Emergency Response, Traffic

7-year-old Joppa boy killed in Bel Air crash

A community is in mourning after a 7-year-old boy from Joppa was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Bel Air on Monday morning. Tripp Johnson was killed in a 12-vehicle pileup that occurred at about 7 a.m. on Monday along Route 24 at Ring Factory Road. The fiery crash occurred when a ShopRite tractor-trailer driven by Carloo Watson, 49, …


Business, Real Estate

GoFundMe page established to support preservation of IOOF Lodge 175 in Upper Falls

A GoFundMe page has been established to help preserve an historic Upper Falls landmark. Representatives from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge  175 say their insurance carrier has required them to make mandatory repairs to the building in order to keep their insurance coverage. Should they fail to make the required repairs, their insurance will be cancelled and the …


Funeral date announced for Ashawntie Brown, former Gators running back

Funeral arrangements have been announced for a former Perry Hall Gators running back. Ashawntie Brown, 19, died on January 8. A viewing will be held at Joseph H. Brown Jr. Funeral Home, located at 2140 N. Fulton Avenue in Baltimore (21217), on Friday, January 19, from 3 to 8 p.m. Brown’s funeral will be held at the same location at …

GoFundMe page established for elderly Fullerton beating victim

A GoFundMe page has been established for a man who was viciously beaten by a group of six individuals last week. The 69-year-old was beaten by six juveniles in the 4200 block of Cardwell Avenue (21236) on Wednesday, January 3, as he was preparing to take his wife to the bank. The six teens attacked the man, robbed him, then …

GoFundMe page created for family of Kyle Marshall, man killed in Essex hit-and-run

A GoFundMe page has been established for the family of the man killed in an Essex hit-and-run on Monday. Kyle Marshall was walking his mother across the street near Eastern Boulevard at Stemmers Run Road at just before 1 a.m. when police say he was struck by a purple Hyundai. Marshall, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His mother …

Army Sgt. Eric Houck, Perry Hall native, killed in Afghanistan

UPDATE: Sgt. Houck’s name has been added to the Baltimore County war memorial in Towson. Original story below… —— The U.S. Army has announced that a Perry Hall man was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced on Monday that Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Perry Hall, died while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Two other soldiers were also …