Gas prices creep higher, more drops likely

BALTIMORE, MD—For the first time since April, the national average price of gasoline has inched higher, rising 1.2 cents per gallon to $3.56 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 12 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 6.5 cents from a month ago but […]

BCPS senior earns coveted Walentas Scholarship

BALTIMORE, MD—Hannah Swird, a senior at Pikesville High School, has been awarded the Jefferson Scholars Foundation‘s Walentas Scholarship, a highly competitive honor that recognizes exceptional talent and dedication to college and community. The 12 recipients of the 2024 Walentas Scholarship have a distinguished history of accomplishments, and Swird’s excellence and dedication to college and community have made her an ideal […]

Maryland State Police employees recognized for heroism, service

ROSEDALE, MD—Six staff members from the Maryland State Police have received awards for their heroism, outstanding service and efforts to promote safety at the annual State Employees Risk Management Administration (SERMA) 2024 Conference. Since its inception in Maryland on May 10, 2023, the Whole Blood Program has allowed for 122 units of whole blood to be administered to 101 patients. […]

Attorney General Brown supports FTC effort to protect car buyers

BALTIMORE, MD—Attorney General Anthony G. Brown has joined a multistate coalition of 19 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief (PDF) in National Automobile Dealers Association et al. v. FTC, supporting the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) defense of its new Combating Auto Retail Scams (CARS) Trade Regulation Rule. The rule addresses several persistent unfair and deceptive practices in the auto […]

Severe storms possible in Baltimore area on Memorial Day

BALTIMORE, MD—The long weekend could see a few severe storms, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters say that, while some severe thunderstorms are possible on Sunday, a more organized threat looms for Memorial Day. Considerable wind damage, large hail, and even an isolated tornado are possible. Residents are urged to stay tuned to local forecasts throughout the day. Additional […]