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  • Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car

    Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car
    A 79-year-old man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being struck by a car in Columbia on Friday evening, Howard County police said. Yechao Qian, of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way, was hit by a 2004 Honda Civic traveling westbound on...
  • Pedestrian, 79, struck by car in Columbia; critically injured

    A 79-year-old man was critically injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while walking in Columbia, Howard County Police said. Yechao Qian of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
  • Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday

    Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday
    As many as seven inches fell on Harford County Sunday, catching many by surprise, making roads treacherous and closing Harford County Public Schools Monday. Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, started spreading...
  • Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214

    Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214
    Fifty years ago Sunday, mere days before the Christmas holiday, dozens of families from Elkton and north along the northeast corridor to Staten Island, N.Y., were changed in an instant. The mid-air explosion of Pan Am Flight 214 over Elkton became...
  • Vikings' flight home delayed when catering truck hit team plane at BWI

    As if it wasn't hard enough for the Minnesota Vikings' to absorb their 29-26 loss to the Ravens that included an NFL-record for lead changes in the fourth quarter, the NFC North football team's flight home to Minneapolis was delayed for several hours on...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford

    Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford
    All the warnings paid off. Harford County fared relatively well in Round Two of this week's winter storm, with the snowfall doing its part by coming in weaker than expected. After Sunday's unexpected dumping of an average 7 inches on Harford, county...
  • Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]

    Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Dwane A. Mabe Jr., 25, of the 100 block of Osborne Road, was charged Monday with possessing a drug other than marijuana and paraphernalia. Angel Michelle Simms, 39, of the 700 block of Battle Avenue, was charged Monday with first-degree...
  • Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared

    Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., the state Department of Transportation was reporting that the two major incidents of the Baltimore region's Wednesday rush hour had been cleared. In Dundalk, North Point Boulevard (MD 151) was reportedly reopened at Old Battle Grove Road...
  • Pedestrian airlifted after being hit by vehicle in Joppatowne Tuesday

    A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Joppa Farm Road in Joppatowne on New Year's Eve and was airlifted to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with "serious injuries," according to fire company officials. First responders were alerted at 5:55 p.m. to the...
  • Pedestrian struck in Aberdeen Walmart lot

    A 64-year-old woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday after she was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Aberdeen Walmart. Lt. Fred Budnick of the Aberdeen Police Department said via e-mail that the woman was hit by a vehicle that was backing...
  • Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136

    Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136
    All lanes are open on MD 136 in the Dublin area after the clearing of an early morning single vehicle crash on Thursday, Maryland State Police said. The state Department of Transportation reported at 3:07 a.m. that the single-vehicle incident shut down...