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  • Police ID victim in fatal Howard Co. crash

    Police ID victim in fatal Howard Co. crash
    The woman killed over the weekend after driving the wrong direction on a southern Howard County road was identified by Howard County police Monday. The victim and driver was identified as Mayra Liseth Maldonado Vasquez, 27, of Guatemala. Police said...
  • Woman hit by van on Route 40 in Aberdeen

    A woman was struck by a van on Tuesday morning while crossing Route 40 in Aberdeen, according to city police. Susan Yates, 57, of the 200 block of Mayberry in Aberdeen, was hit while crossing the lanes of Pulaski Highway for eastbound traffic at West...
  • Fatal crash in Harford Co. under investigation

    Fatal crash in Harford Co. under investigation
    Eastbound Route 40 in Edgewood is shut down near Sand Pebble Drive after a fatal car crash Wednesday morning, fire department officials in Harford County said. A car overturned and its occupant was trapped amid the multi-vehicle crash at around 6:30 a.m....
  • Grand jury declines to charge driver in cyclist death

    Grand jury declines to charge driver in cyclist death
    A driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Davidsonville in August will not face criminal manslaughter charges, an Anne Arundel County grand jury decided on Friday. Whitney Decesaris, 37, of Calvert County, will instead be cited for four traffic...
  • Cement truck overturns on car in Whiteford

    A cement truck overturned and hit a vehicle on Whiteford Road north of Archer Road on Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police. The cement truck was unable to slow down for a curve in the road because its brakes failed, police said....
  • First snow of 2014 dumps 6 to 8 inches, closes schools, government

    The the first snowstorm of 2014 dumped six to eight inches of the white stuff accross Harford County from Thursday afternoon into early Friday morning, forcing the closure of schools and government offices. On Monday, the weather – heavy morning...
  • Tuesday traffic: Utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison

    Tuesday traffic: Utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison
    Most incidents that prompted road closures during Tuesday morning's commute were cleared by 8:50 a.m. except for a utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison that has kept the southbound shoulder closed at Greenspring Valley Road since Monday morning....
  • Traffic: Collision in White Marsh South on I-95 at MD 43 exit

    Traffic: Collision in White Marsh South on I-95 at MD 43 exit
    In White Marsh, a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South prior to the MD 43 (White Marsh) exit has kept the southbound right shoulder closed for an hour after the incident occurred at 8:07 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Four-month-old boy critically injured in head-on collision

    Four-month-old boy critically injured in head-on collision
    A four-month-old boy in a car involved in a head-on collision in Jessup on Wednesday evening is in critical condition, according to Anne Arundel County Police in a statement on Thursday. Officers responded to the collision in the area of Clark Road...
  • Tanker, SUV accident backs up traffic at Route 152 and I-95 in Joppa

    Tanker, SUV accident backs up traffic at Route 152 and I-95 in Joppa
    Traffic was backed up on Route 152 near the I-95 northbound exit ramp in Joppa for several hours Friday morning following a collision involving a tanker truck and an SUV. Andy Doyle, public information officer for Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company,...
  • Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper

    Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper
    The outer loop of Interstate 695 at Southeast Boulevard in Essex was reopened shortly at about 9:20 a.m. Monday following the early morning vehicle collision with a Maryland State Police patrol car on the side of the roadway. Meanwhile, the trooper...
  • Trooper recovering from injuries sustained in beltway collision

    Trooper recovering from injuries sustained in beltway collision
    A Maryland State trooper was recovering Monday from injuries sustained when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle along Interstate 695 in the Essex area. The accident closed the outer loop of the beltway for about three hours during the morning commute....