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  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 12-year-old girl struck by car in Annapolis crosswalk

    12-year-old girl struck by car in Annapolis crosswalk
    A 12-year-old girl was in stable condition after being struck by a car in Annapolis on Monday afternoon, police said. The girl was crossing in a marked crosswalk at Hilltop Lane and Farragut Court at 3:15 p.m. when a passing car swerved onto the...
  • 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...