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  • The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'

    The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'
    First of two parts Fifty years ago Thursday, President John F. Kennedy traveled to the Maryland-Delaware state line to celebrate one of the largest transportation accomplishments of the era, one that would have a profound effect on Harford County in the...
  • Fatal accident on Northern Parkway in Baltimore City

    Fatal accident on Northern Parkway in Baltimore City
    A driver was killed and another driver injured in a two-vehicle collision on Northern Parkway on Friday morning, according to Baltimore City police. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Sarah Connolly said that police and emergency personnel responded to an accident...
  • Two injured, one flown to shock trauma after Pylesville crash

    A driver was flown to a trauma center after an accident in Pylesville early Friday morning, Maryland State Police said. The driver of a Subaru Forrester was turning left from Onion Road onto Route 136 at about 6 a.m. and failed to yield to the driver of...
  • Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident

    Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident
    The investigation into an accident that killed a pedestrian along the Baltimore Washington Parkway in Anne Arundel County closed the roadway in both directions for hours on Wednesday morning, though all lanes have since reopened. The accident that took...
  • All southbound lanes of I-95 closed near I-195

    All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near the intersection of Interstate 195 were shut down on Sunday evening after a serious car accident. Just before 6 p.m., a motorcycle collided with a car, and the woman riding the motorcycle was critically...
  • Arundel texting crash highlights concerns with manslaughter law

    Arundel texting crash highlights concerns with manslaughter law
    One witness attests in police reports to seeing Elizabeth Meyers texting on her phone as she pulled into traffic on Route 3 in Gambrills. Cellphone records, according to authorities, show a phone call and three text messages between Meyers and her...
  • Pedestrian seriously injured downtown by out of control car

    Pedestrian seriously injured downtown by out of control car
    A pedestrian was seriously injured in downtown Baltimore on Wednesday when an out of control car came onto the sidewalk and struck a pole, according to Baltimore Police. The driver of the vehicle, which had been involved in several other collisions in a...
  • Substation fire, outage cut off power to 3,000 homes and businesses in Forest Hill early Wednesday

    Substation fire, outage cut off power to 3,000 homes and businesses in Forest Hill early Wednesday
    Several thousand Baltimore Gas & Electric customers in the Forest Hill area lost power early Wednesday morning after a car struck a utility pole on Jarrettsville Road and a transformer caught fire at nearby BGE substation. BGE spokeswoman Rachael...
  • Three killed in car crashes in Baltimore region Monday

    Three killed in car crashes in Baltimore region Monday
    Three people were killed and another person suffered life-threatening injuries in different car accidents in the Baltimore region Monday. One fatal crash, which happened at about 11:30 a.m., shut the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Overlea at the U.S. 1...
  • Traffic: Harford incidents cleared

    Traffic: Harford incidents cleared
    As of 10:30 a.m., light rain and low visibility continued to cause slow traffic and other issues. Use of headlights and wipers is strongly recommended. A driver on the Baltimore Washington Parkway reported that traffic was at a standstill there just...
  • John R. Graybeal, farm employee

    John R. Graybeal, farm employee
    John R. Graybeal, a Howard County farm employee, was killed July 26 in a single-car crash in Woodbine. He was 22. Mr. Graybeal was driving a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta southwest on Daisy Road in Woodbine when he failed to negotiate a curve. His car left the...
  • Pedestrian fatally struck by car in Dundalk

    Pedestrian fatally struck by car in Dundalk
    A woman badly injured after being struck by a car in Dundalk on Monday night has died from her injuries, Baltimore County police said on Tuesday. Police said that Shattina Santos, 31, of Reisterstown was crossing Eastern Avenue against a red signal...