Amy Kawata, WJZ | CBS Baltimore

Amy Kawata

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Recent articles by Amy:

Detectives Investigate Shooting Death Of Woman In Baltimore County Parking Lot

Baltimore County police are investigating the shooting death Thursday of a woman at the Catonsville Plaza shopping center. → Read More

Baltimore City To Waive Towing Fees For Stolen Vehicles

Baltimore City will no longer collect towing fees from victims of auto thefts, Mayor Brandon Scott and city officials said Thursday. → Read More

Baltimore Police Investigating A Smash And Grab ATM Theft In Federal Hill

Baltimore City police are investigating another smash-and-grab ATM theft -- this time in Federal Hill. → Read More

Baltimore’s ATM Theft Trend Continues In 2022

Police spent Thursday morning trying to ascertain who drove two different vans into a gas station and a discount store in a failed attempt to steal their ATMs. → Read More

H&S Bakery Truck Fed Stranded Drivers On I-95, Thanks To Ellicott City Couple

A nightmare of a road trip was saved by a truck full of baked goods. → Read More

Snowstorm Cancels Hundreds Of Flights On Busy Travel Day, Travelers Stranded At BWI

Airport officials are urging travelers to check with their airlines for their updated flight status before heading to the airport. → Read More

Maryland Prepares For The First Major Snowfall Of The Year

With Maryland's first major snowfall of the year in the forecast, Governor Hogan has activated a government-wide response as the storm could have a significant impact on roads and transportation systems. → Read More

No One Hurt After Explosion Rocks CSX Coal Facility In Baltimore

An explosion Thursday at a Baltimore coal silo shook homes across the city and sent smoke spewing into the air. → Read More

COVID Cancels Thousands Of Flights Over Christmas Weekend As Omicron Surges

Travelers across the world faced a holiday full of flight delays and cancellations over the weekend as airlines faced COVID-driven crew shortages during one of the busiest travel times of the year. → Read More

Researchers Develop Chewing Gum To Trap And Neutralize COVID-19

As for the taste, it’s just like any other cinnamon gum. → Read More

Clarksburg Waitress Having Seizure Saved By Off-Duty Montgomery County Officer

Lopez said she was just about to leave for home, and that she was lucky the seizure didn't happen when she was driving. → Read More

Clarksville Waitress Having Seizure Saved By Off-Duty Montgomery County Officer

Lopez said she was just about to leave for home, and that she was lucky the seizure didn't happen when she was driving. → Read More

Maryland’s Universities Take Steps To Address Nursing Shortage – CBS Baltimore

Nurses are widely considered the backbone of the U.S. healthcare system, but the COVID-19 pandemic has left them burnt out, creating a mixture of understaffing and difficult work conditions. → Read More

Booster Shots Are Encouraged Now More Than Ever

There's still a lot that we don't know about the omicron variant. → Read More

UMMS To Drop Race Based Algorithm That Harms African Americans, Officials Say

Dr. King says because the algorithm determined many Black patients had better kidney health, doctors often missed early-onset kidney disease and patients were less likely to receive kidney transplants. → Read More

Police Search For The Killer Involved In A Church Homicide

Today was the first Sunday service held since the murder of 69-year-old Evelyn Player. → Read More

Baltimore City Fire Department Implementing Training Program To Spot Human Trafficking

A one-of-a-kind training program being implemented by the Baltimore City Fire Department to help spot human trafficking. → Read More

2 Construction Workers In Serious But Stable Condition After Being Hit By Car On I-95

Two construction workers are in serious but stable condition after being hit by a car on I-95 Monday, Maryland State Police said. → Read More

Maryland Spruce Cut, Set To Become Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The tree will be topped with a Swarovski star designed by Daniel Libeskind in 2018. The center said the star has 70 spikes covered in 3 million crystals. → Read More

Catholic Charities Of Baltimore Honors Justice-Oriented Pastor

A virtual week-long celebration is underway at Catholic Charities in Baltimore to honor several individuals for their exemplary service to neighbors in need and one local justice-oriented pastor is among them. → Read More