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  • Fatal crash raises questions about safety of Maryland railroad crossings

    Fatal crash raises questions about safety of Maryland railroad crossings
    Months after a CSX train collided with a truck in Rosedale, triggering an explosion felt around the region, a crash that killed two in Baltimore last week again raised questions about the safety of the state's railroad crossings. Nationally, Maryland...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shots reported fired in Abingdon [Harford Police blotter]

    Shots reported fired in Abingdon [Harford Police blotter]
    Aberdeen John W. White, 33, of the 1100 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard, was charged Friday with violating a protective order. Gaylord Dennison II, 33, of the 600 block of Brenda Lane, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court for a...
  • Four vehicles crash near Bel Air Wednesday night

    Four vehicles crash near Bel Air Wednesday night
    It was a hectic and crazy Wednesday evening for police and fire and emergency crews around the Bel Air area. A woman fell in a neighborhood near C. Milton Wright High School, a man was hit by a car while walking his dog and four vehicles crashed on Route...
  • Patient Tasered at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen A dealer license plate was stolen Dec. 10 in the 1300 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard. A theft was reported from a vehicle in the 3500 block of Churchville Road on Dec. 10. A theft was reported last Friday in the 200 block of Paradise...
  • One dead in Route 30 accident in Manchester

    One dead in Route 30 accident in Manchester
    Maryland State Police have confirmed that one person died in a three-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on Route 30 in the area of Mt. Ventus Road in Manchester. According to police, a silver passenger car traveling southbound on Route 30 crossed the...
  • Westminster man dies in Route 30 crash

    Westminster man dies in Route 30 crash
    A Westminster man died Thursday when the car he was driving collided head on with a tractor trailer on Route 30 in Manchester, according to Maryland State Police. Sam Amling, 52, sustained life threatening injuries and was pronounced dead on scene,...
  • Cab driver shot and killed in South Baltimore

    Cab driver shot and killed in South Baltimore
    A cab driver was shot and killed in South Baltimore Saturday afternoon as he picked up a customer, Baltimore police said. Officers responding to the Westport neighborhood at 2:07 p.m. found a man shot in the head in the 2400 block of Maisel Court. He was...
  • Bel Air man dies from injuries after being hit by car Wednesday

    Bel Air man dies from injuries after being hit by car Wednesday
    A Bel Air man who was struck by a vehicle while walking his dog LAST Wednesday evening has died from his injuries. The passing of John Kostinko, 69, a resident of the Homestead Village neighborhood, was reported on the Bel Air Police Department's...
  • Westminster man dies from injuries sustained in Finksburg accident

    Westminster man dies from injuries sustained in Finksburg accident
    A Westminster man involved in a three-car accident Friday morning in Finksburg died as a result of his injuries, according to Cindy Rivers, a spokeswoman for the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Kelly Murphy, 38, died Monday. He was taken by...