Police/Fire

House fire reported in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon house fire in Middle River. The fire was reported at just before 3 p.m. in the 500-block of Compass Road (21220). Arriving units found heavy fire showing from the dwelling. Reports indicate that all occupants have been accounted for. Motorists should use caution in the area. Story continues below …


Health, Traffic

Valve repair in Middle River leaves residents without water

UPDATE: Water has been restored to the affected area. Original story below… —— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Some Middle River residents are without water on this Christmas Eve. At 2 p.m., the Department of Public Works said that about 100 residents were without service in the vicinity of Compass Road at Lannerton Road. Crews are repairing a malfunctioning water valve at the …


New speed cameras to be activated in Parkville, Middle River, Essex

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Baltimore County Police Department is preparing to activate new speed cameras. On Friday, July 12, authorities will activate four new speed camera locations in the following school zones: Sandalwood Elementary School, 900 block of South Marlyn Avenue (southbound); Essex Deep Creek Middle School, 1100 block of South Marlyn Avenue (northbound); Essex Immaculate Heart of Mary School, …

Street robberies reported in Essex, Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – Police are investigating three robberies that were reported this week. At about 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, two individuals robbed two victims at gunpoint in the area of Compass Road at Tipton Road in Middle River (21220). The suspects stole a cell phone and wallet from the victims before fleeing on foot. Sometime between 2:45 …

Nottingham AT&T store burglarized, stabbing reported in Essex

Police are investigating a robbery, an assault, and a burglary that were reported this week. At just after 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, an individual entered the vacant location next to the AT&T store in the 7600-block of Belair Road in Nottingham (21236). The suspect then broke through the drywall that separates the two locations to gain access to …

Sanitary sewage line fails in Middle River

Baltimore County officials say a sanitary sewer pipe has failed in Middle River. The 30-inch pipe is located at the intersection of Compass Road and Decatur Road (21220). Repairs will impact traffic in the area. Due to the size and location of the break, the repair work is expected to take about one week. Officials say there was no sewage …

Victory Villa Elementary School to cut ribbon on new replacement building

Victory Villa Elementary School Principal Margaret Roberts will be joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler to officially “cut the ribbon” on a new, $39.1 million school that replaced the existing structure. The ribbon-cutting will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10 a.m. The new school, which opened to students …

Man assaulted, robbed in White Marsh, Middle River

Police are investigating after men were assaulted and robbed in White Marsh and Middle River this week. At just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, two individuals approached a man who was riding his bike in the area of Compass Road at Tinker Road in Middle River. The suspects assaulted the victim and stole his bike. At just after …