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Police searching for missing Dundalk teen

DUNDALK, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing Dundalk teen. Joshua Zimmerman, 14, is 5’5” tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds. He was last seen on Thursday in the Dundalk area wearing a black/red coat, grey sweatpants, and black shoes. Anyone with information on Joshua Zimmerman‘s whereabouts is asked to dial 9-1-1 or call police at 410-307-2020.


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Winning lottery tickets produce three new Maryland millionaires

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland has three new millionaires after a week when two people bought second-tier winning Mega Millions tickets in Upper Marlboro and White Hall, and a third person in Waldorf bought a FAST PLAY progressive jackpot ticket worth $1,540,419. As of January 9, only one of the three life-changing prizes had been claimed. The $1 million Mega Millions win in …


Police searching for missing Dundalk girl

DUNDALK, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing Dundalk girl. Alexis Faith Riggins, 11, is 4’11” tall and weighs 120 pounds. She was last seen at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Dundalk area wearing a light blue hoodie, black leggings, and purple Crocs. Anyone with information on Alexis Riggins’ whereabouts is asked to dial 9-1-1 or call …

Man who killed woman following Carney road rage dispute sentenced to life in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—The man who shot and killed a woman then spat on her following a road rage dispute in Carney has been sentenced to life in prison. Ricky Raheem Charles, 32, was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Baltimore County Circuit Court. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on September 19, 2019, officers responded to …

Winning $1 million scratch-off sold in Severn

BALTIMORE, MD—A $1 million scratch-off winner in Severn and a Multi-Match jackpot-winning ticket worth $690,000 sold in Landover were the biggest Maryland Lottery prizes of the week. Meanwhile, another five players landed prizes of $100,000 on tickets sold in Baltimore (two), Glen Burnie, Landover and Waldorf. In all, 43 players across the state won or claimed prizes of $10,000 or …

Dundalk house fire leaves one dead

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 85-year-old Joseph Nicols.  Investigators have determined that the fire began in a bedroom.  The cause remains under investigation. Original story below… —— SPARROWS POINT, MD—Crews responded to a house fire in Dundalk overnight. The blaze was reported at around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday in the 2500-block of Snyder Avenue (21222). The first arriving …

Sewage overflow prompts temporary closure to shellfish harvesting of portion of Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE, MD—As a precaution due to a sewage overflow, the Maryland Department of the Environment on Thursday issued an order temporarily closing a small portion of the Chesapeake Bay to shellfish harvesting. About 10,400 acres of the bay directly off of Baltimore City and Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties is being temporarily reclassified to restrict shellfish harvesting in the area. …

Olszewski launches new Baltimore County Street Tree Replacement Program

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced a new Street Tree Replacement program, continuing his administration’s ongoing efforts to restore critical green infrastructure throughout Baltimore County. The County Executive, local community members, and business owners kicked off the initiative — which will see more than 1,300 trees planted in six concentrated areas — by planting a native hackberry tree …