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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Columbia man dies in Route 1 crash in Savage

    Columbia man dies in Route 1 crash in Savage
    A Columbia man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Route 1 in Savage Tuesday afternoon, Howard County Police said. Police are investigating the crash, which occurred about 1:35 p.m. on northbound Route 1, just before Corridor Road. Police said...
  • Deer mating season approaching, drivers beware

    Deer mating season approaching, drivers beware
    With the way the critters have taken up residence in many parts of Harford County in recent years, you may have noticed an increase in deer activity either on your property or on the area roadways. But this time of year, however, is the beginning of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday

    Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday
    As many as seven inches fell on Harford County Sunday, catching many by surprise, making roads treacherous and closing Harford County Public Schools Monday. Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, started spreading...
  • Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash

    Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash
    Police shut down part of the southbound Jones Fall Expressway Friday night to rescue two people trapped in vehicles and treat a third who leapt from the elevated roadway, Baltimore City officials said. Three people were taken to area hospitals after the...
  • Two dead in Carroll County crash

    Two dead in Carroll County crash
    A collision in Mount Airy left two men dead early Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. The victims were identified as Ricky Louis Wean, 25, of New Windsor, and Christopher Gerald Goldzwig, 23, of Keymar. Shortly before 1 a.m.,...
  • Dance and card party to celebrate hospital's 75th anniversary

    An article in the Nov. 18, 1938 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian promoted a special anniversary event. This year marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of St. Agnes' Hospital. The Woman's Auxiliary Board, of which...
  • Tuesday traffic: Utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison

    Tuesday traffic: Utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison
    Most incidents that prompted road closures during Tuesday morning's commute were cleared by 8:50 a.m. except for a utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison that has kept the southbound shoulder closed at Greenspring Valley Road since Monday morning....
  • Cement truck overturns on car in Whiteford

    A cement truck overturned and hit a vehicle on Whiteford Road north of Archer Road on Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police. The cement truck was unable to slow down for a curve in the road because its brakes failed, police said....