WJZ Morning News And Weather: October 18, 2021
Mount Vernon Celebrates 50th Lighting Of The Washington MonumentWhat started as a quiet gathering of neighbors has evolved into a tradition now in its 50th year and again will feature food, live performances and a fireworks display.
Baltimore Residents Weigh In On President Biden's Winter Action PlanThe president plan includes expanding vaccine outreach and getting more children vaccinated.
Jury Shown Graphic Images In Murder Trial For Keith Smith, Who Blamed Panhandler For Wife's DeathOn day two of the case of the State of Maryland versus Keith Smith, prosecutors painted the defendant as a person who violated his wedding vows, stabbed his wife five times and then blamed her murder on a panhandler.
Harford County Man Charged In Pair Of Sexual Assault CasesA Harford County man is under arrest in connection with a pair of recent sexual assaults, and investigators believe there could be more victims, authorities said Thursday.
Murder Trial Begins For Keith Smith, Man Who Blamed Baltimore Panhandler On Wife's DeathKeith Smith has been charged with first-degree murder and deadly weapon with intent to injure, after his wife Jacquelyn Smith was killed in the early morning hours of December 1, 2018.
Jimmy's Famous Fund Donating $1 To Toys For Tots For Each Cake SoldJimmy's created the limited edition caramel chocolate cakes to raise money for Toys For Tots
Share Your Holiday Light Displays With UsAll month long, WJZ is celebrating the best and brightest holiday decorations throughout the Baltimore area. Share yours with us -- just upload video or pictures to social media, and be sure to include #BeOnWJZ.
Series Of Projects Underway To Prevent Repeat Of Devastating Flash Flooding In Ellicott CityThe mitigation project broke ground today, and it's part of a series of projects.
Federal Hill Bar Featured In Crown Royal Commercial Alongside Former Raven Ray ReedYou might have seen this Crown Royal commercial on TV. The bar it's filmed in is in the Federal Hill neighborhood
Bob Turk Has Your Thursday Evening WeatherBob Turk Has Your Thursday Evening Weather
2 More Sports Wagering Applications Forwarded To State Committee; Five Casinos On Track To Open Sportsbooks By DecemberTwo more sports wagering licenses have been forwarded to a state committee for final approval, and sportsbooks at five casinos in the state are on track to open this month, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission said Thursday.
Lexington Market Will Add Charro Negro, Retain Dancing Potato, Developer SaysThe redeveloped Lexington Market will add a new vendor, Charro Negro, and retain one, Dancing Potato, that's had a stall since 2013, developer Seawall said Thursday.
Baltimore Man Charged In Asian American Women's Beatings Pleads Not Criminally ResponsibleA man accused of attacking two Asian American woman with a cinderblock inside their Baltimore liquor store is pleading not criminally responsible.
Police Solve Baltimore County Teen's Cold Case Murder 40 Years LaterForty years after the murder of a Halethorpe teen, Baltimore County police have identified her killer.
Chopper 13 Captures A Gorgeous SunsetBob Turk said it's looking like Purple Thursday tonight. Why not?
Student Hospitalized, Another In Custody After Franklin High School FightA student was arrested Thursday following a fight at Franklin High School that sent another student to the hospital.
More Pregnancy-Related Deaths Are Preventable, Experts Say, If Doctors Listen CloserRecent studies show the U.S. has the highest pregnancy-related death rates of any developed country, and your race could put you at a greater risk.
Ground Broken On M&T Bank Pavilion At HippodromeBaltimore's West side entertainment scene is about to get more exciting.
Baltimore Man, 62, Charged In Murder Of Evelyn PlayerPolice on Thursday identified Manzie Smith, Jr., a 62-year-old Baltimore man with a criminal record, as the suspect in the murder of Evelyn Player, a church volunteer stabbed to death last month.
HealthWatch: Study Fins Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine More Effective Than Pfizer'sA head-to-head study's findings suggest Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine may be more effective than Pfizer's
Meg McNamara Has Your Thursday Afternoon ForecastMeg McNamara Has Your Thursday Afternoon Forecast
Student Hospitalized, Another Arrested In Franklin High School FightSchool officials say a Franklin High student was airlifted to the hospital and another was arrested Thursday following a fight on campus.
Police To Issue Update On Arrest In Evelyn Player's MurderBaltimore police will deliver an update Thursday afternoon on the arrest made in the murder of a 69-year-old Baltimore woman.
1 Hospitalized, 1 In Custody In Franklin High School Assault, Police SayOne person is hospitalized and another is in custody after an assault Thursday at Franklin High School in Reisterstown. Katie Johnston reports.