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  • 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...
  • Traffic: Fatal crash on I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Fatal crash on I-695 in Towson
    A Bel Air woman was killed in an early morning single-vehicle crash on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson on Thursday, according to Maryland State Police. Police officials said troopers from the Golden Ring Barrack responded to the incident at...
  • Man killed by bus in Coldstream Homestead Montebello

    Man killed by bus in Coldstream Homestead Montebello
    A 61-year-old man was killed when he was hit by an MTA bus in Northeast Baltimore's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood Thursday night, police said. The man, who police identified as James Payne, of the 8400 block of Roster Ave, had been...
  • Arundel students excused for ice-day absences

    Arundel students excused for ice-day absences
    Anne Arundel County public school students won't be penalized for being late or absent Friday, after officials went ahead with an on-time opening despite dicey weather. Dozens of crashes were reported on roads across Anne Arundel Friday morning, as...
  • Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]

    Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Dwane A. Mabe Jr., 25, of the 100 block of Osborne Road, was charged Monday with possessing a drug other than marijuana and paraphernalia. Angel Michelle Simms, 39, of the 700 block of Battle Avenue, was charged Monday with first-degree...
  • Harford sheriff says more effort is needed on traffic safety

    Harford sheriff says more effort is needed on traffic safety
    Harford County's top law enforcement official says crime continues to decrease but, meanwhile, the county's roads aren't as safe as they could be. "This is a safe county to live in," Sheriff Jesse Bane said during a meeting of the Darlington-Dublin...
  • Police say Dwyer involved in Pasadena car crash

    Police say Dwyer involved in Pasadena car crash
    Del. Don Dwyer Jr., the state lawmaker who was sentenced to jail last week for boating and driving while impaired, was involved in a car crash Tuesday morning in Pasadena, according to Anne Arundel County police. Police said the Pasadena Republican was...
  • Perryville firefighter still hospitalized after being struck by vehicle

    A Perryville fire police captain remains in critical condition in a Delaware hospital, nearly a week after he was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic at an accident scene on Route 40 last Friday. "He was struck during the course of his duties...
  • Icy road conditions cause hundreds of accidents

    Icy road conditions cause hundreds of accidents
    Hundreds of accidents occurred across the Baltimore region Friday morning as freezing rain caused icy conditions during the morning commute, according to local emergency officials. A bulk of the problems were in Anne Arundel County. One accident...
  • Fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads and pipes

    Fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads and pipes
    Wildly fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads — and travelers. As the Baltimore region thaws out with a balmy weekend, roads, pipes and other infrastructure weakened by this week's below-freezing temperatures are...
  • Owings motorbike rider killed in Elkridge crash

    Owings motorbike rider killed in Elkridge crash
    An Owings man died when his motorcycle crashed at an intersection in Howard County early Saturday morning, police said. David Roy Spriggs, 42, of Owings, Md. (Calvert County), was riding his bike south on Washington Boulevard in Elkridge and tried to...
  • Two state police troopers injured in crash

    Two state police troopers injured in crash
    A car crashed into a state police patrol vehicle Saturday, injuring its driver and two state troopers who were investigating an armed robbery, according to police. Trooper Zachary Shelley was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment, as was...