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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...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City past the U.S. 1 (Caton Avenue) exit has closed the southbound left traffic lane and southbound left shoulder at 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A...
  • 100 years in workers' comp

    Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Co. has some long-standing policyholders — 96 years, in one case. That happens when you date to the infancy of your industry. The Towson-based workers' compensation insurer — a century old this year —...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop
    A collision in Towson on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at the MD 25 (Falls Road) exit has closed two outer loop traffic lanes at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork at U.S. 40 East in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend

    Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend
    The four shots, which came in the early hours of Memorial Day, sounded as if they had been fired from some distance by a small-caliber gun. Bernice Latou's dogs scampered in from the backyard of her Southwest Baltimore home, and she wondered whether...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Harford mall, Looney's Pub report thefts [Police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Chantel Wanita Grace, 19, of the 3700 block of Federal Lane, was charged Monday with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a police order. Items were stolen on Spesutia Road...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared from westbound Bay Bridge

    Traffic: Crash cleared from westbound Bay Bridge
    All lanes have been reopened on the westbound Bay Bridge with the clearing of an early morning accident with injury on Wednesday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. MdTA first reported the multi-vehicle crash at 3:53 a.m., stating that...