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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Westminster woman, 82, dies in car crash in Marriottsville

    Westminster woman, 82, dies in car crash in Marriottsville
    An 82-year-old Westminster woman was killed in a car crash in Marriottsville Thursday evening when her car veered off the road and struck a tree, Howard County police said. Doris Lee Johnson, of the 2200 block of Bluebird Dr., had a "serious medical...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Car crashes into Towson Royal Farms, injuring customer

    Car crashes into Towson Royal Farms, injuring customer
    A 60-year-old woman crashed her car through the front of a Royal Farms convenience store in Towson and hit a customer inside Saturday evening, Baltimore County police said. The customer, a 46-year-old woman, was taken to an area hospital with non-life-...
  • Traffic: All northbound traffic lanes closed on I-95 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: All northbound traffic lanes closed on I-95 in Baltimore City
    All northbound traffic lanes and the northbound left shoulder on Interstate 95 in Baltimore City have been closed at the Dundalk Avenue exit due to a single vehicle crash at 11:16 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. Only the...
  • Harford snow ends short of forecast; cold follows

    Harford snow ends short of forecast; cold follows
    By late Monday morning it was all over for Harford County, which fared much better in the latest winter storm than what the dire forecasts had predicted. The storm Sunday night through Monday was forecast to be one of the worst of this bitter cold and...