| May 31, 2013
| 4:44 AM
Federal investigators on Thursday reconstructed the scene of this week's collision between a CSX cargo train and a truck, hoping to piece together more information on the derailment and explosion that rocked businesses and homes in the Rosedale area....
| May 31, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Bob Marshall was on the phone in his office at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in East Baltimore when he heard the boom, felt the building shake and saw the plume of smoke on the horizon.
"This is what we've trained for," he thought.
As news poured...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 PM
A CSX train carrying trash from upstate New York derailed Friday evening in Lansdowne, Baltimore County officials said. No injuries were reported, and police said the train was not carrying hazardous materials.
"No injuries, no fire, no hazmat," said...
| Jun 10, 2013
Among the 81 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period June 2-9 were the following:
Hammonds Ferry Road at Railway Avenue, 7:58 p.m. June 7. Crews from the Lansdowne, Arbutus, English...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Parking Lot B in downtown Ellicott City will be closed beginning Monday, April 22, for the reconstruction of a retaining wall adjacent to the CSX railroad tracks.
The lot, along the Patapsco River at the lower end of Main Street, is expected to be...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:27 PM
John Alban Jr., the driver seriously injured after his truck collided with a freight train in Rosedale last week — triggering an explosion felt around the region — was discharged from the hospital.
Maryland Shock Trauma Center spokeswoman...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board expects to conclude by week's end its on-scene investigation of the railroad crossing derailment and explosion in Rosedale.
The agency, which has been gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses since the May 28...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:23 AM
This week, we mourn for the loss of Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, the 19-year-old college students who died on a downtown Ellicott City train trestle, victims of a coal train derailment late Monday night. Theirs were promising lives cut short in a truly...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:31 PM
It seems like Ellicott City has come in for an inordinate amount of disasters from floods, fires and railroad wrecks since its founding in 1772.
The latest incident occurred this week when a CSX train bound for Baltimore derailed, spilling coal from...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:35 PM
The derailment that overturned 21 coal-carrying train cars in Ellicott City early Tuesday morning, killing two 19-year-olds, was expected to close Frederick Road for up to 30 hours while emergency workers cleared the scene.
Area businesses along the...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Community members are rallying in support of Downtown Ellicott City this weekend, turning out to patronize the shops and restaurants affected by this weeks train derailment, which shut down a portion of Main Street and caused the deaths of two local...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:55 AM
One month after a train derailed in Ellicott City, taking the lives of two teenage girls, the community has rallied together to put the historic district back on track.
"The community around here is the best," said Donna Delaney, an employee at Zebop,...