If you haven't heard of pickleball, you likely will soon. It's the fastest growing sport in the country. On WJZ at 9, Linh Bui speaks with University of Maryland grad and Gaithersburg native Ben Johns, who juggled playing the sport professional while majoring in material science and engineering.
Community Rallies Around Pasadena Teen Awaiting Kidney TransplantThis time of year, Krista Jacobs would typically be playing softball. That's not the case this year because Jacobs has kidney failure, which means she needs a transplant. Paul Gessler has her story.
Furever Home: Meet Billy, The Loveable Pup Ready To Give You His HeartIn this edition of Furever Home, you'll meet Billy -- a loving pup who is available for adoption through CanineHumane.org.
Pasadena Teen Awaits Transplant After Kidneys FailKrista Jacobs, 16, of Lake Shore cannot play softball this season, per doctor’s orders. Jacobs is awaiting a kidney transplant after doctors discovered the Chesapeake High School sophomore has end-stage renal failure.
Baltimore By Baltimore Festival Returns To The Inner HarborBaltimore By Baltimore is back. The festival returns to the Inner Harbor this weekend.
Maryland Natural Resources Police Underscore Importance Of Boating SafetyAhead of the Independence Day weekend, Maryland Natural Resources Police are reminding Marylanders to practice boating safety if they're heading out on the water for the occasion.
Kennedy Krieger Institute Program Helps People With Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Get Work ExperienceThe institute's Neurodiversity At Work initiative provides support so participants can get "meaningful employment."
WJZ At 9: Tips On DeclutteringEric Jones of Junk King Baltimore offers advice on getting rid of unwanted items at home.
Baltimore Magazine Previews Crab Fest Ahead Of Next Month's EventCrab Fest is next month. Joining WJZ at 9 to preview some of the festivities is Macaulay Hammond, events director for Baltimore Magazine.
Local And Proud: A Friendly BreadA small hobby in a northern California home turns into a growing business in Baltimore. Owner Lane Levine tells us the story of A Friendly Bread.
On The Menu: Gertrude's Chesapeake Kitchen At The Baltimore Museum Of ArtChef/owner John Shields tells us about the story of Gertrude's and previews the menu for the Baltimore Pride fundraiser Twilight on the Terrace.
On The Menu: Enjoy Delicious And Decadent Cuisine At The Manor Restaurant & UltraloungeChef Parker Greene shows how to make cestini pasta.
Love is Love Boutique In Hampden Offers LGBTQ Apparel And Greeting CardsOwner Marva Laws tells us the story behind her business.
Baltimore Women's Classic 5K Is This SundayThe Baltimore Women's Classic 5K is this weekend and Will Murdoch with Charm City Run joins WJZ at 9 to talk about the annual run.
Maryland Dad Celebrates Fatherhood & Shatters Stereotypes With WASHED DADS Clothing LineNot all heroes wear capes, so a Maryland father has created a clothing line dubbed “WASHED DADS” to remind us of the real heroes in our lives.
Furever Homes: Duchess & Trudy Are Looking For A Loving FamilyIf you're looking for a pair of pups to brighten your life, look no further than Duchess and Trudy. These sisters were surrendered to a shelter after one of their owners was seriously hurt in an accident, and now they're available for adoption in Baltimore through Reach Out Rescue.
Mt. Washington Tavern Gears Up For Father's DayFather's Day is on Sunday, and Mt. Washington Tavern has some dinner and cocktail tips for the occasion. Manager Stephenie Moschera shares the special menu the eatery is serving up for the weekend.
Plenty Of Father's Day Gifts Available At Green Spring StationStill searching for a Father's Day gift? You might want to check out Green Spring Station in Timonium, where you can shop local.
Maryland Native Goes Pro In Pickleball As Sport Explodes NationwideIf you haven't heard of pickleball, you likely will soon. It's the fastest growing sport in the country. On WJZ at 9, Linh Bui speaks with University of Maryland grad and Gaithersburg native Ben Johns, who juggled playing the sport professional while majoring in material science and engineering.
BIG3's Fifth Season To Tip Off June 18 On CBS & Paramount+The fifth season of BIG3 is set to tip off on June 18 on CBS and Paramount+. Actor, recording artist and BIG3 Founder Ice Cube joins WJZ at 9 to talk about the new season and what viewers and fans can expect.
Baltimore City Fire Department Welcomes Girls To Join Camp SparkCamp Spark, a fire service empowerment camp through the Baltimore City Fire Academy, is making a comeback this year after taking a hiatus due to the pandemic. Baltimore City Fire Department spokesperson Blair Adams joins WJZ at 9 to share how the camp exposes young people to careers within the fire service.
Furever Home: Adopt Rocco From The Animal Allies Rescue FoundationIn this edition of Furever Home, we meet Rocco, a loveable and adorable pup who's available for adoption through Animal Allies Rescue Foundation.
Chyno The Blue-Bearded Foodie Talks Pride Events At Local RestaurantsIf you're a fan of good eats, then you're probably familiar with Chyno "The Blue Bearded Foodie." He sits down with Linh and Meg to talk about some of the special Pride events happening at Baltimore-area restaurants.
Heart Ball To Focus On Importance Of CPR AwarenessDr. George Bittar, regional medical director of ambulatory cardiology for MedStar Health in Baltimore, joins WJZ at 9 to talk about the importance of heart health. He also explains the proper way to perform CPR on someone suffering from a cardiac event.
Greek Folk Festival Returns To Greektown This WeekendRepresentatives from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church join WJZ at 9 to preview the Greek Folk Festival, which returns to Baltimore's Greektown neighborhood this weekend.