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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Climate change is here [Editorial]

    Climate change is here  [Editorial]
    No matter who or what is ultimately deemed responsible for last week's dramatic landslide that caused a major portion of East 26th Street to collapse onto adjoining CSX tracks, it's clear that unusually heavy rains played a role. The hillside was...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Letters to the editor

    Power brokers count upon apathy about Symphony Woods Despite my reputation as a community and political activist, I had developed a veil of apathy, indifference and cynicism about Columbia's "politics". Quite frankly, I saw much of the decision-making...
  • Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.

    Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.
    Traffic backed up on I-95 near Havre de Grace Friday afternoon after a Megabus bus carrying 68 passengers struck a guardrail and temporarily closed all northbound lanes, Maryland State Police said. Five passengers were taken to Harford Memorial...
  • Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]

    Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Derrick J. Ware, 29, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which he is charged with second-degree assault. Randy Bowens, 47,...
  • 'Worst storm event' in months dropped up to 9 inches of rain on Harford

    'Worst storm event' in months dropped up to 9 inches of rain on Harford
    Harford County emergency officials dealt with what one called "the worst storm event" in months, as the county was caught in a massive deluge that dropped up to 9 inches of rain in some areas between late Tuesday night and early Thursday morning. Fire...
  • Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale

    Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale
    A single vehicle crash on U.S. 40 in Rosedale has shut down all traffic between Berk Avenue and Todds Lane for more than two hours on Tuesday since first reported by the state Department of Transportation at 6:41 a.m. DOT also reported that all...
  • Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program

    Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program
    Ravens running back Ray Rice has made major progress since the end of a season in which he struggled with hip and quadriceps injuries and played at the heaviest weight of his career. Rice weighed roughly 225 pounds by the end of last season, when he...
  • From Ray Rice to Donald Sterling, TMZ keeps getting very big sports stories

    From Ray Rice to Donald Sterling, TMZ keeps getting very big sports stories
    With Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice back in the news and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling all over it this week, I have to revisit this post I wrote on TMZ in February, when the Rice-allegedly-knocks-his-then-fiancee-unconscious story...