Tag Archives: Baltimore County

Baltimore County police catch 3 wandering llamas; dog helps

Authorities say three llamas that were on the loose in Baltimore County have been returned home. Local media outlets report that police spokesman Cpl. John Wachter says county police were called Friday morning to recapture the animals, which had wandered ...

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Will proposed zoning law block marijuana facilities in Baltimore County?

(The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Proponents of medical marijuana say a recently introduced zoning bill would be so restrictive that it would make it nearly impossible to open a growing facility or dispensary in Baltimore County. Councilwoman Vicki Almond, a Democrat and supporter of medical ...

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Appeals court upholds $5.7M tax judgment against illegal gaming operator

The owner of a now-defunct amusement company involved in illegal gaming will not be able to use ignorance as an excuse to avoid paying nearly $5.7 million in taxes, interest and penalties. A three-judge Court of Special Appeals panel unanimously ...

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JMT to move its headquarters to Hunt Valley

JMT's new headquarters planned for Hunt Valley. (Courtesy of Design Collective)

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, a nationally-ranked architectural and engineering firm, will move its headquarters from Sparks to a new building on Wight Avenue in Hunt Valley, Baltimore County officials announced today. The five-story, 130,000-square-foot building will consolidate about 600 Baltimore ...

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Baltimore Co. jury awards family $2M in premature birth lawsuit

A Baltimore County jury has awarded a Woodlawn family $2 million who alleged their OB-GYN's failure to identify their daughter would be born premature led to the girl's cerebral palsy. The award announced Monday for Muhammad and Fatima Abid on behalf of their daughter, Maria, against Dr. Meera A. Rawtani includes $1.5 million in future medical expenses and $350,000 in noneconomic damages, according to one of the plaintiffs' lawyers.

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Baltimore Co. judge rejects MDE permit for proposed natural gas pipeline

A Flyfisherman enjoying the late summer breeze while standing in the center of the Gunpowder River. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered the Maryland Department of the Environment to revise a permit it issued for a 21-mile natural gas pipeline that would run into Harford County. Judge Justin J. King ruled last week it was "impossible" for him to determine whether the permit complies with water quality regulations because it lacks specifics and that MDE did not give enough time for public notice and comment.

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Group claims Balt. Co. picks for judicial nominating commission not diverse enough

Michelle Daughtery Siri (File)

Gov. Larry Hogan has yet to appoint a judge in any state court, but who might be helping him vet candidates in Baltimore County has raised concerns. The Women's Law Center of Maryland, in a letter written last week, asked the governor to remand nominations for the county's Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission because all four people are white men.

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