Business, Crime

Men fron Nottingham, Essex indicted as part of $16 million food stamp fraud case

Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has returned nine separate indictments charging a total of 14 retail store operators for committing food stamp fraud and wire fraud in connection with schemes to illegally redeem food stamp benefits in exchange for cash. Two of the men indicted were from the Nottingham area.  One man was from Essex. The indictments allege …


Crime, Emergency Response

Chainsaw attack leads to arrest in White Marsh

UPDATE; 9/1/2016; 1:00 p.m. – Police have identified the suspect in this incident. From the Baltimore County Police Department: A Middle River Man has been arrested after he threatened another man with a chainsaw during a fight. Just before 7:30 p.m. on August 29, Baltimore County Police responded to a home in the 11100 block of Bird River Grove Road …


Gov. Hogan signs Executive Order to start school after Labor Day

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday signed an Executive Order that will require Maryland’s public schools to start classes after Labor Day, beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Citing the benefits of a post-Labor Day school start for families, students, teachers, and the economy, the governor made the announcement on the Ocean City Boardwalk, where he was joined …

Two residential burglaries reported to White Marsh Precinct

Police in Baltimore County are investigating two residential burglaries that were reported to the White Marsh Precinct this week. Sometime between 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, and 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, a suspect entered a residence in the 1500 block of Weyburn Road, 21237, by shattering a rear sliding glass door. Once inside the home, the suspect …

Gov. Hogan unveils new ‘Maryland Proud’ state flag license plate

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced the start of a study that will identify the location and explore potential funding options for a new Chesapeake Bay crossing. The $5 million “Tier 1 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)” Study, which was voted on and approved by the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board last week, will begin this fall …

Middle River rescue, fire companies to merge, effective today

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, the Middle River Volunteer Ambulance Rescue Company 52 and the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company 22, will merge and become one fire company. The companies are changing their names but not their mission. The new Middle River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company 74 celebrates its new beginning with a ceremony at the Wilson Point Station, 1100 …