Kamenetz proposes $3.15 billion budget for 2018 with no tax increases

April 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Patrick Brooks and Charles Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed a $1.99 billion general fund budget for the 2018 fiscal year that would not raise income taxes for the 25th year in a row and keep property taxes [...]

Victim of fatal motorcycle accident is identified by police

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 44-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in an accident in Essex Tuesday has been identified by police, authorities said. Jeffery Scott Vipperman of 200 block of Mount Olivet Church in Airville, Pennsylvania, was travelling down Orems Road in Essex Tuesday night when he lost control of his 2006 [...]

Man charged for January homicide

April 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 23-year-old male was arrested on Saturday and charged with first-degree murder in connection with a January homicide, police said. Katrell Smith, 23, was transported and is being held in the Central Booking and Intake Facility, police said. Police identified Smith as the suspect who fatally shot [...]

Walk raises money, awareness of suicide

April 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katelyn Murphy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Family members and friends who have had a loved one commit suicide came out in force Saturday morning to walk and spread awareness  of the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted the [...]

County police looking for alleged jewelry store robber

April 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a middle-aged man who allegedly robbed a jewelry store in the Eastpoint Mall in Dundalk last month. Police described the suspect as a black male with short balding black hair and between 40 and 50 years old. Police said he is [...]

Owings Mills man charged in connection with wife’s death

April 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 43-year-old Owings Mills man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the death of his estranged wife and her boyfriend, police said. Dominik Daniel Hersey of Chase Mill Circle was charged with two counts of  first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention [...]

Light City festival hopes to attract 400,000 people

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Lauren Cosca and Ashlin Bird Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers An estimated 400,000 people or more are expected to visit the Inner Harbor over the next few days to participate in the second annual Light City, a 1.5-mile long festival of lights, music, and food that will run until Saturday, [...]

Police investigate two shootings in city

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore police are investigating whether two separate non-fatal shootings are connected. Police said they were called to an area hospital for a walk-in shooting victim in the Southwest District on Tuesday. Upon arrival officers located the first victim, a 17-year-old male, with a gunshot wound to [...]

Man found dead on Juneway in city

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

An adult male was found dead with gun shot wounds to his body at approximately 3:15 p.m on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Police said they were called to the 3400 block of Juneway, where they found the victim. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene but has not yet been publicly [...]

Protesters upset by tree removal at proposed Royal Farms gas station site

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Nick Rynes Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Nearly 50 people gathered in West Towson Wednesday to protest the removal of 30 trees at the site of a proposed Royal Farms convenience store and gas station. Members from the surrounding community were encouraged to wear orange clothing to represent [...]
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