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Transportation Disasters

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  • Letters to the editor

    Power brokers count upon apathy about Symphony Woods Despite my reputation as a community and political activist, I had developed a veil of apathy, indifference and cynicism about Columbia's "politics". Quite frankly, I saw much of the decision-making...
  • Climate change is here [Editorial]

    Climate change is here  [Editorial]
    No matter who or what is ultimately deemed responsible for last week's dramatic landslide that caused a major portion of East 26th Street to collapse onto adjoining CSX tracks, it's clear that unusually heavy rains played a role. The hillside was...
  • Harford mall, Looney's Pub report thefts [Police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Chantel Wanita Grace, 19, of the 3700 block of Federal Lane, was charged Monday with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a police order. Items were stolen on Spesutia Road...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared from westbound Bay Bridge

    Traffic: Crash cleared from westbound Bay Bridge
    All lanes have been reopened on the westbound Bay Bridge with the clearing of an early morning accident with injury on Wednesday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. MdTA first reported the multi-vehicle crash at 3:53 a.m., stating that...
  • Girl, 14, struck by vehicle crossing Havre de Grace street Monday

    A 14-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle Monday evening while crossing Juniata Street in Havre de Grace during a high school athletic event. Pfc. Jeff Gilpin of the Havre de Grace Police Department said the girl sustained minor injuries after she was...
  • Traffic: Collision with injury in South Gate

    Traffic: Collision with injury in South Gate
    A three-vehicle collision with injury on Interstate 97 North in South Gate at the MD 100 exit has closed a northbound right off-ramp at 8:39 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork on MD 372 West in...
  • Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95

    Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95
    Maryland State Police on Thursday identified the driver who was killed Monday in a late-morning crash on Interstate 95 in the Patapsco River Bridge area, when the vehicle went over a bridge embankment, landed in a park and caught fire. Police CRASH team...
  • Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North

    Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North
    A two-vehicle collision on MD 3 North at Interstate 97 in Millersville has closed the northbound left shoulder at 9:02 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-895 North in Baltimore City prior to the...
  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn Park

    Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn Park
    A pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning, Anne Arundel County Police said. About 2 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to assist a man whose right arm had been struck by a passing vehicle, according to Lt....
  • Mom, baby killed in fire in HdG; Calvary Baptist planning move [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 14, 1964: A 6-week-old baby and her mother were killed 50 years ago this week in a fire in their home in the Concord Fields section of Havre de Grace. Both were found dead from severe burns in...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic lanes have reopened on Interstate 95 following a motor vehicle collision just past exit 74 in Harford County. The crash, which involved multiple vehicles, left two people injured, according to Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire...