Crime, Police/Fire

Woman killed in hit-and-run crash on Pulaski Highway

JOPPA, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian on Sunday night. The woman, identified as Alexandra Justine Angel (26) of the 12300-block of Pulaski Highway in Joppa (21085), was walking westbound on Pulaski Highway near the Little Gunpowder Falls when she was struck. The suspect vehicle, described only as a dark colored vehicle, was …


Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate drops below 4%, hospitalizations fall to less than 1,000

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and total hospitalizations continued to decline over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, February 26, 2021, there have been 380,436 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 7,804,095 tests, including more …


WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations continue to drop

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and total hospitalizations fell once again over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, February 19, 2021, there have been 374,974 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 7,597,220 tests, including more …

Governor Hogan announces identification of new coronavirus P.1 variant in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced that state health officials confirmed a case of COVID-19 in a Maryland resident caused by the new P.1 variant of the coronavirus, which is commonly known as the Brazil variant. The variant’s presence in Maryland was confirmed by the Maryland Department of Health in consultation with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. …

Police: Fatal Rosedale hit-and-run still unsolved

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland State Police continue to investigate an unsolved, fatal hit-and-run crash that killed one person and injured another early on the morning of August 12, 2020 in Rosedale. At just after 4:15 a.m., troopers received two calls regarding a disabled vehicle in the center lane of the inner loop on Interstate 695 between Interstate 95 and Philadelphia Road. According …

16-year-old killed in Moravia Road shooting

BALTIMORE, MD—Police are investigating after a teen was killed in a Monday morning shooting. At just before 9:30 a.m., officers responded to an apartment in the 4400-block of Moravia Road (21206) for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 16 year-old male who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital where …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate declines again, hospitalizations continue to fall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and total hospitalizations continued to decline over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, February 12, 2021, there have been 368,977 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 7,388,614 tests, including more …

Obituary: Jane W. Michael, longtime Baltimore County Public Schools educator

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On February 6, 2021 Jane W. Michael, 77, died of heart failure at Oak Crest Village in Parkville, MD. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and worked for 38 years as an elementary school teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools. Following retirement in 2006, a long-time love of the water drew her to Middle River, MD where she became …