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  • Jessup man killed in motorcycle crash in Howard County

    Jessup man killed in motorcycle crash in Howard County
    A Jessup man was killed Saturday after he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a guardrail in Howard County. About 1:30 p.m. Saturday, John Edward Barrass, 67, was traveling east on Mission Road near Concord Drive in Jessup. Barrass was thrown from...
  • Jessup man dies in motorcycle crash

    A Jessup man died Saturday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle going around a curve just a few miles from his home, Howard County police said. John Edward Barrass, 67, was traveling eastbound on Mission Road at about 1:30 p.m. when his...
  • 10 hurt after bus crash in downtown Baltimore

    10 hurt after bus crash in downtown Baltimore
    Ten people with minor injuries are being taken to hospitals after an accident involving an MTA bus, according to the Baltimore City fire officials. The accident between the bus and a truck occurred at Fayette Street and Guilford Avenue Saturday morning,...
  • 1 dead in East Baltimore crash

    1 dead in East Baltimore crash
    One person was killed in a crash on Erdman Avenue at Interstate 895 in the Pulaski Industrial Area Sunday, police said. Department spokesman Sgt. Jarron Jackson said four people were in the vehicle when it went off the road and flipped upside down....
  • Pedestrian struck and killed in Baltimore City

    Pedestrian struck and killed in Baltimore City
    A 78-year-old woman died at Johns Hopkins Hospital Friday evening after being struck by a car in the 200 block of E. 33rd Street, according to Baltimore City Police. The woman, whose name has not been released, was injured while she stood on the...
  • Update: Traffic officer hit near Camden Yards released from hospital

    Update: Traffic officer hit near Camden Yards released from hospital
    A traffic officer has been released from the hospital after being seriously injured by a car near Oriole Park at Camden Yards before Wednesday night's game, Baltimore police said Thursday. The officer, a civilian working in Special Traffic Enforcement...
  • Hampstead man dies in vehicle crash in Baltimore County

    Hampstead man dies in vehicle crash in Baltimore County
    A 23-year-old Carroll County man was killed early Friday in a single-vehicle crash in the 19000 block of Brick Store Road in Baltimore County. Michael T. Harris, 23, of the 2100 block of Cape Horn Road, Hampstead, was declared dead at the scene of the...
  • It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Chris Davis [Letter]

    It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Chris Davis [Letter]
    A horrific crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway leaves a man pinned beneath a burning truck. Who can help? Suddenly, a muscular figure emerges from the crowd, dashes to the scene and, with a little help from a trusty sidekick, rights the truck...
  • Schuh reports alleged drunken driver at crash scene

    Schuh reports alleged drunken driver at crash scene
    He didn't flip a car like Orioles slugger Chris Davis, but Del. Steve Schuh of Anne Arundel County says he dodged a driver who crashed her car Sunday night and reported her to police. Schuh, a Republican running for county executive, was driving home to...
  • 'Stress of the job' for police, emergency responders at fatal accidents

    'Stress of the job' for police, emergency responders at fatal accidents
    A fatal accident can be hard for emergency responders to cope with, even though they're trained to deal with them. Four fatal accidents in a short span, as happened over the weekend, can be even harder, despite a "thicker skin" developed over the...
  • Elderly Columbia woman dies after single-car crash

    Elderly Columbia woman dies after single-car crash
    An elderly woman who drove her car into an embankment on Saturday has died, Howard County police said Tuesday. Toshiko Nakaya Mecklenburg, 83, died on Sunday, police said. She was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt eastbound on Old Annapolis Road at 3:27...
  • Pedestrian, 43, hit by car, killed on Trimble Road in Edgewood

    Pedestrian, 43, hit by car, killed on Trimble Road in Edgewood
    A 43-year-old man was killed Saturday night when he was hit by a car in Edgewood, the sheriff's office said. Shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday, Harford County sheriff's deputies were called to the 1700 block of Trimble Road in Edgewood for a report of an...