Category Archives: Local Stories

8 HURT, DRIVER DIES | Serious Crash With Charter Bus in Northern Balt. Co.

8 HURT, DRIVER DIES | Serious Crash With Charter Bus in Northern Balt. Co.

BALTIMORE (WBFF)– A 19-year-old Harford County man died after his car struck a charter bus in northern Baltimore County. The bus was filled with students from a Laurel Catholic school headed to a retreat in Carroll county, said officials. Eight others were injured in the accident, reported at about 10:50 a.m. on Falls Road near…Read More

Hogan to Campaign in Maryland While Jealous Heads to California

Hogan to Campaign in Maryland While Jealous Heads to California

The weekend before early voting begins, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger Ben Jealous are embarking on much different campaign strategies. Hogan’s campaign says the governor is doing a sweep of the Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland that includes a “meet and greet” in Sharptown; a “get out the vote” rally in Wicomico;…Read More

Brian Frosh: Trump Threatens Those Who Are Not White and Don’t Speak English

Brian Frosh: Trump Threatens Those Who Are Not White and Don’t Speak English

Running for attorney general four years ago, veteran Democrat Brian Frosh didn’t envision the job he ended up doing. He pictured a partnership with a Democrat in the governor’s mansion and never imagined the rise of Donald Trump to the White House. “I didn’t think I was going to have stop the president of the United States from taking…Read More

Ben Jealous Releases Plans to Address Gender Wage Gap, Ethics Reform

Ben Jealous Releases Plans to Address Gender Wage Gap, Ethics Reform

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous this week released two plans aimed at addressing the gender wage gap in Maryland and tightening ethics regulations. In South Baltimore on Tuesday morning, Jealous pledged to hire new Maryland government inspectors to investigate wage discrimination at businesses in the state. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-jealous-plans-20181017-story.htmlRead More

BALTIMORE CITY: 11 Shot, Three Fatally on Tuesday

BALTIMORE CITY: 11 Shot, Three Fatally on Tuesday

Eleven people were shot Tuesday, three fatally, according to Baltimore City police. The violence began around 1:40 a.m. and continued into Tuesday night. Around 7:30 p.m., Tanya, who declined to give her last name for fear of her safety, sat on the front steps of a rowhouse in Sandtown-Winchester, her young son asleep in her…Read More

Baltimore City Votes for Tax Increases to Raise $20 Million for Affordable Housing

Baltimore City Votes for Tax Increases to Raise $20 Million for Affordable Housing

The Baltimore City Council voted unanimously Monday to hike taxes on real estate transactions to fund a $20 million Affordable Housing Trust Fund, earning cheers from advocates but concern from the city’s budget chief. Council members backed a deal struck by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and housing advocates to levy two excise taxes on certain transactions and other allocations…Read More

Voter Registration Deadline Nears in Maryland

Voter Registration Deadline Nears in Maryland

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — The deadline to register to vote in Maryland is Tuesday, October 16. Tuesday at 9 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote, change a party affiliation, update an address and/or request an alternate polling place.   https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/need-to-know-voter-registration-deadline-nears-in-marylandRead More

Unarmed Guards to Monitor “Squeegee Kids” Beginning This Week

Unarmed Guards to Monitor “Squeegee Kids” Beginning This Week

BALTIMORE, Md. – It was a video posted to Facebook of a squeegee kid hitting a car downtown that re-energized the discussion. The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore says it has fielded increased concerns from businesses and drivers, that some of the teens working to wash car windows in intersections like President and Lombard Streets are…Read More