CRIME & SAFETY
Police Investigate Robbery At 7-Eleven In Millersville
MILLERSVILLE, Md. – On September 22, 2023, at approximately 1:00 a.m., officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department Eastern District responded to a reported robbery at the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 495 Old Mill Road. According to the victim, a female suspect initially entered the store and...
Police continue to search for suspect(s) in connection to 34-year-old cold case
Baltimore County Police need your help solving a homicide case that occurred 34 years ago. Teresa Schamansky was found stabbed to death in her home in the 6700 block of Holabird Avenue in Dundalk.
Anne Arundel County Police congratulate latest class of K9 graduates
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (7News) — Congratulations are in order for the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s latest class of K9 graduates. The department announced the graduates Wednesday in a social media post, saying the officers and their K9 partners completed an extensive 26-week training program. Disciplines in...
Auto Theft Crisis Overburdens Baltimore City's Impound Facility
Baltimore City is struggling with a significant rate of car thefts. More than 7,700 vehicles have been stolen this year, a disturbing trend. Many of these end up in the city's impound facility, as visibly observed from local highways.
Sisters face Federal charges for alleged COVID-19 relief fraud
Sisters, one who is from Baltimore, are handed a Federal indictment after allegations they misused COVID-19 relief aid.
Child Bicyclist Critically Injured in Crash with F-150 Pickup
CROFTON, MD – A 12-year-old boy suffered critical injuries after being struck by a 1992… The post Child Bicyclist Critically Injured in Crash with F-150 Pickup appeared first on Shore News Network.
Rise in Burglaries Unsettles Baltimore Businesses Amidst Popular Game Season
A marked increase in burglaries is being reported in Downtown Baltimore, even though it's a busy game season near the famous Oriole Park. This crime wave is causing concern during what is typically a festive and community-focused time.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrests, Shootings, and Stabbings Shake Baltimore
This week in Baltimore, Maryland, several incidents of violence occurred, including a fatal shooting, an arrest in the killing of a teenager, two separate shootings injuring four people, an armed robbery resulting in injuries, a conviction for a stabbing death, and a fatal shooting near a golf course.
Man walks into hospital with gunshot wound to leg, police say
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — A man walked into a local hospital after being shot in the leg Friday night in Baltimore according to police. Police say at approximately 11:57 p.m., officers were dispatched to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment. Responding officers arrived at the...
14-year-old boy robbed at gun point in Glen Burnie, say Anne Arundel County police
GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WBFF) — A 14-year-old boy was robbed yesterday in Glen Burnie while he was outside with a friend, according to police. Yesterday at 11:40 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police said that officers responded to a residence in Brooklyn for a report of a robbery that occurred at 9:20 a.m. in the area of Glenmont Avenue and Burke Avenue in Glen Burnie.
Woman narrowly avoids dangerous car crash in Laurel; family reacts
The parents of a woman who narrowly avoided a dangerous car crash in Laurel are speaking out exclusively to FOX 5's Shomari Stone. It all started when a white box truck rear-ended a car that almost clipped the woman. That vehicle would crash into a Sunoco gas pump, igniting flames throughout the station.
‘This Case Is About Anger and Disrespect,’ Says Prosecution During Opening Statements in Trial
During opening statements on Sept. 20, counsel addressed anger and disrespect as key factors concerning the case where a defendant was charged with attempted murder back in June 2022. Reginald Allen, 39, is charged with eighteen counts, including attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, firearm use in a...
Baltimore Carjacking by Minors Sparks Debate on Juvenile Laws
A recent carjacking attempt on a woman in Glen Burnie, Baltimore by individuals, some reported as pre-middle school age, has ignited debate over current juvenile laws. The suspects reportedly demanded money and a ride from the victim, who was later forced into her own car.
Baltimore City Council committee votes to confirm Worley as Police Commissioner, Wallace as Fire Chief
(Baltimore, MD) -- Mayor Brandon Scott pointed to the decades of experience Rich Worley and James Wallace hold after the two were approved to lead the city's police and fire departments, respectively. The Baltimore City Council's Rules and Legislative Oversight Committee confirmed Worley as Police Commissioner and Wallace as fire...
Local Resident Arrested for Attempted Murder in Southwest District
On September 19, 2023, police in the Southwest District responded to a shooting report on Jamestowne Court. They found a 25-year-old male with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital and is now stable.
Security cameras getting installed in Canton Square thanks to state grant
Neighbors in Canton are banding together to make their community a safe place to live. Thanks to new funding, business owners in Canton Square can soon sleep a little easier at night.
Police seeking to identify suspects in southwest Baltimore shooting, carjacking
BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Police Department is seeking to identify several suspects in connection to a shooting in Southwest Baltimore. On September 8, officers responded to the 500 block of South Bentalou Street for a person laying on the ground, police said.When they arrived, they found a 41-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.Police said the man was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A preliminary investigation revealed that the man was approached by armed suspects, who shot the victim before fleeing the scene in his vehicle, according to BPD.
Acting police commissioner plans to battle Baltimore juvenile car theft crisis; discusses plan at confirmation hearing
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — We're hearing more from Acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Richard Worley after city council members peppered him with several questions at his confirmation hearing Thursday - including concerns over violent crimes and auto thefts involving young people. Worley began his presentation by telling council members about the...
Attempted Murder Defendant Rejects Plea Deal
A West Baltimore attempted murder defendant rejected a plea deal in front of Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Melissa M. Phinn on Sept. 14. Shelman, 20, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, firearm use in a felony violent crime, firearm possession with a felony conviction, illegal possession of ammunition, having a loaded handgun on his person and having a handgun on his person in connection to a March 17 incident.
Local Authorities Seek Public Assistance in Northeast District Shooting Investigation
On September 21, 2023, detectives from the Northeast District were summoned to a hospital. They were responding to a reported shooting incident. An 18-year-old male claimed he was shot in the hand near the 4800 block of The Alameda.