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  • Man killed in car crash in Annapolis after pursuit, confrontation

    Man killed in car crash in Annapolis after pursuit, confrontation
    A man was killed in a car crash in Annapolis early Saturday morning after a bizarre series of events that included a confrontation between the occupants of two cars and a police pursuit. The incident began around 4 a.m. when the driver of a Mitsubishi...
  • Bel Air Police issue warnings for trespassers in Gordon Street parking lot

    Bel Air Police issue warnings for trespassers in Gordon Street parking lot
    The latest fallout from the Harford County public school system's changes to bus routes and school schedules involves the Bel Air Police Department giving out more than a dozen warnings to people illegally parked on a Gordon Street parking lot Wednesday....
  • Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie

    Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie
    An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines in an accident near Bowie on Thursday morning, disrupting rail traffic in the area and the commutes of many MARC and Amtrak riders, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. Craig Schulz, an...
  • Traffic: Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk closed

    Traffic: Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk closed
    All northbound lanes on Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk are closed at North Point Road due to a two-vehicle accident with injury at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision in White Marsh on...
  • Child injured after shots fired into a van in Baltimore County

    Child injured after shots fired into a van in Baltimore County
    A young girl was injured but is expected to survive after someone fired a gun into a van with three others inside, Baltimore County police said. The van was stopped at an Overlea traffic light Monday night. A two-year-old girl was struck in the head...
  • Passenger seriously hurt in Pasadena car crash

    Passenger seriously hurt in Pasadena car crash
    A passenger was seriously injured in a car crash Saturday on Mountain Road in Pasadena, Anne Arundel County police said. Police said a Lincoln Town Car was turning into a business about 11 p.m. near Brookfield Road when it was struck by a Nissan pickup...
  • One thrown from car in fatal crash on I-83

    One thrown from car in fatal crash on I-83
    A 23-year-old Baltimore man died Friday morning after he was thrown from his vehicle in a crash on the Jones Falls Expressway, his body flung beyond the jersey wall near the Pepsi sign off the highway, authorities said. Baltimore police identified the...
  • Westminster man killed in Owings Mills crash

    Westminster man killed in Owings Mills crash
    A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Owings Mills Thursday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. At about 4:10 p.m., Joseph Michael Murphy, 58, of the unit block of Winchester Avenue in Westminster, was struck by a Nissan Altima...
  • Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide

    Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide
    Two tractor trailers collided on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shortly after noon Wednesday, closing the span to traffic and bringing environmental officials to the scene for a fuel spill. Hours after the crash, westbound traffic was...
  • MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash

    MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash
    A MTA police officer has been charged with rape after a woman told investigators that he drove her home from the scene of an accident and then assaulted her. The woman told Baltimore police that Maryland Transit Administration Officer Martez Johnson, 26,...
  • Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared

    Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared
    As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount...
  • 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...