Crime, Police/Fire

Carjacking reported in Rosedale, vehicle stolen during Hillendale burglary

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating two local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, a known individual forced his way into a home in the unit block of Dowling Circle in Hillendale (21234) and a physical altercation ensued. The suspect stole the victim’s vehicle and then fled the scene. Advertisement At …


Weather

Wind Advisory issued for Baltimore area, storms approaching from the west

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Baltimore area as a line of storms approaches the area on Sunday afternoon. The advisory will be in effect at 8 p.m. on Sunday evening until 4 a.m. West winds of 15 to 25 mph …


Police seek to identify female found in Parkville

UPDATE: The female has been identified and reunited with her family. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a female who was found in Baltimore County. The female pictured was found in Parkville at just before 5:45 a.m. Saturday morning. She is approximately 5’4” tall, weighs 115 pounds, and was wearing a black …

Baltimore County Police Department to graduate 157th recruit class

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s 157th Recruit Class will graduate on Friday, March 12th. The ceremony will be held in the Theatre at CCBC-Dundalk, located at 7200 Sollers Point Road (21222). Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join Chief Melissa R. Hyatt in addressing the recruit class. Chief Hyatt will be joined by Sheriff R. Jay Fisher, Baltimore County …

Fire Weather Watch issued for Baltimore area

UPDARE: A Red Flag Warning is now in effect. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for the Baltimore area due to low relatively humidity and gusty winds that are expected on Thursday. The watch will be in effect for Thursday afternoon. Forecasters say southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph are …

Police investigating Nottingham burglary, Parkville assault

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a pair of local crimes that were reported over the weekend. At just before 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, March 6, an individual was walking in the area of Perring Parkway at Hillsway Avenue (21234) when a vehicle approached. One of the three suspects inside the vehicle pointed a gun at the victim. The suspects then exited …

BCPS announces meal distribution changes beginning Monday, March 1

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Some Baltimore County Public Schools students will begin attending classes in their school buildings during the week of March 1st. To facilitate the Phase I and Phase II hybrid instruction model, the school system will modify its meal distribution program beginning on Monday. Under this new plan, school officials say all elementary school students who opted for in-person …

BROOD X: 17-year cicadas to re-emerge in Maryland this spring

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Brood X is coming.  For the first time in nearly two decades, the 17-year locusts (actually, cicadas) are set to return to Maryland this spring. Trillions of the noisy creatures will begin to emerge from the ground in mid-May and stick around through late June.  They typically begin to make their way upward once the soil temperature reaches 64 degrees …