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  • Little luck when jockeys get hurt

    Little luck when jockeys get hurt
    In his recurring dream, Jose Villegas still gets up in the predawn darkness at his Carroll County farmhouse, loads his riding helmet and boots into the trunk of his Toyota Corolla and drives 75 minutes to Laurel Park. His favorite part of the dream...
  • Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's

    Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's
    A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said. MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
  • No serious injuries in Annapolis tour bus crash, police say

    No serious injuries were reported following a crash involving a tour bus and two passenger vehicles Sunday afternoon in Annapolis. The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. Sunday on a ramp from westbound Route 50 to Interstate 97, Maryland State Police said....
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40
    Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East in White Marsh at Days Cove Road has closed the eastbound right shoulder at 8:38 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on U.S. 50 West in Arnold past the MD 2 (Governor Ritchie...
  • Prize chicks perish as fire destroys heated shelter in 1914

    An article in the March 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported the loss of a farmer's flock after a fire. A brooder containing 120 prize white Wyandotte chickens four weeks old burned Sunday night at the home of Claude B. Doing, at Lansdowne. The...
  • Traffic: Overturned vehicle in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Overturned vehicle in Baltimore City
    The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management reported a collision involving an overturned vehicle at North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:19 a.m. on Thursday. OEM officials cautioned motorists to avoid the intersection....
  • Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed

    Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed
    One person was struck and killed by a CSX freight train Thursday morning in Aberdeen, Harford County fire and CSX officials said. The train struck a person who was on the tracks near West Bel Air Avenue around 6:16 a.m., Melanie Cost, a CSX spokeswoman,...
  • Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant

    Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant
    Harford County's Emergency Operations Center a few miles north of Bel Air was packed Tuesday, as county, state and municipal emergency officials responded to an attack on the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in nearby Delta, Pa. To the good fortune...
  • Howard baseball hangs on to beat Centennial, 9-7

    Howard baseball hangs on to beat Centennial, 9-7
    Heading into the bottom of the seventh with a 9-2 lead at Centennial Thursday afternoon, Howard coach Nick Hoffner might have felt pretty confident that his team would be going home with a win. But Hoffner has seen enough high school baseball games to...
  • Bel Air Police issue warnings for trespassers in Gordon Street parking lot

    Bel Air Police issue warnings for trespassers in Gordon Street parking lot
    The latest fallout from the Harford County public school system's changes to bus routes and school schedules involves the Bel Air Police Department giving out more than a dozen warnings to people illegally parked on a Gordon Street parking lot Wednesday....
  • 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...
  • 'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, 'A'

    'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, 'A'
    "Damn! We're in a tight spot ..." That's what Rick Grimes could have said at the conclusion of the season finale of "The Walking Dead" Sunday night, locked in a train car surrounded by malevolent characters, but he instead said: "They're screwing with...