Police/Fire

JMVFC firefighter suffers heart attack while battling weekend house fire

JOPPA, MD—A firefighter suffered a heart attack while battling a house fire in Joppa over the weekend. Tyler Colvin says his father, a firefighter with the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, went into cardiac arrest after responding to a house fire in the 700-block of Ferguson Road on Saturday afternoon. After being transported to UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, the firefighter …


Crime, Police/Fire

Son of Baltimore County police officers killed in South Carolina shooting

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The son of two Baltimore County police officers was killed on Tuesday. A deadly shooting at a South Carolina nightclub claimed the life of 18-year-old Garrett Bakhsh. Bakhsh died at 8 p.m. Tuesday night from injuries he sustained in the shooting. Police responded to the deadly shooting at Mac’s Lounge on Camden Avenue at around 2 a.m. on Sunday, …


GoFundMe page established for family whose Nottingham home was struck by vehicle

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A GoFundMe page has been established for a Nottingham family whose home was struck by a vehicle earlier this month. On Monday, December 2, 2019, a driver lost control of her vehicle, crashing through the home of Sarah & Felix De Luca and their 4 children (ages 15, 12, 10, and 4) on Ridgetown Drive (21236). Baltimore County has …

GoFundMe pages established for Loch Raven Village fire victims

HILLENDALE, MD – GoFundMe pages have been established for the victims of a fire that swept through three townhomes in Loch Raven Village on the Fourth of July. The fire was reported at just after 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4th, in the 1800-block of Edgewood Road (21234). A total of three townhomes were involved in the fire. It was …

11-year-old boy dies after being pulled from Joppa pool on Memorial Day

JOPPA, MD – An 11-year-old Edgewood boy who was rescued from a pool in Joppa on Memorial Day has succumbed to his injuries. Zephaniah Muchele died on Friday morning at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, according to The Aegis. The boy was found at the bottom of a swimming pool on Neptune Drive in Joppa, where he had been visiting with …

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, …

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 …