Police/Fire

Maryland State Police identify three victims in fatal Harford County crash

UPDATE: A fourth person involved in this crash has now died. Original story below… —— BEL AIR, MD—A Joppa couple was among three people killed in a fatal Monday afternoon crash in Harford County. At just after 1:30 p.m., troopers responded to US Route 1 at Rock Spring Road in Bel Air for a report of a two-vehicle head-on crash. According …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Three killed, two injured in deadly head-on crash in Harford County

UPDATE 2: A fourth person involved in this crash has now died. UPDATE: Police have identified the three victims, and a Joppa couple was among them. Original story below… ——— BEL AIR, MD—Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that killed three people and injured two others on Monday afternoon in Harford County. At just after 1:30 p.m., …


Fatal, wrong way crash on I-95 leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

ROSEDALE, MD—An early morning, wrong way crash on Interstate 95 has left one man dead and two others injured. The Maryland State Police report that Jose Carlos Oviedo Herrera, 22, of Baltimore. died in the crash.  Herrera was operating a silver Volkswagen and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 36-year-old Bel Air man, who was driving a Ford F-150. …

Governor Hogan: 10 hospital-based COVID-19 testing sites to open next week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday toured the location of a new, state-run COVID-19 testing site at UM Laurel Medical Center and announced the locations for nine additional hospital-based testing sites that will open by the end of next week. The new sites will help to meet rising demand for testing and divert people away from visiting hospital emergency rooms …

Governor Hogan declares 30-day state of emergency, activates Maryland National Guard to respond to COVID-19 surge [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday declared a 30-day state of emergency to take urgent short-term actions to combat the current COVID-19 surge and mobilized 1,000 members of the Maryland National Guard to assist state and local health officials with the ongoing pandemic response. On Tuesday, Maryland hit a record high 3,057 COVID-19 hospitalizations, which is an increase of more …

Maryland Department of Health to open new COVID-19 testing sites in Bel Air, Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that the Maryland Department of Health will open two new COVID-19 testing sites on New Year’s Eve to support increased demand. The sites will be located at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health in Bel Air and at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. “This morning, I held another call of our multi-agency …

Maryland State Police officials warn motorists of dangers of leaving vehicles running unattended

BALTIMORE, MD—As temperatures begin to fall, police say opportunities for vehicle thefts increase, as a case from over the weekend in Harford County highlights. At just before 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, a state trooper with the Maryland State Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on westbound Route 22 at Sablewood Road in Bel Air for a 2014 Hyundai Elantra …

ZIPS Perry Hall to support Pets on Wheels through December

NOTTINGHAM, MD—ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchises in Bel Air and Perry Hall have announced the second benefactor of their “Proud to Support” program – Pets on Wheels. Each quarter, ZIPS will choose a nonprofit working in each store’s service area to promote and raise funds to support. ZIPS Bel Air & Perry Hall will pledge $250 to each selected nonprofit, plus …