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Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott is set to make a special announcement today at a family home in the Park Heights community. 

Baltimore County Public Schools are closing all eight schools that have no air conditioning today because of the excessive heat forecast.  


In a letter to Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young, Governor Larry Hogan has pledged $21 million to help Baltimore fight crime.  Governor Hogan also endorsed the use of a controversial program that lets Maryland State Police fly over the city and record people and vehicles on the ground. 

Twitter/Anne Arundel County Fire Department

In Anne Arundel County early Monday morning, two firefighters were injured and taken to the hospital suffering heat exhaustion from their efforts in battling a 2-alarm fire that damaged two houses. 

Department of Justice

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel Thursday sentenced Coron Demon Johnson, a/k/a Savage, age 25, of Baltimore,  to 10 years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin.  Johnson admitted that an individual died as a result of using heroin that he distributed.