Police/Fire, Traffic

Crash with injuries reported in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash with injuries in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 3 p.m. in the area of Route 40 at Joppa Farm Road. One lane of westbound Route 40 is currently closed. Injuries have been reported. Motorists should use caution in the area. [Image via Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company] Story …


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Police searching for missing Joppa girl

UPDATE: Sophia Bowen has been located safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 12-year-old girl from Joppa. Sophia Rose Bowen is 5” tall, weighs 100 pounds, and has blue eyes and hair that’s been dyed black. Sophia was last seen at her residence in the 600-block of Joppa …


Serious motorcycle crash reported in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Wednesday evening motorcycle crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 5:30 p.m. along Shore Drive. One motorcycle rider was reportedly seriously injured and has been taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Shore Drive has been closed from Joppa Farm Road to Towne Center Drive. Motorists should use caution …

Wrestling star Kurt Angle to appear in Joppa on Saturday

JOPPA, MD—Fans of professional wrestling might want to clear their schedules this coming weekend. Wrestling legend Kurt Angle will be appearing at MCW Pro Wrestling’s “Anniversary 2020” event in Joppa. The event will take place on Saturday, February 22, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.). Angle is currently signed to WWE where he works as a backstage producer. …

Hazmat crews responding to truck crash in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 8:45 a.m. in the 1000-block of Joppa Farm Road. At the scene, units found that an armored truck had struck a pole and was leaking fuel. Hazmat crews are responding to the scene to assist with fuel cleanup. There has been …

WWE Superstar Kane comes to Joppa this weekend

JOPPA, MD—Wrestling fans can lace up their boots and prepare to meet a legend in Joppa this weekend. WWE Superstar Kane will be appearing at Maryland Championship Wrestling’s “Tribute to the Legends.” The event will take place on Saturday, October 5 at the MCW Arena, located at 1000 Joppa Farm Road (21085). The “meet & greet” portion of the event …

Route 40 shut down in Joppa

UPDATE: The roadway has now been reopened. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD – Motorists in the Joppa area should be aware or a Monday afternoon road closure. At just after 4 p.m., the State Highway Administration reported that Route 40 had been shut down in both directions at the county line. All northbound and southbound lanes have been shut …