Business, Traffic

Baltimore County completes latest phase of Campbell Boulevard project

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County on Monday announced the completion of the latest phase of the Campbell Boulevard project, which runs between Bird River Road and Windlass Run. The new road completes a continuous circuit between Route 40 to Route 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) and will open to traffic on Tuesday, July 7. “This long-awaited project is a major gain for …


Crime, Police/Fire

Home invasion reported in Essex, shots fired on Rossville Boulevard

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, a resident returned to their residence in the 1400-block of Wentworth Avenue (21234) and found the door ajar. Bank statements were stolen from the victim’s apartment. At 10 a.m., two individuals, one of whom was armed with a …


Winning $58K lottery ticket sold in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—One lucky individual bought a $58,476 winning FAST PLAY ticket in the new $5 Payday progressive game on Sunday, June 21, Maryland Lottery officials said on Monday. The ticket was purchased at the Royal Farms store located at 8803 Philadelphia Road (21237). This is the first progressive top prize-winning ticket sold for the Payday game, which went on sale …

Dirt bikes stolen from Perry Hall shed, Rosedale Popeyes burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several burglaries that were reported over the weekend. Sometime between 2:15 and 4:15 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, two individuals entered the Popeyes in the 8600-block of Philadelphia Road in Rosedale (21237) through the drive-thru window and then damaged the registers and the safe looking for money. The suspects then stole four tablets and a bag …

Police investigating series of dirt bike burglaries, thefts

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a series of dirt bike-related crimes that were reported over the past week. Between 3:45 p.m. Monday, May 11, and 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, an individual broke into a storage unit in the 3000-block of Eastern Boulevard in Middle River (21220) and stole a dirt bike. At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, a man …

Head-on crash reported in Joppa

UPDATE 2: Two patients were taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview in serious but stable condition. UPDATE: Philadelphia Road has been shut down in both directions at Clayton Road.  Motorists should use an alternate route. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at just before 3:15 p.m. …

Commercial fire reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are responding to a Sunday night commercial fire in White Marsh. At around 10 p.m., units responded to the 10700-block of Philadelphia Road (21162) for a report of a fire. Arriving personnel found that sawdust was on fire in a hopper at the J. Gibson McIlvain Company. No injuries have been reported. Motorists should use caution in …

Olszewski asks President Trump to require GM to reopen White Marsh plant to make ventilators

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday wrote a letter to President Donald Trump. In the letter, Olszewski asks that the president require General Motors to reopen its abandoned White Marsh plant for the purpose of manufacturing ventilators. President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act in March and ordered GM to start making ventilators, which are in high …