26 films by students from 12 schools honored in 2024 BCPS Film Expo

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools hosted its 2024 Film Expo on May 16 at The Senator Theatre in Baltimore. An enthusiastic audience of students, educators, and family and community members viewed finalist films created by BCPS middle and high school students. The audience laughed as animals battled for a holy banana, marveled at the graphic innovation of a man searching […]

Two $1 million Powerball tickets sold at same Maryland 7-Eleven, jackpot rolls to $1.09 billion

UPDATE: One lucky couple has claimed BOTH winning $1 million tickets. Original story below… BALTIMORE, MD—The April Fools’ Day Powerball drawing has resulted in two winning $1 million tickets being sold at the same 7-Eleven location in Annapolis. The two tickets, along with four other third-tier prizes valued at $50,000 each, were sold at retailers in Elkton, Frederick, Hyattsville, and […]

Orioles 2024 Birdland Caravan to pass through Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—The Orioles on Monday announced the return of the club’s ‘Birdland Caravan,’ a three-day winter tour, that will take place from Thursday, January 25, through Saturday, January 27, 2024 at multiple locations throughout the state of Maryland. The weekend-long celebration will include meet and greet photo opportunities, community projects, fan rallies, and happy hours. The caravan will include events […]

Sportsbook opens at Greene Turtle in Canton

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission has today issued a sports wagering facility license to Canton Gaming, LLC, and its operator partner Parx Interactive Maryland, Inc. The betParx sportsbook is operating at the Greene Turtle restaurant in the Canton section of Baltimore (3803 Boston Street). On Aug. 28 and Aug. 30, Canton Gaming and Parx successfully completed controlled […]

Governor Moore announces $4 million comprehensive energy efficiency retrofits pilot program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced $4 million in grants to six jurisdictions for repairs that will enable nearly 300 homes to proceed with comprehensive energy efficiency retrofits. The funds will be deployed through a new pilot program that integrates the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s energy efficiency programs and rehabilitation programs, providing the repairs necessary to […]

Two people charged with manslaughter in fatal I-695 crash that killed six workers

UPDATE: Lisa Adrienne Lea has been taken into police custody. Original story below… TOWSON, MD—Two people have been charged for their involvement in a crash on I-695 that killed six construction workers in March. On June 5, 2023, a grand jury in Baltimore County returned criminal indictments charging Lisa Adrienne Lea and Melachi Duane Darnell Brown with six counts of […]