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  • Pedestrian killed in Liberty Road crash

    Pedestrian killed in Liberty Road crash
    Baltimore County police say an 18-year-oold pedestrian was killed Thursday night in an accident in Randallstown. At 10:51 p.m., county police and fire personnel responded to Liberty and Chapman roads, and found that a pedestrian had been crossing...
  • Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings

    Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings
    Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo." Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
  • Baltimore police officer injured in car crash

    Baltimore police officer injured in car crash
    A Baltimore police officer was injured in a car crash in East Baltimore Thursday, the department said. The incident took place in the 1900 block of E. Lafayette Ave. just before 11 a.m., as an Eastern District patrol officer was responding to a serious...
  • Collapse symbolizes deterioration of Baltimore's illustrious railroad past

    Collapse symbolizes deterioration of Baltimore's illustrious railroad past
    For nearly two centuries, Baltimore has been a railroad town, its great eastern port and once-thriving industries sustained by the network of freight lines running inland. That legacy, however, ebbed over time as the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was...
  • Bring on the rubbish

    Tom Freeman, the Stroppy Editor, has tweeted as @SnoozeInBrief: "Simon Heffer warns of 47 'common mistakes' in English. By my count, he has 15 fair points, 13 debatable, 19 rubbish," and I have not the strength to resist so gorgeous a target.  Mr....
  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency
    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...
  • Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer

    Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer
    An Annapolis police officer was injured late Saturday after a truck crashed into a brick wall, sending debris onto the officer's parked car, Annapolis police said. About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Owen Frank, 28, driving a Ford F150 truck lost control of his...
  • Also on the Ron George resume: soap opera roles

    Also on the Ron George resume: soap opera roles
    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ron George usually keeps quiet about the flashiest part of his biography. But as he fielded a question about film tax credits at a candidates forum last week, George let slip that he had a brief and unglamorous career as...
  • 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...
  • Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident

    Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident
    By the time the video begins, it's clear that something is wrong on East 26th Street. Cars are listing unsteadily on the edge of the chasm forming between the road and the rail bed below. What happens next, as they say, will astound you. Twenty-four-...
  • 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-...