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  • One year later, fatal hit-and-run crash remains unsolved

    One year later, fatal hit-and-run crash remains unsolved
    One night last April, Skylar Marion and two friends set out in the dark, down Pasadena's Mountain Road to a nearby convenience store. It started as a trip for snacks on a Friday night, innocent teenage fun for a boy known to be sweet to his female...
  • Traffic: Street flooding, crashes snarl morning commute

    Traffic: Street flooding, crashes snarl morning commute
    On the day after the Baltimore area experienced record levels of rainfall and a street collapse, Thursday morning's commute was snarled with accidents and road closures on major thoroughfares and secondary roads. Many of the incidents occurred in...
  • Traffic: Eastbound traffic closed on MD 144

    Traffic: Eastbound traffic closed on MD 144
    All eastbound traffic on MD 144 is closed at Triadelphia Road due to emergency roadwork at 7:52 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash in Overlea on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the U.S. 1...
  • Perryville fire captain killed in 2013 will be recognized at Fallen Heroes Day

    A Perryville fire police captain who was killed last year while directing traffic at an accident scene will be among those honored May 2 at the state's annual Fallen Heroes Day Ceremony in Timonium. David Ronald Barr, 64, of Port Deposit, died in...
  • Woman trapped, rescued from vehicle after Abingdon crash Tuesday

    A woman was extricated from a vehicle following a two-car crash in Abingdon Tuesday afternoon, officials from the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company said. First responders from Abingdon responded to the accident at Route 924 and St. Mary's Church Road...
  • Six rescued from Magothy River after boat sank

    Six rescued from Magothy River after boat sank
    Six people were rescued from the cold, choppy Magothy River on Sunday evening after their small boat was swamped with waves and sank, police said. Two couples and two children were headed back to shore after spending the afternoon on Dobbins Island,...
  • CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie

    CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie
    A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department. The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
  • Woman flown to shock trauma after crash into tree in Aberdeen

    A woman was flown to a regional trauma center with critical injuries after the car she was driving crashed into a tree in Aberdeen late Saturday night, fire and rescue officials reported. The victim, a woman in her 20s, was in stable condition at the...
  • Woman dies after Friday crash in Bel Air

    Woman dies after Friday crash in Bel Air
    An Aberdeen woman died from injuries sustained in a three car crash Friday afternoon involving a minivan, box truck and a Jeep in Bel Air. The driver of the minivan, later identified as Jean Lacey, 77, of Krouse Court in Aberdeen, died from her injuries,...
  • Traffic: Collision with injury on I-95 North in Bel Air

    Traffic: Collision with injury on I-95 North in Bel Air
    A three-vehicle collision with injury in Bel Air on Interstate 95 North prior to the MD 543 exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and the northbound right shoulder at 8:18 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]

    Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]
    The number one cause of injury and death for our young, ages 5 to 35, is motor vehicle crashes. Entities such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the American Automobile Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National...
  • Amtrak continues to study Susquehanna River bridge's future

    Amtrak continues to study Susquehanna River bridge's future
    Officials with Amtrak are seeking the public's input as they begin a three-year study regarding the refurbishment – or replacement – of their 108-year-old railroad bridge across the Susquehanna River between Harford and Cecil counties....