5 Top Baltimore Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants
Baltimore, Maryland is home to a rich tapestry of culinary delights, and our exploration of “5 Top Baltimore Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants” has unveiled some of the city’s hidden gems. From the cozy and welcoming atmosphere of Cat’s Eye Pub to the nostalgic charm of Clock Restoration, each of...
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...
Students at 40% of Baltimore high schools failed math proficiency exam: ‘Educational homicide’
Something doesn’t add up. None of the students at 40% of Baltimore’s public high schools tested proficient on the state math exam given this past spring — with a staggering three-quarters earning the lowest possible score, an alarming report revealed this week. At 13 of the school district’s 32 public high schools, 1,295 students of the 1,736 who took the exams scored a 1 out of 4, meaning they were nowhere close to proficiency, Fox 45 reported. “This is educational homicide,” Jason Rodriguez, deputy director of the Baltimore-based nonprofit People Empowered by the Struggle, told the outlet. The results were shockingly low even at...
Bay Bridge under wind restriction on Saturday afternoon, say officials
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — The Bay Bridge is now under wind restriction, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. MTA says tractor trailers or house trailers under 64,000 pounds are not allowed to travel on the bridge. Current wind limitations on the Bay Bridge are in full effect, said officals.
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.
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.
Speeding driver on the Baltimore National Pike in Cantonsville, MD causes multi-car collision, slams into Baltimore Beltway underpass support column
Multiple factors came into play, causing a speeding driver to take out more than one car. Presumed Maryland resident and Redditor /u/Bjukes53 shared dashcam footage to the /r/IdiotsInCars subreddit showing the surprising moment a car speeding on the Baltimore National Pike (aka US 40) at night caused a multi-car collision.
Racial Tension and Crime Rise in Baltimore Amid Preparations for Local Event
Disturbing incidents of racially driven vandalism have been reported this Thursday near MNT Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Graffiti propagating violence against white individuals and symbols linked to the white supremacist group, Patriot Front, have been found. A concerning increase in these incidents, alongside a noted rise in anti-Semitic incidents in Maryland from 2021 to 2022, has been highlighted by the Anti-Defamation League.
Two Shootings in Upton District Under Investigation by Baltimore Police
Thursday afternoon saw Baltimore police responding to two separate shooting incidents in the Upton neighborhood. The call came in around 2:15 p.m., following alerts from ShotSpotter, a high-tech gunfire detection system. A 49-year-old woman was found on West Hoffman Street, while an 18-year-old man was discovered on Pennsylvania Avenue suffering from gunshot wounds.
Weekly Safety Report: Former Chief of Police Revealed as Arsonist, Gun Incidents, and Shooting in Laurel, Maryland
This week in Laurel, Maryland, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the community. These incidents include a former chief of police being revealed as a prolific arsonist, a woman pointing a gun at a victim during an argument at a hotel, a dispute between hotel room neighbors escalating with a woman pulling a gun, a man being killed in a double shooting, and two teenagers being arrested for armed robbery during an Instagram shoe sale gone wrong.
Judge Postpones Trial for Trio Accused of 2022 Murder
On Sept. 11, a prosecutor and attorneys for three co-defendants charged with murder appeared to postpone the scheduled jury trial that was before a Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Charles H. Dorsey III. Darian Adams, Raquan Baylor and Kamar Robinson are accused of shooting of 33-year-old Antonio Lamont Jackson in...
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.
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.
One Day in September of 1861 by Paul Callahan
September 12, 1861, began with the entire front page of the New York Herald dominated by a map that meticulously detailed the advance positions of the Confederate army along the Potomac in preparation for an attack upon the Nation’s Capitol. The headline read – Over Three Hundred Thousand Armed Men – Scene of the Coming Decisive Conflict. The Nation’s North was not caught off guard by this development, as they had been reading about the rebel forces’ impending attacks for weeks.
Weekly Safety Report: Pedestrian Fatality, Missing Person, and Rape Cases in Towson
In Towson, Maryland, there were three incidents of concern this week. One pedestrian was killed and another injured in a crash at the intersection of E. Seminary Avenue and Dulaney Valley Road. Baltimore County Police are also seeking information on a missing 17-year-old last seen in Towson. Additionally, a Baltimore man pleaded guilty to raping three Towson students earlier this year.
Surge in Racist Graffiti and Anti-Semitic Incidents Distress Baltimore Residents
Baltimore residents have noticed disturbing racist graffiti in the city, promoting violence against white people. It's been found near the M&T Bank Stadium and other areas downtown, on light poles and the Hamburg Street Bridge. Many, even those just passing through to attend Ravens games, have seen these messages of intolerance.
Baltimore Subway to get new railcars for the first time in 4 decades
The Maryland Transit Administration recently unveiled the inaugural unit of a forthcoming fleet of 78 brand-new railcars set to serve passengers along the 15.4-mile Metro SubwayLink route in the coming years. These fresh Hitachi trains are poised to take over the role of the current 100 railcars currently in operation...
COLD CASE: Police in Baltimore County search for clues in 1989 Dundalk stabbing death
DUNDALK, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for clues in connection with a 1989 cold case. On Saturday, September 23, 1989, Teresa (Terry) Schmansky was found fatally stabbed in her residence located in the 6700 block of Holabird Avenue in Dundalk (21222). Mrs. Schmansky lived at the location with her three children, who were not home at the time of the homicide.
Argument Over Woman Turned Deadly in 2021 Reisterstown Road Shooting, Prosecutor Says
Five months after his mistrial, defendant Byron Erin Lewis sat at defense counsel’s table on Sept. 21, once again, facing charges for the murder of 32-year-old Sammarh Jenkins on a summer evening in June 2021. A hung jury in April led to a mistrial in the 41-year-old homicide defendant’s...
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.