Business, Education

Parkville High student wins first place in BCPS ‘Champions of Courage’ essay contest

PARKVILLE, MD—A Parkville High School student has taken top honors in this year’s Baltimore County Public Schools “Champions of Courage” essay contest. Trisha Orogo took first place at an awards ceremony held on Saturday, February 1, at Martin’s West. Four BCPS students were named finalists in the 32nd annual Black History Month essay competition, presented by M&T Bank. The four …


Crime, Police/Fire

Attempted burglary reported at Nottingham M&T Bank, assault & robbery reported at Essex elementary school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. A just before 5:15 p.m. on Christmas Day, a known individual struck a victim in the head with a beer bottle in the 300-block of Endsleigh Avenue in Middle River (21220).  The victim sustained multiple lacerations to the face. The suspect was then arrested. At just …


Parkville High School student among ‘Champions of Courage’ essay competition finalists

TOWSON, MD—Four Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named finalists in the 32nd Annual “Champions of Courage” Black History Month Essay Competition presented by M&T Bank. They will appear this winter, along with 16 other Baltimore-area student finalists, on FOX45, The CW Baltimore, and MyTV Baltimore saluting their personal heroes. The finalists from BCPS are: Sharcorya Jones, Milford Mill …

Nottingham cell phone store, Rosedale bank robbed

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating a pair of robberies and a burglary that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29,  and 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 30, an individual broke into a home in the 1800-block of Wycliffe Road in Parkville (21234) via a rear sliding glass door. The suspect stole change …

FBI offering reward for info on Rosedale bank robbery suspect

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward for information on a Rosedale bank robbery suspect. The suspect pictured is responsible for bank robberies in Baltimore City and in Rosedale. In both robberies, the suspect entered the bank branches and asked to open an account. When directed to the manager, the suspect announced a robbery and physically forced the …

M&T Bank, convenience store robbed

Police are investigating two robberies that were reported this week. At 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, two individuals, one armed, entered Charlie’s Convenience Store, located in the 4900-block of Hazelwood Avenue (21206), and stole cash and a cell phone. Both suspects then fled on foot. At just before 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8, an individual entered the M&T …