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  • Keep tired truckers off the road [Letter]

    Keep tired truckers off the road [Letter]
    As you know, truck driver fatigue has recently garnered wide media attention because of the tragic crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one man and critically injured others including actor Tracy Morgan ("Keep truckers alert," June...
  • Darlington man accused of drunk driving, fleeing accident after crash in Street

    Darlington man accused of drunk driving, fleeing accident after crash in Street
    A Darlington man was accused of driving drunk, fleeing an accident and driving without a license after he allegedly crashed his car in Street on Sunday evening, according to Maryland State Police reports. Jose Pedro Arratia-Romero, 31, of the 1300 block...
  • Fourth of July is no holiday for police

    Fourth of July is no holiday for police
    As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement. Officers plan to be out in force on...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City
    A four-vehicle collision on Interstate 895 North in Baltimore City at the Steel Bridge has closed the northbound left traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:38 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident had...
  • Correctional services van in two-vehicle crash

    Correctional services van in two-vehicle crash
    A state correctional services van carrying six inmates and a correctional supervisor to a work detail on Tuesday morning was involved in two-vehicle collision that sent the passengers to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, corrections...
  • Three hurt in separate incidents across Harford on July 4th

    Three hurt in separate incidents across Harford on July 4th
    The July 4th holiday was breezy and sunny for holiday barbecues and parades, but it wasn’t without a few accidents that sent several people to local trauma centers. From a car crash early Friday morning, to a trampoline mishap Friday evening,...
  • Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures

    Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures
    Several toll lanes on southbound Interstate 95 prior to the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore were closed Tuesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a pick-up truck at one of the toll entrances. The accident, reported to Maryland...
  • DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation

    DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation
    A former 98 Rock disc jockey and Harford County resident must remain in jail until the end of the summer for violating his probation stemming from a 2012 drunk-driving accident, a District Court judge ruled Tuesday. Stephen G. "Stash" Smith, 50, of...
  • Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County

    Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County
    The state Department of Transportation reported weather-related road closures in Carroll County on Wednesday morning due to Tuesday night's storms. All traffic is shut down on MD 30 in Manchester due to debris on Bachmans Valley Road at 12:03 a.m. on...
  • Three injured in Laurel car crash

    Three injured in Laurel car crash
    Three people were injured Thursday in a collision involving a pickup truck and a sedan at the intersection of Gorman Avenue and Fifth Street in Laurel, according to Laurel police. Laurel city spokeswoman Audrey Barnes said a blue pickup truck was trying...
  • 71-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car in Essex

    71-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car in Essex
    A 71-year-old man was struck and killed by a car in Essex after he stepped into its path Friday night, Baltimore County police said. Police said the crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. at Back River Neck and Poles roads. The victim, Willard Patrick...
  • 13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup

    13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup
    Thirteen people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on Route 1 in Jessup, according to a news release from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.  County officials declared the wreck a "mass casualty incident"...