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Rideshare driver assaulted, carjacked in Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating after a rideshare driver was assaulted and carjacked in Fullerton last week. At just before 12:15 p.m. on Friday, November 20, the suspect ordered a ride from a ridesharing service. When the driver picked up the suspect in the 7500-block of Belair Road (21236), the suspect assaulted the driver, then took control of the victim’s vehicle …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to rise along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.  Mortality rates continued to decline during the same time period. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 20, 2020, there have been 177,086 cases of novel coronavirus …


Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Baltimore and Baltimore County. The warning will remain in effect until 8 p.m. on Sunday. At just before 6:30 p.n., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Glen Rock to near Westminster to Green Valley, moving east at 30 mph. Wind gusts of up to 60 …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations spike

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations spiked along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.  Meanwhile, overall mortality rates continued to decline. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 13, 2020, there have been 161,789 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has …

Baltimore County Police Department offers police facilities as Safe Exchange Zones for online transactions

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the number of online purchases and sales of goods quickly increase, so do the potential risks associated with these transactions when they involve meeting a stranger. The Baltimore County Police Department is encouraging anyone who makes an online purchase that involves an in-person interaction to use their police facilities. All transactions are encouraged to be completed during daylight …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations continue to rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations increased along with the overall positivity rate over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 6, 2020, there have been 151,505 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,587,697 tests. The statewide positivity …

Water main break reported in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A water main break on Belair Road was causing some traffic issues in the Overlea area on Thursday night. The break occurred along Belair Road at Cardwell Avenue (21236) just inside the beltway. Witnesses say water is flowing onto Route 1 at this hour. Police are reportedly blocking the northbound lanes along Belair Road. Motorists should use caution in …

Fullerton gas station robbed, Rosedale ATM stolen

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 1, a woman told another individual to leave her room at the Regal Inn, located in the 7900-block of Pulaski Highway (21237).  The armed suspect became argumentative and assaulted the woman. The suspect then left the room but returned moments …