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  • O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization

    O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization
    Of the nearly 150 bills Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Monday morning, one bore the name of a 5-year-old boy from South Baltimore who died in 2011 after a distracted driver chatting on his cellphone plowed into the back of Jake Owen's family car...
  • One year later, fatal hit-and-run crash remains unsolved

    One year later, fatal hit-and-run crash remains unsolved
    One night last April, Skylar Marion and two friends set out in the dark, down Pasadena's Mountain Road to a nearby convenience store. It started as a trip for snacks on a Friday night, innocent teenage fun for a boy known to be sweet to his female...
  • Woman trapped, rescued from vehicle after Abingdon crash Tuesday

    A woman was extricated from a vehicle following a two-car crash in Abingdon Tuesday afternoon, officials from the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company said. First responders from Abingdon responded to the accident at Route 924 and St. Mary's Church Road...
  • Woman flown to shock trauma after crash into tree in Aberdeen

    A woman was flown to a regional trauma center with critical injuries after the car she was driving crashed into a tree in Aberdeen late Saturday night, fire and rescue officials reported. The victim, a woman in her 20s, was in stable condition at the...
  • Woman dies after Friday crash in Bel Air

    Woman dies after Friday crash in Bel Air
    An Aberdeen woman died from injuries sustained in a three car crash Friday afternoon involving a minivan, box truck and a Jeep in Bel Air. The driver of the minivan, later identified as Jean Lacey, 77, of Krouse Court in Aberdeen, died from her injuries,...
  • Bring on the rubbish

    Tom Freeman, the Stroppy Editor, has tweeted as @SnoozeInBrief: "Simon Heffer warns of 47 'common mistakes' in English. By my count, he has 15 fair points, 13 debatable, 19 rubbish," and I have not the strength to resist so gorgeous a target.  Mr....
  • Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]

    Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]
    The number one cause of injury and death for our young, ages 5 to 35, is motor vehicle crashes. Entities such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the American Automobile Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National...
  • Traffic: Single-vehicle crash on BW Parkway

    Traffic: Single-vehicle crash on BW Parkway
    A single-vehicle crash on the Baltimore Washington Parkway North in Hanover has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at MD 100 at 8:45 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle...
  • Motorcyclist injured in one of several crashes on I-95 in Harford Sunday

    A motorcyclist was injured in one of several accidents on I-95 in Harford County Sunday, according to law enforcement and rescue officials. The crash was reported as the motorcyclist was traveling south at about noon near the Riverside exit, according to...
  • Baltimore police officer injured in car crash

    Baltimore police officer injured in car crash
    A Baltimore police officer was injured in a car crash in East Baltimore Thursday, the department said. The incident took place in the 1900 block of E. Lafayette Ave. just before 11 a.m., as an Eastern District patrol officer was responding to a serious...
  • Police identify child hit by car on York Road in Towson

    Baltimore County Police have identified the child who was struck in the 6400 block of York Road at Overbrook Road on April 11 as 12-year-old Saphal Bhandari of the 6300 block of Holly Lane in Towson. Police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove said on April 11...
  • Slow snow removal, highway safety, crime discussed in Fallston

    Slow snow removal, highway safety, crime discussed in Fallston
    Snow removal, highway safety and crime were the chief topics of discussion during the latest meeting of the Fallston Community Council on Tuesday evening. During the council's bi-monthly meeting at the Fallston fire station, there were complaints that...