Crime, Emergency Response

Robberies reported in Parkville, Middle River, Essex

Police are investigating a series of robberies that were reported this week. At 10 a.m. on Monday, July 23, a man was sitting in his van in the 2500-block of Putty Hill Avenue in Parkville (21234) when another man came up behind him, placed a knife to his side, and demanded money. The victim complied and then ran from the van to …


Business, Entertainment

Essex mother-daughter team score winning $30K Md. Lottery scratch-off

An unexpected turn of events left one member of an Essex mother and daughter scratch-off team in tears after they bought a $2 Bingo! instant ticket and a $3 scratch-off at Norman’s Liquors in Essex. The duo initially won $5 on the $3 ticket and then started scratching the Bingo! game. “I noticed we had four corners and knew that …