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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Injured state trooper returns to work

    Injured state trooper returns to work
    Maryland State Trooper Jacqueline Kline was grateful to return to work after months of medical care, she says, but it's tough for her to listen to the dispatch radio at the Glen Burnie Barrack. "It's very frustrating because I just want to get back on...
  • 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...
  • Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash

    Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash
    A Laurel man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Montgomery County, according to Montgomery County police. Police said at approximately 3:36 p.m., officers responded to the 6900 block of Annapolis Rock Road in Damascus for the report of a...
  • Tractor-trailer overturns on Reisterstown Road

    Tractor-trailer overturns on Reisterstown Road
    A tractor-trailer overturned in northwest Baltimore after it collided with another vehicle on Reisterstown Road early Sunday, police said. The truck was headed southbound when the accident occurred at 7:15 am in front of a 7-Eleven convenience store...
  • Havre de Grace Activity Center without heat, AC after coolant leak Monday

    The Havre de Grace Activity Center is without heat or air conditioning after contractors hit the center's geothermal heating and cooling line causing a coolant leak Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The contractors were laying fiber-optic cable...
  • Teen on motorcycle killed after crash on Route 198 in Maryland City

    Teen on motorcycle killed after crash on Route 198 in Maryland City
    A 17-year-old riding a stolen motorcycle was killed Saturday night and the driver of an automobile was seriously injured in a crash on state Route 198 in Anne Arundel County. A rider on a second motorcycle fled the scene. According to county police, Ira...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • 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...
  • Patterson Mill girls win third straight regional basketball title

    Patterson Mill girls win third straight regional basketball title
    After Saturday's round of MPSSAA regional girls basketball title games, only Patterson Mill was left standing, as the Huskies ran away with an 87-48 road victory over Queen Anne's in the 2A East title game. Defending 3A champ Aberdeen was knocked out of...
  • 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....