Government, Traffic

Belair Road shut down in Overlea

UPDATE: Belair Road has been reopened to traffic. Original story below… —— OVERLEA, MD – Commuters in the Overlea area should be aware of an important road closure. At about 5:15 p.m. on Monday, the Maryland State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions between Northern Parkway and Taylor Avenue. The closure is due …


Emergency Response, Traffic

Vehicle crashes into Parkville building

UPDATE: One adult female and one firefighters have been transported to a nearby medical facility with minor injuries. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD – Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash in Parkville involving a vehicle that slammed into a building. The crash occurred at about 2 p.m. in the 1700-block of Taylor Avenue (21234). The …


Officer-involved shooting reported in Parkville

UPDATE 3: The police officer has been identified and additional information have been released – click here for details. UPDATE 2: Police say they received a 911 call for a person with a gun inside a home in the 3000-block of Linwood Avenue. Officers responded and, during an encounter inside the home, one officer was shot in the upper body. …

Parkville 7-Eleven sells winning, $100K Md. Lottery scratch-off

A Baltimore man who bought six or seven Maryland Lottery scratch-offs found a true gem in the mix – a Diamond 10s scratch-off worth $100,000. “Every now and then I play,” said the 57-year-old, who claimed his winnings this week at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. He’s glad he picked the right day to pick up his lucky game. The …

Parkville Royal Farms robbed, Nottingham apartment burglarized

Police are investigating a local robbery and a burglary that were reported over the past week. At 11 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, an individual robbed the Royal Farms store located in the 2700-block of Taylor Avenue (21234) at knifepoint. The suspect stole cash and cigarettes, then fled the scene. Sometime between 3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, and 6:15 p.m. on …

Maryland School for the Blind sets Guinness World Record

The Maryland School for the Blind has set a Guinness World Record. A word record has been set for the longest marathon game of Goalball, according to the Guinness World Record organization. Teams consisting of MSB students and alumni as well as collegiate, adult, and Paralympic athletes attempted the feat on December 7 and 8, 2018 by playing the physically …