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  • Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]

    Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Keejuan Moorehead, 18, of the 300 block of Old Post Road, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault. Teddy...
  • Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines

    Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines
    A worn and fractured rail along train tracks through Ellicott City caused the coal train derailment that killed two women in 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. In its final report on the accident, the NTSB said it found...
  • Leeds Avenue residents welcome new I-695 ramp

    Leeds Avenue residents welcome new I-695 ramp
    Maryland State Highway Administration plans to relocate an Interstate 695 ramp met with approval from residents of Arbutus street plagued by traffic using the present ramp. "It's wonderful — it's what we want," said Melissa Loverde, 44, who has...
  • Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson

    Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson
    The Baltimore County Department of Public Safety on Thursday morning reported an accident involving an SUV that crashed into the Drumcastle Government Center on York Road in Towson. Officials said there were no major injuries and no one has been...
  • Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 198 West

    Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 198 West
    All westbound traffic is shut down on MD 198 in Laurel on Wednesday due to emergency roadwork at Old Portland Road at 8:40 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The eastbound traffic lane is bi-directional, DOT said. DOT added...
  • Thefts reported in Bel Air South, dynamite thrown in Fallston Yard [Harford Police Blotter]

    Thefts reported in Bel Air South, dynamite thrown in Fallston Yard [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Dwane Allen Mabe, 25, of the 100 block of Osborn Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $100. Robert Wayne...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Loch Raven Boulevard

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Loch Raven Boulevard
    Emergency roadwork on northbound Loch Raven Boulevard in Towson at Mussula Road has closed the northbound left traffic lane at 9:02 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. An incident on Interstate 95 North in Rossville prior...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City at the O'Donnell Street exit has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 7:38 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. And DOT said...
  • Four injured after light rail, vehicle collide downtown

    Four injured after light rail, vehicle collide downtown
    Four people were injured after a light rail train collided with a vehicle in downtown Baltimore on Tuesday morning, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. About 10:22 a.m., the driver of a Honda Civic traveling northbound on South Howard...
  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South
    A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...
  • 13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup

    13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup
    Thirteen people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on Route 1 in Jessup, according to a news release from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.  County officials declared the wreck a "mass casualty incident"...
  • Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement

    Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement
    The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System. Hopkins officials said the payout, which received preliminary court approval Monday, would be...