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Perry Hall High School on lockdown, police pursuing suspect in woods

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Perry Hall High School is on lockdown as of Thursday afternoon. Police are reportedly pursuing a suspect in the woods behind the school, according to a source who spoke with NottinghamMD.com on the condition of anonymity. Helicopter and K9 units were involved and unconfirmed reports indicate that multiple suspects are in police custody. The school is currently on lockdown and afternoon dismissal will likely be impacted. No further details are available at this time. The post Perry Hall High School on lockdown, police pursuing suspect in woods appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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Joppa man arrested on child pornography charges

JOPPA, MD—A Harford County man from was arrested and charged on Thursday after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of possession of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Joshua Hicks-Kachik, 32, of Joppa. He has been charged with nine counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of distribution of child pornography. On July 31, authorities began an online investigation involving the distribution and possession of child pornography. Investigators obtained media files of child pornography that were being distributed online. Further investigations led to the identification of the suspect and his residence in Harford County. At approximately 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, troopers arrested Hicks-Kachik at his residence. A preliminary forensic review of his electronic devices seized at the residence revealed multiple child pornography files. Hicks-Kachik was arrested on Thursday without incident. He is being held at the Harford County Detention Center pending an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner. The post Joppa man arrested on child pornography charges appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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Baltimore woman triple-checks scratch-off after $100,000 win

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore woman is in disbelief after purchasing a winning Maryland Lottery scratch-off ticket. Rita Jones couldn’t believe she won. The Baltimore City resident had scratched off her instant ticket with a lucky dime and doubted what she saw. Had she really won the top prize on the Show Me $100,000! game? “I kept looking at the ticket and saw it said $100,000. I didn’t believe it,” Rita recalled. The 66-year-old showed the instant ticket to a friend, who confirmed her Lottery luck. She still didn’t believe it, however, until a local Maryland Lottery retailer confirmed the top-prize win. A loyal player, Rita said she prefers to play $10 or $20 scratch-offs. “I love playing scratch offs. I have been playing every day for the past 10 years,” she added. The retired federal worker likes to visit Maryland casinos, too. She plans to use her winnings to pay off half of her mortgage. She may also go on a vacation and spend some of that money on her grandchildren. Moravia Shell Gas Station located at 5920 Moravia Road in Baltimore (21206) sold Rita the winning instant ticket. The post Baltimore woman triple-checks scratch-off after $100,000 win appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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Vehicle overturns in Nottingham crash

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews responded to a crash on Belair Road in the Nottingham area on Thursday morning. The crash was reported at around 7:45 a.m. in the 4200-block of Belair Road (21236). One vehicle reportedly overturned in the southbound lanes near BJ’s Wholesale Club.  One patient was trapped and needed to be rescued. There has been no word on any injuries. Photo via Chris Montcalmo Photography The post Vehicle overturns in Nottingham crash appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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Baltimore County Police Department announces schedule of activities for 2022 Faith and Blue Weekend

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department will participate in several events and activities planned for the third annual National Faith and Blue Weekend scheduled for October 7 -10. Faith and Blue Weekend is endorsed by every major law enforcement group and police department, and has been embraced by religious communities nationwide. “The National Faith and Blue Weekend initiative is based on the foundation that strong communities are built on mutual respect and understanding. Our faith partners are pillars in our communities and when we all work together, there are long lasting positive effects,” said Chief Hyatt Faith and Blue provides an...
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The Maryland School for the Blind to break ground on residential cottages

NOTTINGHAM, MD—the Maryland School for the Blind will break ground on a newly designed residential facility for students who reside on the MSB campus during the school week. The event will be held on October 11, beginning with a ceremony at 10 a.m., followed by tours of the renovated Newcomer-Case-Campbell buildings on campus. Dignitaries involved in the ceremony include Carol Beatty, Maryland Secretary of Disabilities, and Mandy Remmell, Director of Baltimore County Executive’s Office of Community Engagement. The construction of the new facilities is part of a multi-year campus improvement project that began in 2011 with the demolition of outdated buildings...
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Baltimore County Public Schools receives $26,413 donation from Giant Food to fight food insecurity

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has received a donation of $26,413 to help fight food insecurity among students. The money was raised during Giant Food’s Nourishing Our Youth food initiative. “We deeply appreciate this generous donation from Giant Food and its customers,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “Partners such as Giant Food demonstrate enduring community support for our school system and provide resources to enrich our impact on students and communities.” BCPS plans to use the donation to increase oven capacity in its elementary schools. “The quality of the food we serve is key to supporting a positive learning environment,”...
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WMVFC to hold multi-vendor craft show on Saturday

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company will be holding a multi-vendor craft show on Saturday. The event will take place 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on October 8, 2022. The event will feature over 40 vendors, handmade jewelry, acrylic keychains, ornaments, wood crafts, and more. A flyer with additional information can be viewed below. WMVFC is located at 10331 Philadelphia Road in White Marsh (21162). The post WMVFC to hold multi-vendor craft show on Saturday appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for this week, detonation planned for Wednesday afternoon

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground has daytime and nighttime testing operations scheduled for this week.  Testing and soldier training is scheduled for October 5 – 7, approximately 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. APG has firing operations scheduled for Saturday, October 8 between approximately 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Additionally, there will be a single detonation between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5th. Noise may be heard in some areas off of the installation. Military weapons and watercraft will be visible during daytime and nighttime hours. Residents may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off...

Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library announces Tales of the Dead contest winners

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Library challenged writers of all ages to write original horror stories with a “Moonlit Masquerade” theme in its Tales of the Dead Short Horror Story Contest. Six winners were chosen, and for the first time ever, one of the winners isn’t local. The winner of the Over 21 category, Carrie Donovan, lives in Germany. The Tales of the Dead Short Horror Story Contest was split into two categories: Over 21 and Under 21. First, second and third place winners in both categories were selected by a panel of judges including local civic leaders, librarians and published...

Governor Hogan announces new state, local directors of cybersecurity

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the State of Maryland has hired John A. Bruns as the Director of State Cybersecurity and Netta Squires, Esq. as the Director of Local Cybersecurity. These positions were created as part of an overarching cybersecurity legislative package passed early this year. Both directors will work at the Department of Information Technology and report to the State Chief Information Security Officer. Today’s appointments come as the state marks October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Earlier this year, the governor announced a new $102 million cyber readiness and workforce initiative to modernize, strengthen, and expand...
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BCPS students, families invited to visit schools for magnet showcase events

TOWSON, MD—Students and families interested in Baltimore County Public Schools magnet programs are invited to visit the programs during magnet showcase events in October. The magnet website identifies programs and the schools where they are located. BCPS magnet programs are theme-oriented courses of study that provide students with in-depth experiences in specialized areas of interest. BCPS has nearly 120 elementary, middle, and high school magnet programs in 32 schools across the county. While some magnet programs exist within comprehensive schools, there are also schools whose entire population is determined through the magnet application process. Following is a list of showcase events...
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Celebrate National Coffee With A Cop Day in White Marsh on Wednesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wednesday, October 5, is National Coffee With A Cop Day. Coffee With A Cop brings police officers and the community members that they serve together over coffee, building relationships one cup at a time. Residents can join the Baltimore County Police Department from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday on the patio at Red Brick Station, located on THE AVENUE at White Marsh. Officials say there will be no agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the police officers in the local community. Red Brick Station is located at 8149 Honeygo Boulevard (21236).   The post Celebrate National Coffee With A Cop Day in White Marsh on Wednesday appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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Roadwork to result in temporary lane closures on I-95 in Joppa this weekend

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority has announced that important roadwork will result in some lane closures on Interstate 95 this weekend. Overnight on Friday, October 7 and overnight on Saturday, October 8, two right lanes on southbound I-95 within the MD 152/Mountain Road interchange will be closed temporarily to traffic. Two lanes will remain open for traffic during this closure. During the day on Saturday, October 8, until completion on Sunday, October 9, the right lane on southbound I-95 within the MD 152/Mountain Road interchange will be closed temporarily to traffic. Three lanes will remain open for traffic during this closure. In...
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Massive overnight crash involving 5 tractor-trailers still causing I-95 delays

WHITE MARSH, MD—A massive overnight crash in White Marsh is still causing Tuesday morning delays on Interstate 95. At around 1:15 a.m., crews responded to a crash involving five tractor-trailers and two passenger vehicles on southbound I-95 in the area of New Forge Road, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. The highway was shut down due to a large debris field and fuel spills. Fire, hazmat, and rescue crews from multiple jurisdictions responded to provide aid. As of 7:15 a.m., two southbound lanes remain shut down on I-95. Motorists should expect heavy delays in the area. Photo via WMVFC The post Massive overnight crash involving 5 tractor-trailers still causing I-95 delays appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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Governor Hogan proclaims Walktober 2022, encourages Marylanders to walk for health, recreation, transportation

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Noting the benefits to health and well-being that come from walking—Maryland’s official state exercise—Governor Larry Hogan this week issued a proclamation recognizing the third annual statewide celebration of Walktober, including a month-long schedule of events and webinars. The governor also noted that this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, is annual Walk Maryland Day and encouraged residents to walk for health, recreation, and transportation. “Walking is one of the most beneficial ways to support better physical and mental health, and fall is the perfect time to get outdoors and experience the beauty of our great state,” said Governor Hogan. “Research shows...
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Shooting reported in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are on the scene of a Monday evening shooting in Perry Hall. Police confirm that shots were fired at around 5:45 p.m. in the area of Heathrow Court near Belair Road at Slater Avenue in Nottingham/Perry Hall (21236). Unconfirmed reports indicate that homicide detectives are investigating at the scene. No additional information is available at this time.  This is a developing story. Photo via Pixabay The post Shooting reported in Perry Hall appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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School bus involved in Middle River crash, six injured

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Police say a school bus was involved in crash that shut down Eastern Avenue in Middle River on Monday afternoon. At just after 4 p.m., officers responded to Eastern Avenue and Bengies Road (21220) for a multiple vehicle crash.  The crash involved several vehicles including a Baltimore County school bus. As a result of the crash, six adults were transported to an area hospital with non-life threating injuries. No children sustained any injuries during the crash. While responding to the call, an officer was involved in a separate departmental crash. That officer has since been transported to an area hospital with non-life threating injuries. The other driver was treated at the scene for their injuries. The circumstances surrounding the crash remain under investigation. The post School bus involved in Middle River crash, six injured appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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FBI Baltimore Division warns of hurricane-related fraud

BALTIMORE, MD—As assessment of the damage caused by Hurricane lan begins, the FBI Baltimore Division is warning the public about the potential for hurricane-related fraud. Authorities say hurricane or natural disaster damage often provides opportunities for criminals to scam storm victims and those who are assisting victims with recovery. Consumers should be aware of scammers posing as representatives of charities seeking donations for disaster relief. Only donate to reputable charities and never click on links or open attachments in unsolicited emails. Be sure to make donations using a check or credit card. If a charity or organization asks for a...
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Eastern Avenue shut down due to Middle River crash

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash in Middle River. The crash was reported at around 4:45 p.m. on October 3 along Eastern Avenue at Bengies Road (21220). The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that Eastern Avenue has been shut down in both directions. There has been no word on any injuries.  Motorists should use an alternate route. Photo by camilo jimenez on Unsplash The post Eastern Avenue shut down due to Middle River crash appeared first on Nottingham MD.
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