Tuesday, December 6, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Lochearn Sunmar Court. 100 block. Between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Dec. 2. An XBox 360, several pairs of shoes, a laptop computer and an iPod were taken from an apartment. Pikesville Mollye Road. 8000 block. Between 9:50 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Dec. 3. A 37-inch TV, a digital converter box, an ATM card and $400 were stolen from an apartment. Shelburne Road. 3100 block. Between 10:30 p.m. Dec. 2 and 7:30 a.m. Dec. 3. A handbag was stolen from a home. Someone could have come in through the rear, sliding-glass door. Brattle Road. 8200 block. Between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Three pairs of shoes were stolen and a window was shattered. The burglar may have used yard furniture to reach the window and climb in. Rockridge Road. 7400 block. Between …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Here are some guidelines for keeping safe in case the hurricane affects the D.C./Baltimore area, including advice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Baltimore County Office of Emergency Management in Towson.
The rain we're experiencing today has nothing to do with Hurricane Irene, a category three hurricane, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Ocean City, MD, officials have ordered an emergency evacuation by midnight of the resort town. Gov. Martin O'Malley declared a state of emergency. Irene could hit the Baltimore area as a tropical storm on Sunday. To find out where Irene is now, and get details about the storm, visit the National Weather Service's National Hurricane Center. As of 8 a.m. today, Irene's probable path could touch the southern tip of the Virginia coast, as well as Maryland's Eastern Shore, on Sunday as a hurricane, according to the website. At 2 p.m., that storm is expected to hit in and near Maryland at …
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Online, the Survey offers charts, graphs, and a chance to submit your own assessment of the earthquake Tuesday.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred at 1:51 p.m. Tuesday in Mineral, VA. That's the earthquake we felt here in Pikesville. For the survey's summary of the quake, visit the Tectonic Summary on the survey's website. Here's a map of the intensity of the quake. You can help scientists study the effects of the quake by answering some questions for the survey, under its "Did You Feel It?" feature. To subscribe to earthquake notifications for your area, visit the survey's "Earthquake Notifications Service." Read about where some Pikesville residents were when the earthquake shook the East Coast.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The Maryland State Police have their equipment and personnel ready to help in case of emergency.
Maryland State Police say that personnel at all barracks throughout the state reported feeling the earthquake this afternoon. However, as of 2:30 p.m., there had been no reports of serious injuries, according to a state police news release. "State police officials are in contact with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency and other state reponse agencies," the release stated. "Response efforts will be coordinated with MEMA per established state emergency response procedures." The earthquake, a 5.9 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, originated in Virginia. It was felt by numerous Pikesville Patch readers and contributors. State police are assessing whether there are injuries or major damage, the release stated…