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  • Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash

    Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash
    A Baltimore Fire Department battalion chief responding to an apartment fire was critically injured Sunday evening in a three-car crash that left four other motorists injured, authorities said. The battalion chief was at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center...
  • Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.

    Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.
    Traffic backed up on I-95 near Havre de Grace Friday afternoon after a Megabus bus carrying 68 passengers struck a guardrail and temporarily closed all northbound lanes, Maryland State Police said. Five passengers were taken to Harford Memorial...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police identify child hit by car on York Road in Towson

    Baltimore County Police have identified the child who was struck in the 6400 block of York Road at Overbrook Road on April 11 as 12-year-old Saphal Bhandari of the 6300 block of Holly Lane in Towson. Police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove said on April 11...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...