Education, Police/Fire

Fire reported at Magnolia Elementary School

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a fire at Magnolia Elementary School in Joppa. The fire was reported at around 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Units arrived to find a transformer that was in fire with possible extension to the school. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company reports that crews are waiting for BGE to cut the power so the …


Police searching for missing Joppa woman

UPDATE: Police found Debra Hurdel’s body on Sunday afternoon. No foul play is suspected and no further details are available at this time. Original story below… ——— JOPPA, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Joppa woman. Debra Hurdel, 64, was last seen at 3 p.m. on Saturday in the 500-block of Trimble Road. She is …

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 …

Two injured in crash following Joppa police chase

JOPPA, MD—Authorities responded to a pair of crashes in the Joppa area on Wednesday morning. The first crash occurred at 8:45 a.m. in the 1800-block of Mountain Road, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. In that crash, a car collided with an oil carrier. One person was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A second crash …

7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, MD—Police are investigating an armed robbery that was reported in Edgewood this week. At just after 1 a.m. on Monday, March 30, officers responded to the 7-Eleven located in the 500-block of Edgewood Road for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, deputies were informed that two suspects had just robbed the store. During the robbery, one of …

Authorities investigating bomb threat in Edgewood

UPDATE 3: Authorities have completed sweeping the location. No explosive devices were found. UPDATE 2: As of 2 p.m., Trimble Road has been reopened, however there is still no access to the Kohl’s Distribution Center. UPDATE: The bomb threat was reported at the Kohl’s Distribution Center in the 1700-block of Trimble Road at just before 8:15 a.m. Trimble Road remains …