Community MVP: The Movement TeamThe Movement Team helps support students and families in various ways to do their part to help make a difference in Baltimore.

You Can Get Vaccinated Against COVID At The Howard County July 4th CelebrationIf you’re headed to watch the fireworks at Lakefront at Columbia on the Fourth of July, you can get a coronavirus vaccination while you’re there.

Justice Thurgood Marshall’s Baltimore School To Be RenovatedThe vacant Baltimore school of Justice Thurgood Marshall’s childhood will be renovated in his honor.

$13 Million Announced In Raises For Maryland Corrections OfficersGovernor Larry Hogan announced $13 million in salary raises for the state’s corrections officers Friday.

Judge To Issue Decision On Federal Unemployment Benefits Class Action Lawsuit Hours Before Benefits ExpireA hearing is underway Friday after unemployed workers in Maryland filed a class-action lawsuit against Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s Department of Labor for ending federal benefits early. Judge Fletcher Hill announced Friday that he will issue a written decision by 10 a.m. Saturday. The benefits expire Saturday at 11:59 p.m.

Region Gears Up For 4th Of July FestivitiesIt’s the first holiday in a year and a half without major coronavirus restrictions, and the region is gearing up for big celebrations

Kenyell ‘Benny’ Wilson, Safe Streets Outreach Worker, Killed In Baltimore ThursdayKenyell “Benny” Wilson, an outreach worker with the Safe Streets program, was shot and killed Thursday in Baltimore, police said. Wilson drove to Harbor Hospital, where he crashed his Volvo XC90, walked into Harbor Hospital with gunshot wounds at 4:41 p.m., and died a short time later, police said.

Vigil Held For USNA Mom Killed By Stray BulletsA vigil was held Friday morning for Michelle Cummings, the Texas mother who was shot and killed by a stray bullet in Annapolis.

Holiday Travel: Checking Bay Bridge Traffic Ahead of July 4Good news for those heading over the Bay Bridge Friday afternoon! Your 4th of July traffic isn’t looking too bad.

COVID-19 In Maryland: July 2, 2021 (Evening Update)The latest on coronavirus in Maryland

July 2 Now Justice Thurgood Marshall DayBaltimore-born Justice Thurgood Marshall has been honored with his own day after a signed proclamation by Mayor Brandon Scott and Gov. Larry Hogan

Bob Turk Has Your Friday Afternoon WeatherBob Turk Has Your Friday Afternoon Weather

2 Assaulted In Westminster Early Friday, Sheriff’s Office InvestigatingThe Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two people were assaulted early Friday morning in Westminster. Katie Johnston reports.

Safe Streets Worker Shot, Drives Himself To ER Where He Later DiesKenyell “Benny” Wilson, an outreach worker with the Safe Streets program, was shot and killed Thursday in Baltimore, police said.

Meteorologist Meg McNamara Has Your Friday Afternoon ForecastThe latest weather information from WJZ.

Healthwatch: Daily ‘Prep’ Pill Shows To Be Effective At Keeping New HIV Infections LowThe latest health news headlines

WJZ Afternoon News & Weather Update: July 2, 2021WJZ Afternoon News & Weather Update: July 2, 2021

Maryland Zoo Welcome Blue Duiker KurukaThe Maryland Zoo is happy to welcome a male duiker, Kuruka, from the Dallas Zoo.

Police Investigating Double Fatal Shooting In Baltimore OvernightCity police are investigating a double fatal shooting overnight in south Baltimore.

DC Fire K9 Kimber Helped Rescuers Find Man Trapped In Building Collapse DebrisOne member of the search and rescue team with four paws, a furry exterior and wet nose is getting extra belly rubs this morning, after she helped DC fire crews find a worker trapped under under debris after a building collapsed Thursday afternoon.

NFL Fines Washington $10M After Misconduct InvestigationThe team was not stripped of any draft picks and no formal suspensions were handed out as part of the league’s discipline that was announced Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.

IRS Working To Finish More Than 35M Tax ReturnsThe Internal Revenue Service is working to finish more than 35 million tax returns.

COVID-19 In Maryland: July 2, 2021 (Noon Update)The latest on the coronavirus in Maryland.

Testimony Continues In Trial Of Capital Gazette Shooter Jarrod RamosDay 4 of the trial against Capital Gazette Shooter Jarrod Ramos underway.