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  • State highway worker killed in Parkville crash on I-695 outer loop

    State highway worker killed in Parkville crash on I-695 outer loop
    A Maryland State Highway Administration worker was killed Thursday morning following a serious crash on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Parkville, Maryland State Police said. Eddie L. Gliyard, 50, of the 5000 block of Hillen Road in Baltimore, was...
  • Dance and card party to celebrate hospital's 75th anniversary

    An article in the Nov. 18, 1938 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian promoted a special anniversary event. This year marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of St. Agnes' Hospital. The Woman's Auxiliary Board, of which...
  • Man killed in crash on Route 50 in Annapolis

    Man killed in crash on Route 50 in Annapolis
    A 38-year-old man was killed when his van struck a tractor-trailer in Annapolis late Thursday night, Maryland State Police said. The driver, identified as Michael Lee Sampson, was eastbound on MD 50 near exit 22 at about 11:40 p.m. when he rear-ended...
  • The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'

    The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'
    First of two parts Fifty years ago Thursday, President John F. Kennedy traveled to the Maryland-Delaware state line to celebrate one of the largest transportation accomplishments of the era, one that would have a profound effect on Harford County in the...
  • Fatal accident on Northern Parkway in Baltimore City

    Fatal accident on Northern Parkway in Baltimore City
    A driver was killed and another driver injured in a two-vehicle collision on Northern Parkway on Friday morning, according to Baltimore City police. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Sarah Connolly said that police and emergency personnel responded to an accident...
  • Two injured, one flown to shock trauma after Pylesville crash

    A driver was flown to a trauma center after an accident in Pylesville early Friday morning, Maryland State Police said. The driver of a Subaru Forrester was turning left from Onion Road onto Route 136 at about 6 a.m. and failed to yield to the driver of...
  • Two dead in Carroll County crash

    Two dead in Carroll County crash
    A collision in Mount Airy left two men dead early Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. The victims were identified as Ricky Louis Wean, 25, of New Windsor, and Christopher Gerald Goldzwig, 23, of Keymar. Shortly before 1 a.m.,...
  • Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash

    Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash
    Police shut down part of the southbound Jones Fall Expressway Friday night to rescue two people trapped in vehicles and treat a third who leapt from the elevated roadway, Baltimore City officials said. Three people were taken to area hospitals after the...
  • Driver in City Hall crash hit 115 mph before deadly accident

    Driver in City Hall crash hit 115 mph before deadly accident
    The driver of a vehicle that crashed outside City Hall and killed a city worker was traveling up to 115 mph before he entered downtown streets followed by a state trooper, according to a police report that for the first time details the investigation into...
  • Trial upcoming for Jarrettsville man involved in a police involved shooting and car chase

    A prosecutor told a judge Wednesday the state will continue to press traffic charges against a Jarrettsville man, whose fender-bender with a Harford County sheriff's deputy last April turned into a shooting incident, two-county police chase and a car...
  • Three-vehicle crash in Darlington closes Route 1, sends four to hospitals Thursday

    A three-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Darlington sent four people to hospitals and closed the road for at least an hour Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement and fire officials reported. The crash was reported on Route 1 between Main Street and Castleton...
  • Pedestrian, 79, struck by car in Columbia; critically injured

    A 79-year-old man was critically injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while walking in Columbia, Howard County Police said. Yechao Qian of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...