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Could Train Technology Have Prevented Amtrak 188 Derailment?

Federal investigators are still trying to find out what caused Amtrak 188 to crash on Tuesday—stating in a Thursday press conference that train technology may have prevented the derailment.



AAA Announces Roadside Assistance For Bicyclists

AAA expands roadside assistance for bicyclist for all of their members.



Death Toll Reaches 8 In Amtrak Crash; Engineer Agrees To Interview

Eight lives lost when a train that had just stopped in Baltimore flew off the tracks in Philadelphia. WJZ has learned the train sped up before taking its fatal turn.


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Former Mayor Sheila Dixon Speaks Only To WJZ About A Comeback

WJZ has learned former mayor Sheila Dixon wants her old job back and is seriously considering running again for Baltimore mayor.


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3 Victims With Md. Ties Among Those Killed In Amtrak Derailment

Three of the eight victims who died in the Amtrak train derailment have ties to Maryland.


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Police: 2 Corrections Officers Looted During Baltimore Riots

They normally work behind the walls of the prison, but now two corrections officers are facing criminal charges themselves. The two women are charged with looting a 7-Eleven during last month’s riots.


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Ultimate Buzz Kill: Honeybees Dying Off In Record Numbers

Massive die-offs of honeybees that pollinate many of the crops we eat have taken a new turn.


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Crowds Are Back For ‘Art Outside’ At Druid Hill Park

For nearly 30 years, every spring, the people of Baltimore flocked to Druid Hill Park to buy original works of art from local artists. That event ended in the 1970s.


Rescuers stand near a derailed carriage of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 2015. Rescuers on May 13 combed through the mangled wreckage of a derailed train in Philadelphia after an accident that left at least six dead, as the difficult search for possible survivors continued. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigators: Train In Deadly Wreck Was Speeding 106 MPH

The investigation into the deadly Amtrak derailment is zeroing in on speed. It’s believed the train was going more than 100 miles per hour when it flew off the rails.


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Md. Man Who Nearly Died In Storefront Crash Shares Horrifying Story

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Terrifying storefront crashes are happening here in Maryland and around the country. Cars driving right into stores, hitting and even killing the people inside. A Maryland man who nearly died is sharing […]


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Makeover Planned For Baltimore’s McKeldin Square

Expanding the Inner Harbor. After more than a decade of plans, McKeldin Square may be getting a major makeover.


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Navy Midshipman Among Amtrak Passengers With Md. Ties

A Naval Academy midshipman is among the dead after an Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York derails in Philadelphia Tuesday night.