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  • February 2013: Three divers die in APG's Super Pond

    February 2013: Three divers die in APG's Super Pond
    Aberdeen Proving Ground officials identified George H. Lazzaro Jr., of Baltimore County, as the civilian diver who died during a routine dive at the installation's Underwater Demolition Testing Facility, known as the Super Pond, late on the afternoon of...
  • July 2013: Parades, fireworks, a Farm Fair carnival and a twister

    July 2013: Parades, fireworks, a Farm Fair carnival and a twister
    An Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity asked the Kiwanis Club to call off the annual turtle derby to be held as a part of the Fourth of July celebration in Bel Air. The issue was raised because of an increase in ranaviruses among amphibians in...
  • Three-vehicle crash in Darlington closes Route 1, sends four to hospitals Thursday

    A three-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Darlington sent four people to hospitals and closed the road for at least an hour Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement and fire officials reported. The crash was reported on Route 1 between Main Street and Castleton...
  • Woman killed in hit-and-run accident in Baltimore

    Woman killed in hit-and-run accident in Baltimore
    A woman was killed Friday night in a hit-and-run accident in the Pulaski industrial area. The woman, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was struck by a truck at around 7:30 p.m. near Pulaski Highway and 62nd street, according to...
  • Pedestrian, 79, struck by car in Columbia; critically injured

    A 79-year-old man was critically injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while walking in Columbia, Howard County Police said. Yechao Qian of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
  • Woman dies from injuries in Woodlawn hit-and-run

    Woman dies from injuries in Woodlawn hit-and-run
    A 58-year-old woman who was struck by a car Thursday at Security Boulevard and Woodlawn Drive in Woodlawn, died Saturday afternoon at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she had been transported for treatment. The name of the deceased...
  • Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car

    Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car
    A 79-year-old man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being struck by a car in Columbia on Friday evening, Howard County police said. Yechao Qian, of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way, was hit by a 2004 Honda Civic traveling westbound on...
  • Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday

    Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday
    As many as seven inches fell on Harford County Sunday, catching many by surprise, making roads treacherous and closing Harford County Public Schools Monday. Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, started spreading...
  • Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford

    Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford
    All the warnings paid off. Harford County fared relatively well in Round Two of this week's winter storm, with the snowfall doing its part by coming in weaker than expected. After Sunday's unexpected dumping of an average 7 inches on Harford, county...
  • Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared

    Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., the state Department of Transportation was reporting that the two major incidents of the Baltimore region's Wednesday rush hour had been cleared. In Dundalk, North Point Boulevard (MD 151) was reportedly reopened at Old Battle Grove Road...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • Pedestrians in Joppa, Dundalk struck and killed by cars

    Pedestrians in Joppa, Dundalk struck and killed by cars
    Two pedestrians were struck and killed by cars in separate incidents in Joppa and Dundalk on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, authorities said. A Baltimore woman who had gotten out of her car Tuesday night after a fender-bender in Joppa was struck...