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  • Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods

    Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods
    Republican Harford County Executive David R. Craig said that if elected governor, he would roll back Maryland's strict gun-control laws and push a sales tax exemption for goods manufactured in the state. Craig identified at least six taxes he would like...
  • Man killed in Amtrak accident was struck hours before being found

    Man killed in Amtrak accident was struck hours before being found
    By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours. McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine
    The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. In a wide-ranging news...
  • Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash

    Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash
    In the 60 seconds before his tractor-trailer smashed into two vehicles on the Bay Bridge last summer, propelling one into the water below, Gabor Lovasz accelerated from 8 mph to 51 mph. In its final report on the incident, the National Transportation...
  • Maryland lawmakers told Holocaust bill could cost transit aid

    Maryland lawmakers told Holocaust bill could cost transit aid
    A bill that would block a U.S. subsidiary of the French national railway from bidding to become a partner in a $2.4 billion project because of its role in the Holocaust would put federal funding of the project at "significant risk," the attorney general's...
  • Traffic: Crashes in Glen Burnie, Millersville

    Traffic: Crashes in Glen Burnie, Millersville
    As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, lanes on the Baltimore Beltway remain closed at Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie due to an overturned tractor trailer with a person trapped inside. The ramp to southbound Ritchie Highway and two shoulders are closed. A two-...
  • Kids sail free from Baltimore on Grandeur of the Seas

    Kids sail free from Baltimore on Grandeur of the Seas
    Royal Caribbean is offering free sailings for kids who travel on cruises departing Baltimore beginning in May. The "Kids Sail Free" deal provides complimentary cruise fare for all ages traveling as the third and fourth guests aboard the Grandeur of...
  • Spring can't come soon enough after wear and tear of winter [Hudson's Corner]

    Slowly, winter 2014 thaws. Very slowly. We will likely need all spring and summer to recover. Our house and immediate surroundings are a case in point.  Most obvious are the potholes and ruts on the JFX and city streets. They remind me of virulent...
  • Harford residents struggle to keep 'earth roads' in shape

    Harford residents struggle to keep 'earth roads' in shape
    Street resident Bruce Kabernagel lives on an unpaved county road that he said is literally falling apart. He also said it's an unlikely candidate for being paved any time soon, but considering the historic value of his neighborhood, he wouldn't live...
  • MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash

    MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash
    A MTA police officer has been charged with rape after a woman told investigators that he drove her home from the scene of an accident and then assaulted her. The woman told Baltimore police that Maryland Transit Administration Officer Martez Johnson, 26,...
  • Towson's 'Bike Beltway' slated to open in June

    Towson's 'Bike Beltway' slated to open in June
    Construction on the Towson "Bike Beltway", which uses a set of bike lanes and signage to demarcate the 4.2 miles of roads around downtown Towson, will begin this year and should be completed by June, according to a county public works official....
  • City's annual Lakefest is Saturday at Laurel Lakes

    City's annual Lakefest is Saturday at Laurel Lakes
    The city launches its seasonal boating rentals at Laurel Lakes and offers a day of entertainment at Granville Gude Park during this weekend's Lakefest, Saturday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entertainment will be provided on and off the stage in the...