Category Archives: Local Stories

University System of Maryland Board of Regents to Meet About Jordan McNair

University System of Maryland Board of Regents to Meet About Jordan McNair

The University System of Maryland’s governing board is holding a special meeting Friday to discuss actions taken by the state’s flagship university after the death of football player Jordan McNair. The Board of Regents is expected to meet in closed session to hear updates on the university’s response to the 19-year-old offensive lineman’s death and to…Read More

Baltimore City Police Search for Suspect in Double Shooting

Baltimore City Police Search for Suspect in Double Shooting

BALTIMORE (WBFF)– Baltimore City Police are on the scene of a double shooting in Southwest Baltimore. Two men were shot just before 8am Thursday in the 1100 block of DeSoto Road. Police say an officer saw the suspect firing at the victims, the Officer pursued the suspect, but lost him in the general area.  …Read More

Newsroom Murder Suspect Ponders Insanity Plea

Newsroom Murder Suspect Ponders Insanity Plea

The man charged in the death of five people in the Capital Gazette newsroom may be considering a plea of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity, according to court records requesting more time to consider that defense.   http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/for_the_record/ac-cn-ramos-plea-0816-story.htmlRead More

Teen Charged as Adult in Parkville Carjacking is Being Held in Solitary Confinement

Teen Charged as Adult in Parkville Carjacking is Being Held in Solitary Confinement

BALTIMORE (WBFF) – As more teens are arrested as adults in Maryland, a greater number are at risk of facing solitary confinement. In 2015, Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill into law that bans juveniles from adult facility pending a transfer hearing.   https://foxbaltimore.com/features/operation-crime-justice/teen-charged-as-adult-in-solitary-confinementRead More

Some Council Members Want Police to Stop Special Patrols Around Hopkins Facilities in East Baltimore

Some Council Members Want Police to Stop Special Patrols Around Hopkins Facilities in East Baltimore

Some Baltimore City Council members are asking the Police Department to stop deploying officers to patrol the areas around the Johns Hopkins institutions in East Baltimore. Four council members sent a letter to interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle saying they were “alarmed” to learn city officers are being diverted toward the Hopkins campus and hospital and away from some…Read More