Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Suspect in Kingsville election sign shooting identified, charged

KINGSVILLE, MD—The suspect who was arrested in connection with shooting at an election worked in Kingsville on Sunday has been identified by police. At just before 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, officers responded to the 11000-block of Cedar Lane (21087) for a report of an assault. Police say the victims, Bradley Lang and his father, Neal Houck, both from …


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Sgt. Eric Houck’s name added to Baltimore County war memorial

Over the weekend, contractors added the name of Sergeant Eric M. Houck, formerly of Perry Hall, to the Baltimore County memorial commemorating those who have died in the Persian Gulf. The Department of Defense announced in June that Sgt. Houck, 25, had died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Two other soldiers were also killed. The men died on Saturday, June …


Local pub to host fundraiser for fallen Perry Hall soldier

A local, Perry Hall pub will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the family of a fallen Perry Hall soldier. The Department of Defense announced in June that Army Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Perry Hall, died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan. Two other soldiers were also killed. The fundraiser will be held at BJ’s Pub, located …

Flags in Md. to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday in memory of slain soldier

Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from sunrise to sunset. The flags are being lowered in memory of Army Sergeant Eric M. Houck, of Perry Hall, Maryland. Sgt. Houck died on June 10, 2017 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Two other …

Army Sgt. Eric Houck, Perry Hall native, killed in Afghanistan

UPDATE: Sgt. Houck’s name has been added to the Baltimore County war memorial in Towson. Original story below… —— The U.S. Army has announced that a Perry Hall man was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced on Monday that Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Perry Hall, died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Two other soldiers were also …