Police/Fire

House fire reported in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon house fire in Middle River. The fire was reported at just before 3 p.m. in the 500-block of Compass Road (21220). Arriving units found heavy fire showing from the dwelling. Story continues below Reports indicate that all occupants have been accounted for. Motorists should use caution in the area. …


Governor Hogan signs emergency order to protect nursing home residents, staff amid COVID-19 outbreak

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Sunday enacted an emergency order to protect residents and staff at Maryland nursing home facilities, and bolster the state’s mitigation and suppression efforts amid outbreaks of COVID-19. Effective immediately, new directives will require facilities to direct all staff who interact with residents to wear personal protective equipment, create separate observation and isolation areas for residents, …

Serious injuries reported in Fallston ATV crash

FALLSTON, MD—Emergency crews are on the scene of a serious Sunday afternoon crash involving an ATV in Fallston. The crash was reported at around 12:45 p.m. in the 2800-block of Cross Country Court. At the scene, an adult male was reportedly seriously injured in an ATV rollover crash. He has been transported to a nearby trauma center. There has been …

Coastal Flood Advisory issued for portions of Baltimore County

UPDATE: The Coastal Flood Advisory has now been extended until 10 p.m. on Sunday… Original story below… —— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for portions of Baltimore County. Forecasters expect up to six inches of inundation above ground in low lying areas due to tidal flooding. The flooding is expected in southern Baltimore …

BCPS cancels proms, senior activities due to COVID-19 pandemic

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools announced on Friday night that all proms and senior activities have been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus emergency. BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams sent the following statement to students on Friday night. Dear seniors of the Class of 2020: These past few weeks I have been thinking about you and I know you …

Governor Hogan announces financial relief initiatives for Marylanders, small businesses [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—In collaboration with Maryland’s financial institutions, Governor Larry Hogan on Friday issued an Executive Order and announced a series of financial relief initiatives to provide assistance to millions of consumers and small businesses who are facing economic hardships due to COVID-19. “As our state responds to this deadly public health emergency, Marylanders should not be worried about losing their …

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings to slow spread of COVID-19

BALTIMORE, MD—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday recommended that Americans wear cloth face coverings when out in public. Recent studies show that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms and that even those who eventually develop symptoms can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms. In light of this new evidence, CDC recommends wearing …