Julius White

News and Public Affairs Director

Julius White (“Juice” to many of his friends) is WEAA 88.9 FM's News and Public Affairs Director.  Julius is an award winning journalist, who began his broadcasting career in Montgomery, Alabama at Alabama State University’s public radio station. Since that time, Julius has worked in both commercial and public radio--occasionally at the same time, i.e., commercial radio in the morning and public radio in the afternoon.  Julius has worked as a stringer for National Public Radio, American Urban Radio Networks, and appeared on BET Nightly News with Ed Gordon, covering the trial of one of the suspects in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church—a blast that killed 4 little girls. Other experiences for Julius include talk show host, news analyst on Alabama Public Television and a brief stint in politics, as Office Manager/Committee Assistant for a Birmingham City Council member. Julius and his wife, Charlita, have been married for 3 years and live in Towson, MD.

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

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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. 

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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. 

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FOP Lodge 3 says the men and women of the Police Department are losing faith in their elected and appointed leaders so it's preparing a comprehensive strategy to make Baltimore a safer place to live, work and visit.

The shooting happened early Friday at approximately 3:13 a.m. Investigators say citizen flagged down a patrol officer to respond to a residence in the 1600 block of East 29th Street. Responding officers discovered an unidentified deceased female suffering from gunshot wounds inside the location. Two additional victims suffering from gunshot wounds were also located at the residence. A 23 year-old male and a female yet to be identified, both were transported to area hospitals.

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