Weather

Tornado Watch, Flood Warning issued for Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch and a Flood Warning for the Nottingham area. The Tornado Watch covers the entire Baltimore area and will remain in effect until 7 p.m. on Monday evening. The Flood Warning will remain in effect until 7:15 p.m. At just before 1:15 p.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain in the area …


Crime, Police/Fire

Carjacking, robbery reported in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Police are investigating a pair of crimes that were reported in the Overlea area over the weekend. At just before 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, an individual was stopped at a traffic light in the area of Belair Road at Overlea Avenue (21206) when two suspects approached the vehicle and struck the victim with a handgun. The suspects …


White Marsh bank robber pleads guilty to robbing 9 banks over 4 months

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to robbing nine banks over four months, including financial institutions located on Campbell Boulevard and Honeygo Boulevard in White Marsh. Fletcher M. Dorsett, Jr. has pleaded guilty to bank robbery charges in connection with nine bank robberies and attempted robberies committed while on escape status from a halfway house and after his …

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Baltimore and Baltimore County. The warning will remain in effect until 8 p.m. on Sunday. At just before 6:30 p.n., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Glen Rock to near Westminster to Green Valley, moving east at 30 mph. Wind gusts of up to 60 …

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Baltimore County

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is now in effect. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Baltimore County. The watch will be in effect until 11 p.m. on Sunday night. Lightning, thunder, and wind gusts of up to 70 mph are possible risks as a squall line approaches the Baltimore area. …

Severe weather possible in Baltimore on Sunday afternoon

UPDATE 2: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Baltimore County. UPDATE: The severe weather risk has been upgraded from “marginal” to “slight.” Damaging winds are possible. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM MD—The National Weather Service says severe weather is possible in the Baltimore area on Sunday. A squall line is expected to develop along a cold front and …

Car crashes into utility pole, causes power outage in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A serious, Friday night crash in Overlea left some residents without power. The crash occurred at around 10:15 p.m. in the area of Northern Parkway at Hilltop Avenue (21206). One vehicle overturned in the crash and took down a utility pole. Several nearby residents reported being without power shortly thereafter. There has been no word on any injuries. [Images …

Baltimore County to secure outside vendor to assist with water billing

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced that Baltimore County would hire an outside contractor to assist with water meter readings, and will deploy County staff to assist the Baltimore City Department of Public Works with sending bills to County customers in order to avoid any further billing delays. “Residents deserve to have their water bills delivered in an …