Crime, Police/Fire

Overnight shooting reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating an overnight shooting in the Essex area. At just before 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, November 17, officers responded to the 400-block of Eastern Boulevard (21221) for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and located evidence of a shooting on the parking lot of a business. Two victims were later …


Police investigating White Marsh burglary, Middle River delivery driver robbed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a burglary and two robberies that were reported over the past few weeks. Sometime between 10 p.m. on Sunday, October 27, and 3:30 a.m. on Monday, October 28, an individual broke into a residence on Willow Path Court in White Marsh/Nottingham (21236).  The suspect stole a coat and money before fleeing the scene. At around noon …

Newsweek names Eastern Tech one of nation’s top STEM schools

ESSEX, MD—An Essex high school has received national recognition. Newsweek has named Eastern Technical High School one of the nation’s top STEM schools. “Science, technology, engineering, mathematics—these are the fields in which our children need to be fluent,” said Newsweek’s global editor-in-chief Nancy Cooper. “The STEM skills that only specialists have today will be expected of virtually everyone in the …

I-695 inner loop shut down due to Essex crash

UPDATE 2: All lanes have now been reopened. UPDATE: The State Highway Administration says that two lanes have been reopened and only the left lane of the I-605 inner loop remains closed at Route 702. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Sunday afternoon crash in Essex. The crash was reported at around 4 p.m. …

Police searching for missing Essex man

ESSEX, MD—Police are searching for a man who has gone missing from the Essex area. Robert Whiting, 22, from Glenwood Road, was last seen wearing a blue & black jacket, gray sweatpants, and black boots. Police say he was last seen on Monday, November 4, and is suffering from an emotional crisis. Anyone with information on Robert Whiting’s whereabouts is …

Police investigating series of eastern Baltimore County robberies, assaults

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a series of robberies and assaults that were reported in eastern Baltimore County over the past week. At 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, two individuals assaulted the victim in the area of Eastern Boulevard at Wilson Point Road in Middle River (21220) while they were in the victim’s friend’s car. The suspects stole cash, and …