Category: Maryland News

Balto Co. Police Harass Filmer

Balto Co. Police Harass Filmer

Baltimore County Police (and the Auxilary Police unit) are getting some heat from the internet and concerned citizens over an incident that happened early Sunday morning as the bars in Towson were letting out. At about 1:45AM, police were in the process of arresting 2 individuals in the middle of York Rd. outside of The Melting Pot restaurant when an […]

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Ride-sharing Service ‘Lyft’ Coming to Baltimore

Ride-sharing Service ‘Lyft’ Coming to Baltimore

If you spend time in Baltimore City, you may start seeing cars with large bright pink mustaches hanging on the grilles. The distinctive pink mustache is a staple of a new San Francisco-based start up that aims to disrupt the personal transportation market. Lyft is a peer-to-peer ride sharing platform that allows mobile phone users who need a ride, to […]

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MD Parent Arrested for Speaking Up At School Meeting

MD Parent Arrested for Speaking Up At School Meeting

*Update: The charges against the parent were dropped Monday by the Baltimore County State’s Attorney. Discuss on the Forum! via the Baltimore County Media website: Towson, Md. (September 23, 2013) — On September 19, a Baltimore County Police officer working off duty for Baltimore County Public Schools arrested a Howard County man, charging him with creating a disturbance during a public […]

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Scheduling conflicts Ends Grand Prix of Baltimore

Scheduling conflicts Ends Grand Prix of Baltimore

Grand Prix of Baltimore will not be held next year due to scheduling conflicts with other large events in Baltimore. “The calendar conspired against us,” JP Grant, the Grand Prix of Baltimore general manager, said during a press conference Friday. For better or for worse, because the event’s official reasoning for ending is “scheduling conflicts” proponents don’t necessarily “lose” and […]

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Super Art Fight

Super Art Fight

If you’ve been listening to the 98 Rock Morning Show the past few weeks, you may have heard of this “Super Art Fight” thing happening at Baltimore’s Ottobar this weekend. The guys had the creators of Super Art Fight on the show twice to promote “The greatest live art competition in the known universe”. One of my buddies was in […]

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Grand Prix of Baltimore: Year 3

Grand Prix of Baltimore: Year 3

For the third Labor Day Weekend, Baltimore is playing host to a festival of speed and sensational automotive enjoyment. The streets around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and sports stadiums have been shut down in order to play host of dozens of high powered race cars who will be screaming down our roads at up to 180MPH – a far cry from […]

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Train Derailment & Explosion in Rosedale/Baltimore

Train Derailment & Explosion in Rosedale/Baltimore

A CSX cargo train has derailed in the Rosedale area near the Baltimore County and Baltimore City Line. Apparently, a trash truck was also involved in some capacity. That truck has been decimated. Soon after the derailment and impact, an extremely large and powerful explosion could be felt for miles around Baltimore County.

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Repeal of Death Penalty in Maryland

Repeal of Death Penalty in Maryland

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s bill to abolish Maryland’s death penalty cleared a tall hurdle Thursday evening as a key Senate committee approved the measure for the first time and sent it to the full chamber for a vote next week. What do you think? Weigh in over in the forum!

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No more front license plates!? Not yet, but proposed!

No more front license plates!? Not yet, but proposed!

Good news for automotive enthusiasts in Maryland! Sort of. We’re one step closer to not being required to display front license plates. While no proposed bills or laws on the topic have been put into effect (update 9/20/13 – following up on the issue), at least we’ve gained some ground and put the idea out there. There were two bills […]

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Shooting at Perry Hall High School

Shooting at Perry Hall High School

*Update 2/25/13: “Gladden was given a life sentence with all but 35 years suspended on an attempted first-degree murder charge, and 20 years to run concurrently for the use of a firearm during a violent act. He had pleaded guilty to the charges on Feb. 19. The other 27 counts against the teenager were dropped. Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge […]

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