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  • Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state

    Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state
    Meteorologists were expecting the heaviest snowfall of an already frigid and snowy season Thursday, with the region forecast to wake up to a blanket of snow and to endure an icy mix of precipitation through the afternoon. The National Weather Service...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A disabled vehicle in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Keith Avenue exit has closed the southbound right lane at 8:56 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash in the Baltimore Highlands on I-...
  • Sixty-five (still) saves lives [Editorial]

    Sixty-five (still) saves lives  [Editorial]
    Here's a number that ought to be memorized by every elected official in the state of Maryland: 485. That's how many people died in traffic collisions in 2011 in this state (the most recent year for which such statistics are available from the National...
  • Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record

    Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record
    Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work. On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...
  • Aberdeen fire officials cast wary eye at road work near firehouse

    Aberdeen fire officials cast wary eye at road work near firehouse
    While a number of homes in its neighborhood have been demolished to make way for intersection improvements along Route 22, Aberdeen's No. 3 firehouse has been relatively unscathed. That doesn't mean, however, Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Department officials...
  • More than 5 inches of snow, ice ahead for Baltimore region this week

    More than 5 inches of snow, ice ahead for Baltimore region this week
    This weekend's warm weather was only a tease, it seems — two storms this week could bring more than 5 inches of rain and snow in parts of the Baltimore region, according to the National Weather Service. A "quick-hitting" rain storm Sunday night...
  • Ladew Gardens seeking $500K grant in state funds

    Ladew Gardens seeking $500K grant in state funds
    ANNAPOLIS – Officials from Ladew Topiary Gardens are seeking a $500,000 grant from the state for upgrades. Ladew Gardens officials met with the Harford delegation on Friday morning in hopes the legislators will introduce a county bill to secure...
  • City to reserve hundreds of parking spaces for disabled

    City to reserve hundreds of parking spaces for disabled
    The number of coveted parking spaces available to the able-bodied on crowded downtown streets is about to shrink as Baltimore begins reserving metered spots for disabled drivers. Earmarking 200 metered spaces in the central business district is the first...
  • Key councilman says speed cameras should stay off during probe

    Key councilman says speed cameras should stay off during probe
    The chairman of the City Council committee that is investigating a confidential audit of Baltimore's speed camera program says the devices should remain offline until he finishes the "thorough" probe. "We're going to conduct a very thorough...
  • Traffic: Icy conditions hamper roads, rails

    Traffic: Icy conditions hamper roads, rails
    Three local roads, including two in Harford County, have been shut down in both directions as motorists tackle a Wednesday morning commute hampered by a wintry mix. The state Department of Transportation said debris on MD 165 has closed the roadway in...
  • Some power outages could extend to Friday as ice cleanup continues

    Some power outages could extend to Friday as ice cleanup continues
    Icy rain coated the Baltimore region with a thin glaze Wednesday morning, toppling trees, slickening roads and knocking out power for about 151,000 customers statewide, though outages began falling by midday. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. expects to...
  • Ice storm cuts power, closes schools in Harford; county opens shelters

    Ice storm cuts power, closes schools in Harford; county opens shelters
    Snow and freezing rain fell across Harford County late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, causing more hazardous driving conditions, closing schools and leaving many homes and businesses without electricity. Lack of power problems persisted...