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Mothers Against Drunk Driving

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  • Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]

    Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]
    The number one cause of injury and death for our young, ages 5 to 35, is motor vehicle crashes. Entities such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the American Automobile Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National...
  • Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother

    Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother
    Shirley W. Johnson, whose personal tragedy of losing her son to a drunken driver resulted in her becoming a major voice in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at Glen Meadows retirement...
  • Police arrest nine at Ellicott City sobriety checkpoint

    Police arrest nine at Ellicott City sobriety checkpoint
    Howard County police arrested nine drivers in a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend, officials said. Police set up the checkpoint on westbound Route 40 and Governors Run Way in Ellicott City and stopped motorists driving through starting Friday, Dec....
  • Gansler says he made 'a mistake'

    Gansler says he made 'a mistake'
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Thursday that showing up at a "beach week" party of teenagers and not investigating whether there was underage drinking was "a mistake that I made." "Perhaps I should have assumed there was drinking...
  • Share your blessings with those in need

    Share your blessings with those in need
    Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use. • Oaklands Presbyterian Church has a food pantry on-site...
  • Runners, spectators raise record donations at 2013 Heather Hurd Run

    Runners, spectators raise record donations at 2013 Heather Hurd Run
    Five hundred fifty runners and walkers broke records in attendance and in funds raised at the Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk on Nov. 9 at Harford Community College. Nearly 250 more participants ran or walked in the race on...
  • Heather L. Hurd 5K Run to be held Nov. 9 at Harford Community College

    Heather L. Hurd 5K Run to be held Nov. 9 at Harford Community College
    The fifth annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will be held at Harford Community College Saturday, Nov. 9. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008...
  • Why are underage kids drinking at high school graduation parties? Tradition, mostly

     Why are underage kids drinking at high school graduation parties? Tradition, mostly
    Regarding the Doug Gansler-beach party scandal, the 500-pound gorilla in the room that no one wants to talk about is the whole idea that graduating seniors should go to places like Ocean City for a week of "celebrating" ("Gansler says he made 'a mistake,'...
  • Drunk driving 2.0

    Drunk driving 2.0
    After following the coverage of Maryland's new cell phone law that went into affect this month and the upcoming trial of Elizabeth Meyers, a woman facing charges stemming from her alleged texting when her car struck and killed a man in Anne Arundel...
  • Four arrested during Harford weekend DUI checkpoint

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office arrested four people for allegedly drinking and driving, or for allegedly having drugs, during a recent sobriety checkpoint at Route 152 near Stockton Road in Joppa overnight between Saturday and Sunday. The Labor...
  • Dobbin Road shopper conned, robbed [Crime Log]

    Dobbin Road shopper conned, robbed [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Dobbin Road, 6500 block, between 2:15 p.m. and 3 p.m. July 30. Victim in store when...
  • State Police sobriety checkpoint in Fallston results in seven arrests

    Maryland State Police arrested seven people suspected of drunk driving during a sobriety checkpoint in Fallston early on the morning of July 14. The checkpoint was conducted from midnight to 4 a.m. at Routes 152 and 147, according to a State Police news...