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  • Pedestrian airlifted after being hit by vehicle in Joppatowne Tuesday

    A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Joppa Farm Road in Joppatowne on New Year's Eve and was airlifted to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with "serious injuries," according to fire company officials. First responders were alerted at 5:55 p.m. to the...
  • Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136

    Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136
    All lanes are open on MD 136 in the Dublin area after the clearing of an early morning single vehicle crash on Thursday, Maryland State Police said. The state Department of Transportation reported at 3:07 a.m. that the single-vehicle incident shut down...
  • Harford County digs out from first snow of 2014

    Harford County digs out from first snow of 2014
    The the first snowstorm of 2014 dumped six to eight inches of the white stuff accross Harford County from Thursday afternoon into early Friday morning, forcing the closure of schools and government offices and making driving treacherous. Harford...
  • Terps will face a potent offense and a fervent fan base in Military Bowl game against Marshall

    Terps will face a potent offense and a fervent fan base in Military Bowl game against Marshall
    WASHINGTON — Shouts of "We are Marshall!" rang out in the lobby of the team's downtown Washington hotel, where exuberant, green-clad fans of the Thundering Herd had gathered on the eve of Friday's Military Bowl matchup against Maryland in Annapolis....
  • Woman killed in hit-and-run accident in Baltimore

    Woman killed in hit-and-run accident in Baltimore
    A woman was killed Friday night in a hit-and-run accident in the Pulaski industrial area. The woman, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was struck by a truck at around 7:30 p.m. near Pulaski Highway and 62nd street, according to...
  • February 2013: Three divers die in APG's Super Pond

    February 2013: Three divers die in APG's Super Pond
    Aberdeen Proving Ground officials identified George H. Lazzaro Jr., of Baltimore County, as the civilian diver who died during a routine dive at the installation's Underwater Demolition Testing Facility, known as the Super Pond, late on the afternoon of...
  • Woman dies from injuries in Woodlawn hit-and-run

    Woman dies from injuries in Woodlawn hit-and-run
    A 58-year-old woman who was struck by a car Thursday at Security Boulevard and Woodlawn Drive in Woodlawn, died Saturday afternoon at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she had been transported for treatment. The name of the deceased...
  • July 2013: Parades, fireworks, a Farm Fair carnival and a twister

    July 2013: Parades, fireworks, a Farm Fair carnival and a twister
    An Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity asked the Kiwanis Club to call off the annual turtle derby to be held as a part of the Fourth of July celebration in Bel Air. The issue was raised because of an increase in ranaviruses among amphibians in...
  • Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains

    Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains
    New technology that could stop or slow a train before an accident — reducing the likelihood of operator errors becoming deadly — will be installed on all MARC trains. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $13 million contract on...
  • Fatal crash in Harford Co. under investigation

    Fatal crash in Harford Co. under investigation
    Eastbound Route 40 in Edgewood is shut down near Sand Pebble Drive after a fatal car crash Wednesday morning, fire department officials in Harford County said. A car overturned and its occupant was trapped amid the multi-vehicle crash at around 6:30 a.m....
  • Grand jury declines to charge driver in cyclist death

    Grand jury declines to charge driver in cyclist death
    A driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Davidsonville in August will not face criminal manslaughter charges, an Anne Arundel County grand jury decided on Friday. Whitney Decesaris, 37, of Calvert County, will instead be cited for four traffic...
  • 9 injured in 5-vehicle pileup in Columbia

    9 injured in 5-vehicle pileup in Columbia
    Nine people were injured Saturday morning in a crash involving five vehicles on Route 175 in Columbia, according to Howard County police. One of the injured, a seven-year-old boy, was listed in critical but stable condition Sunday at Johns Hopkins...