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  • Failing grades for school bus safety [Editorial]

    Failing grades for school bus safety  [Editorial]
    This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
  • Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting

    Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting
    As communities across Baltimore gathered Saturday for events designed to address the violence troubling the city, mayhem occurred once more. In a chaotic chain of events, the city's police commissioner came across a shooting in a Northeast neighborhood,...
  • Forest Hill woman dies after Bel Air Bypass crash on Thursday

    Forest Hill woman dies after Bel Air Bypass crash on Thursday
    Maryland State Police Tuesday confirmed the death of a Forest Hill woman, who was involved in a three-car accident on the Bel Air Bypass Thursday afternoon. Catherine Mattheu, 72, of the 2300 block of Carya Way, was taken first to University of Maryland...
  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway
    A collision on the southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound right shoulder at 8:42 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on U.S. 29 South in Columbia at...
  • Driver strikes pedestrian, two vehicles and light pole in West Baltimore

    Driver strikes pedestrian, two vehicles and light pole in West Baltimore
    A man was arrested late Wednesday after he struck a pedestrian, then an unmarked police car, before doubling back and crashing his vehicle at the scene of the pedestrian accident, police said. At about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, a 45-year-old man was...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared from MD 27 in Westminster

    Traffic: Crash cleared from MD 27 in Westminster
    All lanes have been reopened on MD 27 in Westminster on Wednesday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at Stone Chapel Road, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes have been reopened on MD 175 at Fort Meade with...
  • Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore

    Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore
    A 42-year-old man was killed and two pedestrians were injured Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash in West Baltimore, and police are searching for the driver. About 9:30 a.m., officers in a marked police cruiser observed a car driving erratically going...
  • Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash

    Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash
    A 51-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed Saturday afternoon in Parkton where he was involved in a three-vehicle accident. Joseph Zutell Jr. of Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle east-bound on Old York Road...
  • 2 flown to Shock Trauma after car vs. motorcycle crash in Darlington

    2 flown to Shock Trauma after car vs. motorcycle crash in Darlington
    Two people were flown by Maryland State Police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious injuries after a car and a motorcycle collided in Darlington Saturday afternoon. The crash happened around 3 p.m. in the 3800 block of Conowingo...
  • Police investigating fatal crash in northern Baltimore Co.

    Police investigating fatal crash in northern Baltimore Co.
    Police are investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a motorcycle in northern Baltimore County Saturday afternoon. The crash happened around 2 p.m. near the intersection of Old York Road and Lentz Road in Parkton, police said. One man was...
  • All lanes reopened on Bay Bridge after serious crash

    All lanes reopened on Bay Bridge after serious crash
    Three people were injured, one critically, in a multi-vehicle crash on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Saturday morning, and all lanes were reopened around 1:30 p.m., transportation officials said. Three vehicles were involved in the...
  • Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three

    Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three
    Andrew Baker Jr. and Angel Chiwengo were holding hands and listening to soft music on the radio as he drove her home from the Pikesville Doubletree Hilton where they worked. As they headed east on Northern Parkway and passed through the York Road...