Pair of Sheds Damaged in Accidental Bel Air Fire

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Photo courtesy of Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company A pair of sheds sustained severe damage in a Tuesday afternoon fire which investigators determined was accidental. The fire was reported by a neighbor at approximately 2:41 p.m. Tuesday in two wood-framed sheds behind a residence in the 1400 block of Prospect Mill Road in Bel Air, […]

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Aberdeen Man Missing Since August


A duffel bag tucked under an arm, Mark Kenneth Dickinson chatted briefly with a neighbor one afternoon in August, before walking north on Edmund Street in Aberdeen a short distance from his home. The conversation marked the last time anyone saw Dickinson. Aberdeen police have been searching for Dickinson since Aug. 26, without success. On […]

Edgewood Man Injured in Early-Morning House Fire

A man sustained burns in an early morning accidental house fire in Edgewood attributed to unattended cooking. The fire was reported just before 1 a.m. in the kitchen of a two-story home in the 500 block of Arum Court in Edgewood, according to a release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. A total […]

Exclusive: Harford County Detention Center Inmate Hanged Self in 2013 In Attempt to Gain Medical Treatment


Six days into a 23-day sentence for a traffic charge, the pain became unbearable. During his first five days at the Harford County Detention Center, Norman Miller carried a secret inside him. Seeking favor with his fellow inmates, before entering the jail Miller swallowed two small “balloons”—actually fingers from a latex glove—filled with tobacco, matches, […]

Two Bel Air High School Students Killed in Kingsville Crash

Two Bel Air High School students were killed in a single-vehicle crash near Kingsville Friday night, according to Baltimore County police. The crash occurred at approximately 11:25 p.m. at the intersection of Mt. Vista Road and Gontrum Road when a 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse left the roadway and struck a tree, according to the Baltimore County […]

Sheriff Bane: Harford County Deputies Have Choice Whether to Issue Marijuana Civil Citation

Harford County Sheriff’s Deputies will have the discretion whether to issue civil citations for marijuana possession under 10 grams, Sheriff Jesse Bane said, a modification of statewide policy intended to preserve the agency’s ability to make deals in pursuit of larger drug busts. Under the Maryland State Police’s “model” policy for enforcing the new marijuana […]

Marijuana Decriminalization Laws Take Effect; Harford County Sheriff’s Office Deputies to Weigh Substance at Precincts

The state’s new marijuana decriminalization laws take effect Wednesday, and Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies will have to use their judgment in deciding whether an amount of suspected substance found on an individual might exceed the weight considered a civil offense under the legislation. Under the law, passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed […]