Crime, Police/Fire

Cedmont man arrested, charged with assaulting ex-wife in Towson

BALTIMORE, MD—A 28-year old man has been arrested and charged with assaulting his ex-wife. Kraun Lamont Carter, of the 4200-block of Glenarm Avenue (21206), was arrested in Towson on Thursday and charged with false imprisonment, first-degree assault, possession of a rifle by a felon, and other charges. Carter is accused of assaulting his ex-wife inside her apartment in the 700-block …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police searching for prisoner who escaped from Baltimore County Detention Center

UPDATE: Kyle Rogowski has been apprehended. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Police are actively searching for Kyle Rogowski, 25, a prisoner who escaped from the Baltimore County Detention Center in Towson on Saturday evening. Rogowski escaped by scaling a barbed wire fence around 6:45 p.m. after assaulting a BCDC correctional officer. He was last seen heading southbound on York Road …


Baltimore County to hold free flu vaccination weekend later this month

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Chief Administrative Officer Stacy Rodgers, and Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch on Thursday announced the County’s plan to host a Super Weekend flu vaccination clinic at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. “As our fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic continues, it’s more important than ever to take precautions to protect yourself from …

Baltimore County to begin ‘Seats on the Streets’ outdoor dining in Towson this weekend

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced that beginning this Saturday, June 13, the county will shut down Pennsylvania Avenue, between York Road and Washington Avenue, to all vehicular traffic during certain hours in order to allow local establishments to provide expanded outdoor seating. The Seats on the Streets initiative was developed in partnership with the Towson Chamber …

I-695 inner loop to be shut down for several hours following tractor-trailer crash, hazmat response

UPDATE: Authorities are urging drivers to access the Towson area via Dulaney Valley Road or Providence Road.  Motorists should avoid Charles Street and Kenilworth Drive for the next 4 to 6 hours. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Fire officials say the inner loop of I-695 will remain shut down through the afternoon following a Thursday morning crash involving a tractor-trailer. …

Baltimore County to open drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Timonium Fairgrounds

TIMONIUM, MD—In an effort to keep pace with the demand for COVID-19 testing, the Baltimore County Department of Health will open a drive-through clinic to test patients who have a medical order from a healthcare provider. The clinic will be located at the Timonium Fairgrounds (2200 York Road, Timonium, Maryland, 21093) and will open on Thursday, April 16th. Testing will …

8,000 BCPS middle school students to participate in interactive career development experience

NOTTINGHAM, MD—More than 8,000 middle school students from Baltimore County Public Schools will have the opportunity to explore high-growth careers with 65+ area employers and educational institutions, including Aerotek, Stanley Black & Decker, Lifebridge Health, and the University System of Maryland, at the annual Junior Achievement Inspire event and Parent Night. The event will be held at the following dates …

Board of Education to hold public forum tonight for input on next superintendent

The Board of Education of Baltimore County would like public input relating to the next permanent superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools. A public forum will be held on Tuesday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m., at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, located at 938 York Road in Towson (21204). Speaker sign up will be from 5:30 – …