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  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • Baltimore County curriculum contract ended amid feuding

    Baltimore County curriculum contract ended amid feuding
    As Baltimore County prepared for a major shift in education to take effect this school year, Superintendent Dallas Dance promised that the system's 53,000 elementary students would be taught with a "world-class" curriculum. But the initial multimillion-...
  • Street man, 22, killed in car accident in Pylesville

    Street man, 22, killed in car accident in Pylesville
    A 22-year-old Street man died in a single-car accident Monday night in Pylesville. Harford County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 4600 block of Clermont Mill Road around 9:15 p.m. Monday for a report of a crash. When they arrived, Nicholas Paul...
  • Two injured, one seriously, during Aberdeen police chase Sunday night

    An Aberdeen man was arrested after he fled police and allegedly struck a teenage pedestrian and two vehicles with his car Sunday evening, Aberdeen Police said. Asim J. Lievers, 31, of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, was charged Sunday with first-...
  • Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village

    Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village
    A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village. More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
  • Traffic: Street flooding, crashes snarl morning commute

    Traffic: Street flooding, crashes snarl morning commute
    On the day after the Baltimore area experienced record levels of rainfall and a street collapse, Thursday morning's commute was snarled with accidents and road closures on major thoroughfares and secondary roads. Many of the incidents occurred in...
  • Perryville fire captain killed in 2013 will be recognized at Fallen Heroes Day

    A Perryville fire police captain who was killed last year while directing traffic at an accident scene will be among those honored May 2 at the state's annual Fallen Heroes Day Ceremony in Timonium. David Ronald Barr, 64, of Port Deposit, died in...
  • CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie

    CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie
    A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department. The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
  • Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]

    Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Derrick J. Ware, 29, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which he is charged with second-degree assault. Randy Bowens, 47,...
  • 'Worst storm event' in months dropped up to 9 inches of rain on Harford

    'Worst storm event' in months dropped up to 9 inches of rain on Harford
    Harford County emergency officials dealt with what one called "the worst storm event" in months, as the county was caught in a massive deluge that dropped up to 9 inches of rain in some areas between late Tuesday night and early Thursday morning. Fire...
  • From Ray Rice to Donald Sterling, TMZ keeps getting very big sports stories

    From Ray Rice to Donald Sterling, TMZ keeps getting very big sports stories
    With Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice back in the news and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling all over it this week, I have to revisit this post I wrote on TMZ in February, when the Rice-allegedly-knocks-his-then-fiancee-unconscious story...
  • Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North

    Traffic: Collision on MD 3 North
    A two-vehicle collision on MD 3 North at Interstate 97 in Millersville has closed the northbound left shoulder at 9:02 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-895 North in Baltimore City prior to the...