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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Man found shot in crashed car in West Baltimore

    Man found shot in crashed car in West Baltimore
    An 18-year-old man was found in his crashed car in West Baltimore Saturday night with a gunshot wound to his head, Baltimore police said. Officers investigating a car accident at 8:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Cooks Lane found the unidentified man. The...
  • Aegis buys Democratic Ledger; 10" of snow blanket Harford [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, January 16, 1964: The Democratic Ledger, a newspaper printed in Havre de Grace, was purchased 50 years ago this week by The Shield Press, publishers of The Aegis. The two newspapers were immediately...
  • Police ID victim in fatal Howard Co. crash

    Police ID victim in fatal Howard Co. crash
    The woman killed over the weekend after driving the wrong direction on a southern Howard County road was identified by Howard County police Monday. The victim and driver was identified as Mayra Liseth Maldonado Vasquez, 27, of Guatemala. Police said...
  • Woman hit by van on Route 40 in Aberdeen

    A woman was struck by a van on Tuesday morning while crossing Route 40 in Aberdeen, according to city police. Susan Yates, 57, of the 200 block of Mayberry in Aberdeen, was hit while crossing the lanes of Pulaski Highway for eastbound traffic at West...
  • 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 Columbia men dead in Millersville crash

    Two men have been confirmed dead following a Wednesday morning crash in Millersville. Just after 9 a.m., a BMW traveling on southbound Veterans Highway near Crain Highway reportedly crossed the centerline into the northbound lanes of traffic and collided...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 150 in Dundalk

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 150 in Dundalk
    All lanes have been reopened on MD 150 in Dundalk on Thursday morning after the clearing of an accident involving a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle, according to Baltimore County Police and the state Department of Transportation. Police said the...
  • 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.,...
  • 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...