| May 29, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Wednesday's rush hour remained uncharacteristically incident free through 9 a.m., as the state Department of Transportation reported no unscheduled road closures.
On Tuesday evening a portion of MD Route 40 at Pulaski Highway had been closed because of...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
As Rosedale residents and business owners began to clean up after the fiery train derailment, federal officials said Wednesday that a chemical, sodium chlorate, had likely exploded in one of the train cars.
Investigators with the National Transportation...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:18 AM
As accidents go, few of recent memory have grabbed the region's attention like Tuesday's collision and explosion involving a CSX freight train and a trash truck in Rosedale. If Baltimoreans weren't close enough to hear the tooth-rattling blast, they...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Widely used but little acknowledged, the railroad crossing at Hollins Ferry Road just outside the Baltimore Beltway in Halethorpe is an accident waiting to happen, according to the Federal Railroad Administration.
It almost claimed Colleen Zaccagnino...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Within hours of the CSX train derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City early Tuesday, investigators from the National Transportation Safety board were on the scene to determine why it happened.
When tragedy strikes in the nation's skies or...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:45 AM
The deaths of two Ellicott City teens who were buried in coal after a CSX train derailed shortly after midnight Tuesday has been ruled an accident, according to Howard County Police.
Police said Thursday the medical examiner determined compressional...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:21 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to be mostly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 90 and southeast winds around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 72....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:13 AM
100 Years Ago
A Serious Railroad Accident
"The passenger train that left Camden Station a few minutes before 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon for Frederick, Winchester and intermediate stations was derailed in Union Dam tunnel, two miles...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:21 AM
When Ellicott City's Main Street re-opened to traffic Friday night, Mark Hemmis was watching the cars line up and drive by his restaurant.
He said he couldn't remember the last time he had seen so many cars on the street; he certainly hadn't seen that...
| 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...