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  • No charges in fatal Severna Park bike crash

    A dump truck driver who struck and killed a teacher who was biking in Severna Park in July will not be charged, the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. Thomas Patrick Heslin Jr. of Severna Park, a 57-year-old teacher at the...
  • Old Joppa Road overpass damaged after truck crash

    The Old Joppa Road overpass over I-95 in southwestern Harford County suffered minor damage early Tuesday morning after a dump truck traveling north on I-95 crashed into it, forcing county officials to close the overpass for about 10 hours. Sgt. Beads of...
  • Two shot, one fatally, in Baltimore early Thursday

    Two shot, one fatally, in Baltimore early Thursday
    Two men were shot and one killed in separate incidents in Baltimore early on Thursday morning, according to police. Police said 35-year-old Frank Harper was killed in the 5500 block of Reisterstown Road after he got into an argument with an armed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Annapolis, two cars leave the road and crash into trees

    In Annapolis, two cars leave the road and crash into trees
    Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a serious accident early Sunday in which two cars reportedly ran off a road in Annapolis, and both struck trees. One of the drivers was in critical condition early Sunday. Police said at about 1:15 a.m.,...
  • Baltimore woman killed in Kent Narrows motorcycle crash

    Baltimore woman killed in Kent Narrows motorcycle crash
    A Baltimore woman was killed in Queen Anne's County Sunday when a car struck the motorcycle she was riding, a collision that also injured two other people, Maryland State Police said. State Police in Centerville identified the woman as Levonne Frances...
  • Avoid JFX northbound after crash, authorities say

    Avoid JFX northbound after crash, authorities say
    Traffic remains heavy on the northbound lanes of the Jones Falls Expressway on Monday evening after a truck overturned at around 7 p.m. near the Cold Spring Lane exit, police said. One lane was reopened shortly after the crash, but traffic was still...
  • February 2013: Three divers die in APG's Super Pond

    February 2013: Three divers die in APG's Super Pond
    Aberdeen Proving Ground officials identified George H. Lazzaro Jr., of Baltimore County, as the civilian diver who died during a routine dive at the installation's Underwater Demolition Testing Facility, known as the Super Pond, late on the afternoon of...