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Families, College Students Fall Victim To Kidnapping ScamParents across the country are receiving calls telling them their child will be killed if they do not pay a ransom, but it's all a hoax. WJZ Investigator Mike Hellgren reports on the nightmare situation that's already affected several Maryland families.
Authorities Find No Sign Of Braking By Bus Driver In CrashThe crash killed the bus driver and 12 passengers and injured 31 other people.
Smithsonian Reaches Goal To Save Dorothy's Ruby SlippersSmithsonian officials are "over the rainbow" after reaching their fundraising goal to help preserve the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 "The Wizard Oz" film.
Police: DE Man Stabbed 2 Roommates, Surrendered To Police In MDDelaware State Police say a Laurel man stabbed two roommates, then surrendered to police in Maryland.
Two Mayoral Candidates Look To Knock Democrats Off The ThroneTwo candidates for Baltimore mayor set out to break the decades-long hold of Democrats on city hall.
Man Found Dead In Salisbury House FireThe State Fire Marshal's Office said in a news release that the fire was reported shortly before 7 a.m. Monday at the single-family dwelling.

Latest Baltimore Sports

Skidding Ravens Hope To Heal, Improve Offense During ByeThe Baltimore Ravens entered their bye week with a four-game losing streak, a broad injury list and the fleeting hope that it's not too late to salvage the season.
NBA 2016-17 Season Preview: Eastern ConferenceThe 2016-17 NBA season tips off October 25. Preview the Eastern Conference elite, contenders, on the rise and rebuilding teams.
Steve Smith Shows Off Purple Cleats For Domestic Violence AwarenessOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is why some players have been wearing purple accessories, including Steve Smith Sr. whose new, purple kicks say, "Break the silence."
Orioles Announce 2017 Spring Training ScheduleThe Orioles announced their 2017 Grapefruit League schedule, which opens Friday, February 24, with an away game in Lakeland, Fla. against the Detroit Tigers.
Keidel: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions' Forgotten StarMatthew Stafford is producing for the Detroit Lions and representing his team and town with nobility and enthusiasm.
Ravens Team Grades: Costly Mistakes Keep Biting Ravens As They Fall To JetsThe Baltimore Ravens are sliding out of the playoff race, and need to turn things around quickly in order to have any hopes of salvaging their season.


Oriole Park At Camden Yards Ranked No. 1 MLB BallparkFor the 3rd consecutive year, Oriole Park at Camden Yards was ranked #1 MLB Ballpark Experience by Stadium Journey
Best Places To Learn About Baltimore HistoryBaltimore was even the city where our national anthem was written by Francis Scott Key During the War of 1812. Still need more Baltimore history? Listed below are five reasons why Charm City is good for more than just amazing seafood, and attending Orioles or Ravens games!
Best Pottery Shops In BaltimorePottery making has become very popular over the years. There is a new appreciation for the wheel-thrown and hand glazed creations. It could be that there is something cathartic in taking a piece of clay and molding into a special shape or creation, decorating, then firing it in a kiln. The art form allows people to create then sell their creation, if desired. In the Baltimore area, there are various places where people can purchase fine pottery.
Best Fall Festivals In BaltimoreThe air is cool, but not yet chilly, and there is a virtual buffet of foods and brews bubbling about for you to dip into. Contained in this list are some of the most happening Happenings during the Autumn months here in Charm City. You don't have to go to all of them, but it would be a shame not to check out any of them.
Best Oldies Music Bars In BaltimoreIf you're looking for a fun place in Baltimore that provides amazing music from the good ol' days then look no further. Charm CIty provides some of the best bars for oldies music.
Best Spicy Food Restaurants In BaltimoreIf you're one of the small percentage of the population who likes the kind of food that makes your mouth sizzle and your sinuses tingle, it may be frustrating looking for venues that appeal to your cravings. Fortunately for you, we have dug up a number of local eateries which thrive on throwing peppers and spices into their food and appealing to the palates of those who want that firey sensation inside.

CBS Baltimore Politics

Obama Increasingly Looks To Boost Down-Ballot DemocratsEntering the last two weeks of the campaign, President Barack Obama is putting more emphasis on helping Democrats in close Senate and House races with a strategy that ties their Republican opponents to Donald Trump — regardless of whether they support the GOP nominee.
Posting A Ballot Selfie? Better Check Your State Laws FirstThere are laws against sharing any photo of your ballot in 18 states, while six other states bar photography in polling places but do allow photos of mail-in ballots, according to a review by The Associated Press.
Bill Murray Crashes White House Press BriefingComedic superstar Bill Murray crashed a White House briefing Friday
Emails Show Clinton Campaign Attention To Black VotersHacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show some of the attention her team paid to courting black voters.
Off His Message Again: Trump Vows To Sue All Female AccusersSteering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.
Trump Refuses to Say He Will Accept Election Results Threatening to upend a basic pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused Wednesday night to say he would accept the results of the November election if he loses to Hillary Clinton. The Democratic nominee declared Trump's resistance "horrifying."

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