Crime, Police/Fire

Officer shot in Federal Hill; suspect still at large, considered ‘armed and dangerous’

UPDATE 3: Janifer was arrested on Monday evening, June 1st. UPDATE 2: Police are offering a $19,000 reward for information that leads to the capture of this suspect. UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Antonio Oliver Janifer.  He is considered armed and dangerous. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—A manhunt is underway after a police officer was shot …


Business

Baltimore County water billing to resume in June/July

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore City Mayor Jack Young and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced that water billing for Baltimore County residents would resume beginning in June and July. Water bills were delayed due to the need to modify operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic while trying to protect the health and safety of crucial staff in Baltimore City’s …


Baltimore cancels all events through August 31

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Wednesday morning announced that all public events in the city would be cancelled through August 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.ould The events that will be cancelled include  the 2020 Artscape festival as well as the Fourth of July fireworks. At Wednesday’s press conference, Mayor Young was asked if he would …

Olszewski: Baltimore County to ‘determine next steps within 24 hours’

UPDATE: Baltimore County Councilman David Marks issuer the following statement on Wednesday evening: ”Governor Hogan has laid out a cautious plan to reopen Maryland’s economy. Should the Baltimore County administration want to go in a different direction, I look forward to a discussion with the seven Councilmembers first.” Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday …

Governor Hogan: Baltimore-Washington corridor designated emerging COVID-19 hotspot [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday afternoon held a news conference from the Baltimore Convention Center in which he provided an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Hogan said that the makeshift field hospital at the Convention Center would be utilized for COVID-19 patients who needed to complete their care and fully recover. The makeshift hospital reduces the amount of …

DPW takes steps to protect public health during COVID-19 pandemic, Loch Raven Drive to remain open

BALTIMORE, MD—During the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (which also handles drinking water for Baltimore County) has taken steps to: Ensure the continued delivery of safe, clean drinking water Protect the health and safety of our employees Continue DPW’s essential services DPW officials say their water filtration and disinfection process and testing procedures ensure that …

Second coronavirus case confirmed in Baltimore City

BALTIMORE, MD—A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Baltimore City. On Monday afternoon, Mayor Bernard C. Jack Young announced that the Maryland Department of Health confirmed that a woman in her 20s tested positive for COVID-19. “Everyone in Baltimore City has to take seriously the need to practice social distancing, in additional to increased hand washing,” said Mayor …

U.S Marshals shot in northeast Baltimore

UPDATE 7: The Baltimore County Police Officer who was injured in this incident is expected to be released from the hospital. UPDATE 6: The Baltimore County Police Officer who was injured in this incident remains hospitalized. UPDATE 5: The suspect who was shot and killed has been identified as 33-year-old Michael Marullo, a former Maryland corrections officer who worked in …