Weather

Flash Flood Watch issued for Baltimore area through Thursday afternoon

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Baltimore area. The watch covers much of central Maryland and will be in effect from Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon. Forecasters say multiple rounds of showers and scattered thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rain are expected through Thursday afternoon. The most widespread heavy rain will most like …


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Heavy rain, severe storms expected Wednesday afternoon into Thursday

UPDATE: A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for the Baltimore area through Thursday afternoon. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in the Baltimore area on Wednesday. The National Weather Service says that severe storms are possible on Wednesday afternoon and into Thursday morning. The main threats will likely be damaging wind gusts, heavy …


Baltimore County Public Library to offer social worker services beginning in October

TOWSON, MD—Many Baltimore County Public Library branches will offer a new service beginning next month. As of October 1, the library will have a social worker on premises.  This new team member will aim to build relationships with those most vulnerable in Baltimore County and connect them with important resources. A social worker will be available to provide free, one-on-one …

Pizza delivery driver robbed in Nottingham, man robbed in Parkville apartment

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15 and 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 16, an individual broke into a locked storage container at a business located in the 600-block of Earls Road in Middle River (21220).  The suspect stole the lock and lawn equipment, then …

Baltimore County Police Department announces schedule of activities for Faith and Blue Weekend

TOWSON—The Baltimore County Police Department will participate in several events and activities planned for the second annual National Faith and Blue Weekend, scheduled for October 8-11, 2021. Faith and Blue Weekend is endorsed by every major law enforcement group and police department, and has been embraced by religious communities nationwide. Chief Melissa R. Hyatt has invited Baltimore County faith-based organizations …

Pedestrian struck, killed on Pulaski Highway

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A driver struck and killed a pedestrian along Pulaski Highway over the weekend. The crash occurred at just before 9 p.m. on Saturday night. Investigators determined that the driver had just made a U-turn at the intersection of Pulaski Highway and Campbell Boulevard when the 68-year-old pedestrian was hit. Stanley Vingsen Jr., who was attempting to cross Route …