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'Kill a cop' video may undercut WBFF's big plans

'Kill a cop' video may undercut WBFF's big plans

WBFF (Fox 45) is poised in coming days to take one of its biggest steps since the Sinclair-owned station started doing news in 1991.

On Jan. 19, it will introduce a new lead anchorman in Kai Jackson, who was at the WJZ anchor desk for more than two decades before leaving in 2013. The station will also launch a 4 p.m. newscast on that day in a move that some see as indicative of the newfound resources and muscle the station enjoys now that its Hunt-Valley-based owner has become the largest station group in the country.

But analysts also say all those plans could be undercut as a result of the harm done by an egregious mistake the station made on Dec. 21 when it aired a report...