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  • Suspects arrested in Shot Tower metro station stabbing

    Suspects arrested in Shot Tower metro station stabbing
    Two men accused of stabbing a third in an elevator at the Shot Tower metro station this week were arrested Friday after an informant helped police identify them from surveillance images, the Maryland Transit Administration said. The men, both 25, were...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-795

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-795
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 795 North past the MD 940 (Owings Mills Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:25 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT added that all lanes are open on I-95...
  • Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding

    Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is balking at the price of the Red Line transit project, telling state officials the county will contribute about half the funding it is being asked for — and only if certain conditions are met. Kamenetz...
  • Metro breaks down, riders walk tracks

    Metro breaks down, riders walk tracks
    A metro train broke down Wednesday afternoon in West Baltimore, leading riders to pull an emergency brake and walk the tracks, a Maryland Transit Administration official said. The metro stopped around 5:09 p.m. when "a breaker was tripped at the...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City
    A four-vehicle collision on Interstate 895 North in Baltimore City at the Steel Bridge has closed the northbound left traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:38 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident had...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled closures at 8:50 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled closures at 8:50 a.m.
    With the clearing of disabled vehicles on Interstate 95 North at MD 100 in Elkridge and I-95 North at MD 175 in Jessup, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled closures at 8:50 a.m. on Monday. The Maryland Transit...
  • Third-place District 9A candidate may run write-in campaign

    Third-place District 9A candidate may run write-in campaign
    West county conservatives may have more options than the two Republican delegate candidates on the ballot come November. In District 9A, former candidate Frank Mirabile is toying with the idea of launching a write-in campaign. Mirabile, a self-...
  • Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County

    Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County
    The state Department of Transportation reported weather-related road closures in Carroll County on Wednesday morning due to Tuesday night's storms. All traffic is shut down on MD 30 in Manchester due to debris on Bachmans Valley Road at 12:03 a.m. on...
  • After years of driving and parking, getting back on the bus

    After years of driving and parking, getting back on the bus
    For the first time in many years, I've been taking the bus on a regular basis again, and I have a few things to say about it. But first, a moment of awe: The drivers who work for the Maryland Transit Administration, at least those I've seen in action,...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork underway in Anne Arundel Co.

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork underway in Anne Arundel Co.
    Emergency roadwork has resulted in the closure of an eastbound shoulder Thursday morning on MD-436 at Weems Creek Drive in Anne Arundel County, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. As of 8:10 a.m., all lanes have reopened following a...
  • Independence Day schedule and closings

    Independence Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, July 4: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash No pickup in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties,...
  • New route names, expanded service with RTA launch

    New route names, expanded service with RTA launch
    With Tuesday's launch of the Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland – an intercounty bus service linking Howard, Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties and the city of Laurel that has replaced Central Maryland Regional Transit as...