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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Woman hit by van on Route 40 in Aberdeen

    A woman was struck by a van on Tuesday morning while crossing Route 40 in Aberdeen, according to city police. Susan Yates, 57, of the 200 block of Mayberry in Aberdeen, was hit while crossing the lanes of Pulaski Highway for eastbound traffic at West...
  • Two Columbia men dead in Millersville crash

    Two men have been confirmed dead following a Wednesday morning crash in Millersville. Just after 9 a.m., a BMW traveling on southbound Veterans Highway near Crain Highway reportedly crossed the centerline into the northbound lanes of traffic and collided...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 150 in Dundalk

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 150 in Dundalk
    All lanes have been reopened on MD 150 in Dundalk on Thursday morning after the clearing of an accident involving a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle, according to Baltimore County Police and the state Department of Transportation. Police said the...
  • Bells start ringing in Bel Air every 15 minutes [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Jan. 19, 1989: For 25 years, the bells on the Harford County Courthouse have been ringing on the quarter-hour every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. The bells, a recent addition to the soundscape a quarter-century ago, were donated by...
  • More than 200 lose power in Fallston after vehicle crash early Saturday

    More than 200 BGE customers lost power early Saturday morning after a vehicle struck a utility pole in the Fallston area. The outage was reported around 3:15 a.m., BGE spokeswoman Rachael Lighty said. "Most customers' outages lasted about 15 minutes,"...