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  • Driver, pedestrian killed in two separate accidents in Arundel

    Police in Anne Arundel County are investigating two fatal vehicle accidents since Monday, one in which a 22-year-old driver lost control of her vehicle and another in which a 77-year-old pedestrian was struck after stepping off a curb. Officers and...
  • Baltimore man is hit by pickup truck on Ritchie Highway

    A pedestrian was hit by a Chevy pickup truck after running out onto Ritchie Highway late Friday afternoon, Anne Arundel County Police said. Officers found Carl James Boyce, 41, from Baltimore, lying in the road with potentially life threatening injuries,...
  • Woman critically injured in Lothian crash

    A 70-year-old woman was critically injured Friday when she lost control of her SUV and the vehicle rolled over in Lothian, Anne Arundel County police say. Audrey Ann Gray, of Edgewater, was traveling west on Bayard Road near Polling House Road in a...
  • Two injured in Route 100 crash near Arundel Mills Blvd.

    Two people were injured, one critically, in a crash Friday on Route 100 in Hanover, police say. Shortly before 5:30 p.m., a 2007 Honda Accord driven by Mary Catherine Kroder, 48, of Ellicott City, was stopped for traffic in a westbound lane of Route...
  • Trial in Hatem Bridge fatality suit continues this week

    Testimony is due to resume Tuesday in a lawsuit that claims negligence by the State of Maryland and three of its transportation agencies contributed to a 2001 motor vehicle accident that killed two people on the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge. The...
  • Howard school bus accident closes Cedar Lane

    Howard school bus accident closes Cedar Lane
    Two 12-year-old Wilde Lake Middle School students sustained minor injuries Tuesday afternoon after the school bus they were riding in collided with a van on Cedar Lane between Little Patuxent Parkway and Hickory Ridge Road in Columbia, Howard County...
  • Man killed in Forest Hill deer-related crash identified

    The man killed last week when a deer crashed through the windshield of a car he was in was identified Monday as Pablo Jimenez Velazquez, 56, of Glen Arm, in Baltimore County. Velazquez lived in the 4700 block of Long Green Pike in Glen Arm, according...
  • Victims identified in Frederick tractor trailer crash

    Two people were killed on Route 75 in Frederick on Monday afternoon when a tractor trailer loaded with oranges overturned and collided with the pickup truck they were riding in, according to Maryland State Police. Three people were also injured, one of...
  • Jewelry store robber sentenced for Baltimore, Columbia heists

    A 21-year-old Baltimore man who participated in the armed robbery of jewelry stores in Baltimore and Columbia in 2010 and 2011 was sentenced on Thursday to more than 13 years in prison, according to the Maryland U.S. attorney's office. Deontaye Harvey,...
  • New details emerge in probe of Rosedale train derailment

    New details emerge in probe of Rosedale train derailment
    The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported. NTSB...
  • One person dead after early morning crash in Kingsville

    A head-on collision in northern Baltimore County Friday morning resulted in the death of a 26-year-old man and closed a section of Philadelphia Road in Kingsville for several hours. William Strayer Jr., whose address has not been released, was pronounced...
  • Pedestrian killed crossing Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park

    A pedestrian, who police say was jaywalking on Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park Thursday night, died after being struck by a pickup truck. Cheryl Lynn Knick, 57, of the 5100 block of Brookwood Road in the same neighborhood, died at Harbor Hospital soon...