Crime, Police/Fire

Commercial burglaries reported in Parkville, Overlea, Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several commercial burglaries that were reported over the past week. At just after 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, an individual broke into a business in the 8400-block of Harford Road in Parkville (21234) via a window.  The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash, then exited through the same window. At just after 2:30 p.m. …


Around Maryland, Weather

Dusting of snow possible overnight in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—Powder-hounds are experiencing a dry winter in the Baltimore area, but while no major winter storms appear to be on the horizon, there is at least a chance of a dusting of snow this week. The National Weather Service says a weak disturbance will bring some precipitation to the Baltimore metro area overnight. There is the possibility of some …


Gas prices rise for fifth straight week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the fifth straight week, the nation’s average gas price has increased, climbing 9.7 cents from a week ago to $3.49 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 33.3 cents from a month ago and 14.1 …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of January 30

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Monday, January 30 through Friday, February 3, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous to residents in the surrounding communities and are integral …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct firing tests on Saturday, Jan. 28

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2023 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off post from illumination devices. These operations are not hazardous to residents in the surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring continued …

Wintry mix possible in Baltimore area on Wednesday morning, Winter Weather Advisory issued for western Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A wintry system will move through the Baltimore area on Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service says light snow is likely to develop before 10 a.m., then rain and snow will mix between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., then precipitation should change to all rain after 1 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 100%, however new snow accumulations will …

BCPS Superintendent Williams will not seek new contract

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams has announced that he will not be seeking a new contract. On Monday, Dr. Williams issued the following statement: “After much deliberation and conversation with my family, I have decided not to seek an additional four-year contract. It has been an honor to serve as superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, …

Overnight lane closures expected along northeast corner of I-695 this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists using I-695 can expect some lane closures and delays around the Nottingham area this week. The Maryland State Highway Administration says that motorists can expect single lane closures along both the inner and outer loops from the York Road exit to the Belair Road exit while crews evaluate existing conditions. Single land and shoulder closures will take place …