Dundalk man held for scrap metal burglaries

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Dundalk man was arrested Tuesday for first-degree burglary, theft and destruction of property in connection with a series of scrap metal burglaries that occurred in his North Point Village neighborhood over the past three months, police said. James Lee Fox, 22, of the 7800 block of Saint Claire [...]

Police find woman’s body at incinerator

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Baltimore County police are investigating the death of a Dundalk woman whose body was discovered at the Wheelabrator trash incinerator Monday afternoon. The body of Nicole Marie Torain was taken to the office of the chief medical examiner for an autopsy, police said. The death is under [...]

Council abandons plans for salt storage facility in Loch Raven

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Caryn Altman The Baltimore County Council announced last night that the county has abandoned plans to build a road-salt storage dome at the Loch Raven Technical Academy, bowing to pressure from a neighborhood group that opposed the proposal. The announcement came at a meeting in which community [...]

Fewer female representatives ‘scares me to tears,’ lobbyist says

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Kieran Butler After a life full of male-dominated mentorships and employment, one of Maryland’s top distinguished leaders is ready for some female representation. Sarah Elfreth, the government affairs director for the National Aquarium, urges Towson students to get involved in politics.Photo [...]

Sex assault survivors make their voices heard

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Diamond Hillyer More than 500 red quilts were sprawled across the Towson University campus lawn last week as a testament to those who have survived rape, abuse and exploitation. Students stop by to pay respect and reflect on the stories from the Monument Quilt.Photo by Diamond Hillyer The [...]

Two teens hit by police cruiser

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

A man and a woman who were pushing a baby in a stroller were injured Saturday when they were struck by a Baltimore County police cruiser on the 6600 block of Security Boulevard in Gwynn Oak, police said. Desaree Tasha Blick, 18, of the 100 block of Courtland Road in Towson was transported to the [...]

Local shop brings new twist to making jewelry

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Bria Jenkins The sweet aroma of candles mixed with metal fills the air at La Contessa Jewelry.  Metal racks and two workstations are located just past the front door, all of which are covered with unfinished jewelry pieces. La Contessa is located in LaTerra Gift Gallery in Baltimore, where it [...]

Bikers to take 4,000-mile trek to fight cancer

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Caryn Altman Gabe Brando will appreciate cars and planes a lot more by the end of the summer. “When you start training for a bike ride as long as the one I’m about to take part in, any second in a moving vehicle becomes a luxury,” Brando said. Brando, who is a senior computer science major [...]

Youth group leader charged for child porn

April 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Jai-Leen James Gregory W. Gibson.Photo released by Baltimore County Police. The youth group leader at a local church in Baltimore County was arrested Thursday and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, police said. Gregory W. Gibson, 63, of the 10300 block of Malcolm [...]
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