Baltimore County Public Schools recognized again for excellence in music education

TOWSON, MD—For the 19th consecutive year, Baltimore County Public Schools has received the Best Communities for Music Education designation. This national honor is an acknowledgement of the extraordinary commitment of the school district to providing all students with access to quality music education. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is conferred by The NAMM Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated […]

Victim identified in wrong way crash involving stolen vehicle on I-695

UPDATE: The body-worn police camera footage from this incident has been released. Original story below… WINDSOR MILL, MD—The victim in Monday’s wrong way crash involving a stolen vehicle on I-695 has been identified. At just after midnight on Monday April 8, 2024, Baltimore County Police Department officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1800-block of Belmont Avenue (21244). Officers attempted […]

Baltimore County retains coveted ‘Triple-A’ bond rating

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that Baltimore County has maintained triple-A bond ratings from all three major rating agencies, allowing the County to continue issuing bonds at the lowest possible interest rate and saving millions of dollars for County taxpayers. Moody’s Investor Service, Fitch Ratings, and S&P Global Ratings have each reaffirmed the County’s triple-A rating, making […]

Artificial Tears eye drops recalled after numerous reports of eye infections, 1 death

WASHINGTON, DC—Global Pharma Healthcare is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of their Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops, distributed by EzriCare, LLC- and Delsam Pharma, to the consumer level, due to possible contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alerted the FDA to an investigation of a multi-state cluster of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-β-lactamase (VIM)- and Guiana-Extended Spectrum-β-Lactamase (GES)- producing […]

Governor Hogan announces $20 million Water Assistance Relief Program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced a $20 million Water Assistance Relief Program that will support residents with water bill debt related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We continue to provide ways—especially during the winter months—to help residents who may have difficulty with their water or heating bills,” said Governor Hogan. “Water systems are encouraged to apply for this funding […]

Police searching for missing Middle River woman, Essex teen

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for two missing persons. Emun Aiyana Anderson (pictured above, left), 25, is 5’7″ tall and weighs 130 pounds.  She was last seen at 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 18 in Middle River wearing a rainbow-colored jacket with Powerpuff Girls on it and gray spandex pants.  Authorities say Emun Anderson may be suffering from […]