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  • 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....
  • Pedestrian struck in Aberdeen Walmart lot

    A 64-year-old woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday after she was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Aberdeen Walmart. Lt. Fred Budnick of the Aberdeen Police Department said via e-mail that the woman was hit by a vehicle that was backing...
  • Pedestrian airlifted after being hit by vehicle in Joppatowne Tuesday

    A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Joppa Farm Road in Joppatowne on New Year's Eve and was airlifted to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with "serious injuries," according to fire company officials. First responders were alerted at 5:55 p.m. to the...
  • Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136

    Thursday traffic: All lanes open on MD 136
    All lanes are open on MD 136 in the Dublin area after the clearing of an early morning single vehicle crash on Thursday, Maryland State Police said. The state Department of Transportation reported at 3:07 a.m. that the single-vehicle incident shut down...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Dance and card party to celebrate hospital's 75th anniversary

    An article in the Nov. 18, 1938 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian promoted a special anniversary event. This year marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of St. Agnes' Hospital. The Woman's Auxiliary Board, of which...
  • Two dead in Carroll County crash

    Two dead in Carroll County crash
    A collision in Mount Airy left two men dead early Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. The victims were identified as Ricky Louis Wean, 25, of New Windsor, and Christopher Gerald Goldzwig, 23, of Keymar. Shortly before 1 a.m.,...
  • Harford County digs out from first snow of 2014

    Harford County digs out from first snow of 2014
    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 and making driving treacherous. Harford...
  • Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash

    Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash
    Police shut down part of the southbound Jones Fall Expressway Friday night to rescue two people trapped in vehicles and treat a third who leapt from the elevated roadway, Baltimore City officials said. Three people were taken to area hospitals after the...