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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 …


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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 …


‘All Black Lives Matter’ peaceful protest rally to be held in Perry Hall on Friday

PERRY HALL, MD—A protest will he held in Perry Hall on Friday evening. A flyer circulating online states that an “All Black Lives Matter peaceful protest rally” will be held at Honeygo Run Regional Park at 6 p.m. on July 3rd. The rally is being organized by the Black Lives Matter Baltimore Movement and will feature “prayer, poetry, and a …

Man arrested after threatening demonstrators in front of Vince’s Crab House

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police in Baltimore County arrested a man in front of Vince’s Crab House in Middle River on Saturday evening. The man had reportedly threatened demonstrators with a baseball bat. The suspect, who appeared intoxicated, retrieved a bat from his car after engaging in a verbal exchange with the demonstrators in the 600-block of Compass Road (21220) at around …

Protestors hold peaceful demonstrations in White Marsh, Middle River, Fallston

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Protestors gathered peacefully in several different locations throughout Baltimore County and Harford County on Saturday. Demonstrations have been ongoing across the U.S. following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minnesota last month while in police custody. In White Marsh, protestors assembled along Honeygo Boulevard holding signs that read “Black Lives Matter” and “Being Black Is Not a Crime.”  …

FBI seeks tips on individuals inciting violence during peaceful protests

BALTIMORE, MD—The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for help in identifying individuals who may be inciting violence during otherwise peaceful protests around the country. “The FBI respects the rights of individuals to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights,” officials said in a statement. “Our mission of protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution is dual and simultaneous, not …

Baltimore County Police Chief Hyatt signs open letter from Major Cities Chiefs Association on disparate impact of policing

TOWSON, MD—On Monday, Baltimore County Police Department Chief Melissa Hyatt added her signature to an open letter from the Major Cities Chiefs Association acknowledging that law enforcement “needs to take action to address the disparate impact policing has had on African Americans, people of color, and the disenfranchised.” The full letter can be viewed below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, …

BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams issues statement regarding recent civil unrest

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Monday issued the following statement to the BCPS community regarding recent civil unrest in local communities: “Weekly, I have been sending messages updating you on our COVID-19 response including our Continuity of Learning Plan, but this message is different and honestly, it is urgent. This communication is sent to …