Education

Three BCPS juniors from Parkville, Towson selected as candidates for Student Member of the Board of Education

TOWSON, MD—Three BCPS juniors have emerged as the final candidates for student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County for the 2023-2024 school year. The finalists are: Nicholas Dimitriades of Towson High School, Kayla Drummond of Parkville High School, Nathan Harris of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology The trio were selected following application reviews and …


Business, Entertainment, Sports

Lottery and Gaming Commission finds five applicants qualified for sports wagering

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission this week approved the qualifications of three sports wagering facility applicants and two mobile sports wagering applicants. The businesses are expected to be considered for license awards during the Sports Wagering Application Review Commission’s (SWARC) next scheduled meeting on February 15. Under Maryland’s sports wagering law, the MLGCC conducts background investigations to …


Vehicle bursts into flames following Towson crash

TOWSON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a crash and vehicle fire in the Towson area. The incident was reported at just before 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Loch Raven Boulevard at Cromwell Bridge Road (21286). The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reports that one vehicle became engulfed in flames following the crash. Due to the dense smoke, nearby residents should …

Police searching for woman reported missing from Towson area

TOWSON, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a woman who has gone missing from the Towson area. Brooke Lewis, 22, is 5’4″ tall and weighs 135 pounds. She was last seen at 4 p.m. on January 23 in the east Towson wearing unknown clothing. Brooke has several tattoos, including a small one under her left eye. Anyone with information …

BCPS to evaluate additional locations for northeastern high school

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new northeastern high school moved one big step forward on Tuesday night. At the Baltimore County Board of Education meeting held on January 24, the board approved a change to the county’s capital budget request that will allow BCPS to consider sites other than Loch Raven High for a new school – a site the community widely does …

Suspect shoots himself following failed carjacking in Carney, armed carjacking in Towson

TOWSON, MD—Police in Baltimore County say a suspect fatally shot himself following a failed carjacking attempt in Carney and a successful carjacking in Towson. The incident began in Baltimore City and ended near Goucher Boulevard and Colbury Road at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect traveled into Baltimore County, where he attempted to carjack one motorist in the …

Director of Towson pain management clinic sentenced for conspiracy to distribute, dispense oxycodone

BALTIMORE, MD—The director of a Towson pain management clinic has been sentenced for conspiracy to distribute and dispense oxycodone. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III on Tuesday sentenced Norman Rosen, 84, of Towson, to four months of home detention as part of 18 months of probation, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and dispense …

Authorities responding to Towson incident, heavy police presence expected

UPDATE: Police say a carjacking suspect died at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating an incident in Towson. At around 3 p.m., the Baltimore County Police Department said that officers were on the scene of an incident along Goucher Boulevard near Loch Raven and Taylor Avenue. Residents can …