Crime, Police/Fire

Overnight shooting reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating an overnight shooting in the Essex area. At just before 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, November 17, officers responded to the 400-block of Eastern Boulevard (21221) for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and located evidence of a shooting on the parking lot of a business. Two victims were later …


Crime, Police/Fire

Shooting reported in Middle River

UPDATE 3: The victim has been pronounced dead. A homicide investigation is ongoing at this hour. Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call police at 410-307-2020. UPDATE 2: Police are now investigating a second weekend shooting that occurred overnight in Essex. There has been no indication that the two incidents are connected. UPDATE: Reports indicate that a …


PHHS Lady Gators repeat as state girls soccer champs

PERRY HALL, MD—They’ve done it again. The Perry Hall High School Lady Gators defeated Severna Park on Friday to repeat as class 4A girls soccer champs in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA). The game was scoreless at the end of regulation, but after six rounds of penalty kicks, Perry Hall emerged victorious. Perry Hall closed out the …

Maryland doubles maximum funding amount for proposals to invest in registered apprenticeships

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor on Friday announced that it would be increasing the maximum funding request amount for its nationally-recognized Apprenticeship Innovation Fund (AIF) grants from $50,000 to $100,000. The AIF is designed to provide seed money to businesses committed to creating new and innovative apprenticeship opportunities to meet their workforce talent pipeline needs. “Since its creation, the …

Law enforcement leaders announce Project Guardian-DMV

BALTIMORE, MD—A new illegal firearms initiative announced on Friday, Project Guardian-DMV, is designed to reduce violent crime and further enforce federal firearms laws across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV). The new initiative builds upon the Justice Department’s national effort, Project Guardian, announced by Attorney General William P. Barr on Wednesday. The initiative was announced by United States …

Gov. Hogan appoints Nicole Williams to Maryland House of Delegates

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that he had appointed Nicole Williams to the Maryland House of Delegates. The governor appointed Williams following the recommendation of the Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Nicole Williams will represent the citizens of Prince George’s County admirably in her new role as state delegate,” said Governor Hogan. “I …