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  • Decorated Baltimore police officer dies months after crash

    Decorated Baltimore police officer dies months after crash
    Baltimore police are mourning the death of a decorated officer who died last week after complications from surgery stemming from a Feb. 18 on-duty car accident. Officer Forrest "Dino" Taylor, 44, of Annapolis, died Aug. 29 after undergoing the latest...
  • Maryland State Police steps up truck safety in Port Deposit

    Maryland State Police steps up truck safety in Port Deposit
    By stepping up enforcement and pushing for better signage on Route 222 and 276, the main roads going into Port Deposit, Maryland State Police troopers hope they can break truck drivers' habit of going through town. After two very high-profile accidents...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-695 outer loop near Harford Road

    Traffic: Accident on I-695 outer loop near Harford Road
    As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on the outer loop of I-695 near Harford Road, due to an accident. In the Darlington section of Harford County, near Conowingo Dam, U.S. 1 was closed between Castleton Road and Shuresville Road, due to a fatal...
  • Pennsylvania man dies in accident on Route 22 in Aberdeen Thursday morning

    A Pennsylvania man was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Aberdeen Thursday morning, Aberdeen Police said. Thomas Albert Lockard, 54, of Nottingham, Pa., died after his Nissan Rogue crashed on Route 22, the Aberdeen Thruway, near the Rogers Street...
  • Services set for 'Fearless' Harford deputy killed in crash early Thursday near Darlington

    Arrangements have been set for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the on-duty Harford County Sheriff's deputy killed in a single vehicle accident near Darlington early Thursday morning. Visitation for Cpl. Charles B. Licato, 34, a 14-year veteran of the...
  • Deputy's car hit in heavy traffic in HdG

    Deputy's car hit in heavy traffic in HdG
    Heavy traffic in Havre de Grace may have been to blame for an accident Tuesday morning involving a Harford County Sheriff's Office patrol car. Jody Nickoles, whose address was listed as the sheriff's office headquarters in Bel Air, was in her patrol...
  • Car hits slow train in Havre de Grace

    An Edgewood man crashed his car into a slow-moving freight train going through the middle Havre de Grace early Friday morning, Havre de Grace police said. The 37-year-old man, who was not identified, was driving a 2009 Dodge van on Revolution Street near...
  • Highway agency composting program makes the best of a bad situation

    Highway agency composting program makes the best of a bad situation
    At this time of year, it is an unfortunate fact of nature that a deer in the headlights often becomes a highway casualty. What happens afterward is a story of renewal involving wood chips, horse manure and state workers, like Tyrone Henderson, with...
  • Southern Anne Arundel Co. crash leaves two women dead

    Southern Anne Arundel Co. crash leaves two women dead
    Two women were killed early Saturday in a head-on collision in Deale and a third was flown to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, officials said. Sara Grace Cassidy, 32, of Dundalk died around 8 a.m. when she drove her 1998 Lexus off the...
  • Severna Park man critically injured in single-vehicle accident

    A 29-year-old Severna Park man was critically injured early Saturday when his Acura Integra ran off the road and hit a concrete retaining wall in Pasadena, police said. Thomas Owen Holt was traveling south on Catherine Avenue when his car veered off...
  • Mt. Hebron student released from hospital after being hit by car

    A Mt. Hebron High School student was taken to Howard County General Hospital Friday morning after she was hit by a car near her bus stop in Ellicott City, according to a school email sent by Principal Scott Ruehl. The student, a 15-year-old sophomore,...
  • Man struck, killed by car after falling off bike

    A 27-year-old Joppa man was killed Saturday after he was hit by a car after a fall from his bicycle landed him in the middle of the street, Baltimore County police said. Jason David Leonard, 27, whom police found lying on Right Wing Drive in Essex at...