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  • Commuters in Baltimore taking fewer, longer trips via public transit

    Commuters in Baltimore taking fewer, longer trips via public transit
    Commuters in the Baltimore region took slightly fewer trips on public transit in recent years but traveled farther on the trips they took, according to a report released Wednesday by the Maryland PIRG Foundation. A total of 96.9 million trips were taken...
  • City homicide count rises for second year; victim 218 killed in Park Heights

    City homicide count rises for second year; victim 218 killed in Park Heights
    Rodney Eric Smith was shot to death in a dirty alley. Police found him surrounded by foam containers, liquor bottles and trash bags thrown into trees, yards from an uncovered storm drain that could break a car axle. Smith deserved better, said...
  • Traffic: Multi-vehicle crash on I-83 North in Balto. Co.

    Traffic: Multi-vehicle crash on I-83 North in Balto. Co.
    In Baltimore County, a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 83 North at the MD 943 (Warren Road) exit has closed all three traffic lanes at 8:47 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All northbound traffic is moving on one...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains. The two planned to grab...
  • Douglass shut out in bid for first state title, losing 25-0 to Fort Hill

    Douglass shut out in bid for first state title, losing 25-0 to Fort Hill
    The dream season for the Douglass football team did not come to a perfect end Saturday afternoon, as Fort Hill spoiled the No. 14 Ducks’ bid to finish undefeated with a 25-0 victory in the Class 1A state football championship at M&T Bank Stadium....
  • Soda bottle bombs found in front of Sykesville homes

    The State Fire Marshal's Office is seeking information on who placed "soda bottle bombs" in front of three Sykesville area homes over the weekend. Between 2 and 4 a.m. Sunday, unknown suspects placed the devices on sidewalks in front of three Sykesville...
  • Douglass' Elwood Townsend named Ravens' High School Coach of the Year

    Douglass' Elwood Townsend named Ravens' High School Coach of the Year
    Douglass football coach Elwood Townsend was named Ravens’ High School Coach of the Year Sunday after guiding the Ducks, 3-7 two years ago, to the best season in school history -- 13-1 with an appearance in the state final. Not only did the Ducks...
  • Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead

    Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead
    Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected. While a maximum...
  • Speak up for better transit

    Speak up for better transit
    The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) gets wide-ranging feedback from our riders each and every day, some good and some bad, but the MTA has not done a comprehensive review of its service routes and schedules in nearly a decade. Most transit...
  • About 1,200 took MARC Saturday round trips

    About 1,200 took MARC Saturday round trips
    More than 1,200 passengers boarded MARC trains Saturday for round trips on the first full day of weekend service on the commuter rail line, the Maryland Transit Administration said. The MTA released figures Sunday showing 2,465 boardings — 1,235...
  • 2013 volleyball Top 15 preseason poll

    2013 volleyball Top 15 preseason poll
    1. Arundel Coach: Ashley Yuscavage Last season: 19-1, ranked No. 1 Postseason: Class 4A state runner-up Outlook: The Wildcats lost a lot after last season, but the Orr twins — Allie and Brittany — lead a good group of returning...
  • 2013 volleyball players to watch

    2013 volleyball players to watch
    Sydney Biniak Howard, hitter, senior As the engine behind the No. 3 Lions’ offense, the 2012 All-Howard County first-team pick will be counted on to deliver the kills that the team needs to compete in a very tough league. Biniak finished with...