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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Walk this way

    Walk this way
    At the urging of fire and rescue personnel upset by continuing roadway carnage, Baltimore County's top officials recently announced an effort to reduce pedestrian accidents and fatalities. If anything, the campaign is overdue given that the county...
  • Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries

    Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries
    An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...
  • Manny Machado is still maturing, but maybe he could use a little help

    Manny Machado is still maturing, but maybe he could use a little help
    Nobody around here is going to throw Manny Machado under the team bus for letting his emotions get the best of him over the weekend against the Oakland Athletics. Before judging him too harshly for Sunday's bat-flinging fiasco, it's important to...
  • Baltimore County seeks to curb uptick in pedestrian accidents and fatalities

    Baltimore County seeks to curb uptick in pedestrian accidents and fatalities
    Twenty-two pedestrians died after being hit by cars in Baltimore County in 2013 — that's a five year high, and officials say the county is on pace to match it this year. Trying to lower those numbers, county officials Thursday launched a "Heads...
  • 26th Street residents return, though block remains construction zone

    26th Street residents return, though block remains construction zone
    Normalcy remained elusive for the residents of the Charles Village block that collapsed in April even as they came back home this week. Construction still hums outside as workers rebuild East 26th Street and the wall that held it above adjacent...
  • Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers

    Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers
    Baltimore police said Friday they have arrested a man sought in connection with the deaths of two youths in as many days last week — a violent sequence that had investigators scrambling to identify a suspect based only on vague witness descriptions....
  • Perryville hit by power outage Tuesday night

    Perryville hit by power outage Tuesday night
    Nearly 600 Delmarva Power customers in Perryville lost power for about one hour and 15 minutes Tuesday night. Matt Likovich, a spokesman for Delmarva Power, said a "blown fuse" on a transformer was the cause of the outage. He said the power went out...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson
    A three-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson at the Charles Street exit has closed two inner loop left traffic lanes, the inner loop left shoulder and outer loop left shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Friday, according to the state...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East
    Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East in White Marsh from Days Cove Road to Joppa Farm Road has closed the eastbound right shoulder at 8:08 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The transportation department also reported a...
  • After years of late-night bus rides, Caleb Joseph enjoying chance with Orioles

    After years of late-night bus rides, Caleb Joseph enjoying chance with Orioles
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Caleb Joseph now can concede that there were several times during those late-night bus rides through the Eastern League when he considered calling it quits on his lifelong dream of making it to the major leagues. Joseph felt...
  • Annapolis team has Pippa Middleton in rearview mirror in Race Across America

    Annapolis team has Pippa Middleton in rearview mirror in Race Across America
    In its trek to reach Annapolis from California, an Annapolis cycling squad was slightly ahead of a team that includes Pippa Middleton — sister of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge — late Thursday as they took part in the 3,000-mile Race...
  • Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures

    Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures
    Forecasters expect diminished chances of severe weather in the Baltimore area Thursday, with cloud cover keeping temperatures down, but some storms and showers are still expected. Meteorologists shifted an area of concern for severe storms southward, in...