Business, Politics

Director of DPW to retire, Olszewski makes other Baltimore County personnel announcements

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday made several important personnel announcements, filling key Baltimore County positions. “The key to building a better Baltimore County is building a great team, and I’m thrilled that these talented individuals will put their experience and passion to work on behalf of our residents and communities,” Olszewski said. Department of Public Works Acting Director …


Police/Fire

Man seriously injured after falling out of vehicle in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—A man was seriously injured after falling out of a vehicle in Joppa on Thursday evening. At around 7 p.m., units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to a crash involving a person that had fallen out of a vehicle in the area of Haverhill Road at Trimble Road. The 21-year-old male patient was flown to Shock Trauma in …


Mother killed, toddler injured in 5-car fatal crash on Eastern Boulevard

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating an overnight 5-car crash in Middle River that killed a woman and injured her 3-year-old son. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on Friday along Eastern Boulevard near White Marsh Boulevard. Authorities say a Honda Element that was traveling westbound on Eastern Boulevard sideswiped another vehicle traveling in the same direction, then …

Officer shot in northeast Baltimore City

UPDATE: Police have released additional details on this incident here. Original story below… —— CEDONIA, MD – Authorities are on the scene following a police-involved shooting in northeast Baltimore. The Baltimore Police Department says an officer was shot in the 5500-block of Summerfield Avenue (21206) at just after 3:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. The police sergeant was wounded and had …

Belair Road shut down after car slams into church bus

UPDATE: Reports indicate the bus involved was a church bus, not a school bus.  Belair Road remains shut down. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD – Belair Road has been shut down following a serious, Thursday afternoon crash in Kingsville. The crash was reported at just after 2 p.m. at the intersection of Belair Road and Bradshaw Road. A vehicle …

7-year-old Joppa boy killed in Bel Air crash

A community is in mourning after a 7-year-old boy from Joppa was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Bel Air on Monday morning. Tripp Johnson was killed in a 12-vehicle pileup that occurred at about 7 a.m. on Monday along Route 24 at Ring Factory Road. The fiery crash occurred when a ShopRite tractor-trailer driven by Carloo Watson, 49, …

Hillendale fire victim dies

A man who was injured in an apartment fire last week has died. Michael Anthony Carter, 33, of the 7700-block of Hillendale Road (21234) died from his injuries on Monday. Fire crews responded to a blaze at the same address at about 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13th. Carter was found inside and taken to Shock Trauma. Fire investigators have …

Man critically injured in Parkville apartment fire

A 33-year-old man remains in critical but stable condition at Shock Trauma with injuries sustained on Tuesday in a one-alarm apartment fire in Parkville’s Hillendale community. Fire investigators have ruled the fire accidental, saying that it began when a lamp fell and ignited combustible materials. Fire crews from multiple companies responded at about 8:45 p.m. to the 7700-block of Hillendale Road (21234) for an apartment fire.  …