Crime, Emergency Response

Two street robberies reported in Essex

ESSEX, MD – Police are investigating two street robberies that were reported in the Essex area this week. At 2:45 p.m., two individuals approached a juvenile on Timber Creek Court (21221) and, at gunpoint, demanded that the victim empty his pockets. The suspects stole the victim’s backpack and then fled on foot. The suspects then dropped the backpack and the …


Emergency Response, Traffic

Portion of MD-702 shut down due to crash

ESSEX, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday morning crash in Essex. The crash was reported at about 10:45 a.m. along MD-702 at Old Eastern Avenue. Advertisement The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that southbound MD-702 has been shut down at Old Eastern Avenue. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use an alternate …


Crash shuts down Middle River roadway

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— MIDDLE RIVER, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday morning crash in Middle River. Advertisement The crash was reported at about 9:30 a.m. in the area of Kelso Drive at Citation Road (21220). The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that Kelso Drive has been shut down …

Eastern Tech team qualifies for MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition

ESSEX, MD – A team from Eastern Technical High School has qualified to represent Maryland at the MESA USA National Engineering Design Challenge Competition to be held in Tucson, Arizona, in June 2019. The Eastern Tech team qualified for the national competition with their first-place finish in the National Engineering Design Challenge during Maryland MESA (Mathematics, Engineering & Science Achievement) …

Street robberies reported in Essex, Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – Police are investigating three robberies that were reported this week. At about 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, two individuals robbed two victims at gunpoint in the area of Compass Road at Tipton Road in Middle River (21220). The suspects stole a cell phone and wallet from the victims before fleeing on foot. Sometime between 2:45 …

Baltimore County to celebrate ‘Bike to Work Day’ on Friday

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Government and Commuter Connections, in partnership with the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, is sponsoring a “Bike to Work Day” pit stop event on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the Washington Avenue side of the Historic Courthouse in downtown Towson. People who live and/or work in Baltimore County are invited to …