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  • Whistleblower detective quitting Baltimore Police amid investigation

    A Baltimore Police officer who became a prosecution witness against other officers convicted of misconduct is leaving the department amid an investigation of his own conduct, his attorney confirmed. Det. Joseph Crystal, who said he found a rat on 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: Southbound U.S. 1 closed in Kingsville

    Traffic: Southbound U.S. 1 closed in Kingsville
    Southbound traffic on U.S. 1 in Kingsville has been shut down for more than three hours due to a single-vehicle crash with injury, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident first reported by DOT at 5:48 a.m. has closed U.S. 1...
  • Death in Waverly doomed to be repeated, unless we stop it [Letter]

    Death in Waverly doomed to be repeated, unless we stop it [Letter]
    A terrible thing happened in Waverly this month. An innocent precious little girl was taken from us due to violence ("Funeral today for 3-year-old Baltimore girl killed by gunfire," Aug. 8). The community with politicians at their side are uniting and...
  • Woman in 'grave' condition following three-car crash on Bel Air Bypass

    Woman in 'grave' condition following three-car crash on Bel Air Bypass
    A woman was sent to a hospital in "grave" condition after a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon that shut down the Bel Air Bypass (Route 1) near Route 24 to southbound traffic, Harford County rescue officials reported. One vehicle overturned in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...