Crime, Police/Fire

AMBER ALERT: Police searching for missing Maryland 7-year-old

GLEN BURNIE, MD—Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing Maryland boy. Prophet Marquis Matthew Johnson, 7, is believed to be in the company of 30-year-old black female, Tiffany Sharquita Johnson and two other unknown individuals. The four were last seen in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County, Maryland in a dark-color Chrysler 300 with large rims. Advertisement Prophet is …


Business, Education

Maryland School for the Blind teacher honored with national award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Christie Holland, an educator at The Maryland School for the Blind, has been named the Principals of Schools for the Blind 2020 Outstanding Teacher of Students with Multiple Disabilities. Annually POSB, which is part of the Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB), recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals nationally who work with students who are blind or visually …


Gov. Hogan directs MDH to offer appointment-free COVID-19 testing, allow testing without symptoms

ANNAPOLIS, MD–Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the state has reached a critical milestone, surpassing 200,000 COVID-19 tests and completing testing of 3.5 percent of the state’s population. The state now has the capacity and supplies to offer testing to Marylanders who may have been exposed to the disease, even if they do not have symptoms. With this progress, …

Loch Raven Boulevard convenience store sells winning $100,000 scratch-off

PARKVILLE, MD—Three brothers-in-law, all in their early 30s, are celebrating after winning $100,000 on the new 50X The Cash scratch-off game. The new business owners are grateful because this win will help kick-start their endeavor. Dolendra Paudel, Dipak Rijal, and Jeevan Sharma, all from Glen Burnie, have done many things together. They all married sisters and traveled to the United …

Parkville man killed in I-695 motorcycle crash

PARKVILLE, MD – Maryland State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash in which one person died on Sunday evening in Anne Arundel County. At just before 8 p.m., troopers responded to motorcycle crash in the area of I-695 at Route 2 in Glen Burnie. The driver of the motorcycle, 34-year-old Brian O’Keith Norris, of Parkville, was pronounced dead at the …

Parkville man arrested for murder

PARKVILLE, MD – A Parkville man has been arrested on murder charges. On Saturday, June 1, 2019, Aaron Lemon, 40, of Glen Burnie, was fatally stabbed in the 3900-block of Rogers Avenue in northwest Baltimore. Homicide detectives investigated the murder, quickly identified a suspect, and obtained an arrest warrant. On Tuesday, June 4, at just before 6:15 a.m., detectives arrested …

Former BPD detective from Joppa found guilty in corruption case

UPDATE: Hersl has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Original story below… —— Jurors on Monday evening found former Baltimore Police Department detectives Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor guilty on on racketeering charges in connection with the BPD’s Gun Trace Task Force. The jury got the case on Thursday and deliberated for a day and a half before returning …

Indicted Baltimore City Police Officers from Joppa, Middle River charged with additional robberies

UPDATE: Hersl and Taylor have been found guilty – click here for details. Original story below… —— A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging three previously indicted Baltimore City Police Officers with additional robberies. The superseding indictment charges the defendants with racketeering conspiracy, robbery, extortion, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. …