Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan visits Maryland National Guard troops at U.S. Capitol [PHOTOS]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday visited Maryland National Guard soldiers deployed at the U.S. Capitol, and received a briefing on security operations for the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies. “The State of Maryland will do everything we can to protect the transition of power, and we continue to work closely with allied law enforcement and federal partners to support the inauguration,” …


Events, Police/Fire

Maryland State Police marks 100th anniversary

PIKESVILLE, MD—The Maryland State Police on Sunday celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding as a statewide, full-service law enforcement department. Officials say the idea was born of necessity. The dawn of the 1920’s brought a perplexing problem to the office of Maryland Governor Albert Ritchie. The advent of the automobile was providing criminals with the means to expand their …


FBI seeks to identify violent agitators involved in Washington D.C. unrest, Governor Hogan to hold press conference

WASHINGTON, DC—The Federal Bureau of Investigation is actively investigating Wednesday’s civil unrest in Washington D.C. A group of protestors breached the U.S. Capitol building while Congress was in session to certify the 2020 presidential elections results. At least 4 people are dead and 52 individuals were arrested.  Fourteen police officers were also injured in the disturbance. The Maryland Emergency Management …

MEMA raises State Activation Level due to unrest in Washington D.C., Governor Hogan to send in Maryland National Guard

UPDATE: The FBI is now actively investigating this incident. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Emergency Management Agency has raised the State Activation Level due to the ongoing protests in Washington, D.C. The State Emergency Operations Center has raised the State Activation Level to PARTIAL as of 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Protestors breached the U.S. Capitol building at just …

41-year-old Nottingham man killed in Harford County crash

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities say a Nottingham man was killed in a crash in Harford County this week. At just before 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29, troopers from the Maryland State Police – Bel Air Barrack responded to the area of Route 543 and Route 22 in Bel Air for a report of a three-vehicle crash with injuries. According to a …

Baltimore County roads still slick due to winter storm, over 400 crashes reported statewide

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The precipitation has ended, but lingering wet roads and chilly temperatures are resulting in slick roads. Even main arteries such as E. Joppa Road remained slippery and ice-covered in many spots as of 10 a.m. on Thursday morning. Motorists are urged to use caution and assume that any surfaces that appear wet may be icy. From 9 a.m. on …

Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for heavy snowfall, adverse conditions

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for heavy snowfall and other severe conditions anticipated on Wednesday and into Thursday. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for northern Baltimore County with 12 to 18 inches of snow expected.  A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the …

Maryland State Police warning parents about increase in online child sex exploitation cases

BALTIMORE, MD—With both children and adults spending more time online due to virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland State Police officials are reminding those of all ages to be vigilant with regard to internet safety. According to the Maryland State Police Computer Crimes Unit, cyber tips concerning the potential sexual exploitation of children have increased considerably over the …