Procter & Gamble recalls 8.2 million defective laundry detergent packets due to risk of serious injury

WASHINGTON—Proctor & Gamble is recalling approximately 8.2 million laundry detergent pods due to the risk of serious injury. Officials say the outer packaging meant to prevent access to the contents can split open near the zipper track, posing a risk of serious injury to children and other vulnerable populations if the contents of the laundry detergent packets are ingested, as […]

Defendant found guilty of robbing Overlea CVS while on parole for Baltimore County murder case

BALTIMORE, MD—A man has been convicted on robbery charges while he was on parole for a Baltimore County murder case. On Thursday, March 2, a jury found Kelly Franklin guilty of three counts of robbery from events that occurred on September 16, 2021. Last month, Franklin was convicted of motor vehicle theft in relation to a carjacking from the night […]

Councilman Marks: Harford Road/Joppa Road intersection project on schedule

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday reported that the intersection project at Harford Road and Joppa Road was on schedule to conclude by late 2022. The Maryland State Highway Administration will be initiating a lane shift along southbound Harford Road on Friday, July 30, which should last a month. “When I ran for office in 2010, I stood […]

CVS robbed in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Police are investigating after a pharmacy in Rosedale was robbed this week. At 7:45 p.m. on Monday, February 22, four individuals entered the CVS located in the area of Philadelphia Road at Middle River Road (21237) and threatened the employees. The suspects then stole pharmaceuticals and fled the scene in a vehicle. No injuries were reported in the incident.

Maryland health providers approaching 450,000 COVID-19 vaccinations

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that Maryland providers have now administered nearly 450,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, after reporting more than 30,000 doses administered on Wednesday. “While the speed of vaccinations continues to increase, and our distribution network continues to expand, our supply from the federal government remains extremely limited,” said Governor Hogan. “I ask Marylanders to remain […]

Maryland to launch six mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to update Marylanders on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Governor Hogan stated that, While the speed of vaccinations is increasing, supply from the federal government remains extremely limited. Maryland is only allocated roughly 10,000 doses per day for the 2 million people in Phase 1 of the state’s vaccination […]

Governor Hogan announces expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for Marylanders 65 and older

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines this month. The state will make 50,000 doses available next week to hospitals, county health departments, and federally qualified health centers to launch clinics focused on elderly populations. “A return to a sense of normalcy has been made possible by […]