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County Council bill would repeal ban on taser guns

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Campbell Kistner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore County Council will consider a bill next week that would repeal a 32-year-old law that bans the possession of taser guns and other electronic devices because the ban is no longer constitutional. The bill, which was discussed during a [...]

Police seize heroin, cash and weapons in drug bust

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore police seized more than in heroin, crack cocaine and more than $11,500 in cash in a drug bust in Baltimore and Glen Burnie last Tuesday, authorities said. Police said they also foundrifles, handguns, and a 2010 Lexus LS 460 during the 5 a.m. raid at 1002 Meherrin Court in Glen Burnie, [...]

Man dies from multiple gunshot wounds

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

A man died from multiple gunshot wounds last Friday in Baltimore, police said. Officers were called to the scene of a shooting on Friday afternoon at the 2400 block of Greenmount Avenue in Baltimore, police said. According to police, officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds and had him [...]

Police looking for man suspected of credit card fraud

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore County Police and Maryland State Police are asking for assistance identifying a man suspected of credit card fraud, police said. Police said a man driving a silver Chevrolet Equinox used a fraudulent credit card at multiple businesses at Martin Plaza Shopping Center in Middle River on [...]

Middle River mother charged with child abuse

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

A mother of three was arrested Tuesday and charged with second-degree child abuse and second-degree assault, police said. Police said Rachel Marie Pietro was arrested after a video of her abusing her children went viral last week. The video, taken in her home on 21220 Cool Breeze Drive in Middle [...]

Randallstown man shot after altercation

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

A man was shot Friday afternoon on the 8600 block of Liberty Road in Randallstown, according to police. Th 34-year-old victim was shot after an altercation with an unknown suspect turned violent, police said. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020 [...]

Parkville man found dead in backyard

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Parkville teenager was found dead in the backyard of his townhouse on the 1400 block of Dartmouth Avenue early Wednesday morning, police said. According to police, a relative called police to the scene at around 1:16 a.m. after finding the body of 18-year-old Emmanuel Ime Enyam in the yard. [...]

Local breweries await new Guinness facility

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Wynne Kirchner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Guinness brewery set to open in the Baltimore area next fall is drawing support not only from local and state government officials but also from smaller brew houses that hope the new facility will attract tourist and beer drinkers to their [...]

Local restaurant brings Basque flavor to Baltimore

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Chaz Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Ben Lefenfeld’s love for cooking began as a child, when he would prepare breakfast for his family before school. Today, he owns his own restaurant. Lefenfeld, 37, is the executive chef and co-owner of La Cuchara, a Basque region inspired restaurant [...]

Pugh delivers first state of the city address

March 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

By J. K. Schmid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Mayor Catherine E. Pugh delivered her first State of the City address at City Hall on Thursday, saying that while Baltimore faces many challenges in the year ahead, she also sees opportunities. Speaking on her 100th day in office, Pugh said there are [...]
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