of the daily blue sky, which brings all its vibrancy to the city of angels, where the stars shine in movie studios as the sky descends over the city on its black...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan announced Monday that Ellume, an Australia-based biotech diagnostic company, will establish its first U.S.-based manufacturing operation in Frederick County. Ellume, based in East Brisbane in Queensland, said this operation will create more than 1,500 new jobs for Marylanders by the end of 2022. READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Funeral...
    A PRIMARY school headteacher forced "possessed" pupils to reveal their sexuality in a sick "exorcism" ritual, reports claim. Terrified youngsters aged nine to 11 were allegedly made to drink a potion and told to "repent" by principal Vickie Frederick. 4Vickie Frederick is being investigated by education officialsCredit: Linkedin 4She has been principal of Red Bay...
    POINT OF ROCKS, Md. (WJZ)– State police are investigating a fatal accident in Frederick County. It happened on Route 15 around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday near Point of Rocks. READ MORE: Slain Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook To Be Laid To Rest Monday Police say a Nissan Altima driven by Dwayne Teal of Manassas, VA...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — A Virginia man was killed Sunday in a two-car head-on crash in Frederick, Maryland State Police said. Dwayne Teal, 49, of Manassas, Va., was driving a Nissan Altima south on Route 15 at the first-mile marker when he crossed into the northbound lanes and struck a Toyota Camry head-on about 3:30...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — A Frederick man was found guilty on Thursday afternoon of second-degree rape, second-degree assault and possession of phencyclidine (PCP) following a April 2019 incident. Christopher Alexander, 39, was convicted by a jury late Thursday afternoon for the assault and rape of a female acquaintance. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations Drop Again...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — Officials are searching for a missing 17-year-old girl last seen on Sunday. The Frederick Co. Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Enyla Lyne Thomas of Frederick, MD. READ MORE: Community Devastated After Efraim Gordon Murdered While Visiting Baltimore, Volunteers Hand Out Flyers She was last seen on...
    FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado with peak winds of 90 miles per hours moved through Frederick County Monday. The tornado caused extensive tree damage for three-fourths of a mile between Libertytown and Mt. Pleasant. READ MORE: Orioles Pitcher John Means Throws First No Hitter For Franchise Since Jim...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — Frederick Police are investigating an early morning shooting Wednesday that may have stemmed from an altercation. Officers were called to the 100 Block of North Court Street for a report of shots fired around 1:45 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen....
    FREDERICK, MD. (WJZ) — A tornado warning is in effect for Frederick County. It expires at 8:15 p.m. READ MORE: Baltimore Museum Of Art Launches New Brand On #WJZ a tornado is possible with this cell over Frederick County now. pic.twitter.com/e6oDEmMdYE READ MORE: Baltimore Researchers Mark One Year Since First Pfizer-BioNTech Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Shot...
    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police helicopter crews conducted multiple rescue operations across the state over the weekend. The first occurred Saturday afternoon on Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick County. READ MORE: 2 Killed In Dundalk Crash, Off-Duty Police Officer Charged With DUI Rescuers on the ground made contact with the injured hiker, who had...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said Thursday she will ease coronavirus restrictions on the state when enough residents submit to receiving a vaccine. Whitmer tied personal freedom to vaccine benchmarks as she was given her second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. “On our path to vaccinating 70 percent of Michiganders 16 and up, we can...
    New York (CNN Business)The Biden bust that the Trump campaign warned of has morphed into a Biden boom.The S&P 500 is up 8.6% since the market close on January 20, the final day of the Trump presidency. That means President Joe Biden is on track for the strongest stock market performance during a new president's...
    Anthony Rizzo and Freddie Freeman couldn’t stop smiling as they interacted in a laugher Wednesday night. Why? Because Rizzo was pitching to Freeman at the time and eventually struck him out with a slow curve. The All-Star first basemen had their odd showdown as Freeman’s Braves were leading Rizzo’s Cubs 10-0 in the seventh...
    by Keith Russell | CBS 11 FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Coming up on the second full season since Travis Frederick was the man in the middle of the best offensive line in football, he’ll be locked into the draft on Thursday, April 29, but for a totally different reason. READ MORE: Trapped Pickup Driver Rescued...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — A Farmbrook man was charged in the murder of his father Tuesday. Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home in the 7000 block of Hames Court for a welfare check around 4:15 p.m. Sean Christopher Shifflett, 33, met officers outside and admitted he got into a physical fight with...
    FREDERICK, MD. (WJZ) — Police are searching for a 17-year-old girl who was last seen in the Farmbrook Community on Tuesday. Roben Hansen is around 5’3″ and weighs 200 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. READ MORE: Jennifer Perez Ryan Named Frederick Countys Teacher of The Year If you have any information call 301-600-1046...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — Jennifer Perez Ryan, an English Learners teacher at West Frederick Middle School, is the 2021-22 Frederick County Teacher of the Year, Frederick County Public Schools officials announced Tuesday. She will be the system’s representative in the Maryland Teacher of the Year program, and is the first West Frederick Middle teacher to receive...
    FREDERICK, MD. (WJZ) — Police are investigating a suspicious death in the Farmbrook community in Frederick County. Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a welfare check at the 7000 block of Hames Court in the Farmbrook community of Frederick. When they arrived, they found a man dead at the scene. A person has been...
    URBANA, Md. (WJZ) — A woman was injured along the Sugarloaf Blue Trail in Frederick County Tuesday afternoon. Frederick County Fire crews responded to the trail around 1:14 p.m. to rescued the woman. She was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. READ MORE: Baltimore County Will Send Mobile COVID Vaccination Unit Into...
    FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — The Frederick City Police Department has issued a silver alert for a missing elderly Frederick couple, police said. Judy Tobery, 79, is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 150 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes, police said. She was last seen with her husband, Thomas Eugene Tobery, 82,...
    Bay Area arts groups offer several streaming shows this weekend. Here’s a look. From Russia, with talent Russian pianist Alexander Kobrin has been dubbed by the BBC the “Van Cliburn of today,” and not just because he captured first prize in the famed competition that bears the legendary keyboardist’s name. He has also taken top...
    toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP's Jason Fraley previews drive-in concerts (Part 1) The Frederick Fairgrounds has kept live entertainment rocking throughout the pandemic. And this weekend, All Good Presents kicks off another drive-in concert series live on stage. “My last show was at the 9:30 Club on March 8,...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ)– A man has been impersonating a police officer and making illegal traffic stops throughout Frederick County over the last two months, according to the Frederick County Sheriff Office and Brunswick Police Department. On April 11 at about 6 p.m. on Route 340, the man was driving a black SUV with a single blue LED...
    One person has died after a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 in Frederick County, Maryland, on Sunday. According to Maryland State Police, a Subaru Outback was heading east on I-70 near Mount Phillip Road when the driver lost control of the car and hit a roadway sign, then a guardrail. The impact and damage to...
    FREDERICK, MD. (WJZ) — A person is dead and another injured after a vehicle crashed and caught fire on I-70 in Frederick earlier Sunday. Police said a Subaru Outback was driving eastbound on I-70 in the area of Mount Phillip Road when for unknown reasons the driver lost control, collided into a roadway sign and collided...
    Public schools in Frederick County, Maryland, are the latest in the region to announce plans for in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. Each high school’s graduating seniors will be honored outdoors at their home stadium. The school district said all COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Maryland Department of Health, and Frederick...