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MOORE VISITS WESTERN MARYLAND

Vowing to leave no Marylander behind, Governor Wes Moore made a stop in Lonaconing and handed out water to residents at the Lonaconing Fire Department yesterday. He stressed that his first trip after taking office was to Western Maryland. While the boil water advisory has been partially lifted, he commented that no Marylander should have…

BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED FOR SOME CONEY WATER CUSTOMERS

The Boil Water advisory, which had been in effect in the George’s Creek area since January 17th, has been partially lifted, except for residents in the Koontz area on Old Beechwood Road, between 15817 old Beechwood and 15001 Old Beechwood Road, Blacksmith Lane, and Cool Mist Lane. For the residents that the boil water advisory…

MAN ARRESTED ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES

Kitzmiller resident Dereck Allen Gank remains in jail on charges of sexual abuse of a minor and related counts. Gank specifically was charged with sexual abuse of a minor, third and fourth-degree sex offense and second-degree assault. The alleged offenses had been taking place since January 1st. The investigation leading to his arrest was begun…

CANDLE LEADS TO BALTIMORE AVENUE FIRE

Sunday’s fire that caused about $25,000 in damage to a Baltimore Avenue home was caused by an unattended candle. The fire was reported around 12:15 p.m. Sunday at 461 Baltimore Avenue. About 30 firefighters were on the scene. There were no injuries, and the family is being assisted by the American Red Cross, according to…

STUDENT ARRESTED FOR THREATENING SCHOOL SHOOTING

A Tucker County juvenile is in custody after allegedly threatening a school shooting at the high school there. Law enforcement was called to Tucker County High School yesterday morning after school officials were notified of a potential threat. Students were placed in lockdown as a precaution, and the student  who allegedly made the threat, was…

MAN HELD WITHOUT BOND IN ASSAULT CASE

Francis Damien Nizer is being held without bond, following an assault investigation Sunday in the 100-block of West Third Street. He is accused of strangling and slamming a woman’s head against a wall, while arguing with her over a ring. Her injuries were consistent with her story, and Nizer was arrested. He received a District…

WOMAN RELEASED FOLLOWING ASSAULT INCIDENT

Alexa Rhea Davis was charged with second-degree assault following an incident Sunday morning in the 100-block of Humbird Street. She is accused of assaulting a man. She was arrested and taken to Central Booking. After a District Court hearing, she was released on personal recognizance.

FEDS ARREST PAIR IN NATIONAL SECURITY CASE

A Baltimore County woman and a man from Florida are facing federal charges in what’s described as a national security case out of Baltimore.  The U.S. Attorney’s Office of Maryland announced Sara Beth Clendaniel of Catonsville and Brandon Russell of Orlando planned to shoot up electrical substations in Norrisville, Reisterstown and Perry Hall.  The FBI…

GOVERNOR SPEAKS ON RECENT MOVES

Governor Wes Moore is keeping Marylanders informed about what’s going on across the state.  In a video message, Governor Moore took time to highlight his work from last week that included a trip to Coppin State University to celebrate their work on digital innovation.  In addition, the governor spoke how he met up with President…

GRANT FUNDING AIMS TO IMPROVE MARYLAND ROAD SAFETY

Funding from the federal government aims to address road safety issues and traffic deaths in Maryland.  The 43-million dollars in grants comes from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law through the Safe Streets for All program.  Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation says the funding includes more than 21-million dollars in projects for Prince George’s County.  Nearly 12-million is…

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