Business, Family, Politics, Sports

Councilman Marks provides update on recreation projects, including two new turf fields

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday provided an update on recreation projects in and around the Fifth District, including two newly-completed turf fields. “The new turf fields at Honeygo Regional Park and Meadowood Regional Park will extend the life of these facilities and serve athletes from around the county,” said Councilman Marks. “In addition to the projects mentioned …


Events, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department swears in 159th Lateral Recruit Class

TOWSON, MD—The new recruits have been sworn in. The Baltimore County Police Department swore in members of its 159th Lateral Recruit Class on Monday morning. In all, six new officers were welcomed into the department in the Towson ceremony. Family members were able to attend Monday’s event and Police Chief Melissa Hyatt was on hand to offer congratulations. The new …


Baltimore County officials hold COVID-19 memorial event

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday held a memorial service to honor those county residents who died with COVID-19 over the past year. Olszewski was joined by Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch, County Council Chairman Julian Jones, and local faith leaders. The memorial event commemorated the recent anniversary of Baltimore County’s first COVID-19 death and to honor …

Police searching for missing Towson man

UPDATE: Benedict Umunakwe has been located and is safe. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing Towson man. Benedict Umunakwe, 22, is 6’4″ tall, and weighs 240 pounds. He was last seen in the Towson area at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 15 wearing a black sweatshirt with the #21 in gold on …

I-695 outer loop shut down in Towson due to crash

UPDATE (1:45 p.m.): All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists heading toward the Towson area should be aware of significant delays. The I-695 outer loop has been shut down due to a crash at the Dulaney Valley Road exit. The crash occurred at just before 1 p.m. on Monday. There has been no word on …

Cedmont man arrested, charged with assaulting ex-wife in Towson

BALTIMORE, MD—A 28-year old man has been arrested and charged with assaulting his ex-wife. Kraun Lamont Carter, of the 4200-block of Glenarm Avenue (21206), was arrested in Towson on Thursday and charged with false imprisonment, first-degree assault, possession of a rifle by a felon, and other charges. Carter is accused of assaulting his ex-wife inside her apartment in the 700-block …

Police: $15,000 reward offered for information on unsolved 2009 homicide of Daniel Coverston

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Detectives continue to search for information that may help solve the 2009 Valentine’s Day murder of Towson University student Daniel Coverston. Daniel’s body was discovered in his apartment in the 7000-block of Lachlan Circle (21239) at just after 2:45 p.m. on that Saturday afternoon. Coverston had left his door unlocked for friends to periodically check on him as …

Wanted suspect, two others arrested in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—A wanted suspect and two other individuals were arrested in Perry Hall on Friday night. The incident occurred at the High’s store located in the 9400-block of Scott Moore Way (21128) at just after 9 p.m. Police say officers stopped the suspect on the parking lot, identified and confirmed the suspect was wanted, identified two other individuals, and …