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  • Bike ride Saturday to honor cross-country coach

    Bike ride Saturday to honor cross-country coach
    Bicyclists will ride along Riva Road in Anne Arundel County on Saturday morning to honor an Annapolis High School cross-country coach who was killed in a crash in August. Riders will gather at Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Road, beginning at 7 a.m....
  • Police were ordered off pursuit before fatal crash, union says

    Police were ordered off pursuit before fatal crash, union says
    Baltimore police are conducting a criminal investigation into whether officers followed orders to end their pursuit of a sedan before it was involved in a fatal crash this week, a police union attorney said Friday. Michael Davey, the lawyer...
  • New law cracks down on cellphone chatting while driving

    New law cracks down on cellphone chatting while driving
    It won't matter if you're obeying every other traffic law: Starting Tuesday, if you're talking on a hand-held mobile phone while driving in Maryland, the police will have the right to pull you over and ticket you. The new law tightening the state's curb...
  • Law or no law, safe driving needs to be a high priority [Editorial]

    Law or no law, safe driving needs to be a high priority [Editorial]
    Among the many laws that went into effect Tuesday was one making more strict a prohibition against the use of hand held cell phones by people who are driving. Though texting while driving and using a hand held cell phone while driving already had been...
  • Baltimore County school bus flips over, children suffer minor injuries

    Baltimore County school bus flips over, children suffer minor injuries
    Ten Pikesville Middle School students had to scramble out of the emergency exits of their school bus Friday morning after the driver lost control and the bus flipped off the side of a Baltimore County road. The accident sent five students and the...
  • Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident

    Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident
    The investigation into an accident that killed a pedestrian along the Baltimore Washington Parkway in Anne Arundel County closed the roadway in both directions for hours on Wednesday morning, though all lanes have since reopened. The accident that took...
  • Howard police hold collision avoidance training for teen drivers

    Howard police hold collision avoidance training for teen drivers
    The Howard County Police Department is holding a series of Collision Avoidance Training classes for licensed teenage drivers ages 16-20 years old. The two-day, 12-hour program is to provide young drivers with a better understanding of vehicle dynamics....
  • Man dies in burning car in Owings Mills

    A man died in a single-vehicle crash in Owings Mills early Saturday morning, police said, after his car veered off the road, struck a utility pole and a tree and caught fire. Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel were called at 3:49 a.m. to...
  • All southbound lanes of I-95 closed near I-195

    All southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near the intersection of Interstate 195 were shut down on Sunday evening after a serious car accident. Just before 6 p.m., a motorcycle collided with a car, and the woman riding the motorcycle was critically...
  • Arundel texting crash highlights concerns with manslaughter law

    Arundel texting crash highlights concerns with manslaughter law
    One witness attests in police reports to seeing Elizabeth Meyers texting on her phone as she pulled into traffic on Route 3 in Gambrills. Cellphone records, according to authorities, show a phone call and three text messages between Meyers and her...
  • Three killed in car crashes in Baltimore region Monday

    Three killed in car crashes in Baltimore region Monday
    Three people were killed and another person suffered life-threatening injuries in different car accidents in the Baltimore region Monday. One fatal crash, which happened at about 11:30 a.m., shut the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Overlea at the U.S. 1...
  • Columbia man dies in Route 1 crash in Savage

    Columbia man dies in Route 1 crash in Savage
    A Columbia man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Route 1 in Savage Tuesday afternoon, Howard County Police said. Police are investigating the crash, which occurred about 1:35 p.m. on northbound Route 1, just before Corridor Road. Police said...