Baltimore County Police Department announces community events in observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2024

TOWSON, MD—Every April, the Office for Victims of Crime leads communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). Through NCVRW, the Baltimore County Police Department will honor crime victims and survivors, recognize the professionals and volunteers who provide critical services to victims of crime, and raise awareness about crime victims’ rights and services. […]

House explosion reported in Essex

UPDATE: The explosion has left one person injured.  The cause remains under investigation. Original story below… ESSEX, MD—Crews are on the scene of a house explosion in Essex. At just after 11 p.m. on Saturday night, units responded to the unit block of Ridgemoor Road (21221). At the scene, the Baltimore County Fire Department reports that firefighters are battling a […]

Robberies reported in Carney, Rosedale, Parkville; arrest warrant issued following Rosedale assault

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported this month. At around 5 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2024, three armed suspects robbed someone in the 1800-block of Dalhousie Court in Parkville (21234). At just after 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, three suspects broke into a location in the 6900-block of Golden Ring Road in Rosedale (21237) […]

Several Catholic churches in Baltimore area may close, merge under new proposal

BALTIMORE, MD—The Archdiocese of Baltimore has announced a list of several Catholic churches that may close or merge in and around the Baltimore area. The “Seek the City to Come” proposal realigns Catholic parishes throughout Baltimore City and some nearby communities in Baltimore County. Pastoral leadership for each location would be determined at a later date. The list of proposed […]

Councilman Marks to cosponsor Adequate Public Facilities legislation

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks will cosponsor legislation that reforms the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO), a statute that governs how development is approved in school districts. The bill is sponsored by Councilman Izzy Patoka, chair of the County Council. The current APFO has been widely criticized by many community leaders and parents as allowing development in areas where […]