Category Archives: Local Stories

Lester Kinsolving, Episcopal Priest and Pesky White House Questioner, Dies at 90

Lester Kinsolving, Episcopal Priest and Pesky White House Questioner, Dies at 90

The Rev. Lester Kinsolving always knew how to attract attention. He began his career in advertising and public relations before turning to other forms of persuasion: He was, at various times, an Episcopal priest, an investigative reporter, a nationally syndicated religion columnist, a gadfly White House correspondent and a longtime conservative radio talk-show host.  …Read More

President Trump Coming to Baltimore

President Trump Coming to Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) President Donald Trump is expected to be in Baltimore next week. According to the Director of Media Affairs for the White House, Trump will visit Baltimore Wednesday, December 12 for a roundtable with local leaders and mayors. https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/president-trump-coming-to-baltimoreRead More

MD Commission Considers $4.4B Increase to School Funding, Full-Day Education for 3-Year-Olds

MD Commission Considers $4.4B Increase to School Funding, Full-Day Education for 3-Year-Olds

A state commission debating a recommendation to increase spending in Maryland’s public schools by $4.4 billion annually is running up against a tight deadline: the start of next month’s General Assembly session. Advocates for public school students are pushing the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education to finish its work before lawmakers return Jan. 9. But the commission…Read More

City Council Begins Probe of Baltimore Police Chief Nominee

City Council Begins Probe of Baltimore Police Chief Nominee

BALTIMORE (WBFF) – With no discussion, the Baltimore City Council on Thursday accepted the mayor’s nomination of Joel Fitzgerald to become Baltimore’s new police commissioner. He is currently the police commissioner in Fort Worth Texas and is now the sole nominee to become police commissioner in Baltimore.   https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/city-council-begins-probe-of-baltimore-police-chief-nomineeRead More

Anne Arundel Police: Arrest Made in Model Home Homicide

Anne Arundel Police: Arrest Made in Model Home Homicide

Police say they’ve made an arrest in the death of a 33-year-old Annapolis man who was found dead Wednesday inside a model home in Hanover. Anne Arundel County police said they found the body of Steve Bernard Wilson, 33, of Annapolis, inside a model home he was working out of on behalf of Ryan Homes…Read More

23 of 35 as Majority of Maryland’s Struggling Schools are Concentrated in Baltimore City

23 of 35 as Majority of Maryland’s Struggling Schools are Concentrated in Baltimore City

The majority of Maryland’s struggling schools are concentrated in Baltimore City, according to rankings released Tuesday. The state has implemented a new accountability system that rates every school on a number of factors, including standardized test scores, chronic absenteeism rates and the achievement of English language learners. Each school is given a rating, with one star…Read More

Baltimore County to Conduct National Search for New Police Chief

Baltimore County to Conduct National Search for New Police Chief

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., who was sworn into office this week, said Wednesday that he intends to retain current police Chief Terrence B. Sheridan for six months while he conducts a national search for a replacement.   https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/bs-md-co-police-chief-20181205-story.htmlRead More

Teens Accused of Killing Ofc. Amy Caprio Appear in Court

Teens Accused of Killing Ofc. Amy Caprio Appear in Court

TOWSON, Md. (WBFF) – The four teenagers accused of killing Baltimore County police officer Amy Caprio appeared in court Monday as they prepare for their impending trials. FOX45’s Crime & Justice reporter Joy Lepola explains that defense attorneys argued detectives used “trickery and deception” to elicit statements from the teenage suspects.   https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/teens-accused-of-killing-ofc-amy-caprio-appear-in-court  Read More