Crime, Police/Fire

Suspect shoots himself following failed carjacking in Carney, armed carjacking in Towson

TOWSON, MD—Police in Baltimore County say a suspect fatally shot himself following a failed carjacking attempt in Carney and a successful carjacking in Towson. The incident began in Baltimore City and ended near Goucher Boulevard and Colbury Road at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect traveled into Baltimore County, where he attempted to carjack one motorist in the …


Crime, Police/Fire

Woman robs Nottingham business at gunpoint, armed robbery reported in Middle River

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating several robberies and burglaries that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, an individual broke down the door to a residence in the unit block of Oak Grove Drive in Middle River (21220).  Authorities say no items were taken. At just after 9:30 …


Crash with injuries reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews responded to a crash in the White Marsh area on Monday morning. The crash was reported at around 8 a.m. on January 16 in the area of Philadelphia Road at East Joppa Road (21162), according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. Several injuries were reported and a second ambulance was dispatch. There has been no word …

Winning $1.35 billion Mega Millions ticket sold in Maine, 7 third-tier winning tickets sold in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—An historic Mega Millions jackpot roll came to an end on Friday night as the January 13 drawing produced a $1.35 billion jackpot winner in the state of Maine. It is the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and fourth-largest overall in U.S. lottery history. In Maryland, Friday’s Mega Millions drawing produced seven third-tier winning tickets. Six of those …

Police: 8 arrested following Towson disturbance

TOWSON, MD—Police say eight people were arrested following a disturbance in the Towson area on Friday. During the evening hours on December 30, officers with the Baltimore County Police Department handled several incidents in Towson while managing a large crowd of juveniles and young adults in outdoor areas after local venues closed. One adult and seven juveniles were arrested.  The …

Joppa Road shut down due to large disturbance in Towson

UPDATE: Police say 8 people were arrested during this incident. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Joppa Road has been shut down in the Towson area due to a large disturbance. The incident was reported at just before 9:30 p.m. on Friday night in the area of the Towson Circle. Witnesses report seeing large groups of youths in the middle of …

Carney business burglarized, ATV stolen in Glen Arm

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between the morning of Wednesday, December 14 and the evening of Thursday, December 15, an individual smashed the glass front door to a business in the 3300-block of East Joppa Road in Carney (21234).  An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from the register. At …

Lanes, traffic to shift on westbound Route 40 in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will implement a one-week traffic shift with lane closures on westbound US 40 in Joppa this week. The shift will occur along westbound Pulaski Highway at the intersection of Joppa Farm Road in Harford County beginning Friday, December 2, for concrete pavement work. Weather permitting, the work should be complete by …