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  • Bay Bridge crash slows Route 50 traffic

    Bay Bridge crash slows Route 50 traffic
    A five-car crash at the Bay Bridge caused traffic delays on Route 50 Sunday afternoon. The crash on eastbound Route 50 at the bridge was reported at about 2:30 p.m. The left lane on the eastbound span was closed for nearly an hour. One person was...
  • Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later

    Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later
    When the derailed train cars full of hazardous chemicals exploded, a shock wave shot through an adjacent industrial park, shattering windows, cracking concrete and buckling metal paneling and roofs. A year later, the recovery continues. "We're a...
  • Girl killed, suspect flees scene

    Girl killed, suspect flees scene
    A car being sought in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old earlier this week crashed into another vehicle while eluding police on Tuesday night, killing a 12-year-old girl, police said. The suspect was able to escape the scene and remains at large. It...
  • Police continue search for driver in fatal crash

    Police continue search for driver in fatal crash
    Paramedics carried 12-year-old Shanizya Taft away from a crumpled silver minivan in East Baltimore Tuesday night. She was a fashionable and respectful sixth-grader who her teachers said always made the principal's list for good students. She would soon be...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    A collision on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City past the Baltimore-Washington Parkway exit has closed two northbound traffic lanes at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes have been reopened on MD 26...
  • Driver killed in I-295 crash near Lansdowne

    Driver killed in I-295 crash near Lansdowne
    One person was killed when they lost control of their truck on Interstate 295 Thursday afternoon and crashed off the side of the highway, Maryland State Police troopers said. State Police did not have information on the victim's identity Friday morning....
  • Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash

    Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash
    A Baltimore Fire Department battalion chief responding to an apartment fire was critically injured Sunday evening in a three-car crash that left four other motorists injured, authorities said. The battalion chief was at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center...
  • 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...
  • Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer

    Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer
    An Annapolis police officer was injured late Saturday after a truck crashed into a brick wall, sending debris onto the officer's parked car, Annapolis police said. About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Owen Frank, 28, driving a Ford F150 truck lost control of his...
  • Driver trapped by live wires after Laurel crash isn't injured

    A dump truck crash in Laurel Monday morning caused downed power lines and trapped the driver while also disabling a traffic signal at Route 197 and Route 198. The driver, who was trapped for about an hour, was not injured, according to Laurel...
  • Street man, 22, killed in car accident in Pylesville

    Street man, 22, killed in car accident in Pylesville
    A 22-year-old Street man died in a single-car accident Monday night in Pylesville. Harford County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 4600 block of Clermont Mill Road around 9:15 p.m. Monday for a report of a crash. When they arrived, Nicholas Paul...
  • 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....