Crime, Police/Fire

Attempted ATM theft reported in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Another attempted ATM theft has been reported in Baltimore County. At just after 5 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to the Walgreens located in the 400-block of Compass Road (21220) for an attempted burglary. Arriving officers found that the front doors had been smashed and the ATM was damaged. Police are still investigating this incident. There has been …


Business, Police/Fire

Vehicle crashes through front of Walgreens in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Police responded to an overnight crash in Carney involving a vehicle into a building. At around 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, officers responded after a vehicle smashed through the front of the Walgreens located at the intersection of Harford Road and E. Joppa Road (21234). Authorities say at least one occupant of the vehicle fled the scene and has not …


Walgreens recalls Disney Baby Winnie the Pooh Rattle Sets due to choking hazard

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Walgreens has announced a recall on about 54,000 toddler rattle sets that were sold at its stores. The recall involves the Disney Baby Winnie the Pooh Rattle Set. The set includes three rattles and is marked for ages 3 months and above. The rattle, which has the character Winnie the Pooh as part of the toy, is blue and …

Maryland health providers approaching 450,000 COVID-19 vaccinations

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that Maryland providers have now administered nearly 450,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, after reporting more than 30,000 doses administered on Wednesday. “While the speed of vaccinations continues to increase, and our distribution network continues to expand, our supply from the federal government remains extremely limited,” said Governor Hogan. “I ask Marylanders to remain …

Maryland to launch six mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to update Marylanders on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Governor Hogan stated that, While the speed of vaccinations is increasing, supply from the federal government remains extremely limited. Maryland is only allocated roughly 10,000 doses per day for the 2 million people in Phase 1 of the state’s vaccination …

Governor Hogan announces expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for Marylanders 65 and older

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines this month. The state will make 50,000 doses available next week to hospitals, county health departments, and federally qualified health centers to launch clinics focused on elderly populations. “A return to a sense of normalcy has been made possible by …

Governor Hogan announces statewide actions to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday evening announced a series of actions to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in the State of Maryland. “While the initial distribution of vaccines does offer a glimmer of hope, we still have a long way to go in this fight,” said Governor Hogan. “Distributing and administering vaccines throughout 2021 will be without question …

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Maryland this week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday, has begun shipping to recipients in Maryland. Maryland’s total allotment now includes more than 191,000 total doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Phase 1A of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccination plan focuses on front …