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  • Teen on motorcycle killed after crash on Route 198 in Maryland City

    Teen on motorcycle killed after crash on Route 198 in Maryland City
    A 17-year-old riding a stolen motorcycle was killed Saturday night and the driver of an automobile was seriously injured in a crash on state Route 198 in Anne Arundel County. A rider on a second motorcycle fled the scene. According to county police, Ira...
  • Havre de Grace Activity Center without heat, AC after coolant leak Monday

    The Havre de Grace Activity Center is without heat or air conditioning after contractors hit the center's geothermal heating and cooling line causing a coolant leak Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The contractors were laying fiber-optic cable...
  • Tractor-trailer overturns on Reisterstown Road

    Tractor-trailer overturns on Reisterstown Road
    A tractor-trailer overturned in northwest Baltimore after it collided with another vehicle on Reisterstown Road early Sunday, police said. The truck was headed southbound when the accident occurred at 7:15 am in front of a 7-Eleven convenience store...
  • Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash

    Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash
    A Laurel man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Montgomery County, according to Montgomery County police. Police said at approximately 3:36 p.m., officers responded to the 6900 block of Annapolis Rock Road in Damascus for the report of a...
  • Injured state trooper returns to work

    Injured state trooper returns to work
    Maryland State Trooper Jacqueline Kline was grateful to return to work after months of medical care, she says, but it's tough for her to listen to the dispatch radio at the Glen Burnie Barrack. "It's very frustrating because I just want to get back on...
  • Traffic: Police investigation of Joppa accident closes Route 7

    An overnight single-vehicle accident in Joppa, which left three people hospitalized, has shut down a portion of Route 7 (Philadelphia Road). As of 9:15 a.m., the road remains closed between Bulls Lane and Joppa Farm Road as Maryland State Police...
  • Man killed in Amtrak accident was struck hours before being found

    Man killed in Amtrak accident was struck hours before being found
    By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours. McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of...
  • Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash

    Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash
    In the 60 seconds before his tractor-trailer smashed into two vehicles on the Bay Bridge last summer, propelling one into the water below, Gabor Lovasz accelerated from 8 mph to 51 mph. In its final report on the incident, the National Transportation...
  • Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared

    Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared
    As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount...
  • MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash

    MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash
    A MTA police officer has been charged with rape after a woman told investigators that he drove her home from the scene of an accident and then assaulted her. The woman told Baltimore police that Maryland Transit Administration Officer Martez Johnson, 26,...
  • State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role

    State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role
    Maryland has lost its bid to be a Federal Aviation Administration test site for drones, but officials still expect the state to be involved in federal research into how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace. Virginia was one of six...
  • Westminster man killed in Owings Mills crash

    Westminster man killed in Owings Mills crash
    A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Owings Mills Thursday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. At about 4:10 p.m., Joseph Michael Murphy, 58, of the unit block of Winchester Avenue in Westminster, was struck by a Nissan Altima...