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Baltimore County schools make the grade in regional rankings list

Three Towson area high schools are among the Baltimore metropolitan region’s top-rated high schools, according to Niche, a Pittsburgh-based company that ranks schools nationwide. Towson High School, Dulaney High School, in Cockeysville, and the George W. Carver Center for Arts and Technology, a...

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  • Police warn residents to beware of strangers rummaging through mail

    Police warn residents to beware of strangers rummaging through mail

    The Baltimore County Police Department's Towson precinct commander is advising residents to be on the lookout for strangers rummaging through their mail looking for fraudulently obtained driver's licenses. The strangers are looking for licenses under names other than the resident's, said Capt....

  • 31-year-old man arrested in connection with Towson bank robbery

    31-year-old man arrested in connection with Towson bank robbery

    Law enforcement officials arrested a 31-year-old man Friday who was wanted in connection with a Towson bank robbery and an unrelated attempted-murder charge in Baltimore. Dominic Walker, whose last known address is in Reisterstown, allegedly approached a teller at the M&T Bank at 32 York Road at...

  • Towson crime log

    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. Neptune Court. Between May 5 at 6 a.m. and May 6 at 9 a.m. Cash stolen from a residence. Bosley Avenue, 700 block. Between 11:40 p.m. and...

  • Baltimore County police chief defends shielding body camera video

    Baltimore County police chief defends shielding body camera video

    Baltimore County Police Chief Terry Sheridan is expressing support for the county's body camera program and defending his department's decision not to release videos from recent incidents. During a meeting of the Wilkens Precinct Community Relations Organization Tuesday night, Sheridan said he...

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  • Baltimore County Council delays discussion of measure seeking privacy provisions for police body cameras

    Baltimore County Council delays discussion of measure seeking privacy provisions for police body cameras

    The Baltimore County Council is delaying its discussion of a measure that would call for rules governing who can watch video footage from police body cameras. The council was scheduled to hold a public hearing on the resolution Tuesday afternoon, but is postponing the discussion for two weeks because...

  • Towson area crime log

    Towson area crime log

    The following is compiled from local police reports. It is our policy to provide identification when there is enough information to make identification possible. Towson Baltimore Avenue, 600 block. Oct. 8 between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Blue 2006 Honda stolen from parking lot. Stoneleigh Road, 500 block....

  • The Charmery ice cream shop opening third location in Towson

    The Charmery ice cream shop opening third location in Towson

    The Charmery will triple its presence in the Baltimore area next year by adding a shop in Towson, the ice cream-maker’s third. The Hampden-based ice cream shop, owned by husband-and-wife team David and Laura Alima, will open at 6807 York Road in the spring of 2018. “We’re really excited about moving...

  • Towson-area ghost story writers toast their works at library event

    Towson-area ghost story writers toast their works at library event

    From the time he was a kid growing up in eastern Baltimore County, Gary Beard was fascinated with the tales of Baltimore’s literary master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe. “I bought a book of all Poe’s works,” said Beard, 52, who also admires the spooky stuff written by Shirley Jackson, author...

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