WJZ Morning News and Weather: June 24, 2022The latest headlines and weather from WJZ.
Smith Island Awarded $1 Million To Improve Roads And Save TourismThe money will go toward resurfacing roads that lead to significant tourist sites on the island.
University System Of Maryland Drops SAT/ACT Admissions RequirementEach of the 12 schools in the system could still decide to keep the test requirement.
Baltimore City Council Passes Budget For Fiscal Year 2023The city’s budget for the fiscal year 2023 totals $4.11 billion, including $3.32 billion for operating expenses and $792.6 million for capital investment.
Nelly, Styx, Niko Moon And Lauren Alaina To Headline Maryland State Fair Concert SeriesNelly will headline Friday, Sept. 9, Moon and Alaina will co-headline Saturday, Sept. 10, and Styx will close out the 2022 Live! ON TRACK! Concert Series on Sept. 11.
First Alert Meteorologist Meg McNamara Has Your Friday Morning ForecastFirst Alert Meteorologist Meg McNamara looks at the weather for the morning of Friday, June 24.
Bob Turk Has Your Thursday Night ForecastBob Turk Has Your Thursday Night Forecast
Baltimore County's Johnny Olszewski Discusses COVID-19 Recovery Efforts During Capitol Hill VisitBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski went to Washington, D.C., to meet with congressional lawmakers on Capitol Hill and discuss county concerns and solutions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday.
Man Who Was Hit By Baltimore Police Patrol Car Dies From InjuriesA man has died from injuries he sustained after a Baltimore police officer en route to a report of a stabbing hit his scooter in East Baltimore earlier this week, according to authorities.
Burned Body Of 18-Year-Old Man Found Near Train Tracks In Baltimore's Morrell ParkPolice found the burned body of a young man near the train tracks that slide past Baltimore’s Morrell Park neighborhood Wednesday and determined Thursday that he had been murdered, according to authorities.
Supreme Court Decision On New York Gun Law Will Impact MarylandThe Supreme Court has ruled 6–3 to strike down a gun law in New York—and the impact of that decision will trickle down to Maryland.
High Inflation Is Prompting Pet Owners To Surrender Pets To Animal SheltersSome pet owners are struggling to keep up with costs as high inflation is hitting their wallets hard, and some of them are having to give up their pets.
Family of Ravens’ Jaylon Ferguson ‘Utterly Shocked,' Call His Death One Of ‘Darkest Moments In Our Lives’The fiancé of Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has shared her grief online as she mourns the love of her life.
The Manor In Mount Vernon Has Become Baltimore's Drag Brunch HotspotDrag shows are quickly becoming the top-of-the-line source of brunch entertainment, scrambling eggs with a dash of sass and serving up some home fries with high heels.
Firefighters Extinguish Flames At Baltimore Prison For Second Time In Six MonthsA fire charred part of the city jail in downtown Baltimore on Thursday morning, according to authorities.
Derek Beasley Has Your Thursday Evening ForecastDerek Beasley Has Your Thursday Evening Forecast
Tax Holiday Touted As Temporary Solution To High Gas PricesMaryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot is calling on state and national leaders to temporarily suspend gas taxes.
Marty Bass Has Your Thursday Afternoon ForecastMarty Bass looks at the weather for the afternoon of Thursday, June 23.
HealthWatch: Acupuncture Can Decrease Headaches, According To New ResearchAccording to research in the Journal of Neurology, acupuncture can decrease headaches for people with chronic tension by up to 50% per month.
Baltimore County Public Library Hosts First Free Eye Clinic For Children ThursdayThe library system has partnered with the nonprofit Vision to Learn to provide free eye exams and eyeglasses to children in need over the summer. The clinic Thursday is at the Rosedale branch.
Franchot Calls For Federal Gas Tax HolidayFranchot said federal and state gas tax holidays could save Marylanders more than $550 million.
Meteorologist Tim Williams Has Your Thursday Morning ForecastMeteorologist Tim Williams looks at the weather for the morning of Thursday, June 23.
Man, 29, Killed In East Baltimore Shooting At BP Gas StationA man died after he was shot multiple times Wednesday night at a BP gas station in East Baltimore, police said.
Maryland Leaders Pushing For Another Gas Tax HolidayGov. Larry Hogan is calling on Congress to pass a federal gas tax holiday, and for state lawmakers to bring Maryland's back.