Crime, Education, Police/Fire

Angry parent attempts to board BCPS school bus, shatters two windows

UPDATE: Reports indicate that this incident involved a Pleasant Plains Elementary School bus. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Police had to be called on Thursday to restrain an angry parent who attempted to board a Baltimore County Public Schools bus. Board of Education president Julie Henn says that, on Thursday morning, a parent engaged in a verbal altercation with a …


Police/Fire, Traffic

School bus involved in Middle River crash, six injured

UPDATE: A pregnant firefighter who was involved in this crash helped a trapped motorist, then gave birth less than 24 hours later. Original story below… —— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police say a school bus was involved in crash that shut down Eastern Avenue in Middle River on Monday afternoon. At just after 4 p.m., officers responded to Eastern Avenue and Bengies …


BCPS announces afternoon school bus delays due to Pine Grove Middle incident

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials say afternoon school bus service is being affected by Tuesday’s incident at Pine Grove Middle School. Due to the active police investigation impacting Pine Grove Middle in Carney, school bus service will be late to the following schools on Tuesday afternoon: Overlea High School Parkville High School Perry Hall High School Parkville Middle School …

Carney school bus crash leaves 1 injured

CARNEY, MD—Crews responded to a Thursday afternoon crash involving a school bus in the Carney area. The crash was reported at around 4 p.m. in the area of Cromwell Bridge Road at Cowpens Avenue (21234). The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that one person was evaluated and transported by ambulance. No other injuries were reported. Photo via Providence Volunteer Fire …

Maryland State Police remind motorists of school bus safety laws as students return to class

PIKESVILLE, MD—As thousands of students prepare to return to class next week, Maryland State Police and the Maryland Center for School Safety are reminding motorists to be alert as children are getting on and off of school buses. In a typical school year, more than 600,000 Maryland students ride school buses in Maryland. Drivers must stop at least 20 feet …

New BCPS pilot program requires students in northeastern Baltimore County to register for bus service

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials have launched a new pilot program aimed at easing recent woes regarding transportation to and from schools in the northeastern part of the county. To increase route efficiency and improve service to families, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, BCPS is requiring all students eligible for transportation in the Northeast Area to register for …

School bus crash reported in Middle River

UPDATE: One of the vehicles reportedly ran a stop sign. No injuries were reported. Original story below… ——— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash involving a school bus in Middle River. The crash was reported at just after 8:15 a.m. at Bird River Road and Campbell Boulevard (21220). An SUV and school bus reportedly …

School bus crash reported in Bowley’s Quarters

UPDATE: The six students on the school bus were uninsured. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a local hospital. Original story below… ——— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a crash involving a school bus in Bowley’s Quarters. The incident was reported at just before 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of Carroll Island …