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    Technical glitches have slowed the launch of Virginia’s new pandemic metrics dashboard meant as a resource to help local school administrators determine whether it is safe for in-person learning to resume. The Virginia Department of Health’s specialized dashboard will assist communities in monitoring case trends, disease transmission and the availability of hospital beds — but...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Ravens coach John Harbaugh got fired up at the referees Monday night in the first quarter of the team’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. It may wind up costing him a pretty penny. After tight end Nick Boyle was flagged for tripping, the furious head coach took off his face mask...
    MONKTON, Md. (AP) — A retired racehorse and a white show pony were intentionally shot to death on a farm in Maryland, according to authorities. The horses were found slain in Monkton early Friday by a woman who fed the animals, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. No shots were heard, and the suspects were...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Board of Revenue Estimates is scheduled to meet to discuss updated revenue projections for the state. The panel is meeting Tuesday afternoon to discuss new projections for the current fiscal year, which began in July, and for the next fiscal year. The forecasts will provide officials with the latest...
    A 4-year-old girl is dead and her twin sister hospitalized after being struck by separate vehicles in the middle of Interstate 70 near Hagerstown, Maryland, on Monday evening. An initial investigation found that the two girls and their family were traveling westbound on I-70 in the area of Crystal Falls Drive around 7:30 p.m. Monday,...
    A pedestrian was struck and killed along U.S. Route 1 in Laurel, Maryland, late Monday night. Maryland State Police said Larry Downey, 59, of Laurel, died after a vehicle struck him in the southbound lanes of U.S. 1 north of Cypress Street in Laurel shortly after 9 p.m. Monday. He was outside of a crosswalk...
    YouTube screenshot A Maryland drug dealer has been charged with the 2015 killings of a young mother and her 7-year-old son.  Andre Ricardo “Poo” Briscoe, 37, was already in custody when a grand jury indicted him last week on federal drug and firearms charges tied to the murder of Jennifer Jeffrey, 31, and her...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As the weather gets cooler, the clock is ticking for restaurants depending on outdoor dining in order to make ends meet. This week, Baltimore City Councilman Eric Costello and Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young are expected to announce a new winter outdoor dining plan. CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES:  Coronavirus Resources: How To Get...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A second Maryland correctional officer has died due to the coronavirus, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Monday. Both of the officers who died worked at Central Booking in Baltimore, the department said. CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES:  Coronavirus Resources: How To Get Help In Maryland TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland,...
    By Mimi Dwyer LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Prince George's County, Maryland, has reached a $20 million settlement with the family of an unarmed man killed this year while handcuffed inside a police vehicle, authorities said on Monday. Corporal Michael Owen fatally shot William Green after arresting him in January 2020. He was charged with second-degree...
    Officials from Prince William County, Maryland, announced a $20 million settlement with the family of William Green, a 43-year-old black man who was killed in a police shooting. The settlement between the county and the Green family on Monday is believed to be one of the largest financial settlements ever given to a black...
    COLUMBIA, MD. (WJZ) — Police in North Carolina have arrested a Maryland man wanted in a non-fatal shooting that happened in Columbia in June. Winston Hughes, 22, is charged with attempted murder, assault and numerous firearms charges in the shooting of 23-year-old Deandre House, of Baltimore. House was in critical condition with multiple injuries but has...
    (CNN)Prince George's County, Maryland, has reached a settlement with the family of William Howard Green, who was handcuffed in a police cruiser when an officer allegedly fatally shot him, the county announced Monday."Prince George's County has reached a settlement agreement with the Green family for $20 million," County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said at a news...
    Select schools in the District are welcoming some students back this week for limited in-person learning as D.C. Public Schools looks ahead to reopening. Ballou STAY opens Monday to those in cosmetology and barbering. More schools are expected to follow in the coming weeks and days. They include: Bancroft ES Cardozo EC Eastern HS...
    OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Ocean City Police needed to call for backup overnight after they say more than 100 people were arrested Saturday after a gathering for a pop-up car rally turned destructive and violent. Police from all over the Eastern Shore were called to Ocean City around 11:50 p.m. Saturday evening as incidents...
    Attorneys for Prince George's County, Md., announced Monday that a settlement had been reached with the family of 43-year-old William Green, a Black man who was fatally shot while handcuffed in a police cruiser. Monday's announcement stems from Green's death in late January, after which a Prince George's County police officer, Cpl. Michael A. Owen...
    Police in a Maryland shore community say they were forced to make a large number of arrests after hundreds of participants in an unauthorized weekend pop-up car rally became “unruly and destructive” when the streets got dark. Ocean City police said the arrests overnight Sunday involved more than 100 participants in what was billed as the H2Oi...
    The Internal Revenue Service on Monday said up to 9 million people may have missed out on claiming $1,200 stimulus payments that have been made to Americans this year under the federal CARES Act, and more than 431,000 of them live in the District, Maryland or Virginia. Letters will go out this month to people...
    The family of a black man who was fatally shot seven times by a Maryland police officer while handcuffed in a patrol car earlier this year has reached a legal settlement in his death. William Howard Green, 43, of Washington D.C. was fatally shot on January 27 by Prince George County Police Cpl. Michael Owen...
    ANNAPOLIS, MD (WJZ) — The deadline has been extended to apply for 2020 Homeowners’ and Renters’ Property Tax Credits, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday. The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation extended the deadline from October 1 to October 31. Homeowners receive an average credit of $1,348 on their tax bill and renters receive...
    COCKEYSVILLE, MD. (WJZ) — It’s a giant- patriotic- pumpkin! And it’s coming to Valley View Farms this fall. The arrival of the giant pumpkin is a fall tradition at Valley View Farms, and this year they’ll have a patriotic pumpkin on display. The pumpkin, named “The Patriot” weighs 1,776 lbs. It will be on display at...
    SHARPTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say that a woman has been charged in the shooting death of her husband. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that police said the killing occurred on Friday night in Wicomico County. Maryland State Police said they arrested Sharon Kohlhoff, 55, of Sharptown. She faces charges that include...
    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Maryland reports 477 new coronavirus cases and three deaths, as ICU cases went down Monday morning. Throughout the pandemic, the state has reported a total of 123,880 cases. The statewide positivity rate went from 2.57 percent to 2.58 percent. Hospitalizations are down, now at 315 total hospitalized in the state, with 233...
    New research on the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial impact compiled by real estate listing service Clever suggests many Americans are still struggling with payments and savings, more than six months since the outbreak began. Out of 1,500 Americans asked about their financial stability and spending habits in early September, 61% said their emergency savings had run...
    A Montgomery County, Maryland, Catholic school has gone into quarantine after a teacher tested positive for the novel coronavirus last week, prompting a temporary pivot to an all-virtual learning model for its nearly 200 students. The instructor at Bethesda’s Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School tested positive on Friday after waking up feeling unwell. The...
    A Maryland man has been sentenced to one year in jail for throwing a large party, violating the state's COVID-19 guidelines, the state's attorney's office announced Friday. Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, threw a large party at a home in Hughesville, Maryland in March, according to a press release from the Charles County State's Attorney Office. ...
    OLNEY, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland arrested a man accused of stealing a police car and leading officers on a chase before crashing into another cruiser. The man allegedly flagged down a Maryland-National Capital Park Police officer in Montgomery County at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday and complained of chest pain, the agency said in...
    Three people are critically injured following a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 95 in Howard County, Maryland, on Sunday night. Maryland State Police said three successive crashes occurred between 9:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on southbound I-95 near Md. Route 100, ending with a hit-and-run affecting the vehicles involved in the two initial accidents. The chain...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s officially fall, and families can visit local farms in Maryland to grab a pumpkin or enjoy other fall fun! Pumpkin patches are already up and running, with some COVID-19 restrictions in place to keep families safe. Here is a list of some must-visit spots to harvest from in Maryland: Baugher’s Orchards Their...
    Restaurant workers are now training on how to avoid a fight or confrontations with customers during the coronavirus pandemic. The National Restaurant Association released a series of free online videos to restaurant and hospitality workers on how to de-escalate conflicts with customers. Service workers have often become the target of angry customers since the restrictions...
    (CNN)A Maryland man was sentenced to a year in jail for holding two large parties and violating the state's order against large gatherings, according to the Charles County state's attorney's office. Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, was arrested after holding the parties in late March. Maryland's Covid-19 social distancing rules banned gatherings of more than 10...
    (CNN) — Almost half the US is reporting increased numbers of new Covid-19 cases as health experts warn of a potential coronavirus surge in the fall and winter. As of Sunday, the number of new coronavirus cases has increased by at least 10% or more compared to the week before in 21 states, most of...
    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Two new communities received Main Street Maryland designations on Friday. Gov. Larry Hogan announced the two are Reisterstown in Baltimore County and the Town of Williamsport in Washington County. Main Street Maryland has now designated 33 communities statewide. “Main streets are the heart of our communities, and these designations are the result...
    (CNN)This week Maryland will become the first state in the US to ban the use of foam containers for carryout. The law, which was approved during the 2019 state legislative session, will go into effect on October 1 and includes items such as cups, plates, carryout containers and trays. The law affects food service as...
    OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A Maryland State Police trooper was injured Saturday night while attempting to arrest a fleeing suspect in Ocean City. Jonathan Bello, 23, of Norfolk, Virginia was charged with resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, escape, and disorderly conduct. Bello is awaiting an initial court appearance. RELATED STORIES: More Than 100 Arrested...
    A 9-month-old baby that was reported missing in Maryland was found safe in Pennsylvania, according to Maryland State Police. The report of the missing child led police to issue an Amber Alert for 9-month-old Brady Sellers shortly after 12 p.m. on Sunday. Sellers had last been seen in Grantsville, Maryland. Around 12:50 p.m., police said...
    GRANSTVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Brady Sellers was found unharmed in Myersdale, Pennsylvania. The AMBER Alert has been canceled. Police continue to look for Keith Kyle. The MD AMBER Alert for Brady Sellers has been cancelled. The child was located unharmed in Myersdale, PA. Police are continuing to search for Keith Kyle. — MD State Police...
    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — More than 100 people have been arrested on criminal and traffic offenses during an unauthorized car rally in a Maryland city, where confrontations between participants and police were captured on videos. The Baltimore Sun reports that police from neighboring jurisdictions helped Ocean Police police officers with crowd control at the...
    Loading the player... A Maryland man has been sentenced to a year in prison for throwing house parties in March that violated the state’s coronavirus protective orders. Shawn Marshall Myers, of Hughesville, Maryland, was arrested that month after hosting the second of two large parties at his home and received his punishment on Friday....
    GRANSTVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — An AMBER Alert has been issued for a 9-month-old baby girl from Maryland. Brady Eliza Sellers may be in the company of 35-year-old Keith Randall Kyle. The two were last seen in the Grantsville area of Garrett County. Kyle may be driving a blue Mazda 3 with Maryland tags 9ED0360. Call...
    A Maryland man who defied the state’s coronavirus emergency order and hosted dozens of guests at house parties in March has been sentenced to a year in jail, authorities said. Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, on Friday was convicted on two counts of failure to comply with an emergency order, the Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland reports 431 new coronavirus cases as the state surpasses a total of 123,000 cases Sunday morning. Throughout the pandemic, the state has reported 123,403 COVID-19 cases. The statewide positivity rate went from 2.56 percent to 2.57 percent, state numbers show. 10 more Marylanders have died from the virus, bringing the...
    Shawn Marshall Myers (pictured in mugshot) was convicted of two counts of Failure to Comply with an Emergency Order A Maryland man was sentenced to one in year jail for throwing two large parties that violated the state's COVID-19 gathering orders, prosecutors said. Shawn Marshall Myers, of Hughesville, was convicted of two counts of Failure...
    A return to in-person learning is being discussed in Montgomery County, Maryland. Montgomery County Public Schools employees received a letter Friday stating that the heads of the school system and the labor unions representing teachers and staff are exploring ways to reopen classrooms safely. Citing “mutual interest” toward developing a “comprehensive plan for the eventual...
    A socially distanced bird-watching weekend is coming up on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This photo shows royal terns in foreground, Western willets and marbled godwits behind. Just one of the birds you might see during Oktobirdfest are sanderlings. Courtesy Lynn Fisher If you go to Oktobirdfest, you might see these birds: a caspian...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland law banning restaurants, schools and other food servers from using foam containers takes effect next week. The Baltimore Sun reports Maryland will become the first state in the nation to ban polystyrene food containers when the law goes into effect on Thursday. The law’s advocates say replacing containers made...
    OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Ocean City Police are increasing patrols as the unsanctioned H20i car rally continues in the beach town Saturday night. Ocean City Police confirmed that 115 cars were towed and 58 people were arrested on Friday. There were reports of fireworks, burnouts, fights and more throughout the night. According to town...
    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (WJZ) — A Maryland man has completed his a trip across the Chesapeake Bay on a paddleboard! Chris Hopkinson used a paddle board to travel from Havre De Grace to Virginia Beach. After 9 days, he completed his journey Saturday! 2 Maryland Men To Paddle Board From Havre De Grace To...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — During the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans have grown tired of cooking and opted for takeout. And as more Marylanders search for a bite to eat, a new report has found the state’s most sought after takeout restaurant. The winner is Di Pasquale’s Italian Marketplace and Deli in Baltimore. Move.org looked at the...
    A Maryland man will serve a year in prison after hosting two large house parties that violated the state’s coronavirus restrictions, according to the Charles County State Attorney’s Office. Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, was convicted of two counts of failure to comply with an emergency order, according to the state attorney’s statement. His sentence was...