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Boy, 15, stabbed to death in Milford Mill

A teenage boy died Wednesday night after he was stabbed during a fight in Milford Mill, Baltimore County police said. Moses Ayele Lorenso, 15, was stabbed at least once after a verbal fight that escalated into a physical fight with someone known to him, police said. Police were initially called...

Towson

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Hearing on school system's proposed operating budget slated for tonight

Hearing on school system's proposed operating budget slated for tonight

Baltimore County Public Schools will hold a public hearing tonight to gather public input on its proposed operating budget for fiscal 2018. The hearing is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the schools system's Greenwood Campus, Building E, at 6901 Charles Street, in Towson. Sign-up for speakers begins...

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  • 'Se habla español' is routine for these elementary school students

    'Se habla español' is routine for these elementary school students

    In a classroom at Halethorpe Elementary School, Eileen Freed was polling her fourth-grade students on what they like to do. When she said nadar, the Spanish word for "to swim," she moved her arms as if she was swimming. When she said cantar, the Spanish word for "to sing," she and her students...

  • At Catonsville Middle, Boys to Men program plots a course toward success

    At Catonsville Middle, Boys to Men program plots a course toward success

    Thirty-five boys walked through the Catonsville Middle School cafeteria last Thursday, wearing the same white, tucked-in dress shirt, passing by loved ones as they reached rows of the chairs at the front of the room. Their advisers wore blue graduation gowns and gold stoles — the school's colors....

  • Arbutus business group broadens its scope, changes its name

    Arbutus business group broadens its scope, changes its name

    The start of the new year has brought a new name and a shift in focus for the longtime business association in Arbutus. The group formerly known as the Arbutus Business and Professional Association is now known as the Greater Arbutus Business Association. With the name change, the group will have...

Lutherville/Timonium

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  • Edna Gan, state health scientist, dies

    Edna Gan, state health scientist, dies

    Edna Dimaano Gan, a retired state public health scientist, died of complications from heart disease Jan. 2 at Union Memorial Hospital. The Timonium resident was 79. Born Edna Dimaano in Zambales, Philippines, she was the daughter of Gregorio Dimaano and Concepcion Dolandolan. She earned a pharmacy...

  • Former Baltimore County police chief Sheridan to replace Johnson

    Former Baltimore County police chief Sheridan to replace Johnson

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is replacing longtime Police Chief Jim Johnson with former Chief Terry Sheridan, he said in a surprise announcement Wednesday. Johnson, 58, has led the county Police Department since 2007 — a period when violent crime has dropped 26 percent, according to...

  • Special construction design review proposed for commercial area of Rodgers Forge, Anneslie

    Special construction design review proposed for commercial area of Rodgers Forge, Anneslie

    Reacting in part to community opposition to a drive-through window at a planned Starbucks near Rodgers Forge and Anneslie, a Baltimore County Council member is proposing that all new construction in a commercial area of York Road in south Towson face additional scrutiny by a county panel of architects...

Arbutus/Lansdowne

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Cockeysville/Hunt Valley

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  • Baltimore County library patrons can now borrow pre-loaded e-readers, laptops

    Baltimore County library patrons can now borrow pre-loaded e-readers, laptops

    Baltimore County Public Library patrons will be able to check out and take home pre-loaded e-book readers and laptop computers starting immediately, county officials announced today. The 19-branch system has added about 600 electronic devices to its collection, including 210 Playaway Locks, which...

  • As holiday nears, Baltimore shoppers decide it's time to get going

    As holiday nears, Baltimore shoppers decide it's time to get going

    Consumers had plenty of reasons for waiting until two days before Christmas – and a day before Hanukkah – to either start shopping for gifts or checking those last few people off their lists. Some who headed to Baltimore-area stores Friday blamed hectic schedules, while others saw the late rush...

  • Baltimore County urges state to OK money for equestrian center

    Baltimore County urges state to OK money for equestrian center

    Baltimore County officials are urging the state's Board of Public Works to rethink a decision to delay approval for a proposed equestrian center in Cockeysville. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wants to build the $3 million facility at the Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm...

Owings Mills/Pikesville

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  • David Modell, former Baltimore Ravens president, dies

    David Modell, former Baltimore Ravens president, dies

    David Modell, a former president of the Baltimore Ravens and the son of former team owner Art Modell, died of lung cancer Friday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 55. Called the "unsung son," Mr. Modell was considered an architect of the Ravens team that won Super Bowl XXXV...

  • Pikesville knitter goes viral for destination-themed sweaters

    Pikesville knitter goes viral for destination-themed sweaters

    When Sam Barsky logged into Facebook on Sunday, he thought he had been hacked. More than a hundred friend requests and thousands of messages about his sweaters flooded his account. Barsky had gone viral. The 42-year-old Pikesville resident, who has been knitting since 1999, is now widely known...

  • Two men shot in Baltimore Co. Saturday, police say

    Two men shot in Baltimore Co. Saturday, police say

    Two men were injured in separate shootings in Baltimore County Saturday, the police department said. Officers were called just before 6 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 7700 block of Hillendale Road in Parkville for a shooting. They 21-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound to the...

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  • Towson crime log

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. Loch Hill Road, 6600 block. Between Jan. 4 at 4:30 a.m. and Jan. 12 at 8:30 p.m. Cash and electronics stolen from a home while residents were...

  • Gifts cement bond of neighboring schools [Towson]

    Gifts cement bond of neighboring schools [Towson]

    Kicking off the new year with extra kindness, four West Towson Elementary School students visited the neighboring Ridge Ruxton School on Jan. 4, bearing special gifts. Mia Davis, her twin sister, Sabine Davis, and classmates Sofia Gahagan and Ruhi Shanbhag, all fourth-graders at West Towson, spent...

  • Little Free Library delights couple's Pine Valley neighbors [Lutherville-Timonium]

    There's a new library in our community, and it's not what you'd expect. Thanks to Lindsey and Matt Votral, the Pine Valley neighborhood is now home to our area's first registered Little Free Library. This book exchange program is a worldwide movement to build relationships, spark creativity, and...

  • American, British men indicted in Howard County swatting

    American, British men indicted in Howard County swatting

    A Maryland man and a British subject have been indicted in a swatting incident in Howard County that left the victim injured after he was shot with rubber bullets by police. The U.S. Attorney's Office said in a news release that 25-year-old Zachary Lee of Catonsville and 19-year-old Robert Walker...

  • Suspect sought in stabbing of student outside Woodlawn High

    Suspect sought in stabbing of student outside Woodlawn High

    Baltimore County police were searching Thursday for a suspect in the stabbing of a 10th-grade student outside Woodlawn High School. The stabbing was reported about 11:15 a.m. Baltimore County police say they found the 16-year-old victim near the tennis courts. The student was suffering from a minor...

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