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  • Construction mishap prolongs Baltimore-Washington Parkway closure

    Construction mishap prolongs Baltimore-Washington Parkway closure
    A construction mishap led Saturday to prolonged closures of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and the West Nursery Road business corridor near BWI, but state officials said the roads should reopen by rush hour Monday morning. The problem occurred as crews...
  • Regulators, police to audit trucking company involved in derailment

    Regulators, police to audit trucking company involved in derailment
    Federal regulators and state police plan a wide-ranging review of the waste-removal company owned by the trucker seriously hurt when a CSX train collided with his truck at a crossing. The company, Alban Waste, had been flagged in the past for safety...
  • Ungated railroad crossings pose dangers

    Ungated railroad crossings pose dangers
    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...
  • Police identify crew in emergency helicopter landing at Columbia high school

    Police identify crew in emergency helicopter landing at Columbia high school
    A mechanical problem forced a police helicopter pilot to make an emergency landing on the football field of a local high school in Columbia on Thursday night, a maneuver that caused "significant damage" to the aircraft but injured no one, according to...
  • Investigators reconstruct Rosedale train collision, examine truck

    Investigators reconstruct Rosedale train collision, examine truck
    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....
  • Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off

    Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off
    Frustrated travelers reported long lines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Friday morning, as crowds jammed into terminals on their way out of town as local schools prepared to let out for spring break. The delays...
  • Derailment victims recalled as 'great students, great people'

    Derailment victims recalled as 'great students, great people'
    In the year that he has lived on Main Street in historic Ellicott City, Jim VanHeel has seen flooding, a deadly shooting at a nearby church and, early Tuesday morning, a fatal train derailment. "It seems like something is always happening," he said. The...
  • CSX has history of Maryland derailments

    CSX has history of Maryland derailments
    The derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City Tuesday morning adds one more incident to a long history of CSX trains leaving the tracks in Maryland — from little-remembered events in the company's own railyards to the spectacular...
  • Stores on Main Street try to maintain business as usual

    Stores on Main Street try to maintain business as usual
    A previously scheduled meeting to discuss the revitalization of historic Ellicott City went on as scheduled Tuesday night, less than 24 hours after two Ellicott City teenagers were killed when a CSX train derailed over the Main Street bridge. After...
  • Chipotle, BGR latest eateries to open at BWI

    Chipotle, BGR latest eateries to open at BWI
    Eating a meal at the airport just got a little more tasty - and perhaps, a bit more healthy. In an effort to bring travelers more affordable and nutritional options, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has recently added two...
  • Derailment of CSX Corp. train carrying sulfuric acid causes scare in Cecil Co.

    Derailment of CSX Corp. train carrying sulfuric acid causes scare in Cecil Co.
    Just before midnight Wednesday, three words brought a stream of emergency crews and hazardous materials units to a wooded corner of Cecil County just north of Interstate 95: liquid sulfuric acid. A train operated by CSX Corp. derailed about 11:45 p.m.,...
  • First of 10 new state medevac helicopters arrive

    First of 10 new state medevac helicopters arrive
    Years after a multimillion-dollar contract to replace the state's fleet of aged medevac helicopters caused controversy in Annapolis, two newly purchased aircraft arrived Tuesday at the aviation command of the Maryland State Police. Four more are expected...