Police/Fire

Pedestrian killed in Essex crash

ESSEX, MD – A crash in Essex killed a pedestrian on Friday evening. At about 8 p.m., police responded to the area of Eastern Boulevard and Volz Avenue after the pedestrian stepped off of the median into eastbound traffic and was struck by a Kia Rio. The pedestrian, identified as Robert Thomas Baker, 55, with no fixed address, was taken …


Business, Entertainment

Scottish lord wins $50K with Powerball ticket purchased in Essex

ESSEX, MD – It’s not every day someone with a royal title wins big with the Maryland Lottery, but that’s just what happened to a Baltimore man in the June 29 Powerball drawing. “Lord Stephen” didn’t realize his good fortune until nearly two months after the drawing. A creature of habit, the Scottish lord – who is known to don …


Stabbing reported in Essex, attempted burglary at Dollar Tree

ESSEX, MD – Authorities are investigating several Essex-area crimes that were reported on Tuesday. Between Monday, August 12, at 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, August 13, at 1:30 p.m., an individual broke into a home in the 1400-block of Hadwick Road (21221) and stole several items. At 2:45 a.m. on August 13, an individual kicked the glass front doors to a …

Man robbed at knifepoint in White Marsh, Essex gun shop burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating several robberies and burglaries that were reported this week. Some time between noon on Sunday, August 4, and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, an individual broke into a residence in the 100-block of Montrosse Avenue in Essex (21221) by breaking out a window in the rear basement door. The residence was then ransacked …

Retired astronaut to speak in Middle River on Monday

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A veteran astronaut will be speaking in Middle River on Monday evening. Dr. Thomas Jones is will be tonight’s speaker at the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum’s Free Speaker Series program at 7 p.m. The event will be held in the Lockheed Martin auditorium located at 2323 Eastern Boulevard in Middle River (21220). Dr. Jones will …

Police investigating Parkville assault, Overlea burglary

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating an assault and three burglaries that were reported over the past week. Sometime between noon on Saturday, June 15, and noon on Wednesday, June 26, an individual  broke into a side garage in the 2900-block of Putty Hill Avenue in Parkville (21234) and stole a wet saw from within and a dump trailer from …