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Monday evening, a slow-moving storm resulted in localized severe flooding in the Reisterstown/Owings Mills area.  Baltimore County police and fire crews were quick to respond to reports of flooded roads and in conjunction with local emergency management officials, conducted initial damage assessments.

A few businesses that sit along the Gwynns Falls in the area of Reisterstown Road and Owings Mills Boulevard were especially hard hit.

We are happy to report that there were no serious injuries reported.  We are working through the recovery phase of this event and will provide more information as it becomes available.

For more information, please visit the Emergency Preparedness page for information on flooding events.

UPDATE (January 30, 2017; 10 a.m.):

Mary Linda Cavanagh has been located unharmed. Thank you to everyone who shared her information.

Original release (January 29, 2017; 4:54 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are actively searching for a missing Reisterstown woman.

Mary Linda Cavanagh was last seen around 8 p.m. at her home in the 300 block of Main Street in Reisterstown. She is 71 years old, 5'4", 130 pounds, has brown eyes and short brown hair. She is believed to be driving her tan 2007 Chrysler Sebring bearing Maryland registration plate '9DKX26'.

Mary Cavanagh suffers from a medical condition that could endanger her if left untreated.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

This case is currently being investigated by officers at Precinct 3.

UPDATE (November 7, 2016  2:33 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the motorcycle operator who died in a crash last night on Liberty Road as 51-year-old Henry Isaac Williams of the 7300 block of Maury Road in Windsor Mill.

The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that a 2014 Acura TL was turning left from Brubar Court onto east-bound Liberty Road when it collided with a 2003 Suzuki motorcycle, operated by Williams, which had been traveling west-bound on Liberty Road. Williams was ejected from the motorcycle and came to rest on west-bound Liberty Road where he was struck by a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. He was declared deceased at the scene.

The vehicles involved in the crash remained at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. The investigation is expected to take several weeks.​

Original release (November 6, 2016  9:53 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Just after 6 p.m., Baltimore County officers responded to a multiple vehicle crash at Liberty Road and Brubar Court. Crash investigators have determined that a vehicle pulled onto Liberty Road from Brubar Court. A motorcycle traveling westbound on Liberty Road collided with the car. The driver of the motorcycle was ejected onto the roadway. Shortly afterwards, another car traveling westbound on Liberty Road struck the driver of the motorcycle, as he was laying on the road. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the man and the others involved in the crash will be released after family notifications.

Revised June 27, 2017