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Joppa Road closed due to sinkhole in Carney

UPDATE 2: E. Joppa Road has been reopened. UPDATE: The Baltimore City Department of Public Works is on-site and making repairs. Original story below… CARNEY, MD—Crews are responding after a sinkhole opened up on East Joppa Road on Monday morning. Initial reports indicate that the sinkhole formed along E. Joppa Road near Walther Boulevard (21234). Joppa Road has been shut …


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Barricade situation unfolding in Dunfield

UPDATE 2: Police say the barricade situation, which involved a warrant, has been resolved peacefully. UPDATE: Authorities have confirmed that this incident is occurring in the 8500-block of Hydra Lane (21236). Residents are advised to avoid the immediate area while police work to resolve this matter. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are responding to a Wednesday morning barricade situation …


Councilman Marks announces nearly 10 miles of road resurfacing throughout northeast Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced that nearly ten miles of road resurfacing is planned over the next construction season throughout northeastern Baltimore County.   The improvements touch nearly every community in the Fifth District, particularly the long-neglected Carney neighborhood centered at Old Harford Road. “I would like to thank County Executive Olszewski and his staff for working closely …

Parkville man buys winning $50,000 scratch-off ticket in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Parkville man who just began playing scratch-offs a few months ago is already celebrating a $50,000 top-prize win. Lady Luck paid him a visit a couple of weeks ago, and this week he claimed his prize. The father of three said he’s always a fan of jackpot games, and he plays Mega Millions and Powerball every so often. …

Parkville man ‘shocked’ by $100,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-off win

PARKVILLE, MD—He’s enjoyed playing the Maryland Lottery for years and has won prizes in the $5,000 range, but a man from Parkville was astonished when he scored $100,000 on a $10 scratch-off ticket. “I was shocked!” he said while claiming his prize at Maryland Lottery headquarters on February 24th. He was sitting at his kitchen table and, at first, he …

Fire reported at Oak Crest Retirement Village

CARNEY, MD—Crews responded to a fire at Oak Crest Retirement Village on Friday afternoon. The blaze was reported at around 2:30 p.m. on December 23rd. Arriving units from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company found a fire that originated in the kitchen of one of the units. The fire was quickly brought under control. No injuries were reported.

Contractor struck by lightning in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Fire officials say a man was struck by lightning in Nottingham on Thursday night. During the severe storms that moved through Baltimore County on the evening of August 4, crews responded to the 8400-block of Walther Boulevard (21236) for a report of a contractor who had been struck by lightning. The Baltimore County Fire Department says the adult male …

Police searching for missing man last seen in Carney area

UPDATE: Marshall Downes has been located. Original story below… ——— CARNEY, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing senior citizen. Marshall Downes, 85, was last seen at around 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the 9900-block of Walther Boulevard (21234). He was last seen wearing a brown & red hat, a brown jacket, and blue jeans. Anyone with information …