Police/Fire

Police searching for missing Middle River teen

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing Middle River teen. Kelsea Monay Womack, 17, is 4’9” tall and weighs 250 pounds. She was last seen on Tuesday, January 24 in the Middle River area wearing unknown clothing. Anyone with information on Kelsea Monay Womack’s whereabouts is asked to dial 9-1-1 or call police at 410-307-2020.


Weather

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, …

Man collects $50,000 prize after buying winning Pick 5 ticket in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Answering a store clerk’s question with “Sure!” made a $50,000 difference for Pick 5 player Richard Ches of Baltimore on Sunday. Richard said he usually tries his luck in evening Pick 5 drawings. He and his wife Deb, also an avid Maryland Lottery player, combine family members’ birthday years and dates for the five numbers they play on …

Winning Maryland Lottery scratch-off tickets sold in Middle River, Joppa

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two winning lottery tickets were sold around the Nottingham area over the past week, Maryland Lottery officials announced on Monday. In all, the seven days ending January 22 produced 28 winning tickets worth $10,000 or more that were redeemed or sold across Maryland, and the Maryland Lottery paid more than $29.7 million in prizes during that span. Officials say …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of January 23

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that firing operations are scheduled for Monday, January 23 through Friday, January 27, 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 …

Inmate from Middle River dies at Harford County Detention Center

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A 26-year-old inmate from the Harford County Detention Center died early Sunday morning after hanging himself in his cell, authorities said. At approximately 12:15 a.m., a correctional deputy found the inmate unresponsive in his cell with a sheet around his neck. Deputies immediately began lifesaving efforts and called for medical staff at the detention center. Deputies and medical …

Baltimore County Police Department warning residents of police impersonation phone scam

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam that is being reported in the area. Authorities say they are receiving reports of residents being contacted by scammers claiming to be Baltimore County police officers. The scammers then say they are collecting on a legal judgment. They provide a local phone number for an actual police …