Julius White

News and Public Affairs Director

Julius White (“Juice” to many of his friends) is WEAA 88.9 FM's News and Public Affairs Director.  Julius is an award winning journalist, who began his broadcasting career in Montgomery, Alabama at Alabama State University’s public radio station. Since that time, Julius has worked in both commercial and public radio--occasionally at the same time, i.e., commercial radio in the morning and public radio in the afternoon.  Julius has worked as a stringer for National Public Radio, American Urban Radio Networks, and appeared on BET Nightly News with Ed Gordon, covering the trial of one of the suspects in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church—a blast that killed 4 little girls. Other experiences for Julius include talk show host, news analyst on Alabama Public Television and a brief stint in politics, as Office Manager/Committee Assistant for a Birmingham City Council member. Julius and his wife, Charlita, have been married for 3 years and live in Towson, MD.

A wintry-mix is in the forecast for the Baltimore-area on this first day of Spring.  the National Weather Service says a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain today is likely to drop anywhere from a trace to an inch or two of snow. 

Montgomery County (MD) Fire & Rescue Service

Approximately 5:20 a.m. Monday, State Troopers at the Rockville Barrack of the Maryland State Police received a call for a multi-car Collision which had occurred on Southbound of I-270 at Middle Brook Road. Earlier reports say the truck carrying rocks and gravel, lost its load. 

Baltimore Police Department

In a statement released Friday, Baltimore Police Media Relations Chief T.J. Smith said BPD officials were informed by the State’s Attorney of the decision to charge Officer Kevin Battipaglia in an incident that occurred on December 24, 2017 during an arrest. Smith said upon receiving the charges, Battipaglia was arrested and charged and placed on suspension without pay.


More than 16,000 young people have applied to work through the YouthWorks program this year so far in Baltimore City. The city says that's a 40 percent increase from two years ago. 

Julius White

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's spokesman stepped down on the same day he was publicly introduced. Former city police officer Darryl Strange was still in the process of being vetted when questions arose about lawsuits stemming from his five-years with the Police Department.