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  • Motorcycle rider killed in I-83 crash

    Motorcycle rider killed in I-83 crash
    A motorcycle operator was killed Friday night in a collision on Interstate 83 near Ruxton Road, Maryland state police said. About 8 p.m., a Suzuki GSXR motorcycle headed north on I-83 went out of control and struck the driver's side of a northbound...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash
    All lanes have reopened on west Route 50 in Anne Arundel County near Governor Ritchie Highway after a three-car crash, though some delays remain. The crash on Route 50 was reported shortly after 8 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of...
  • Dancing around DUIs [Editorial]

    Dancing around DUIs  [Editorial]
    Last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law legislation requiring that adults caught and convicted of drunk driving while transporting a child younger than age 16 be required to install an ignition interlock system — a device that won't let them...
  • Victim of fatal Pylesville crash identified; speed, alcohol believed to be factors

    Victim of fatal Pylesville crash identified; speed, alcohol believed to be factors
    Alcohol and speed are believed to have contributed to a Sunday night crash in Pylesville that killed a young Delaware woman returning from a trip to part of Rocks State Park, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said Monday. My Yuen Nguyen, 18, of Bear,...
  • Crash snarls Route 50 traffic at Bay Bridge, injures MdTA officer

    Crash snarls Route 50 traffic at Bay Bridge, injures MdTA officer
    Traffic was brought to a standstill on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and two people — including a Maryland Transportation Authority police officer — were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center following a two-vehicle crash on Kent Island on...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash
    Two people were injured in a car crash in Jessup Thursday. One of the victims suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and the other had minor injuries, according to the Howard County Fire Department. The accident took place near Route 1. A...
  • Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide

    Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide
    Two tractor trailers collided on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shortly after noon Wednesday, closing the span to traffic and bringing environmental officials to the scene for a fuel spill. Hours after the crash, westbound traffic was...