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Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias, Marylanders urged to exercise caution

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the East Coast braces for Tropical Storm Isaias, Governor Larry Hogan announced on Monday that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for severe conditions. A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for most jurisdictions, in addition to several severe weather watches and warnings …


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Maryland State Police investigating Parkville crash that injured tow truck driver

PARKVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that injured a tow truck operator working on the side of the road in Parkville on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Antonio Martinez, 38, of Baltimore, Maryland. Martinez was transported from the scene of the crash to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where he is receiving medical treatment …


Maryland State Police to continue increased enforcement through Fourth of July holiday weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland state troopers will be extra vigilant looking for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers this Independence Day weekend to ensure travelers get to their holiday destination safely. With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, the holiday will be a three-day weekend for many people. As a result, troopers will be on patrol, using a variety …

Gunpowder Falls tunnel expected to open by Labor Day

KINGSVILLE, MD—Perry Hall’s county and state legislators have confirmed that the pedestrian tunnel at Gunpowder Falls State Park should be opened by Labor Day weekend, weather permitting. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, Senator J.B. Jennings, and Delegates Kathy Szeliga & Lauren Arikan shared this message from Wendy Wolcott, District Engineer at Maryland State Highway Administration: “Thank you for your email …

Councilman Marks to finalize new greenways off of Perring Parkway and in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD— Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that he will finalize the creation of two new greenways in northeastern Baltimore County. The two ideas were proposed by Councilman Marks last spring. The first greenway includes seven acres of land owned by the Maryland State Highway Administration near Perring Parkway. The state never extended Perring Parkway, but has continued to …

Silver Alert issued by Maryland State Police

UPDATE: Samuel Fleming has been located in Baltimore City. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Police have issued a Silver Alert. Police are looking for a 2013 blue Hyundai Sonata with Maryland tags “2BZ8378,” according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Samuel Agosta Fleming is a black male, 5’5″ tall, weighs 160 pounds, and has gray hair and …

I-695 outer loop shut down in Parkville due to vehicle fire

UPDATE: Only the right lane remains closed. All other lanes have been reopened. ——— PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon vehicle fire in Parkville. The fire was reported at just after noon along the I-695 outer loop at the Perring Parkway exit. All lanes of the beltway’s outer loop are currently blocked, according to the Maryland …