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  • Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths

    Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths
    Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening. Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
  • Rolling geek tweetup on Amtrak gets temporarily delayed by broken-down train

    Today is a big day for Baltimore (and East Coast) geekdom. It's Geeks on a Train: a rolling tweetup that started in Washington DC this morning, with a denizen of DC techies and entrepreneurs boarding an Amtrak train. The itinerary: stop at Baltimore and...
  • MARC Penn Line resumes service to Aberdeen and Perryville

    The Maryland Transit Administration advised MARC patrons Tuesday that Penn Line train service north of Edgewood has resumed after being suspended all morning due to a power outage caused by downed catenary lines. The first train going all the way from...
  • SHA presents proposals for I-695 projects at Arbutus Middle School

    The Maryland State Highway Administration presented proposals for an Interstate 695 ramp and bridge replacement projects in Arbutus during a public informational meeting Wednesday evening. Dozens of area residents and business owners reviewed about a...
  • Hollywood's triple threat

    Hollywood's triple threat
    To get to Hollywood, you don't have to catch a flight to the West Coast. You just drive to Cecil County. Or Pennsylvania. Or West Virginia. Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates gambling facilities nationwide, owns Hollywood-branded casinos in all...
  • Orioles, Yankees got stuck on trains in Harford on way to NYC

    Fresh off a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees to win Game 2 of the American League Division Series, the Baltimore Orioles were stranded in Edgewood on their way to the Big Apple early Tuesday morning. The Yankees got stuck a little farther north, near...
  • Amtrak restores service between Washington and Philadelphia

    BALTIMORE (AP) -- Amtrak says service has restarted between Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia after service was suspended for about four hours by overhead wire problems. Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole says crews are still trying to complete repairs on...
  • Body of Edgewood man, who jumped into bay for a swim, found Monday

    The body of an Edgewood man who jumped off a boat Sunday in the Chesapeake Bay was found Monday, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. Brandon M. Greene, 21, jumped from a drifting vessel and did not reappear on the surface after entering the...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-70 west near I-695

    Traffic: Accident on I-70 west near I-695
    As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on I-70 westbound near I-695 in Baltimore County, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on Route 97 near Hook Road in Westminster, Park Heights Avenue near Devonshire Drive in Baltimore City, Old...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-695 outer loop near Security Blvd.

    Traffic: Accident on I-695 outer loop near Security Blvd.
    As of 9 a.m. Friday, traffic was slow on the outer loop of I-695 near Security Boulevard, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on Ritchie Highway near College Parkway in Anne Arundel County, and Washington Boulevard near Route 32 in...
  • Traffic: Accident on Crain Hwy. near Thelma Ave.

    Traffic: Accident on Crain Hwy. near Thelma Ave.
    As of 9 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on Crain Highway near Thelma Avenue in Baltimore City, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on Washington Boulevard near Whiskey Bottom Road in Anne Arundel County, Baker Street near Mount Street in...
  • Charles St. water main break could cause continued traffic snarls

    Charles St. water main break could cause continued traffic snarls
    Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street...