Crime, Police/Fire

Harford County robbery suspect who shot himself during Baltimore County police chase identified

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Harford County robbery suspect who led police on a chase through White Marsh before shooting himself on I-695 in Essex has been identified. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased suspect as 38-year-old Thomas R. Hoerr III of Forest Hill. After warrants were served on Hoerr’s vehicle and residence, evidence was collected that connects Hoerr to …


Harford County robbery suspect tears through White Marsh, dies after crashing on I-695

UPDATE: The deceased suspect has been identified by police. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—A robbery suspect who crashed on I-695 on Sunday morning appears to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Baltimore County Police Department. At just before 8 a.m., Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies released a description of a 2004 Honda Accord being …

Employee charged after setting fires at Franklin Square Medical Center

ROSEDALE, MD—Authorities have charged a hospital employee after she set fires at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center over the weekend. On Saturday, the Baltimore County Fire Department responded to Franklin Square, located at 9000 Franklin Square Drive (21237), for a trash bin fire in a soiled utility room on the third floor.  Due to the suspicious nature of the fire, …

Additional fires reported at Franklin Square Hospital

UPDATE: A hospital employee has been arrested and charged in connection with setting these fires. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Additional fires were reported at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center on Sunday morning. The fires broke out at around 9:45 a.m., according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. Units arrived to find several small fires on multiple floors of the …

Fire reported at Franklin Square Hospital

UPDATE 4: A hospital employee has been arrested and charged in connection with setting these fires. UPDATE 3: Additional fires were reported at Franklin Square on Sunday morning. UPDATE 2: Units are clearing the scene and working to determine what caused the fire. UPDATE: The fire has been extinguished. Patients in the unit have been sheltered in place. Crews are …

Tornado Watch, Flood Warning issued for Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch and a Flood Warning for the Nottingham area. The Tornado Watch covers the entire Baltimore area and will remain in effect until 7 p.m. on Monday evening. The Flood Warning will remain in effect until 7:15 p.m. At just before 1:15 p.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain in the area …

Perry Hall Knights of Columbus Council donates 73 coats to needy children

PERRY HALL, MD—On Friday, Knights of Columbus Father Burggraff Council #6021, Perry Hall, donated 73 coats to the Center for Family Success in Essex. The coats, purchased by the Knights of Columbus, will be given to needy children by the Baltimore County Department of Health. Glen Sauer and Calvin Anthony from the Knights of Columbus joined Councilman David Marks, who …