Police/Fire, Traffic

Car crashes into utility pole, causes power outage in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A serious, Friday night crash in Overlea left some residents without power. The crash occurred at around 10:15 p.m. in the area of Northern Parkway at Hilltop Avenue (21206). One vehicle overturned in the crash and took down a utility pole. Several nearby residents reported being without power shortly thereafter. There has been no word on any injuries. Story …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Car strikes pole on Joppa Road, causes power outage

Crews were on the scene of a Sunday evening crash along Joppa Road in Nottingham. Initial reports indicate that a vehicle struck a utility pole in the vicinity of Joppa Road at Seven Courts Drive (21236) at around 8 p.m. The crash has knocked out power to some residents in the Seven Courts community. BGE crews are heading to the …


BGE addresses loud booms, brief power outages in Carney, Perry Hall

BGE has responded after NottinghamMD.com reached out for comment regarding brief power outages in the Carney/Perry Hall area. Residents reported hearing loud booms, seeing bright flashes, and experiencing momentary power outages early on Sunday and late Monday night. Monday night’s occurrence occurred just before midnight. The occurrences were limited to the areas surrounding Magledt Road and Northwind Road. Story continues below BGE has responded, …

Loud boom, brief power flicker confounds Carney, Perry Hall residents

UPDATE: BGE has responded here. Original story below… —— What was that loud boom? That’s what many Carney and Perry Hall residents are asking after hearing the sound on Saturday night and again on Monday night. It is not likely to be the aforementioned “crop cannon” boom as, this time, each occurrence has been accompanied by a bright flash and a …

Major Perry Hall crash causes power outage

Crews are on the scene of a serious, Sunday afternoon crash in Perry Hall. The crash occurred at the intersection of Belair Road and Silver Spring Road. One vehicle was knocked onto its side and knocked down a utility pole, causing a power outage. There has been no word on any injuries. According to the BGE website, approximately 500 people …

Traffic signals out along Belair, Harford Roads in Fallston

Motorists heading north along Harford and Belair Roads could run into some Thursday evening delays. The traffic signals are currently out along Mountain/Fallston Road at Harford Road and at Belair Road. There are electrical wires on fire in the 600-block of Old Fallston Road, which is causing the power outage. Motorists should treat these intersections as four-way stops. BGE crews …

Evening storms wreak havoc on Nottingham area

Magledt Road in Carney A strong line of storms pummeled Nottingham and the surrounding communities on Monday evening. As the storms moved closer, the National Weather Service issued Severe Thunderstorm Warnings and Flash Flood Warnings for northeastern portions of Baltimore County. A portion of Magledt Road near Hines Estate in Carney temporarily had to be shut down due to flash …

Police pursuit ends in Essex crash

UPDATE: The suspect in this case has been identified. Original story below… —— Police in Baltimore County are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash involving a stolen vehicle that struck a BGE transformer, a light pole, and a traffic signal box, leaving the area near Rossville Boulevard at Kelso Drive without power. A woman who had just finished …