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Dense Fog Advisory issued for Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for the Baltimore metro area. The advisory will remain in effect until 9 a.m. on Thursday. Forecasters say to expect visibility of one quarter mile or less in dense fog. Hazardous driving conditions are likely due to low visibility. If driving, motorists are encouraged to slow down, use headlights, …


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Baltimore County, BGE officials asking residents to report purple streetlights

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and BGE officials are asking residents to help them locate any purple streetlights in the county. Officials say a manufacturer defect has caused some streetlights to turn purple. Anyone who comes across a purple streetlight in Baltimore County is asked to report it to BGE at https://bge.streetlightoutages.com. Step 1: Type the address of where you saw the …


Baltimore County NAACP, ACLU of Maryland raise concerns over proposed County Council redistricting

BALTIMORE, MD—In materials submitted to the Baltimore County Redistricting Commission, the Baltimore County NAACP and the ACLU of Maryland have voiced concerns that the redistricting plan the Commission is potentially recommending would “unlawfully dilute Black people’s votes, in violation of the landmark Voting Rights Act,” according to a press release. “We cannot seek redistricting for the benefit of some and …

Police searching for missing Overlea 15-year-old

OVERLEA, MD—Police are searching for a 15-year-old who has been reported missing from the Overlea area. Davon Butler is 5’5″ tall and weighs 100 pounds. He was last seen on E. Overlea Avenue (21206) on Monday, October 4th. Information on current clothing or possible destination is not available at this time. Anyone with information on Davon Butler’s whereabouts is asked …

Afternoon, evening storms likely in Baltimore area on Tuesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The afternoon and evening hours could bring the chance for storms in the Baltimore area on Tuesday. The National Weather Service says scattered severe thunderstorms, capable of producing damaging winds and large hail, will be possible on Tuesday afternoon and evening. The most likely timeframe for storm development will be between 3 – 10 p.m. Once the cold front …

SunTree Snack Foods recalls some cashews, trail mix sold in Maryland due to potential presence of glass pieces

BALTIMORE, MD—SunTree Snack Foods LLC is recalling specific items of Happy Belly, Prince & Spring, Harris Teeter, and HEB brand names that contain specific lots of cashews due to the potential presence of glass pieces. The following items are being recalled: Product labels can be viewed online here (PDF). No injuries have been reported to date. Although the investigation is …

Gas prices move sideways as crude oil makes run at 2021 high

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The nation’s average gas price has declined 0.7 cents per gallon from a week ago to $3.17 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 up 3.8 cents from a month ago and $1.00 per gallon higher than …