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  • MTA ridership dips under shutdown

    MTA ridership dips under shutdown
    Hundreds of fewer commuters have been taking MARC trains and transit buses from Maryland into Washington since the federal government shutdown Tuesday, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. On Wednesday morning, ridership numbers reflected a...
  • Traffic: Accident on outer loop cleared, two disabled vehicles remain

    Traffic: Accident on outer loop cleared, two disabled vehicles remain
    As of 8:50 a.m., the rush hour was winding down with just a couple lingering incidents. The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at Loch Raven Boulevard is now cleared. There's still a...
  • Passengers, driver injured in Cockeysville light rail wreck

    Passengers, driver injured in Cockeysville light rail wreck
    Six light rail passengers suffered minor injuries when the train was struck by a vehicle in Baltimore County on Friday morning, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. The vehicle's driver also sustained non-life-threatening injuries, said...
  • River Hill soccer standout Turney commits to UNC-Wilmington

    River Hill soccer standout Turney commits to UNC-Wilmington
    River Hill senior forward Jake Turney, an All-Metro second-team selection last year, has made a commitment to play soccer at UNC Wilmington. This season, Turney has six goals and six assists to help lead the No. 2 Hawks to an 11-1 mark. UNC...
  • Private firm sought for Purple Line

    Private firm sought for Purple Line
    The proposed Purple Line, which is to connect Metro stations in Prince George's and Montgomery counties, will be the first state transit line built and operated by a private company, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced on Monday. The state will seek a...
  • Baltimore Co. police looking for man who pulled jogger into woods

    Baltimore Co. police looking for man who pulled jogger into woods
    Baltimore County police are searching for a man who pulled a jogger into the woods in Woodstock last week and tried to strangle her. On July 30 at about 5:30 p.m., police said a woman was jogging near Siena Way when she was pulled by the attacker into a...
  • The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors

    The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors
    In a city where government contracts make up a multi-billion dollar industry, it is surprising that with the exception of a couple of articles that received moderate attention, the mainstream media has largely ignored the impact of the shutdown on federal...
  • $1 million bathroom renovation complete at Penn Station

    $1 million bathroom renovation complete at Penn Station
    A $1 million project to renovate bathrooms at Penn Station in Baltimore, in part to make them accessible to individuals with disabilities, has been completed ahead of schedule, local transportation officials announced Wednesday. The joint project...
  • McDonogh girls soccer picked as No. 1 team in nation to start the year

    McDonogh girls soccer picked as No. 1 team in nation to start the year
    Four local schools were listed Tuesday in Student Sports' preseason Fab 50 national polls for boys and girls soccer, including the McDonogh girls at No. 1 in the country. The McDonogh girls team returns nine starters, led by All-Metro first-team...
  • Former Patterson star Aquille Carr enters NBA D-League draft, agent says

    Former Patterson star Aquille Carr enters NBA D-League draft, agent says
    At varying times in his still-nascent basketball career, Aquille Carr has been a high school champion and a YouTube sensation, a college-bound prospect and an overseas professional, a point guard considered too small for the NBA yet good enough to play...
  • Officials accepted bail for dead detainee

    Officials accepted bail for dead detainee
    Colleagues of Timothy Schloemer were shocked when they went to pick up the drunken-driving suspect this week from Central Booking after posting his bail — and were told he had been dead for more than two days. Corrections officials blamed the...
  • City defeats Mervo 20-14 in overtime to give George Petrides his 250th win

    City defeats Mervo 20-14 in overtime to give George Petrides his 250th win
    George Petrides doesn’t remember the first varsity football game he coached at City College in 1975. Years from now, however, he’ll probably still remember his 387th. Not only did the No. 14 Knights overcome a 14-point deficit to beat Mervo,...