© 2022 WEAA
background_fid (2).jpg
Your Source for Cool Jazz and More THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
We Need Your Support! Please make a donation today to keep this community resource on the air. Donate today!

Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

Are staffing issues within public safety agencies causing lives to be lost?


BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Residents are blaming staffing shortages within the police and fire department for lives being lost in Baltimore City.

On Sunday, multiple people were shot at Carroll Park in south Baltimore, one person was killed. 

The Baltimore Firefighter’s Union says during the shooting, there weren’t enough emergency units to send to the scene. 
Baltimore City Fire Chief Niles Ford addressed the allegation saying, emergency responders arrived to the scene within minutes and did an outstanding job rendering care to the victims. 

Click below to hear the discussion