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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Driver in City Hall crash hit 115 mph before deadly accident

    Driver in City Hall crash hit 115 mph before deadly accident
    The driver of a vehicle that crashed outside City Hall and killed a city worker was traveling up to 115 mph before he entered downtown streets followed by a state trooper, according to a police report that for the first time details the investigation into...
  • Anne Arundel bike advocates peddle merits of safe cycling

    Each week, when the weather allows, Jon Korin hops on his road bike and pedals far enough for a three-day tally that cyclists call a century ride — 100 miles. This year, the retired Severna Park resident who grew up riding his bike to school...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trial upcoming for Jarrettsville man involved in a police involved shooting and car chase

    A prosecutor told a judge Wednesday the state will continue to press traffic charges against a Jarrettsville man, whose fender-bender with a Harford County sheriff's deputy last April turned into a shooting incident, two-county police chase and a car...
  • 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...