A man suspected of killing five people in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper has been given extra time to consider an insanity plea.
Top political leaders are supporting a proposal to rename the Maryland State House’s main press room in honor of the five Capital Gazette employees killed in last year’s newsroom shooting.
A fundraising campaign is being launched to build a memorial to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in a June shooting.
In a viral response to the President on Twitter, a Capital Gazette photojournalist mourned, remembered and celebrated his beloved colleague, Wendi Winters, and four other staffers killed when a gunman walked into the newsroom of the Annapolis paper.
Police say Ramos killed the five newspaper employees on June 28 after shooting through the glass newsroom entrance.
Rick Hutzell, editor of Capital Gazette Communications, said while the award may have his name on it, his staff and colleagues at the Capital Gazette and Baltimore Sun Media Group earned it.
A Red Cross blood drive at Bates Middle School in Annapolis was held in honor of Wendi Winters, a Capital Gazette reporter killed in the newsroom shooting earlier this year who spent a lot of time volunteering at various blood drives.
According to a job listing , The Capital of Annapolis is seeking a content editor for news, a role described as the second-ranking editor in the newsroom. The listing says the paper is seeking a leader to join the staff “as we rebuild our newsroom.”
Andrea Chamblee placed the ashes of John McNamara in a planter of begonias at the park Saturday. The planter is located where the stands meet the left-field wall.
An attorney for a man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newsroom has asked a Maryland court for more time to consider an insanity defense for his client.
The Capital Gazette reports that a circuit court judge will meet with Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams and defense attorneys for Jarrod Ramos Aug. 20 to set hearing and trial dates.
An initial appearance for Jarrod Ramos is set for Monday morning in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. A grand jury has indicted Ramos on 23 counts, including murder, attempted murder and assault.
Witnesses say Capital Gazette’s Wendi Winters charged at the gunman, wielding a trash can and a recycling bin, shouting at him to stop. Now Maryland officials are hoping President Trump will bestow the shooting victim with the highest civilian honor,
“We’re doing this event to bring people together and to show that’s not going to crush us; that we are going to keep the fight up,” said Mayor Gavin Buckley. See photos of the event.
Good Charlotte, a band founded in Waldorf, Maryland, that went on to international fame, is one of at least nine musical acts set to play at an all-day concert Saturday in Annapolis.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.