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 …


Crime, Police/Fire

Woman attacked by four suspects in Rosedale, vehicle damaged during Parkville argument

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported this month. At 11 p.m. on Friday, January 13, following an argument in the 8000-block of Ridgely Oak Road in Parkville (21234), a known individual damaged someone’s vehicle before fleeing. Later, the victim observed that property was also missing from inside her home. At just before 11 a.m. on Friday, …


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, …

Overnight lane closures expected along northeast corner of I-695 this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists using I-695 can expect some lane closures and delays around the Nottingham area this week. The Maryland State Highway Administration says that motorists can expect single lane closures along both the inner and outer loops from the York Road exit to the Belair Road exit while crews evaluate existing conditions. Single land and shoulder closures will take place …

Gas prices up for fourth straight week as oil prices rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the fourth week in a row, the nation’s average gas price has climbed, rising 11.3 cents from a week ago to $3.39 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 30.2 cents from a month ago …

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 …

Overnight transformer fires knock out power in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Multiple transformer explosions knocked out power to some local residents overnight. At around 4 a.m. on Monday, transformer fires broke out at the BGE station along Northwind Road in Carney. Witnesses reported being awakened by three or four loud booms, then seeing several fire trucks and BGE vehicles arrive at the scene. Power was knocked out to several neighborhoods …

Parkville business robbed, vehicle stolen in Hillendale

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, an individual broke into several storage containers in the area of Pfeffers Road at Bradshaw Road in Kingsville (21087). The suspect stole heavy-duty equipment and diesel gas. Sometime between midnight at …