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  • Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident

    Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident
    By the time the video begins, it's clear that something is wrong on East 26th Street. Cars are listing unsteadily on the edge of the chasm forming between the road and the rail bed below. What happens next, as they say, will astound you. Twenty-four-...
  • Westminster man killed in Owings Mills crash

    Westminster man killed in Owings Mills crash
    A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Owings Mills Thursday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. At about 4:10 p.m., Joseph Michael Murphy, 58, of the unit block of Winchester Avenue in Westminster, was struck by a Nissan Altima...
  • One thrown from car in fatal crash on I-83

    One thrown from car in fatal crash on I-83
    A 23-year-old Baltimore man died Friday morning after he was thrown from his vehicle in a crash on the Jones Falls Expressway, his body flung beyond the jersey wall near the Pepsi sign off the highway, authorities said. Baltimore police identified the...
  • Passenger seriously hurt in Pasadena car crash

    Passenger seriously hurt in Pasadena car crash
    A passenger was seriously injured in a car crash Saturday on Mountain Road in Pasadena, Anne Arundel County police said. Police said a Lincoln Town Car was turning into a business about 11 p.m. near Brookfield Road when it was struck by a Nissan pickup...
  • Prize chicks perish as fire destroys heated shelter in 1914

    An article in the March 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported the loss of a farmer's flock after a fire. A brooder containing 120 prize white Wyandotte chickens four weeks old burned Sunday night at the home of Claude B. Doing, at Lansdowne. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, 'A'

    'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, 'A'
    "Damn! We're in a tight spot ..." That's what Rick Grimes could have said at the conclusion of the season finale of "The Walking Dead" Sunday night, locked in a train car surrounded by malevolent characters, but he instead said: "They're screwing with...
  • Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95

    Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95
    Separate crashes that shut down Interstate 95 in both directions near the Caton Avenue exit for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning have been cleared, according to state transportation departments. The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management said...
  • Accident at Forest Drive closes intersection for more than 17 hours

    Accident at Forest Drive closes intersection for more than 17 hours
    Annapolis police say a 24-year-old Edgewater man was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident after a Ford Explorer struck an electrical pole at Forest Drive and Taylor Avenue in the city, causing the road to be closed for more than 17 hours. The...