Crime, Police/Fire

Perry Hall church vandalized, burglarized; man sets vehicle on fire in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At around 3 a.m. on Friday, November 25, an individual brandished a folding pocket knife during an argument in the 1300-block of Taylor Avenue in Hillendale (21234). At just before 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 27, a known individual burglarized a place of worship located in …


Business, Sci-Tech

Gas prices fall to lowest levels since February

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the third straight week, the nation’s average gas price has declined, falling 12.4 cents from a week ago to $3.52 per gallon on Monday according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 22.7 cents from a month ago and 14.1 …


Baltimore County Police Department launches Safe Space initiative

TOWSON, MD—In an effort to further the Baltimore County Police Department’s commitment to the safety and welfare of all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) residents and visitors, BCoPD is launching a Safe Space Initiative. Under the program, community members, businesses, schools, and organizations have the opportunity to visibly display a distinguishable “Safe Space” decal. The posted …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of November 28

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that daytime and nighttime testing operations are scheduled for this week.  Testing is scheduled for Monday, November 28 through Friday, December 2 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Military weapons and watercraft will be visible during daytime and nighttime hours. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or …

Apartment fire reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon apartment fire in Rosedale. The fire was reported at around 3:30 p.m. on Parham Circle (21237). Units arrived to find smoke showing from a three-story apartment building, according to Baltimore County Breaking News. The blaze was quickly contained and extinguished. There has been no word on any injuries.

2022 ‘Share the Warmth’ campaign collects winter accessories and wellness items for BCPS students

TOWSON, MD—Community members are invited to contribute new/unused winter accessories and wellness items to support Baltimore County Public Schools students during the winter months. The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc.’s “Share the Warmth” campaign accepts such items year-round but focuses its collection efforts from the fall through January. “Recent chilly mornings remind us that even harsher weather will arrive soon,” …

Businesses vandalized, burglarized in Hillendale, Rosedale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Between 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, an individual came onto a business’ parking lot in the 7900-block of Belair Road in Nottingham (21236), broke into a storage container, and stole a generator. At just before 3:15 p.m. on …

Baltimore County Freezing Weather Shelter to open Tuesday, Wednesday

ROSEDALE, MD—With more cold temperatures on the way, officials are activating local freezing shelters. Due to freezing temperatures, the Baltimore County Freezing Weather Shelter will be open Tuesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 23. The shelter is open from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. with check-in from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Baltimore County Freezing Weather Shelter is located …