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Barry Simms
Worked at WBAL-TV 11 News Reporter
Lives in Baltimore, MD
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More taxpayers have come forward after the WBAL-TV 11 News I-Team's report on a Glen Burnie tax preparer aired last month.
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A bizarre situation is unfolding in Baltimore in which people are paying rent to a landlord who claims he's helping fill the need for affordable housing, but there are serious questions about the living conditions inside, as well as who actually owns the homes.
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In an instant, the life of a Baltimore cab driver changed with a gun blast. He became a crime victim. Now his family and friends are seeking community support in hopes of restoring his sight.
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Growing reliance on devices such as cellphones and tablets means more and more cell towers and antennas are cropping up. But should they be built on school grounds? The I-Team's Barry Simms reports.
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Baltimore police say they have arrested a man accused of befriending teenage girls and forcing them into the sex trade.
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Anne Arundel County police are investigating a homicide in Pasadena in which the victim's relatives said they learned about through a Facebook post.
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A Baltimore landlord accused of taking over the homes of dead people and renting the rundown and almost uninhabitable rooms to tenants is preparing to go to jail.
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Some Baltimore City firefighters claimed their tax preparer got them big refunds but also caused big trouble because of the things he put on their returns.
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A teenager was killed and another was wounded in a double shooting in northwest Baltimore.
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The abuse of heroin is now considered a health crisis in Anne Arundel County, but the location of a substance abuse treatment center is causing controversy.
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A judge dismisses charges against Michael Johnson, the man accused in the death of North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes.
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An 87-year-old Frederick man was mauled to death by his dog while taking down his Christmas tree.
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Reporter at WBAL-TV 11 News
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Barry Simms is a general assignment reporter and a member of the WBAL-TV 11 News I-Team.
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Which news anchor and reporter is known for his interest in singing? Barry Simms not only uses his vocal cords to bring Baltimore the news, but he can carry a tune.

Barry's career began as a weekend anchor and reporter at WREX-TV in Rockford, Ill., with moves to KTBS-TV in Shreveport, La., and KXAS-TV in Dallas.

He currently serves as a general assignment reporter and a member of the WBAL-TV 11 News I-Team.

Barry has been recognized for his reporting by the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcaster's Association, the Maryland chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Associated Press and the Tri-State United Press International.

Barry is also a past president of the Association of Black Media Workers, the Baltimore Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

In his free time, Barry enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids.

You can find Barry on Twitter @BarrySimms11
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