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  • Air Force coach Seremet's wife killed in car accident

    Air Force coach Seremet's wife killed in car accident
    Sonia Seremet, the wife of Air Force men's lacrosse coach Eric Seremet, was killed in a car accident in Colorado on Sunday, multiple outlets reported. The 37-year-old was ejected from the car, driven by her husband, after it swerved off a road and...
  • Columbia man dies in Route 1 crash in Savage

    Columbia man dies in Route 1 crash in Savage
    A Columbia man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Route 1 in Savage Tuesday afternoon, Howard County Police said. Police are investigating the crash, which occurred about 1:35 p.m. on northbound Route 1, just before Corridor Road. Police said...
  • Memorial run honors victims of train derailment in Ellicott City

    Memorial run honors victims of train derailment in Ellicott City
    Just blocks from the spot where Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass were killed during a train derailment last summer, about 600 people honored their memory by running a two-mile race through historic Ellicott City Saturday morning. Mayr and Nass, 19-year-...
  • Deer mating season approaching, drivers beware

    Deer mating season approaching, drivers beware
    With the way the critters have taken up residence in many parts of Harford County in recent years, you may have noticed an increase in deer activity either on your property or on the area roadways. But this time of year, however, is the beginning of the...
  • Trucker was distracted before July Bay Bridge accident

    Trucker was distracted before July Bay Bridge accident
    The trucker who struck a woman's car on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge last month and sent it plunging into the water was momentarily distracted before the crash, according to a preliminary report on the accident released Monday. The National Transportation...
  • No charges in fatal Severna Park bike crash

    A dump truck driver who struck and killed a teacher who was biking in Severna Park in July will not be charged, the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. Thomas Patrick Heslin Jr. of Severna Park, a 57-year-old teacher at the...
  • Columbia teen to serve 18 months in assault on cab driver

    Columbia teen to serve 18 months in assault on cab driver
    One of the four Columbia teenagers charged in connection with the assault of a taxi driver in March was sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty in Howard County Circuit Court Tuesday, according to state's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan....
  • Bel Air man dies in crash on I-95 in Joppa Friday morning

    A Bel Air man was killed in a three-vehicle accident on I-95 in Joppa early Friday morning that closed the lanes for southbound traffic on the interstate highway for five hours, according to Maryland State Police. Michael Wayne Shipe, of Bel Air, was...
  • A year after derailment, mourning parents find solace in community

    A year after derailment, mourning parents find solace in community
    One year ago, when one hour of sleep a night was all Mark Mayr could manage in his grief, he set a goal: "I've got to make it through a year." Eventually, sleep returned. But last week, as the first anniversary of his daughter Rose Mayr's death in a...
  • Body found near road in Pasadena in possible hit-and-run

    Body found near road in Pasadena in possible hit-and-run
    A woman's body was found on the side of a road in Pasadena on Tuesday evening, and police believe she may have been the victim of a hit-and-run. In another pedestrian-involved collision Wednesday morning, a 69-year-old woman was struck by a car and...
  • Jet that crashed off Chincoteague recovered by Navy

    Jet that crashed off Chincoteague recovered by Navy
    A fighter jet that crashed off Chincoteague Island in Virginia this month was recovered in pieces from more than 100 feet below the ocean's surface during a 15-day salvage operation that ended this week, according to the Navy. Among the salvaged wreckage...
  • Carroll teen, passersby help mother remove children from burning van

    A 15-year-old Liberty High School student and two passersby are being credited with helping a woman pull her three young children from a burning vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Marriottsville. "We are grateful for the driver's quick reaction in removing her...