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  • Dumbarton student, 12, recovering after being struck

    A 12-year-old student of Dumbarton Middle School is recovering at home after being hit by a car April 11. Saphal Bhandari spent five days in the hospital but is now home, according to his father, Navendra Bhandari, of the 6300 block of Holly Lane....
  • Driver trapped by live wires after Laurel crash isn't injured

    A dump truck crash in Laurel Monday morning caused downed power lines and trapped the driver while also disabling a traffic signal at Route 197 and Route 198. The driver, who was trapped for about an hour, was not injured, according to Laurel...
  • 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...
  • Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95

    Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95
    Maryland State Police on Thursday identified the driver who was killed Monday in a late-morning crash on Interstate 95 in the Patapsco River Bridge area, when the vehicle went over a bridge embankment, landed in a park and caught fire. Police CRASH team...
  • Traffic: Collision with injury in South Gate

    Traffic: Collision with injury in South Gate
    A three-vehicle collision with injury on Interstate 97 North in South Gate at the MD 100 exit has closed a northbound right off-ramp at 8:39 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork on MD 372 West 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,...