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Victim in fatal White Marsh house fire identified

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The female victim who died in a fatal White Marsh house fire earlier this month has been identified. Amanda Nicole Altman, 41, of the unit block of Wolf Trap Court (21236), perished in the November 20 blaze at the same address. Three adjacent townhomes also suffered damage in the fire, which broke out at just before 4 a.m. that …


Crime, Police/Fire

Man fires shots at girlfriend’s car, woman uses vehicle as weapon in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three local crimes that were reported over the past week. In the early-morning hours of Wednesday, November 23, officers responded to the 2800-block of Superior Avenue in Carney (21234) for a report of a past burglary involving a stolen motorcycle. Two suspects were captured on video surveillance leaving the location at 3:23 a.m. At just after …


Gas prices fall to lowest levels since February

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the third straight week, the nation’s average gas price has declined, falling 12.4 cents from a week ago to $3.52 per gallon on Monday 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 down 22.7 cents from a month ago and 14.1 …

Baltimore County Police Department launches Safe Space initiative

TOWSON, MD—In an effort to further the Baltimore County Police Department’s commitment to the safety and welfare of all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) residents and visitors, BCoPD is launching a Safe Space Initiative. Under the program, community members, businesses, schools, and organizations have the opportunity to visibly display a distinguishable “Safe Space” decal. The posted …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of November 28

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that daytime and nighttime testing operations are scheduled for this week.  Testing is scheduled for Monday, November 28 through Friday, December 2 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Military weapons and watercraft will be visible during daytime and nighttime hours. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or …

Shop local on Small Business Saturday in the Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Saturday, November 26, 2022 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Founded by American Express in 2010 and officially co-sponsored by SBA since 2011, Small Business Saturday has become an important part of small businesses’ busiest shopping season. Historically, reported projected spending among U.S. consumers who …

2022 ‘Share the Warmth’ campaign collects winter accessories and wellness items for BCPS students

TOWSON, MD—Community members are invited to contribute new/unused winter accessories and wellness items to support Baltimore County Public Schools students during the winter months. The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc.’s “Share the Warmth” campaign accepts such items year-round but focuses its collection efforts from the fall through January. “Recent chilly mornings remind us that even harsher weather will arrive soon,” …

Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down northbound I-95

UPDATE: The driver of the tractor-trailer and another driver have been transported by ambulance for treatment of injuries. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—A crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer has shut down a portion of Interstate 95. The crash was reported at around 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning along northbound I-95 just past the White Marsh Boulevard exit. All …