Local News

Local and regional news covering politics, community, and more.

Baltimore Police Department

Baltimore police say they've arrested the driver of the car in which a seven-year-old girl was shot.  The girl was shot Thursday afternoon while riding in the back seat of a car in Southwest Baltimore and is in critical condition. 


It was one week ago today that five staffers at the "Capital Gazette" newspaper were killed by a gunman in their Annapolis newsroom.  The American Society of News Editors is asking newsrooms to join the Baltimore Sun Media Group in a moment of silence for contemplation, prayer, reflection or meditation at 2:33 p.m. -- the exact time the shooting began. 

A Code Red Extreme Heat Alert will be in effect in Baltimore today. People are reminded to stay hydrated, limit strenuous outdoor activities, and wear lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. A code red extreme heat alert will be in effect in Baltimore today. Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr- Leana Wen talks with WEAA’s Julius White about  tips to stay safe in beating the heat as well as food safety tips for your 4th of July Holiday picnics. 

Anne Arundel County Police/facebook

At a bail hearing Friday, a judge ordered suspected gunman Jarrod Ramos held without bail. Governor Larry Hogan is ordering all flags in Maryland to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the Capital Gazette shooting  victims. "Today, I have ordered Maryland flags to fly at half-staff to honor the dedicated journalists of our hometown newspaper in our state’s capital. 

Baltimore City Department of Public Works

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will increase the amount of financial assistance offered to certain low-income City water customers, matching the upcoming adjustment in water and sewer rates.