Police/Fire, Traffic

Medevac responding to serious crash with multiple injuries in Perry Hall

UPDATE: Fire officials now say Medevac was considered but was not needed. Original story below… ——— PERRY HALL, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious Monday night crash in Perry Hall. The accident was reported at around 8:30 p.m. on February 26 on Silver Spring Road near Yvonne Avenue (21128). The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reports that four …


Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Loyola University under shelter-in-place order due to bomb threat

UPDATE: The shelter-in-place order has been lifted. Officials say the bomb threat was not credible. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—Loyola University in Baltimore City is under a “shelter-in-place” order due to a bomb threat. According to a Monday afternoon message on the school’s website, “Loyola University Maryland has received a bomb threat potentially affecting the Evergreen campus. While the …


Scratch-off tickets create two new lottery millionaires in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—Laurel has two new millionaires thanks to Maryland Lottery scratch-off wins, and five players won prizes of $100,000 or more in Baltimore, Elkton, Hyattsville, Pasadena, and Waldorf. And, while the Mega Millions jackpot increased to $563 million over the weekend because no one matched all six numbers, two players in Maryland, one each in Elkridge and Oxon Hill, matched …

BCPS, Baltimore County officials to cut cermonial ribbon for new Red House Run Elementary School

ROSEDALE, MD—A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held later this week at a new elementary school in the Rosedale area. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County and the Baltimore County delegation in officially cutting the ribbon on the new Red House Run …

Maryland AG sues to block Kroger-Albertsons merger [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Kroger Company and Albertsons Companies are facing a lawsuit from the Maryland Attorney General’s office over their proposed merger. The lawsuit claims that the merger violates the Clayton Act, which prohibits the merger of businesses that would substantially reduce competition or create a monopoly. The merging of the two companies would create the largest national supermarket chain in …

Ocean City named a top 10 U.S. beach for retirement and fun, TripAdvisor report

OCEAN CITY, MD—If you’re looking for a place to retire, relax, and enjoy some summer fun, you might want to consider Ocean City, MD. According to TripAdvisor, OCMD is the 10th best beach in the U.S. Hawaii’s Ka’anapali Beach came in at No. 1 on the list, followed by Florida’s Siesta Beach at No. 2. The travel website’s rankings are …

Gas prices take a breather, but prepare for another hike

BALTIMORE, MD—After weeks of steady climbing, the national average price of gasoline fell 1.9 cents on Monday to $3.24 per gallon, according to data released by GasBuddy. The price of diesel also fell 2.6 cents to $4.06 per gallon. The national average price of gasoline is currently 13.3 cents higher than last month but 9.2 cents lower than a year …

Aero Acres community cuts ribbon on new tot lot

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Aero Acres Community Association cut the ribbon on its new tot lot over the weekend. Baltimore County Recreation and Parks Director Bob Smith, Senator Johnny Ray Salling, Delegate Ric Metzgar, Councilman David Marks, and other officials were on-hand Saturday to celebrate the new park. “Congratulations to the Aero Acres community on the dedication of its new tot …