Tag Archive | Baltimore

Baltimore Police Officer Seen On Video Striking Woman After She Hit Another Officer Won’t Face Charges — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore police officer whose police powers were suspended after he was seen on video striking a woman in the head after she swung at another officer twice will not face charges, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office said Monday night. In a statement, spokesperson Zy Richardson told WJZ that “while we…

via Baltimore Police Officer Seen On Video Striking Woman After She Hit Another Officer Won’t Face Charges — CBS Baltimore

Antonio Janifer Charged In Shooting Of Baltimore Officer Joshua Jackson — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Antonio Janifer was arrested in Prince George’s County Monday night and charged in the May 20 shooting of Baltimore Police officer Joshua Jackson. Jackson was shot during a pursuit through the city that ended in Federal Hill. Jackson attempted to stop a vehicle at Light and Pratt streets when he was shot.…

via Antonio Janifer Charged In Shooting Of Baltimore Officer Joshua Jackson — CBS Baltimore

George Floyd Death: Baltimore Police Officers Kneel During Monday’s Protests, Crowd Erupts With Cheers — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Baltimore for the fourth day of protests in the wake of the death of a man in police custody in Minnesota, several Baltimore police officers showed his support for the movement by taking a knee. Viewer Rachel Curtis sent WJZ a video that…

via George Floyd Death: Baltimore Police Officers Kneel During Monday’s Protests, Crowd Erupts With Cheers — CBS 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