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  • Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed

    Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed
    One person was struck and killed by a CSX freight train Thursday morning in Aberdeen, Harford County fire and CSX officials said. The train struck a person who was on the tracks near West Bel Air Avenue around 6:16 a.m., Melanie Cost, a CSX spokeswoman,...
  • Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant

    Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant
    Harford County's Emergency Operations Center a few miles north of Bel Air was packed Tuesday, as county, state and municipal emergency officials responded to an attack on the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in nearby Delta, Pa. To the good fortune...
  • Video shows fatal City Hall crash

    Video shows fatal City Hall crash
    Video of the high speed crash that killed a bystander outside Baltimore City Hall last year shows the suspect being pulled out of his overturned car and restrained by people on scene. The footage, shot from a Maryland State Trooper's patrol car that was...
  • Letters to the editor

    Power brokers count upon apathy about Symphony Woods Despite my reputation as a community and political activist, I had developed a veil of apathy, indifference and cynicism about Columbia's "politics". Quite frankly, I saw much of the decision-making...
  • Howard baseball hangs on to beat Centennial, 9-7

    Howard baseball hangs on to beat Centennial, 9-7
    Heading into the bottom of the seventh with a 9-2 lead at Centennial Thursday afternoon, Howard coach Nick Hoffner might have felt pretty confident that his team would be going home with a win. But Hoffner has seen enough high school baseball games to...
  • Vigil to remember Pasadena teen killed in hit-and-run set for Saturday

    Vigil to remember Pasadena teen killed in hit-and-run set for Saturday
    Family and friends will gather Saturday night to mark one year since the hit-and-run crash on Pasadena's Mountain Road that killed 15-year-old Skylar Marion. A candlelight vigil is planned for 7:30 p.m. at Lake Shore Elementary School, 4531 Mountain...
  • Strike ends with no deal between Hopkins and workers

    Strike ends with no deal between Hopkins and workers
    Service workers fighting for higher wages remained at loggerheads with Johns Hopkins Hospital on Friday as they ended a three-day strike over higher wages — and said they could walk off the job again. Hopkins officials had not presented a...
  • Man killed in Carroll County car crash

    Man killed in Carroll County car crash
    A Delaware man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County on Friday night, the county sheriff's office said. The driver of a pickup truck lost control and crashed into a tree in the 4800 block of Woodbine Road in the Sykesville area around...
  • Several injured in car crash in Edgewater

    Several injured in car crash in Edgewater
    A car crash involving three vehicles late Saturday in Edgewater injured several people, Anne Arundel County police said. The crash occurred about 10 p.m. Saturday at Solomon's Island Road and Virgina Avenue, police said. Police did not disclose the...
  • Child hit by car Friday is Dumbarton Middle student

    Child hit by car Friday is Dumbarton Middle student
    Baltimore County Police said the boy hit by a car Friday afternoon on York Road in Towson is a 12-year-old Dumbarton Middle student, though police could not provide his identity Monday. Cpl. John Wachter, a spokesman for Baltimore County Police, said...
  • Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., World War II fighter pilot

    Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., World War II fighter pilot
    Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., a World War II P-51 Mustang combat fighter pilot who later commanded the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group, died Friday of cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 90. The son of Jesse D....
  • O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization

    O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization
    Of the nearly 150 bills Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Monday morning, one bore the name of a 5-year-old boy from South Baltimore who died in 2011 after a distracted driver chatting on his cellphone plowed into the back of Jake Owen's family car...