Health, Sci-Tech

Wildlife officials investigating mysterious bird illness in Maryland, Virginia, DC

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wildlife officials in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. are investigating a mysterious illness that has been affecting local birds. In late May, wildlife managers in the tri-state area (and West Virginia) began receiving reports of sick and dying birds with eye swelling and crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs. No definitive cause of death has yet been identified. …


Family, Police/Fire

Trapped dog rescued at Loch Raven Dam

CARNEY, MD—Crews rescued a furry friend at Loch Raven Dam on Friday afternoon. At just after 2:30 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the Loch Raven Reservoir area for a report of a trapped dog. At the scene, units found a golden retriever, Jackson, trapped in the tunnel system by the dam. Crews used a water rescue rope to lasso the …


Natural Balance cat food recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling some of their cat food products due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This was discovered from a routine state surveillance sample from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Products were distributed nationwide in the U.S. via both retail and online distribution. No customer complaints or illnesses have been reported to date, and …

Baltimore County police officer helps family of ducks cross Campbell Boulevard in White Marsh [VIDEO]

WHITE MARSH, MD—When a Baltimore County police officer noticed that traffic had suddenly come to a standstill along Campbell Boulevard earlier this month, he got out of his patrol car to investigate. Upon doing so, he discovered that a family of ducks was in need of assistance. Rather than crying, “fowl,” the officer decided to assist. Check out the heartwarming …

Prince, dog missing following Nottingham crash, has been found

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A lost dog has been found! Prince, the dog who fled the scene after the vehicle in which he was riding was involved in a crash over the weekend, has been located. The crash occurred on Saturday morning at the intersection of Honeygo Boulevard and White Marsh Boulevard. “I promise to update you (all) as soon as we can …

Dog missing after fleeing from vehicle involved in Nottingham crash

UPDATE: Prince has been found. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A search ongoing after a dog fled from the scene of an accident in White Marsh. The crash occurred on Saturday morning at the intersection of Honeygo Boulevard and White Marsh Boulevard. Two dogs, Cody and Prince, were in one of the vehicles involved. Cody has been located but Prince, …

Pet food varieties recalled following dog deaths

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., of Evansville, IN is issuing a voluntary recall of the below listed dog and cat food products due to tests indicating levels of aflatoxin that exceed acceptable limits. Products were distributed nationally to online distributors and retail stores. Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus, which can grow on corn and other …