Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., a World War II P-51 Mustang combat fighter pilot who later commanded the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group, died Friday of cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 90.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Service workers fighting for higher wages remained at loggerheads with The Johns Hopkins Hospital Friday as they ended a three-day strike over higher wages – and said they could walk off the job again.
Heading into the bottom of the seventh with a 9-2 lead at Centennial Thursday afternoon, Howard coach Nick Hoffner might have felt pretty confident that his team would be going home with a win. But Hoffner has seen enough high school baseball games to know that there's a difference between being up big in the ninth and being on the bus after a win. "You can never have enough runs," said Hoffner, whose team hung on to win, 9-7. "You always want to get any extra runs you can have."
Harford County's Emergency Operations Center a few miles north of Bel Air was packed Tuesday, as county, state and municipal emergency officials responded to an attack on the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in nearby Delta, Pa.
All lanes have been reopened on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision with injury at Caton Avenue on Friday morning that shut down all but the southbound left shoulder for more than two hours, state transportation officials said.
An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines near Bowie on Thursday morning, stopping all rail traffic in the area and disrupting many MARC and Amtrak riders' morning commute, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
All northbound lanes on Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk are closed at North Point Road due to a two-vehicle accident with injury at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
An incident involving a vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the Caton Avenue exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Don't forget to tune-up your bike before you hit the trails this spring! CrossLife Community Church is offering a free bike tune-up this April 12 during the Green Valley Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the market lot at 7280 Montgomery Road.
Annapolis police say a 24-year-old Edgewater man was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident after a Ford Explorer struck an electrical pole at Forest Drive and Taylor Avenue in the city, causing the road to be closed for more than 17 hours.
A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Two tractor trailers collided on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shortly after noon Wednesday, closing the span to traffic and bringing environmental officials to the scene for a fuel spill.
In addition to his "inattention" to what was in front of him on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge — including Morgan Jade Lake traveling at 4 mph in her Chrysler Sebring — it was Gabor Lovasz's "unfamiliarity with the area and lack of knowledge that traffic routinely slows on the eastbound span of the bridge" that ultimately caused the crash July 19, according to a final report released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Police said at approximately 3:36 p.m., officers responded to the 6900 block of Annapolis Rock Road in Damascus for the report of a personal injury collision. Police said the preliminary investigation revealed a 2005 Mercedes-Benz ML500 (SUV) was traveling east bound on Annapolis Rock Road when it made a right turn into a private driveway. Police said as the SUV was making the turn into the driveway, a 2007 Honda 1000RR motorcycle, traveling east bound on Annapolis Rock Road, collided into the back of the Mercedes.
The Havre de Grace Activity Center is without heat or air conditioning after contractors hit the center's geothermal heating and cooling line causing a coolant leak Monday afternoon, fire officials said.