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  • Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford

    Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford
    All the warnings paid off. Harford County fared relatively well in Round Two of this week's winter storm, with the snowfall doing its part by coming in weaker than expected. After Sunday's unexpected dumping of an average 7 inches on Harford, county...
  • Forest Hill man identified in fatal Route 1 crash Monday

    A 20-year-old Forest Hill man was killed in a two-vehicle accident that shut down Route 1 between Kingsville and Fallston for most of Monday morning. Austin Robert Lentz, of Keeneland Court, was identified Monday afternoon as the man killed in the crash,...
  • Harford tallied 21 fatal accidents in 2013, down from 2012

    Harford tallied 21 fatal accidents in 2013, down from 2012
    After a spike in 2012 that saw multiple fatalities in several accidents, 10 fewer people were killed on Harford County highways last year over the year before. There were 21 people killed in motor vehicle related accidents in Harford in 2013 compared...
  • Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast

    Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast
    Heavy snow continued to fall in Harford County Tuesday night as the temperature dipped into the teens. While forecasters had predicted a subzero wind chill, the air was still near downtown Bel Air. North Hickory Avenue was quiet, except for the...
  • Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures

    Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures
    Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures. Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...
  • Woman killed, two others injured in Aberdeen crash

    Woman killed, two others injured in Aberdeen crash
    An Aberdeen woman was killed and two other people were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at Walmart Way and Route 40 (South Philadelphia Boulevard) in Aberdeen, according to Harford County officials. The crash forced police to close a...
  • Harford, Cecil roads a slow go during recent snow storm

    Harford, Cecil roads a slow go during recent snow storm
    Tuesday's snow storm kept emergency crews in Harford and Cecil counties busy as they responded to multiple vehicle accidents, although few were serious. Emergency officials had braced for more calls for service as the snow continued through Tuesday...
  • Car burns after Bel Air-area rear-end collision

    Car burns after Bel Air-area rear-end collision
    A car caught fire Thursday night after its driver rear-ended another vehicle that was stopped at a traffic light at a Bel Air South intersection. The driver of a Chevrolet Malibu, who was heading south on Route 24 crashed into the rear of a Toyota SUV...
  • Big yellow warning lights

    Big yellow warning lights
    Imagine for a moment that you are in a hurry. It's 7:30 in the morning, and you're stuck in your car late for work on a two-lane suburban road behind a big yellow school bus that's stopping frequently to pick up kids. Might you be tempted to pass it...
  • Driver in Aug. 8 Bel Air South hit-and-run charged

    A Forest Hill man has been charged by Maryland State Police with seven traffic offenses related to a hit-and-run accident Aug. 8 south of Bel Air. Cpl. Jason Griffin, who responded to the evening accident at the intersection of Route 24 and West Ring...
  • Ocean City pedestrian, bike crashes see dramatic decline

    Ocean City pedestrian, bike crashes see dramatic decline
    Pedestrian collisions are down dramatically in Ocean City this year, Ocean City police announced Thursday, attributing the drop to a new awareness campaign. Compared to this time last year, pedestrian collisions in the tourist town are down 56 percent,...
  • Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared

    Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., the state Department of Transportation was reporting that the two major incidents of the Baltimore region's Wednesday rush hour had been cleared. In Dundalk, North Point Boulevard (MD 151) was reportedly reopened at Old Battle Grove Road...