Tag Archive | Baltimore

Amazon Distributes 2,000 ‘Boxes Of Smiles’ To Baltimore Residents Experiencing Homelessness — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Santa’s sleigh took the form of a delivery truck Tuesday as Amazon distributed 2,000 Boxes of Smiles to local families and individuals who experience homelessness. Inside were essentials like soap and toothpaste. “Items that are in these boxes go a long way,” Shaun Jones said. There were also items like headphones, games and…

via Amazon Distributes 2,000 ‘Boxes Of Smiles’ To Baltimore Residents Experiencing Homlessness — CBS Baltimore

Cease Fire Campaign

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Community members in Baltimore are calling for a ceasefire in the midst of what’s on pace to be the most murder-filled year the city has ever seen. The number of homicides shot up to 344 in 2015, the year Freddie Gray was fatally injured in police custody, and 318 people were killed…

via Baltimore Group Plans Ceasefire Weekend, Urges ‘Nobody Kill Anybody’ For 72 Hours — CBS Baltimore

Prosecution Rests In Trial of Lt. Brian Rice; Judge Drops Assault Charge — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Prosecutors rested their case on Monday afternoon against Lt. Brian Rice, who is charged in connection to the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Rice, who was facing four charges, has been cleared of the assault charged in a ruling by Judge Barry Williams. LEGAL EXPERT DISCUSSES MONDAY’S DEVELOPMENTS: WJZ’s Mike Hellgren reports Judge Williams also…

via Prosecution Rests In Trial of Lt. Brian Rice; Judge Drops Assault Charge — CBS Baltimore

Woman Dies After Falling Into Manhole In Baltimore — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A woman has died after falling into a manhole in West Baltimore over the weekend. It happened around 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of Pearl Street and W. Lexington Street. City fire officials say the woman fell at least 10-feet into a manhole that conducts steam. The woman was extricated from the hole…

via Woman Dies After Falling Into Manhole In Baltimore — CBS Baltimore