Business, Politics

Councilman Marks: Eliminate fees, exempt FreeState Gun Range in gun security bill

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that he would support amending the proposed gun safety legislation sponsored by Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski to eliminate new fees and exempt places such as the FreeState Gun Range in White Marsh. The bill sought by the Olszewski administration requires stronger security measures at gun shops and temporary gun shows …


Crime, Police/Fire, Traffic

Stabbing reported in Edgewood, roads closed

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Vander Madison, of Baltimore. He was reportedly stabbed multiple times in the upper body. His injuries are serious, but non-life threatening. Madison was walking along Edgewood Road at just after 12:30 p.m. when an unknown male approached him from behind, grabbed his bag, and stabbed him multiple times. The suspect is described …


Shots fired at vehicle near Rosedale, Nottingham home burglarized, Bowleys Quarters Royal Farms robbed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, two individuals approached the a man while he was seated in his vehicle in the 6100-block of Radecke Avenue (21206) and attempted to open the passenger door. One of the suspects shot the car as the victim …

Police searching for missing Essex man

UPDATE: Shawn Phillips has been found safe and unharmed. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a man who has gone missing from the Essex area. Shawn Phillips, 43, was last seen on Tuesday morning at his home in the 900-block of Punjab Circle in Essex. Phillips is 5’7″, weighs 140 pounds, and has a …

Fullerton movie theater employee robbed; Rosedale apartment, Middle River storage locker burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, a known individual stole a cell phone and assaulted someone in the 500-block of Stemmers Run Road in Essex (21221). The suspect fled on foot through adjacent neighborhoods, but was arrested without incident. At just after 11:45 …

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Rosedale, Overlea home burglarized

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported this week. At 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, a woman parked her car in the 2000-block of Summit Avenue in Rosedale (21237) and she was then approached by four individuals, one of whom was armed.  The suspects stole her property at gunpoint and then fled. At 10:45 p.m. on …

Education, public spending to lead Olszewski’s agenda for 2020 General Assembly

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will again make the case for school construction and education funding as the top priorities of his legislative agenda for the upcoming 2020 General Assembly session. The push for education funding will be part of a legislative agenda that also includes public safety initiatives, environmental efforts and measures related to public health. “We need …