Crime, Police/Fire

Body found near Loch Raven Reservoir identified as missing 16-year-old girl from New York

UPDATE: Five MS-13 gang members have been arrested in connection with this murder. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—The body of a female discovered dead along a walking trail near Loch Raven Reservoir on Friday, May 29, has been identified. The Baltimore County Police Department says that the body, at first believed to be that of an adult female, is …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police ask for help identifying woman found dead on Baltimore County trail

TOWSON, MD—Police are asking for help identifying the woman who was found dead along a trail near Loch Raven Reservoir over the weekend. The woman’s body was found on Friday in the area of Pot Spring Road near Colonade Road (21030).  The woman’s death is being investigated as a homicide. Anyone who recognizes the tattoos or t-shirt design below, or …


Deceased woman found on shoreline at Loch Raven Reservoir

UPDATE 5: Five MS-13 gang members have been arrested in connection with this murder. UPDATE 4: The body has been identified as that of a missing 16-year-old girl from New York. UPDATE 3: Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the victim. UPDATE 2: The location for this incident has been updated to Cockeysville (which is technically not …

Students from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex to be honored online at 2020 McCormick Unsung Hero Awards

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 80th annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards has been transformed into a virtual celebration which will be streamed live across the web on Monday, May 11th.  This year, student-athletes from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex and other portions of northeastern Baltimore County will be recognized. The annual event presented by McCormick & Company, which has been honoring unsung Baltimore …

Baltimore County Police Department to promote 23 officers on Monday evening

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony for 23 officers on Monday evening, October 28, 2019. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at Oregon Ridge in Cockeysville. Family and friends will join Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr., Chief Melissa R. Hyatt, and other dignitaries for the event. County Executive Olszewski and Chief Hyatt …

Silver Alert issued for missing Baltimore woman

UPDATE: Betty Silver-Laney has been located safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD – Police are searching for a woman who has gone missing in the Baltimore area. Betty Silver-Laney, 63, is described as a black female, approximately 5’6″ tall, and weighs about 134 pounds. She was last seen at the WalMart in Cockeysville at about 7:30 p.m. …

Unlicensed Parkville man driving stolen vehicle charged in fatal Cockeysville crash

The driver struck by an unlicensed suspect fleeing troopers in a stolen truck has died and the suspect has been charged with more than two dozen criminal and traffic offenses in Baltimore County. The victim has been identified as Leon M. Jones, 58, of Hunt Valley. He died late Tuesday afternoon despite efforts to save his life. The suspect has been  …

Essex construction worker dies in accident at planned McCormick & Co. headquarters

A 31-year-old construction worker from Essex was killed in an industrial accident on Friday morning along Schilling Road in Cockeysville at the planned future headquarters of McCormick & Co. Michael David Zeller, of the 800 block of Creek Road, 21221, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from the Baltimore County Fire Department. At approximately 8:30 a.m., a medic …