Emergency Response, Government, Science

Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert issued for Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory as well as an Air Quality Alert for the Nottingham area on Friday. Heat index values on Friday will be around 105 to 109 degrees.  On Saturday and Sunday, heat index values could be around 110 degrees with temperatures in the mid-90s to around 100 degrees and dewpoints …


Crime, Emergency Response

Comfort Inn shooting suspect arrested

PARKVILLE, MD – Police in Baltimore County have arrested a suspect in connection with the homicide of a man at the Comfort Inn on Loch Raven Boulevard early Thursday morning. Investigators have determined that the victim, identified as Jeremiah David Koch, 30, from Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania, was summoned to a room at the Comfort Inn by a third man to help …


Comfort Inn shooting: reward offered in connection with Loch Raven Boulevard homicide

UPDATE: Police have arrested a suspect in connection with this case. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD – Police remain on the scene of what is being investigated as a homicide at the Comfort Inn on Loch Raven Boulevard. Officers were dispatched to the hotel, located at 8801 Loch Raven Boulevard, at just before 2:30 a.m. on Thursday for a …

BGE continues power restoration efforts following storm and readies for extreme heat wave

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE crews working around the clock have restored service to the majority of customers who lost power during a late-afternoon thunderstorm on Wednesday, July 17, that downed trees and branches and damaged overhead electric wires throughout central Maryland. A real-time outage map with current outage data is available at outagemap.bge.com. Customers who remain without power are likely …

Jet skier rescued in Middle River during storm

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A jet skier was rescued during a sever storm in Middle River on Wednesday evening. As thunderstorms rolled through the area at around 6 p.m., a jet skier was following a boat to safety when the two became separated by wind and rain. After a search of the area, members of Marine Emergency Team 21 eventually …

Excessive Heat Watch issued for Nottingham area

UPDATE: The Excessive Heat Watch has now been extended through Sunday evening. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the Nottingham area. The watch will be in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening. An Excessive Heat Watch has also been issued for Saturday morning through Saturday evening. Heat …