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  • In wake of train derailment, community rallies to support Ellicott City

    In wake of train derailment, community rallies to support Ellicott City
    Community members are rallying in support of Downtown Ellicott City this weekend, turning out to patronize the shops and restaurants affected by this weeks train derailment, which shut down a portion of Main Street and caused the deaths of two local...
  • Ellicott City train derailment 911 calls depict stunned bystanders

    Ellicott City train derailment 911 calls depict stunned bystanders
    Four callers sounded stunned as they told dispatchers that a train had just derailed in downtown Ellicott City, but none reported seeing anyone near the Aug. 20 wreck that killed two 19-year-olds, according to 911 recordings released Friday by Howard...
  • Hundreds mourn victim of train derailment

    Hundreds mourn victim of train derailment
    Some 700 mourners filled the pews Friday for a funeral Mass for 19-year-old Elizabeth Conway Nass, who died after being "at the wrong place at the wrong time," Monsignor John A. Dietzenbach said, referring to this week's tragic train derailment in...
  • 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...
  • Maryland man killed in Pa. plane crash

    A 56-year-old Maryland man was killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into a cornfield near York, Pa., York County authorities reported. The man, who has not been identified pending notification of his family, was the lone occupant of a Piper PA-28 180...
  • Regulators shut down 26 bus operations along I-95

    After a yearlong investigation, federal safety regulators have closed 26 bus operations as "imminent hazards," including one that they said operated illegally in Maryland and another that ran 16 daily trips between Baltimore and New York City. The...
  • Pilot dies after crash of single-engine plane at Carroll County airport

    Pilot dies after crash of single-engine plane at Carroll County airport
    The lone occupant of an airplane that crashed Friday morning at Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster has died. Maryland State Police spokeswoman Elena Russo confirmed Friday afternoon that the man died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of...
  • The Interview: Steve DiBiagio, PHH Arval's senior vice president of strategic alliances

    The Interview: Steve DiBiagio, PHH Arval's senior vice president of strategic alliances
    From texting to browsing the Web to eating in the car, driver distraction has become a growing problem on the roadways. In 2010, more than 3,000 people died in accidents believed to have been caused by distracted driving, according to the National...
  • Three siblings from Fallston die in crash near Bel Air

    Three siblings from Fallston die in crash near Bel Air
    Three siblings – two brothers and their sister – from Fallston were killed Monday evening in a three-vehicle accident near Bel Air, a Maryland State Police spokesman said. The accident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. on Route 543 about half a...
  • The NTSB's call for action

    The NTSB's call for action
    Perhaps it was merely the wind, or the thump of tire against pot hole, but it sure sounded like an audible cheer rose up from the Jones Falls Expressway on Tuesday, when news came out that the National Transportation Safety Board is calling on states to...
  • Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!

    Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!
    It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
  • 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...