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  • Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car

    Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car
    A 79-year-old man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being struck by a car in Columbia on Friday evening, Howard County police said. Yechao Qian, of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way, was hit by a 2004 Honda Civic traveling westbound on...
  • 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,...
  • I-95 southbound in Harford reopens after fatal collision

    I-95 southbound in Harford reopens after fatal collision
    A fatal three-vehicle accident shut down southbound Interstate 95 near Abingdon early Friday morning, according to the State Highway Administration. All lanes were reopened at 8:38 a.m., according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. A tractor...
  • Monday traffic: Accident at I-95 off to shoulder

    Monday traffic: Accident at I-95 off to shoulder
    As of 9 a.m. Monday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting most major incidents of the morning have been eased. An accident on southbound I-95 at I-195 in Baltimore County that had been affecting travels lanes is now off to the...
  • Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday

    Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday
    As many as seven inches fell on Harford County Sunday, catching many by surprise, making roads treacherous and closing Harford County Public Schools Monday. Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, started spreading...