County recognizes local astronaut

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sherline Hawkins A Baltimore County native who worked at the International Space Station for six months received a hero pin for bravery and sacrifice from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Tuesday. Reid Wiseman of Cockeysville was celebrated during a ceremony before county officials, friends and [...]

Student turns knitting hobby into business

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Paige Whipple Jessica Dove’s face lights up as she recounts the nights when she and her best friend spent hours unraveling her knitting yarn. Jessica Dove Dove, who knits items for her up-and-coming accessories business, laughingly admits that she has “way too much yarn,” and can’t seem [...]

Updated: BC police kill Kentucky man

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Kelli Palmer A Kentucky man who shot a  Baltimore County officer on Interstate 95 Saturday has been linked to a death investigation involving multiple victims in his home state, police said today. The man, who was fatally shot by police during the incident, was suspected of killing his father, [...]

African Americans love the police, GW professor says

February 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Caryn Altman Despite the recent demonstrations in Missouri and New York against police brutality towards black men, the African American community actually loves the police, a best-selling author said during a speech at Towson University Wednesday. “We think about what is going on in the [...]

School board hears concerns about redistricting plan

February 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Kieran Butler The Baltimore County Board of Education is scheduled to vote March 3 on a new school boundary plan that would move an estimated 700 elementary-age kids to the newly built Lyons Mill Elementary in August. The move is needed, school officials have said, to alleviate overcrowded [...]

Two county intersections get failing grade for traffic

February 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Justin Golec Three highly congested intersections in Baltimore County may see improvements over the next five to 10 years so that they can better handle the large number of vehicles that pass through them each day, according to a discussion during a Planning Board meeting Thursday night. Stephen [...]

5-year-old Baltimore girl is missing

February 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

A 5-year-old girl went missing around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday in northeast Baltimore, police said. The Baltimore Police Department tweeted a description of the girl today, saying she is a “black female, with a purple coat, black tights and a light purple-and-black hat.” The girl was inside of a [...]

Former astronaut remembers his days in space

February 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Justin Golec Humans will make the voyage and land on Mars within 30 years, according to a former NASA astronaut who spoke at Towson University Saturday morning. Speaking to a crowd of more than 60 people at Towson’s Smith Hall, Dr. Don Thomas detailed his career as an astronaut and his [...]

Planning Board looks for feedback on Pulaski development plan

May 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Rachel Buchanan The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday discussed a 920-acre district along Pulaski Highway in Middle River as a potential area for commercial and residential development. Almost 200 acres in the district have been laid out for new streets, a more walkable building [...]

Man arrested after driving truck into TV station

May 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Kevin Kutner Vladimir Mehu Baptiste Baltimore County Police arrested a 28-year-old Parkville man who they say drove a stolen truck into the lobby of WMAR-TV in Baltimore on Tuesday. Vladimir Mehu Baptiste of the 1700 block of White Oak Road has been charged with three counts of attempted [...]
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