Government, Traffic

SHA to make safety improvements along Eastern Avenue

The State Highway Administration will soon be making safety improvements along Eastern Avenue in the area of Carroll Island Road in Middle River. To help reduce crashes in the area, SHA will refresh the longitudinal edge pavement markings and install center line rumble strips along Eastern Avenue, according to Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. Advertisement In addition, crosswalks and pedestrian warning signs will be …


Emergency Response

Medical emergency may have led to fatal Chase crash

Police in Baltimore County are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the Chase area on Friday afternoon following calls to 9-1-1 for an erratic driver. Authorities are attempting to determine whether the driver, 73-year-old Janet Anne Walper of the 1100-block of Chester Road, may have been suffering from a medical emergency prior to the crash. Advertisement Officers initially responded …


Police pursuit under way in Parkville, Essex

UPDATE 2: The suspects in this case have been identified. UPDATE: The silver Scion has been stopped and two suspects are being taken into custody at this time. The white female driver and black male passenger have been taken into custody. Officers will be collecting evidence that was thrown from the vehicle in Essex, Parkville, and White Marsh.  Motorists should …

Nottingham man wins $30,000 with Md. Lottery scratch-off

Every day, a 56 year-old contractor drives his wife to work. Some days, he purchases scratch-offs during his lunch break. Last Thursday, the Nottingham resident combined the two — he purchased a scratch-off while driving his wife to work, which led to a $30,000 Ruby Riches win. “It was going to be an unusual day anyway,” the father of three …

M&T Bank in Rosedale robbed, shoplifters hit Rite Aid in Essex

Police are investigating three robberies that were reported this week. At just before 2 p.m. on Monday, June 11, two individuals were shoplifting from the Rite Aid located in the 100 block of Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221). As they were exiting the store, they were approached by an employee. One of the suspects pushed the employee aside …

Police searching for teen missing from Essex area

Police in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s help in located a teen who has gone missing from the Essex area. Derrick Coleman, 15, was last seen in the 2100 block of Eastern Avenue. Derrick is described as a black male, 5’8″, 180 pounds, last seen wearing a gold necklace, black t-shirt, and black sweatpants. Anyone with information on …