Crime, Police/Fire

END OF WATCH: Officer Keona Holley laid to rest

BALTIMORE, MD—Officer Keona Holley has been laid to rest, almost one month after she was shot ambush-style while sitting in her patrol car in Baltimore City. Her funeral was held at the Baltimore Convention Center on Tuesday. At just after 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, officers received a report of a vehicle crash in the 4400-block of Pennington Avenue. …


Events, Police/Fire

Funeral, viewing arrangements announced for Officer Keona Holley

BALTIMORE, MD—Funeral and viewing arrangements have been announced for Officer Keona Holley. Officer Holley was killed in an ambush-style attack in December.  Two suspects have been arrested and charged. Her funeral and viewing will be held at Wylie Funeral Home, located at 701 N. Mount Street in Baltimore (21217). Viewings will be held on Sunday, January 9, from 11 a.m. …


Governor Hogan announces walk-ups now available at all Maryland mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

BALTIMORE, MD—At Wednesday’s meeting of the Board of Public Works, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, as part of the state’s “No Arm Left Behind” initiative, eligible Marylanders can now get vaccinated without an appointment at any of the state’s 13 mass vaccination sites. As of Wednesday, Maryland has reported 4,996,199 total vaccinations. According to official CDC data, 62.5% of Marylanders …

Governor Hogan announces opening of three more Maryland COVID-19 vaccination sites in March [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the state will open three additional mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in March, giving Maryland at least one in each region of the state. The state’s vaccination rate hit a record high 35,730 shots per day. “The pace of daily vaccination is hitting a new high every day, a third safe and effective …

Registration opens for M&T Bank Stadium COVID-19 vaccination site

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that registration opened Monday morning for eligible Marylanders to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the state’s newest mass vaccination site, which opens this Thursday, February 25, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore City. “The opening of our next state-run mass vaccination site is another milestone toward ending this pandemic,” said Governor Hogan. “I …

Baltimore County to receive over $15 million in funding to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced more than $123.2 million in funding to support Maryland’s local health departments, including resources for ongoing COVID-19 vaccination activities. This includes over $15 million that will be awarded to Baltimore County. “As the state begins mass vaccination, and continues to expand the distribution network of vaccinators, county health departments will play a critical …

Maryland to launch six mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to update Marylanders on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Governor Hogan stated that, While the speed of vaccinations is increasing, supply from the federal government remains extremely limited. Maryland is only allocated roughly 10,000 doses per day for the 2 million people in Phase 1 of the state’s vaccination …

Maryland Department of Health to distribute masks at various COVID-19 test sites throughout the summer

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday announced that it will distribute free masks for Marylanders who visit state-run COVID-19 test sites at specified dates and locations throughout the summer, starting at the Baltimore Convention Center COVID-19 testing site on Wednesday, July 29 at 8 a.m. The free mask events are part of the #MasksOnMaryland campaign to encourage all …