Mar 2, 2018

Police: Body spray before cigarette lighting causes car explosion

Police in Maryland say a car blew up when a man inside lit a cigarette after spritzing himself with an aerosol body spray.

Dec 6, 2017

House flattened, others damaged in Maryland explosion

WOODLAWN — A house was flattened and others were damaged when a fire and explosion rocked the structure in a Baltimore suburb. Baltimore County fire officials say no one was hurt in the explosion. Investigators say the house in Woodlawn was vacant. The fire and explosion were reported Tuesday afternoon. Pictures and videos show a […]

Sep 24, 2013

Man convicted of murdering 15-year-old to get new trial

A man convicted of murdering a 15-year-old Woodlawn girl outside a Baltimore middle school in 2004 is entitled to a new trial, Maryland’s top court ruled Tuesday.

Jun 14, 2012

Teen dies after struggle with off-duty Md. officer

WOODLAWN — Baltimore County police say a teenager is dead following a struggle with an off-duty officer. Police say 17-year-old Christopher Brown was chased by the officer, who was at home in the Woodlawn area and went outside after hearing a loud bang. The unidentified officer noticed his front door had been damaged and saw […]

May 4, 2012

Towson’s ‘golden triangle’ facing scrutiny

The 14-acre strip of land that some regard as the entry to Towson is under the microscope for possible redevelopment these days. Called the “golden triangle,” this small collection of food spots, small businesses and the Towson American Legion Post No. 22 hall is located on the west side of York Road, just north of […]

Jan 20, 2012

Construction to begin at new Social Security Administration complex in Reisterstown

Construction is expected to begin at a $150 million Social Security Administration complex after a ceremonial groundbreaking set for Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m. More than 1,600 federal employees are expected to work at the site, at 6100 Wabash Ave., once it opens. The transit-oriented building will be built on state-owned property directly across from […]

Dec 19, 2011

COPT sells properties in Woodlawn, White Marsh

COLUMBIA — Corporate Office Properties Trust of Columbia, a real estate investment trust focused primarily on properties in office parks close to government facilities, announced it sold several buildings to an unidentified buyer or buyers for $48.75 million. The properties are a 13-building portfolio in the Rutherford Business Center in Woodlawn for $32.5 million, and […]

Oct 7, 2011

Purple Line gets federal OK for preliminary engineering

ANNAPOLIS — A 16-mile light rail proposal between Bethesda and New Carrollton has received federal approval to move into a preliminary engineering phase, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Friday. The approval by the Federal Transit Administration means the project moves to preparation of more detailed plans, cost estimates and environmental studies. “It’s their concurrence that we[...]

Oct 4, 2011

Arrest made in shooting near Social Security building

Baltimore County police say a man has been charged in a shooting that led to a temporary lockdown of the Social Security Administration headquarters. Gary Stokes Jr. of Gwynn Oak was charged with attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery and other crimes. He’s being held at the Baltimore County jail. Police say Stokes shot a Social […]

Oct 3, 2011

Social Security HQ in Baltimore lifts lockdown; shooting nearby

WOODLAWN — A Social Security Administration employee who was on his lunch break was shot Monday during a robbery near the agency’s headquarters in suburban Baltimore, prompting a temporary lockdown of the complex as police searched for the gunman. Police said they were called at 11:43 a.m. about a shooting in the woods behind the […]

Jul 25, 2011

Windsor Mill, Woodlawn apartments sold for $190.1M

Jones Lang LaSalle, a multifaceted, international commercial real estate firm based in Chicago, announced that its Capital Markets unit closed the sale of a portfolio of multifamily properties in the Windsor Mill/Woodlawn areas of Baltimore city and county. Harbor Group International purchased the six-property, 1,984-unit portfolio for $190.1 million from seller SRH/CMS Berkshire Limited Partnersh[...]

Jul 8, 2011

Maryland expands two Enterprise Zones, adds one in Woodlawn

The state will expand zones in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and on the Eastern Shore where businesses are eligible for tax credits for making property improvements and hiring new workers. Maryland will add 112 acres to the Enterprise Zone in the city and more than 500 acres to the Cambridge-Dorchester County zone. The state also […]

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