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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Harford parents speak up for children walking to school

    Harford parents speak up for children walking to school
    After a 15-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle last week while she was walking near Patterson Mill Middle and High School, parents of Harford County Public Schools students are urging school officials to either improve safety for their children who are...
  • Duckett Dam was operated responsibly during heavy rainstorm [Commentary]

    On Aug. 12, a downpour hit Laurel, dumping 4.47 inches of rain on the area in little over two hours. The rain flooded downtown Laurel. Much of downtown Laurel is built on a floodplain — "a nearly flat plain along the course of a stream or river that...
  • Traffic: Collision cleared from I-83 South in Parkton

    Traffic: Collision cleared from I-83 South in Parkton
    All lanes are open on Interstate 83 in Parkton with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at the MD 137 (Mount Carmel Road) exit on Tuesday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. Lanes are also open on MD 175 West in Fort Meade,...
  • Traffic: Crash at Goucher College Drive in Towson

    Traffic: Crash at Goucher College Drive in Towson
    Baltimore County Police reported a crash in Towson at Goucher College Drive and Locustvale Road at 8:58 a.m. on Monday. Northbound Dulaney Valley Road is shut down at Fairmont Avenue, police said. The state Department of Transportation reported a...
  • Towson library patrons explore final frontier in Discover Space exhibit

    Towson library patrons explore final frontier in Discover Space exhibit
    If a bus-sized iron asteroid traveling at approximately 12 miles per second hit New York City, would Baltimore be spared? The answer to this and other space questions can be found in Discover Space, an interactive learning exhibit on display at the...
  • 11-year-old bicyclist injured in Laurel hit-and-run

    11-year-old bicyclist injured in Laurel hit-and-run
    An 11-year-old boy in Laurel was thrown from his bicycle Saturday when he was hit from behind by a minivan whose driver then fled the scene, Anne Arundel County police said. The boy was hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Pediatrics Emergency Department...
  • Traffic: Southbound lane reopened on Belair Road in Baltimore County amid water main break shutdown

    Traffic: Southbound lane reopened on Belair Road in Baltimore County amid water main break shutdown
    Baltimore County Police reported on Friday morning all but one lane on Belair Road is shut down in both directions between Wholesale Club Drive and Dunfield Road due to a 24-inch water main break. Police reported lanes closed in both directions at 6:42...
  • Christian Walker, Tyler Wilson named Orioles' minor league award winners

    Christian Walker, Tyler Wilson named Orioles' minor league award winners
    The Orioles announced their organizational minor league player and pitcher of the year award winners Thursday. And while neither player started the season among the team’s top 10 prospects, both worked their way to the doorstep of the major...
  • Traffic: All lanes open on MD 3 North in Glen Burnie

    Traffic: All lanes open on MD 3 North in Glen Burnie
    All lanes are open on MD 3 North in Glen Burnie on Thursday morning with the clearing of emergency roadwork at Roosevelt Avenue, according to the state Department of Transportation. Traffic has also been reopened on MD 270 in Glen Burnie, which had...
  • Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 25 in Upperco

    Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 25 in Upperco
    All lanes are closed on MD 25 in Upperco due to a utility problem at Benson Mill Road at 8:07 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. An incident on Interstate 895 South in Lansdowne past the Baltimore Beltway has closed the...
  • C. Milton Wright coach Janice Rhodes prepares for season that might not have been

    C. Milton Wright coach Janice Rhodes prepares for season that might not have been
    C. Milton Wright field hockey coach Janice Rhodes gathered her state championship team two days before the end of classes in June, hoping to squelch some of the rumors about her diagnosis. "I have a brain tumor," she told them, voice trembling. Then the...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County cleared

    Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County cleared
    As of 9:15 a.m., an earlier accident on eastbound I-70 in Howard County was reportedly cleared. There was also an incident on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Route 702, but no major incidents were reported by the Maryland Department of...