Police/Fire

Vehicle hits apartment building in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, MD—A vehicle crashed into an apartment building in Edgewood on Wednesday morning. At just after 6 a.m., crews responded to the 1900-block of Edgewater Drive. The driver and one occupant from the apartment were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. At this time, authorities believe the crash was the result of a medical incident. The investigation is …


Crime, Police/Fire

Baltimore, Harford counties receive DOJ public safety grants

BALTIMORE, MD—United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur announced on Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance state, local, and tribal law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts in jurisdictions across the United States. More than $5 million will support …


Authorities investigating bomb threat in Edgewood

UPDATE 3: Authorities have completed sweeping the location. No explosive devices were found. UPDATE 2: As of 2 p.m., Trimble Road has been reopened, however there is still no access to the Kohl’s Distribution Center. UPDATE: The bomb threat was reported at the Kohl’s Distribution Center in the 1700-block of Trimble Road at just before 8:15 a.m. Trimble Road remains …

Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Baltimore County

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has cancelled the Winter Weather Advisory as a shift in the winds kept the cold air away. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the overnight hours on Saturday and into Sunday. The advisory will be in effect from 1 a.m. until noon on Sunday, December …

MDTA Board unanimously approves toll modernization package

BALTIMORE, MD—The Board of the Maryland Transportation Authority on Thursday unanimously approved a statewide toll modernization plan and an accompanying package of new payment options that will save Marylanders more than $28 million over five years. At a meeting in Baltimore, the Board also approved a contract for the MD 301 bridge replacement in southern Maryland and authorized $58 million …

Md. Department of Agriculture issues spotted lanternfly quarantine in Cecil, Harford Counties

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Department of Agriculture on Monday issued a spotted lanternfly quarantine for all of Cecil and Harford Counties. The quarantine is effective immediately and will restrict the movement of regulated articles within the quarantine zone that contain the spotted lanternfly in any of its life stages, including egg masses, nymphs, and adults. Examples of regulated articles include landscaping, …

Maryland State Police to step up patrols for Labor Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – Maryland State Police are gearing up for the Labor Day holiday, and troopers will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents, and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed. Beginning on Thursday, troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks statewide will be focusing enforcement efforts …

Glassman administration awards $1.5 million to non-profits promoting Harford County tourism

HARFORD COUNTY, MD – Harford County Executive Barry Glassman announced on Monday that 25 local non-profits would receive $1.5 million in fiscal year 2020 to plan and implement tourism-related activities. Now in its fifth consecutive year, Harford County’s competitive award program is funded by the local hotel/lodging fee initiated by the Glassman administration in March 2015. The program supports historical, …