Police/Fire

House fire reported in Parkville

UPDATE: It took 60 firefighters almost an hour to extinguish the blaze. No injuries were reported, however one dog was rescued from the scene. Original story below… ——— PARKVILLE, MD—Crews responded to a house fire in the Hillendale area on Tuesday night. The fire was reported at around 8:30 p.m. in the 8000-block of Oakleigh Road (21234). Arriving units found …


Police/Fire

Police: Missing Hillendale woman needs medication

UPDATE: Georgina Hayden has been found safe & unharmed. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a woman who has gone missing from the Hillendale area. Georgina Hayden, 55, is 4’11” tall, weighs 150 pounds, and has been reported from the area of Venus Court (21234). She was last heard from on November 15th.  Her …


Perring Parkway shut down due to Parkville crash

PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash in Parkville. The crash was reported at just before 3:45 p.m. along southbound Perring Parkway just past Putty Hill Avenue. Five vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. All lanes along Perring Parkway are shut down south of Putty Hill Avenue. There has been no word on any injuries. …

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Baltimore and Baltimore County. The warning will remain in effect until 8 p.m. on Sunday. At just before 6:30 p.n., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Glen Rock to near Westminster to Green Valley, moving east at 30 mph. Wind gusts of up to 60 …

Baltimore County Police Department offers police facilities as Safe Exchange Zones for online transactions

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the number of online purchases and sales of goods quickly increase, so do the potential risks associated with these transactions when they involve meeting a stranger. The Baltimore County Police Department is encouraging anyone who makes an online purchase that involves an in-person interaction to use their police facilities. All transactions are encouraged to be completed during daylight …

ATM stolen from Parkville bar, man arrested after breaking into Parkville restaurant

PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating several local burglaries that were reported over the past week. At just before 2:45 p.m. on Friday, October 30, a woman returned to her home in the 8200-block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237) to find that a jar full of cash and her children’s identity cards were stolen. The victim also noticed that a screen …

Frost Advisory issued for Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for the Nottingham area. The advisory will be in effect from midnight until 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning Temperatures of 33—36 degrees will result in areas of frost. Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered. Residents should take steps to protect tender plants from the cold.

Baltimore County Public Library to begin scheduling computer appointments this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Beginning this week, Baltimore County Public Library customers can begin making appointments to utilize computers in each branch. Appointments begin this Wednesday, November 4th. Customers may reserve a public computer for one hour per day per branch, and appointments can be made up to 48 hours in advance. Each one-hour time slot will include a screening process and cleaning …