Crime, Education

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 …


Education

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, …

School board to hold emergency meeting to address bus delays in northeastern Baltimore County

It would seem that a breaking point has been reached. With school bus delays mounting in northeastern Baltimore County, local elected officials want answers. Dozens of parents have complained on local online forums lately that Baltimore County school buses have been arriving hours late, if they arrive at all. “When school buses don’t arrive, children are in danger,” said BCPS …

Nottingham man charged after jumping onto school bus in Parkville

A local man is facing charges after jumping onto a school bus in Parkville last week. Leverne Doran, 68, of Nottingham, alleged that a student on the bus, which was stopped near Putty Hill Avenue and Hoerner Avenue on Thursday afternoon, threw a Gatorade bottle at his vehicle.  Doran then demanded to enter the bus. When the driver refused, Doran …

Enraged man climbs onto Parkville school bus, gets arrested [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Baltimore County police say Leverne Doran, 68, has been arrested and charged – click here for details. Original story below… — — — A man was arrested after climbing onto a Baltimore County school bus on Thursday afternoon. The incident took place in the vicinity of Putty Hill Avenue at Hoerner Avenue in Parkville. Witnesses say the man tried …