wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35
FIRST WARNING WEATHER: Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch  Current Conditions | Video Forecast | Radar



Regulators Plan To Vote On Menhaden Catch Limits

Fisheries regulators vote Friday on whether to cut the size of the legal catch of the environmentally important menhaden, an oily fish prized for use in dietary supplements, cosmetics and animal feed.


(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Lower-Cost Stadium Plan Pitched In Hagerstown

The minor league Hagerstown Suns are pitching a cheaper alternative to a downtown stadium plan that got trashed by city voters.



District Leaders Announce New Plan To Revamp City Schools

Outdated, overcrowded, and flat out unacceptable. That’s how many people describe Baltimore City Public School buildings. But Tuesday, city leaders announced a billion dollar plan to change that.


Baltimore City public schools

Baltimore Announces School Closing Plan

The Baltimore school system has announced plans to close 26 school buildings in the next 10 years. The city’s school system announced the “10-year plan” on Tuesday.


(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Suit Dismissed Against New Market Master Plan

A judge in Frederick County has dismissed a lawsuit against New Market over its master plan. Frederick County Circuit Judge Theresa M. Adams filed an order Wednesday dismissing the suit filed by the Friends of Frederick County.


cross generic

Korean Church Wins OK To Build In Frederick County

A Korean-American church based in Silver Spring has won approval from the Frederick County Planning Commission for an 800-seat worship center near Sugarloaf Mountain, despite opposition from nearby residents.


Baltimore Schools

D.C. Proposes Closing 20 Schools

The District of Columbia has submitted a plan to close 20 schools and send students from those schools to other campuses.


chesapeake bay water

Chesapeake Restoration Plan Challenged In Court

Lawyers representing farm groups and home builders asked a judge to block a federal plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, arguing that it tramples on state’s rights and uses erroneous data to set pollution limits.


health care reform

Health Panel Votes For State Plan As Benchmark

A Maryland panel working on implementing federal health care reform has chosen the state employee health plan as a benchmark for other plans sold in the small group and individual markets for two years, starting in 2014.


WJZ Logo

Study Favors Downtown Frederick Hotel Plan

A state-funded study concludes that conditions are favorable for a proposed hotel and conference center in downtown Frederick.


property tax cut

Baltimore Council Approves Property Tax Cut Plan

The Baltimore City Council has approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed property tax cut legislation.


traffic cone

Prince George’s Police Unveil Traffic Safety Plan

Police in Prince George’s County are announcing a new traffic safety initiative aimed at improving the quality of life in the county.