Police/Fire, Traffic

Child injured in Glen Arm accident

GLEN ARM, MD—Emergency crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon accident involving a child and a school bus in Glen Arm. Details are scarce, however initial reports indicate that a 4-year-old child was dragged approximately 30 feet by a bus in the area of Manor Road at Old Carriage Road. The child reportedly had their backpack caught in …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Tractor-trailer collides with school bus on I-95 in Rosedale

UPDATE: As of 3 p.m., all lanes have been reopened. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE—Crews are on the scene of a major Friday afternoon crash along Interstate 95. The crash occurred at just after 12 p.m. when a tractor-trailer collided with a school bus along southbound I-95 at the I-895 split. The tractor-trailer then went off of the roadway and …


WMVFC responding to 2 crashes, school bus assault

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company said on Friday afternoon that units were responding to three separate calls in the area. Crews are responding to a crash along northbound Interstate 95 between I-695 and Route 43.  The two left northbound lanes along I-95 are currently blocked.  There has been no word on any injuries. Units are also responding …

Marks, Bhandari put pressure on BCPS to reduce bus overcrowding, delays

TOWSON,MD—At the Baltimore County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, September 24, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and Delegate Harry Bhandari both pushed for action to reduce school bus overcrowding and delays. “I appreciate Delegate Bhandari joining me, and I thank Councilwoman Bevins for sending a representative as well,” said Councilman Marks. “I also appreciate School Board members such as …

“When do I have to stop for a school bus?”: Police issue reminder

NOTTINGHAM, MD—With the new school year now in full swing, police are reminding motorists of the rules of the road when it comes to school buses. “When Do I Have to Stop for a School Bus?” The Baltimore County Police Department reminds all drivers to stop when the lights on school buses are flashing. Maryland law states that vehicles must …

Police seeking witnesses after school bus sideswiped in Harford County hit-and-run

BELCAMP, MD – Maryland State Police are investigating after a public school bus with 11 children on board was sideswiped on Wednesday morning in Harford County. The vehicle that hit the bus failed to remain at the scene. No one on the bus was injured in the incident. Police say a vehicle sideswiped the bus along the traffic circle at …

BCPS: Expect ‘major’ after-school delays due to beltway closure

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Officials with Baltimore County Public Schools are advising parents to expect significant delays on Tuesday afternoon related to today’s closure of I-695. As an example, the following message was sent out to parents at Honeygo Elementary School: Good afternoon Honeygo families. This is a message regarding afternoon bus transportation for today, September 10, 2019. All schools in …

New school year, same bus woes

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The excitement of a new school year is fading quickly for some parents in northeastern Baltimore County. The school bus issues that plagued the county last year seem to have returned this fall. The district’s new transportation director, Jess Grim, began the school year by asking for parents’ patience as they adjusted some school bus routes. Already, …