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  • 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...
  • Trial upcoming for Jarrettsville man involved in a police involved shooting and car chase

    A prosecutor told a judge Wednesday the state will continue to press traffic charges against a Jarrettsville man, whose fender-bender with a Harford County sheriff's deputy last April turned into a shooting incident, two-county police chase and a car...
  • Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan

    Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan
    When Airman Steven Doty was the first to rush to the scene of a downed helicopter in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, he didn't consider the possibility that he might have been putting his own life in jeopardy. On May 3, 2010, a Russian aircraft...
  • Highway worker killed in I-695 crash in Pikesville

    Highway worker killed in I-695 crash in Pikesville
    A highway worker was killed Friday afternoon in an accident on the inner loop of Interstate 695 near Liberty Road in Baltimore County, according to police and highway officials. John C. Kahl, 54, of Port Deposit was completing landscaping for a State...
  • Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade

    Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade
    A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade at MD 32 (Savage Road) has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on Interstate...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum
    All lanes have been reopened in MD 170 at Andover Road in Linthicum on Wednesday morning after the clearing of an accident with injury that had shut down the roadway in both directions, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-...
  • Pedestrian, 27, struck and killed crossing Pulaski Highway

    Pedestrian, 27, struck and killed crossing Pulaski Highway
    A 27-year-old Dundalk man died Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle as he crossed Pulaski Highway on foot, police said. Paul Robert Mack, of the 6800 block of Broening Road, was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a 2007 Honda Accord...
  • Suspects steal airbags from autos in Aberdeen, Abingdon, Belcamp

    Sixteen vehicle airbags and a vehicle were stolen in Aberdeen, Abingdon and Belcamp last Wednesday night through Thursday morning, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. According to detectives, in almost all of the cases, the thieves broke...
  • Traffic: Southbound traffic closed on I-895

    Traffic: Southbound traffic closed on I-895
    All southbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City at the Harbor Tunnel has been closed due to an incident at 9:09 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95...