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  • Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later

    Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later
    When the derailed train cars full of hazardous chemicals exploded, a shock wave shot through an adjacent industrial park, shattering windows, cracking concrete and buckling metal paneling and roofs. A year later, the recovery continues. "We're a...
  • Keep truckers alert [Editorial]

    Keep truckers alert  [Editorial]
    The horrific traffic crash last Saturday at 1 a.m. on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one person and left comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition at a hospital near Trenton calls attention to the danger of tired truck drivers. Investigators...
  • Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95

    Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95
    Maryland State Police on Thursday identified the driver who was killed Monday in a late-morning crash on Interstate 95 in the Patapsco River Bridge area, when the vehicle went over a bridge embankment, landed in a park and caught fire. Police CRASH team...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic lanes have reopened on Interstate 95 following a motor vehicle collision just past exit 74 in Harford County. The crash, which involved multiple vehicles, left two people injured, according to Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire...
  • Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash

    Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash
    A 21-year-old woman police had accused of distracted driving in a fatal 2013 crash in Anne Arundel County pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser traffic charge and was fined $500 after prosecutors acknowledged they couldn't prove she had been texting during...
  • Three dead in crash on I-83 ramp onto outer loop of beltway

    Three dead in crash on I-83 ramp onto outer loop of beltway
    Three people were killed in a single-car crash on a ramp at the intersection of two major Baltimore freeways Tuesday afternoon, State Police said. Early investigation suggested the vehicle was traveling southbound on Interstate 83 when, for reasons which...
  • Fatal car crash reported in Anne Arundel County

    Fatal car crash reported in Anne Arundel County
    Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal car crash in Davidsonville Friday morning. The crash happened on MD 50 westbound near MD 424, Anne Arundel County police said at 6:45 a.m. Maryland State Police at the Glen Burnie Barrack said they had few...
  • Traffic: Serious crash shuts down MD-175 West in Jessup

    Traffic: Serious crash shuts down MD-175 West in Jessup
    A serious two-vehicle collision in Jessup Friday has left one of the drivers in critical condition, Anne Arundel County Police said. All westbound traffic lanes on MD Route 175 near Clark Road have closed as a result of the crash, according to the...
  • Motorcycle rider killed in I-83 crash

    Motorcycle rider killed in I-83 crash
    A motorcycle operator was killed Friday night in a collision on Interstate 83 near Ruxton Road, Maryland state police said. About 8 p.m., a Suzuki GSXR motorcycle headed north on I-83 went out of control and struck the driver's side of a northbound...
  • Bay Bridge crash slows Route 50 traffic

    Bay Bridge crash slows Route 50 traffic
    A five-car crash at the Bay Bridge caused traffic delays on Route 50 Sunday afternoon. The crash on eastbound Route 50 at the bridge was reported at about 2:30 p.m. The left lane on the eastbound span was closed for nearly an hour. One person was...
  • Girl killed, suspect flees scene

    Girl killed, suspect flees scene
    A car being sought in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old earlier this week crashed into another vehicle while eluding police on Tuesday night, killing a 12-year-old girl, police said. The suspect was able to escape the scene and remains at large. It...
  • Police continue search for driver in fatal crash

    Police continue search for driver in fatal crash
    Paramedics carried 12-year-old Shanizya Taft away from a crumpled silver minivan in East Baltimore Tuesday night. She was a fashionable and respectful sixth-grader who her teachers said always made the principal's list for good students. She would soon be...