NOAA awards $10 million grant for Chesapeake Bay oyster sanctuary

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that it will award a $10 million grant for the construction of a new oyster sanctuary in the Chesapeake Bay. The funding will help establish a sustainable future for the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population, which is critical to the health of the bay’s ecosystems and economy. The new reef will […]

FBI: Criminals targeting bank, ATM customers in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—The FBI and local law enforcement partners are investigating a surge of armed robberies, known as “jugging” crimes, at financial institutions in Maryland. At least 21 bank and ATM customers have been victimized by these crimes just in the first week of July. “Jugging” refers to a crime in which a suspect, or group of suspects, targets customers believed […]

Governor Moore Attends Inaugural Service Year Option and Maryland Corps Member Commencement

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week attended the inaugural Service Year Option and Maryland Corps member commencement. Together with member participants, Governor Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller and members of the Moore-Miller Administration, City of Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, members of the Maryland General Assembly, and host site partner representatives from across the state gathered to celebrate the milestone achievement. […]

Wires down, roadways flooded with rescues in progress as storms roll through area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wednesday evening’s storms are wreaking havoc on local roadways, with wires down and several rescues under way. Pulaski Highway at Rosedale Avenue in Rosedale is flooded with several people trapped in their vehicles, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. Eastern Boulevard is closed in both directions between White Marsh Boulevard and Martin Boulevard due to live power […]

Tractor-trailer overturns, leaks fuel on I-95

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95. The crash was reported at around 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday evening in the Express Toll Lane along southbound I-95 near I-695. A passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer were involved in the crash.  The tractor-trailer has overturned and is leaking diesel fuel, according to the […]