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  • Elderly pedestrians struck by car in Parkville

    Elderly pedestrians struck by car in Parkville
    An elderly man and woman are being treated at Shock Trauma after they were struck by a car in Parkville on Saturday night, Baltimore County Police said. The pair was struck crossing Harford Road near Putty Hill Avenue, police said. The man, 80, was...
  • Aegis takes top honors for public service reporting, photo and video coverage

    Aegis takes top honors for public service reporting, photo and video coverage
    A series of articles and editorials written by members of The Aegis staff about the alarming rise in traffic deaths in Harford County last year - and how law enforcement rushed to address the situation - has been named the best public service journalism...
  • Distracted driving a threat to the public good [Editorial]

    Erected back when drunk driving was the primary cause of fatal traffic accidents, the death toll sign in front of the Bel Air Barrack of the Maryland State Police met its demise and there's talk of replacing it with something with something a bit more...
  • After being hit by car, pedestrian in O.C. charged with illegally crossing road

    After being hit by car, pedestrian in O.C. charged with illegally crossing road
    Ocean City Police say a man who was struck by a vehicle and then ran off was charged Sunday as a "pedestrian unsafely crossing roadway." Police said that at about 2 a.m., they responded to 49th Street and Coastal Highway for a vehicle crash involving...
  • Howard motorcycle accident sends one to shock trauma

    Howard motorcycle accident sends one to shock trauma
    A collision between a car and a motorcycle sent the motorcyclist to shock trauma in critical condition Sunday, Howard County police said. Traffic Enforcement is investigating the incident, which occurred at approximately 2:39 p.m. Sunday, May 12, on...
  • Hurd named C&S Volunteer of the Year

    Russell Hurd, who partnered with Harford Community College to establish the Heather L. Hurd 5K Run/1-Mile Fun Walk, has been named the C&S Wholesale Grocers 2013 Volunteer of the Year. Hurd is a perishable quality control manager in the company's...
  • Dwyer sentenced to 30 days in jail in drunken boating incident

    Dwyer sentenced to 30 days in jail in drunken boating incident
    Saying that "those who made the laws have an obligation to obey them," a District Court judge in Annapolis sentenced state Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. on Tuesday to 30 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to operating a boat while under the influence....
  • Patterson Mill senior charged with drunk driving, hit-and-run

    A Patterson Mill High School senior was accused of a hit-and-run after a Kingsville party on Sunday and was later charged with drinking and driving. Brandon Cole Martin, 18, of the 2500 block of Merrick Way in Abingdon, went to a party on Glenbauer...
  • Aberdeen man hit by truck, killed on Route 40

    An Aberdeen man was killed Wednesday morning while walking on Route 40. At about 4:50 a.m. Wednesday, Aberdeen police were called to Pulaski Highway near Beards Hill Road Extended, where CPR was being administered to a man, identified as David Robert...
  • Trio of incidents keeps Joppa-Magnolia company busy

    Trio of incidents keeps Joppa-Magnolia company busy
    Members of the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company had a busy morning on Wednesday, responding to three incidents in Harford and Baltimore counties. Officials said at 7:47 a.m., firefighters and paramedics from the company responded to Old Joppa...
  • Grand jury indicts driver in fatal City Hall crash

    Grand jury indicts driver in fatal City Hall crash
    A grand jury on Thursday indicted the driver state police said was high on drugs when his car sped into downtown, striking and killing a pedestrian before it overturned outside City Hall. Johnny Johnson, 43, faces nine counts, including vehicular...
  • 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...