Police/Fire

Police: Missing Dundalk teen may be in Owings Mills area

TOWSON, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing teen. Kaori Kennedy, 17, is 5’6″ tall and weighs 140 pounds. She was last seen in the Dundalk area in January wearing unknown clothing. Authorities believe she may be in the Owings Mills area. Anyone with information on Kaori Kennedy’s whereabouts is asked to dial 9-1-1 or call police at …


Business, Politics

Baltimore County Council passes bill to ban plastic bags

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Council voted on Monday to pass a bill that will ban plastic bags in the county. The “Bring Your Own Bag Act” calls for some retailers, including grocery stores, to stop providing plastic bags to customers. WBAL reports that an amendment to the bill reduces the fee charged for paper or reusable bags from $0.10 to …


Baltimore County Executive Olszewski breaks ground on Woodlawn Senior Center expansion

WOODLAWN, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday joined state and local elected officials along with senior center members to break ground for the expansion of the Woodlawn Senior Center. The renovation will add approximately 9,200 square feet of additional space to the existing 3,600 square foot center and include a large multipurpose room capable of housing two pickleball courts, …

Nine Baltimore men indicted for participating in criminal gang, one indicted for murder of Marquis Carter

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown on Monday announced the indictments of nine Baltimore men for their participation in a criminal gang that operated throughout the Baltimore area distributing drugs and carrying out violent acts. One of those men is responsible for the November 2022 homicide of Marquis Carter of Baltimore. The defendants are Keontae Moore, 23; Dayvonta Mackey, …

Parkville business burglarized, parked vehicle stolen in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported last week. At just after 4:15 a.m. on Friday, February 3, an individual attempted to break into a business in the 4100-block of East Joppa Road in Nottingham (21236). The suspect did not gain entrance and fled on foot, heading west on East Joppa Road. At just before 5:30 a.m. …

House fire reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a house fire in the Rosedale area. The fire was reported at around 2:45 p.m. on Monday, February 6 on Heathcliff Drive (21237). Arriving units found a kitchen fire in the home, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. There has been no word on any injuries.  Motorists should use caution in …

Baltimore company recalls sandwiches, other food products due to possible Listeria risk

BALTIMORE, MD—Fresh Ideation Food Group LLC of Baltimore, MD is recalling products sold from January 24, 2023 through January 30, 2023 because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may …

Two arrested in plot to attack Baltimore’s power grid, including Perry Hall substation

UPDATE: This story has been updated with a statement from BGE and Exelon. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Two people have been arrested after authorities said they planned to carry out an attack on Baltimore’s power grid. Federal authorities on Monday announced that the FBI had captured two suspects before they could launch a planned attack on Baltimore power stations. …