Crime, Emergency Response

Dawnta Harris sentenced to life in prison for killing Officer Amy Caprio

BALTIMORE, MD – The teen who ran down Officer Amy Caprio in the line of duty in 2018 has been sentenced to live in prison. On Wednesday, Dawnta Harris was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the first-degree felony murder case. In May 2018, Officer Caprio, who was from Fallston, was investigating a suspicious vehicle …


Government, Traffic

Joppa Road resurfacing to be completed by early September

CARNEY, MD – The Joppa Road resurfacing project in the Carney/Perry Hall area is nearly complete, according to Councilman David Marks. Councilman Marks provided an update on the project on Sunday evening. “An additional layer of asphalt will be installed,” said Marks. “There are more than 100 utility connections along this route – the manhole covers will eventually be flush …


Water main break reported in Carney

CARNEY, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Monday morning water main break in the Carney area. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch main has ruptured in the 9300-block of Waltham Woods Road (21234). The break was reported at 6:30 a.m. on Monday and has left about 80 residents without service. The rupture has caused …

Heavy police presence reported in Seven Courts area

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Multiple sources indicated that there was a heavy police presence in the Seven Courts area in Carney/Perry Hall on Saturday afternoon. At shortly after noon, dozens of police cruisers responded to the area. A representative from the Baltimore County Police Department told NottinghamMD that the incident was connected to a Baltimore Police Department (city)- initiated pursuit and …

Baltimore County Council urges ‘no discharge’ option at Mountain Christian

JOPPA, MD – On Monday evening, the Baltimore County Council, at the request of Councilman David Marks, urged a “no discharge” option to address the wastewater issue at Mountain Christian Church in Joppa. In recent weeks, the church unveiled plans to upgrade its wastewater facility. This proposal included an option whereby the church would pump up to 5,000 gallons per …

Glen Arm Railroad Station becomes historical landmark

GLEN ARM, MD – On Monday evening, the Baltimore County Council added the Glen Arm Railroad Station to its inventory of protected historical landmarks. Built in 1909, the structure is the last surviving station along the former Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad line to retain much of its historic character. Shown in the above, undated photograph from the early 1900s, the …