Crime, Entertainment, Family, Police/Fire

Annie’s Playground vandalized with graffiti

FALLSTON, MD—A popular Fallston playground has been vandalized. This week, residents posted photos online of graffiti that had been spotted at Annie’s Playground. Several murals were defaced at the playground with graffiti that reads “XXGR2” and “SUPERVIRAL.” Annie’s Playground was built in 2005 in memory of Annie Cumpston and many other children who died too soon due to accident or …


Crime, Police/Fire

Teen charged in Stoneleigh robbery linked to carjacking on Kolb Avenue

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police have charged a teen in connection with a robbery that occurred on Stoneleigh Road and have linked him to an additional carjacking on Kolb Avenue in northeast Baltimore. Detectives have charged a 14-year-old with the robbery of two women in the 800-block of Stoneleigh Road on January 24th. The women parked on the street around at 6:15 p.m. …


Maryland School for the Blind Superintendent chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2020

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Leadership Maryland announced on Wednesday that William Robert Hair ’20, Superintendent at The Maryland School for the Blind, has been chosen to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders. Hair is one of 52 individuals chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 28th class – the …

Stabbing reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD—Authorities are on the scene of a Wednesday morning stabbing in Essex. The incident was reported at around 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday in the unit block of Luff Court (21221). Police say an adult male was stabbed during a domestic dispute and has been transported to an area hospital. The victim is reportedly in stable condition. The suspect is …

Baltimore County Council passes resolution to move work session start times

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Council has passed a resolution that will move work session start times from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. The resolution was co-sponsored by Councilman David Marks, Councilman Wade Koch, and Councilman Izzy Patoka. “I have long thought that council meetings that should be held at a time that it most convenient to the public,” …

Following Mountain Christian controversy, MDE enacts downstream notifications

KINGSVILLE, MD—When Mountain Christian Church unveiled a plan to create a new wastewater management facility on its property last year, which would have resulted in “potable effluent” being discharged into the Little Gunpower Falls, many Kingsville residents, and even some Baltimore County elected officials, were surprised that no one had notified them. That is about to change, according to Councilman …

Governor Hogan discusses violent crime crisis in Baltimore: ‘I’m mad as hell’ [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Wednesday morning, Governor Larry Hogan appeared live on WBAL’s “The C4 Show” to discuss the need to pass his legislation to address the violent crime crisis in Baltimore City. Here are excerpts from the interview: “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to let up…I’m as frustrated as anyone else because I have been trying to do …