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Severe storms possible in Baltimore area on Sunday

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the Baltimore area. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Forecasters say there is a slight chance for severe storms in the Baltimore area on Sunday. The National Weather Service says thunderstorms could fire up around the region any time between noon and 8 p.m. Damaging wind gusts will be the main threat, …


Governor Hogan announces new partnership between Maryland’s Global Gateway Initiative and Japan’s Kanagawa Science Park

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Japan’s Kanagawa Science Park business incubator will become the latest partner of Maryland’s Global Gateway Initiative, a first-of-its-kind program that offers international businesses a soft landing by connecting them with local accelerators and incubators. Kanagawa Science Park becomes the second partner to join the initiative during Governor Hogan’s economic development mission to Asia …

I-695 shut down due to Overlea crash

UPDATE: All lanes have been reopened. Original story below… ———- OVERLEA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious Saturday morning crash on I-695 in Baltimore County. The crash was reported at just before 10 a.m. on along the inner loop between I-95 and Philadelphia Road. One person is trapped at the scene and being rescued. The inner and outer …

Two Parkville men arrested, charged with rape

PARKVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested two Parkville men and charged them with rape. Detectives from the Baltimore County Crimes Against Children’s Unit arrested and charged 31-year-old Christopher Prunty and 34-year-old Francis Conda with second-degree rap and several other sexual offense charges. Court records show that both men share a Parkville address. They are both being held without bail …

Road crews improving pavement, riding surface on Loch Raven Boulevard, Perring Parkway

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is performing pavement patching and resurfacing work on three highways in central Baltimore County. The projects, all expected to be complete by late fall, weather permitting, will improve the driving surface along each roadway. The following roads will be improved: I-695 West (Outer Loop) between MD 146 (Dulaney Valley Road) and …

Williams, Henn issue statement on Pine Grove Middle School bomb scare

TOWSON, MD—BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams and Board of Education of Baltimore County member Julie Henn have issued a statement on Wednesday’s bomb scare at Pine Grove Middle School. The school was evacuated at just after noon on September 21 after an an improvised explosive device was found inside of a vehicle across the street from the school.  Two individuals …

Maryland state record swordfish caught off Ocean City coast

OCEAN CITY, MD—Jeff Jacobs has been officially recognized by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources as the new state record holder for the Atlantic Division 393-pound swordfish (Xiphias gladius) he caught in the canyons off the coast of Ocean City. Jacobs, 38, was on charter boat RoShamBo with Captain Willie Zimmerman and crew and preparing to return to shore following …