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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Crash on U.S. 301 in Queen Anne's Co.

    Crash on U.S. 301 in Queen Anne's Co.
    Motorists traveling to Queen Anne's County on Wednesday should note that state transportation officials have reported an early morning crash that has shut down all southbound traffic on U.S. 301. At 4 a.m., the state Department of Transportation reported...
  • Baltimore County curriculum contract ended amid feuding

    Baltimore County curriculum contract ended amid feuding
    As Baltimore County prepared for a major shift in education to take effect this school year, Superintendent Dallas Dance promised that the system's 53,000 elementary students would be taught with a "world-class" curriculum. But the initial multimillion-...
  • Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village

    Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village
    A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village. More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
  • 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...
  • Headphones fueling increase in serious accidents, experts say

    Headphones fueling increase in serious accidents, experts say
    Trains have rumbled through the heart of Hampstead for nearly all of the Carroll County town's 125-year history. Horn blasts from passing trains are a part of everyday life in the community. So are headphones, earbuds and all manner of modern digital...
  • In 1965, it was a bee - not texting - that caused traffic accident [History Matters]

    May 1965 Bad buzz "Bee Causes Accident: Electric Cut 2 Hours: "While Stanley Randolf Moore of Guildord Road, was driving down Oakland Mill Road near Guilford last Sunday, a bee flew into his car distracting him according to police reports, and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Traffic: Collision in Crownsville

    Traffic: Collision in Crownsville
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 97 North in Crownsville, just north of Hawkins Road in Anne Arundel County has closed the northbound right shoulder at 9:14 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. Debris on the Baltimore-...
  • '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...
  • Drunk man tries to steal dogs in Aberdeen [Police Blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Charles Fred Massey, 41, of the 400 block of Manor Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with driving under the influence of...