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  • Anne Arundel bike advocates peddle merits of safe cycling

    Each week, when the weather allows, Jon Korin hops on his road bike and pedals far enough for a three-day tally that cyclists call a century ride — 100 miles. This year, the retired Severna Park resident who grew up riding his bike to school...
  • Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains

    Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains
    New technology that could stop or slow a train before an accident — reducing the likelihood of operator errors becoming deadly — will be installed on all MARC trains. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $13 million contract on...
  • Man killed by bus in Coldstream Homestead Montebello

    Man killed by bus in Coldstream Homestead Montebello
    A 61-year-old man was killed when he was hit by an MTA bus in Northeast Baltimore's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood Thursday night, police said. The man, who police identified as James Payne, of the 8400 block of Roster Ave, had been...
  • Highway worker killed in I-695 crash in Pikesville

    Highway worker killed in I-695 crash in Pikesville
    A highway worker was killed Friday afternoon in an accident on the inner loop of Interstate 695 near Liberty Road in Baltimore County, according to police and highway officials. John C. Kahl, 54, of Port Deposit was completing landscaping for a State...
  • Arundel students excused for ice-day absences

    Arundel students excused for ice-day absences
    Anne Arundel County public school students won't be penalized for being late or absent Friday, after officials went ahead with an on-time opening despite dicey weather. Dozens of crashes were reported on roads across Anne Arundel Friday morning, as...
  • Sleet, snow snares roads in Harford, closes schools early

    Sleet, snow snares roads in Harford, closes schools early
    While the snow had slacked off in Harford County by Monday evening, county emergency officials urged drivers to remain cautious as crews continued to treat and plow the local roads. "We just want to remind the public that when they're traveling on the...
  • Icy road conditions cause hundreds of accidents

    Icy road conditions cause hundreds of accidents
    Hundreds of accidents occurred across the Baltimore region Friday morning as freezing rain caused icy conditions during the morning commute, according to local emergency officials. A bulk of the problems were in Anne Arundel County. One accident...
  • Fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads and pipes

    Fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads and pipes
    Wildly fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads — and travelers. As the Baltimore region thaws out with a balmy weekend, roads, pipes and other infrastructure weakened by this week's below-freezing temperatures are...
  • Man found shot in crashed car in West Baltimore

    Man found shot in crashed car in West Baltimore
    An 18-year-old man was found in his crashed car in West Baltimore Saturday night with a gunshot wound to his head, Baltimore police said. Officers investigating a car accident at 8:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Cooks Lane found the unidentified man. The...
  • Aegis buys Democratic Ledger; 10" of snow blanket Harford [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, January 16, 1964: The Democratic Ledger, a newspaper printed in Havre de Grace, was purchased 50 years ago this week by The Shield Press, publishers of The Aegis. The two newspapers were immediately...
  • Police ID victim in fatal Howard Co. crash

    Police ID victim in fatal Howard Co. crash
    The woman killed over the weekend after driving the wrong direction on a southern Howard County road was identified by Howard County police Monday. The victim and driver was identified as Mayra Liseth Maldonado Vasquez, 27, of Guatemala. Police said...
  • Traffic: Collision in Millersville on I-97

    Traffic: Collision in Millersville on I-97
    A two-vehicle collision in Millersville on Interstate 97 South at MD 32 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:47 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Also, a single-vehicle crash with injury in Rossville on MD 7...