Education, Entertainment, Family, Police/Fire

Playground project at Gunpowder Elementary to honor Officer Amy Caprio

PERRY HALL, MD—Local officials are organizing a project to build a new playground at a local school in order to honor a fallen hero. Councilman David Marks announced this week that he and other elected officials had initiated a new playground at Gunpowder Elementary School in memory of Officer Amy Caprio. The PTA at Gunpowder Elementary School is overseeing the …


Crime, Police/Fire

Purse snatched in Nottingham, Carney business burglarized, boy assaulted in Parkville

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 2 p.m. on Friday, January 24, and 8 a.m. on Monday, January 27, an individual removed a master lock from a shed in the rear of the Lawn Crew business, located in the 3300-block of E. Joppa Road in Carney (21234). The suspect stole …


Maryland resident tested for coronavirus

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported this week that a Maryland resident met the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This individual is in good condition and is being monitored while awaiting test results, to be reported by the CDC laboratory. “The Maryland Department of Health is closely monitoring the rapidly …

Carney 7-Eleven sells winning $50,000 Md. Lottery scratch-off

PARKVILLE, MD—Watching a man’s non-winning scratch-off experience inspired two police officers to test their own Maryland Lottery luck with instant tickets from the Gold Rush X100 game. They aced the test! One of their three Gold Rush X100 scratch-offs sent the men rushing to Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to claim a $50,000 prize. The lucky law enforcement officers, ages …

MSDE: Federal funds available to serve free summer meals to children, teens

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education is seeking public and private nonprofit organizations to serve free, nutritious meals to children and teens this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program. Last summer, over 3 million meals and snacks were served to children and teens throughout Maryland as part of the SFSP. …

Mother, 9-month-old son reported missing in Baltimore City

UPDATE: Mother and son have been found safe. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Police in Baltimore are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing mother and son. Latiqwa Mayes, 26, and her 9-month-old son Kyre Granger were last seen at just after 1 a.m. on Tuesday in the 800-block of Brooks Lane. Mayes is 4’11” and weighs 120 …

Hazmat crews responding to truck crash in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 8:45 a.m. in the 1000-block of Joppa Farm Road. At the scene, units found that an armored truck had struck a pole and was leaking fuel. Hazmat crews are responding to the scene to assist with fuel cleanup. There has been …

Governor Hogan honors 2020 Century Farm families

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday honored six Maryland farm families during the 2020 Century Farm ceremony at the State House. This recognition is given to farms that have been owned and operated by the same family for more than 100 years. This year’s ceremony included five Century Farms and one Bicentennial Farm. “Today is a celebration of agriculture, but …