Little Pluto Bigger Than Scientists Thought As Flyby Looms

Nine and a half years is a long time to travel, but Tuesday morning, the New Horizons spacecraft will reach its destination.



‘War Room’ Established To Tackle Bloodshed In Baltimore

Baltimore Police say five people have died since Friday following a rash of shootings in the city.


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Vigil Honors Boy Allegedly Handcuffed And Killed For Eating Birthday Cake

Sympathetic citizens are holding a candlelight vigil in memory of a 9-year-old Hagerstown boy who police say was fatally beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.


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Md.-Based Company Develops New Facial Recognition Program For FBI

Catching criminals one face at a time. The FBI is using a new program with facial recognition to put lawbreakers behind bars.



Baltimore Church Dedicating Youth Center To Freddie Gray

Remembering Freddie Gray. There’s now a Baltimore youth center that honors the 25-year-old who died in police custody.


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Bystander Throws Water On Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

A bystander threw water on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake while she was speaking at an event at Mondawmin Mall.


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Obama Personnel Chief Steps Down Amid Massive Data Breach

Stepping down. The head of the hacked government agency resigns in the wake of a massive data breach.


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Teens Reel In 5-Foot Long Shark In OCMD

A group of teenage boys were caught by surprise earlier this month when a 5-foot long shark was on the end of their fishing line in Ocean City, Maryland.



City Youth Use Murals To Restore Beauty In Sandtown Following Riots

After the April riots, city youth groups are doing what they can to restore beauty and hope to help one of the hardest hit communities.


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Girl Thriving Years After Having Half Her Brain Removed

Seven years ago, WJZ introduced you to a very special girl from Texas, who captured our hearts.



Howard Co. Mom Develops Computer Science Camp For Youth

A Howard County mom develops a computer science camp for 3rd through 6th graders.


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Major Obstacles Ahead For Baltimore’s New Interim Commissioner

Police shake up. Kevin Davis is Baltimore’s new top cop after the mayor names him the interim commissioner.