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Christina Jedra

Writer

Christina Jedra covers the Naval Academy and the environment for The Capital. Before moving to the Annapolis area, she wrote for The Baltimore Sun, The Boston Globe and USA Today as well as magazines such as Boston, Parents and Cosmopolitan.  She can be reached at cjedra@capgaznews.com and 410-280-5922.  

Recent Articles

  • Chesapeake's summertime 'dead zones' forecast to be average, or smaller

    Scientists estimate this year's Chesapeake Bay low-oxygen "dead zone" will be roughly the volume of 2.3 million Olympic-size swimming pools — or about average for the summertime months. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects 1.58 cubic miles of the bay to become hypoxic, meaning...

  • Search for missing boater stretches into fourth day

    Search for missing boater stretches into fourth day

    Maryland Natural Resources Police and Anne Arundel County marine and dive teams searched for a fourth day Sunday for a 48-year-old man who fell off a sailboat just north of the Bay Bridge on New Year's Eve, officials said. Natural Resources police said one boat was searching the Eastern Shore and...

  • Off-duty Baltimore police officer shoots, kills robbery suspect in Anne Arundel

    Off-duty Baltimore police officer shoots, kills robbery suspect in Anne Arundel

    An off-duty Baltimore police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly attempted to rob him in Anne Arundel County early Saturday, county and city police officials said. County police said Edel Cato Moreland, 32, approached the off-duty officer in the 100 block of Homewood Road in Linthicum Heights...

  • Johns Hopkins researchers develop hand-held chlamydia test

    Johns Hopkins researchers develop hand-held chlamydia test

    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University have developed a low-cost diagnostic tool, slightly larger than a coffee mug, that detects chlamydia within 30 minutes. Scientists hope the apparatus, unofficially called mobiLab, will improve screening for the common and often symptomless sexually transmitted...

  • Looking back at Baltimore's deadliest month

    Looking back at Baltimore's deadliest month

    Taylor Street and Delvin Trusty began dating in high school after he sent her a message on social media. They attended prom together, and three years later were expecting their first child. When she gave birth this month, she was surrounded with support, including Trusty's parents and brother,...

  • The victims of July violence

    The victims of July violence

    July saw 45 homicides across Baltimore, a toll that matched the deadliest month in the city's modern history and came amid a violent crime surge that has stretched the entire summer.  The Baltimore Sun sought to profile each victim, through interviews with relatives, friends, neighbors and police,...

  • Elkton wedding chapel may close

    Elkton wedding chapel may close

    Almost 10 years before Robin Popoff's wedding this June, a friend had told her about this small Cecil County town, the go-to East Coast destination for quickie weddings in the first half of the 20th century. When she passed the sign for Elkton on the way from New Jersey to Baltimore with her fiance,...

  • Two shot in Harwood neighborhood

    Two shot in Harwood neighborhood

    A man was shot in the hand, and a teenage boy in the thigh in a single incident early Wednesday morning in North Baltimore, police said. Police were called at 12:55 a.m. to the 2600 block of Barclay Street in the Harwood neighborhood. Officers were directed to an area hospital where they found...

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