Police/Fire, Traffic, Weather

WINTER STORM: 5 – 8 inches of snow expected in Baltimore area, Maryland State Police respond to over 40 crashes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to the ongoing winter storm that could have a significant impact on roads and transportation systems. Much of the state is now under winter weather advisories and warnings, and the National Weather Service has expanded potential snowfall totals over the course of the …


Business, Politics

Governor Hogan announces new appointments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Ahead of the new year, Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced three new appointments: Former Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill has been named secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, succeeding Secretary Kelly Schulz. Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Executive Director James F. Ports, Jr., has been named secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), succeeding Secretary Greg …


Maryland State Police to target impaired, aggressive, distracted drivers over holiday week

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police are gearing up for the week between Christmas and New Year’s with additional troopers on patrol using a variety of initiatives to urge both motorists and pedestrians to use common sense, take responsibility, and be more courteous on Maryland’s roadways. Between Wednesday and January 2, troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks statewide …

Work zone speed camera enforcement to begin on northbound I-95 in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—In coordination with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and Maryland State Police Maryland SafeZones Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) program, the Maryland Transportation Authority will deploy speed enforcement equipment for construction activities on I-95 in Baltimore County. Beginning Monday, December 20, ASE equipment will be deployed on northbound I-95 near mile marker No. 67.5 in White …

Councilman Marks addresses recent spate of Nottingham-area accidents, resident posts doorbell-cam crash compilation [VIDEO]

UPDATE: A change.org petition requesting a traffic light or circle at Honeygo Boulevard and Cross Road has already received over 2,000 signatures. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks on Saturday addressed the recent spate of traffic accidents that has occurred in the Perry Hall/Nottingham/Kingsville area. Recent serious crashes include: Two serious crashes on Belair Road on Saturday A …

Governor Hogan outlines Maryland’s preparedness efforts for COVID-19 Omicron variant [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Following the first confirmed U.S. case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday detailed Maryland’s preparedness efforts. “The single most important thing you can do to maintain your immunity against this virus and its variants is to get your booster shot,” said Governor Hogan. “Throughout this entire year, we have repeatedly stressed that we are in …

Maryland State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint, increase patrols over Thanksgiving holiday

ROSEDALE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be stepping up enforcement and keeping an eye out for impaired drivers over Thanksgiving weekend. From 10 p.m. on Wednesday night to 2 a.m. on Thursday morning, troopers from the Golden Ring Barrack will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint. The goal will be to locate impaired drivers and to promote public awareness of the dangers …

MVA Highway Safety Office announces holiday rideshare credit program

BALTIMORE, MD—This holiday season, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office is partnering with the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) to provide 1,000 Uber ride credits worth $10 each to Marylanders for a sober ride home. Maryland is one of five states awarded the grant by GHSA. The $10 rideshare credits will be available from 4 …