Tag: baltimore county

Highly Invasive Snails from New Zealand Found in Baltimore County

Photo by Michal Maňas, via Wikimedia Commons

Good news! Maryland’s got a new snail. The bad news: it’s highly invasive and could throw off entire aquatic ecosystems around the state.

Rapper Tyree Colion Arrested for ‘No Shoot Zone’ Graffiti at Middle River Store Where Teen Was Fatally Shot

Still via YouTube/L PEDIGREE

Baltimore hip-hop artist and anti-gun violence activist Tyree Colion was arrested in Baltimore County yesterday for spray painting a wall with his signature anti-gun violence tag – even after he said he’d been given permission.

Rise Biscuits Donuts is Coming to Lutherville-Timonium

Photo via Rise Biscuits Donuts

A popular Southern comfort food chain specializing in biscuits and donuts is reaching northward to Baltimore County.

Vandal Maims, Kills Newly Planted Cherry Trees Along Median in Catonsville

Photo via Catonsville Tree Canopy Project/Facebook

A tree-despising Grinch in Southwest Baltimore County just couldn’t let local residents enjoy their new trees.

Baltimore County Opts Not to Screen for Undocumented Immigrants in Towson Jail, for Now

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Lawmakers in Baltimore County voted last night to table a bill that would have required correctional officers in Towson to help federal authorities weed out and deport undocumented immigrants in the county jail, effectively scuttling the proposal.

Jared Kushner Tied to Real Estate Firm Accused of Litigating Aggressively Against Poor Baltimore-Area Tenants

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A new report from The New York Times Magazine and ProPublica spotlights a certain White House senior advisor’s connections to a real estate firm with a record of taking low-income tenants to court and operating slum-like apartments in the Baltimore suburbs.

City Cop Shot at Home in County: ‘We Are Praying for a Speedy and Full Recovery’


A Baltimore City police officer was shot through the front door of his Gwynn Oak home last night, authorities say.

State Trooper Crashes Baltimore Co. Street Race, Stops Driver at Start Line

A Chevrolet Corvette found at the start line. Photo via Maryland State Police.

Last night, dozens turned out for a good old-fashioned Sunday evening drag race in Essex. Unfortunately for the crowd that gathered, some of the supped-up cars heading there were a dead giveaway before it even started.

Major Dredging Planned for Baltimore County’s Upper Bird River

An aerial view of Middle River, via Ken Lund/Wikimedia Commons.

For the second time in 15 years, Baltimore County plans to dig up massive amounts of muck from the floors of the Bird River and Railroad Creek in Middle River.