Based on the numbers of early voters, the polls were expected to be crowded on Election Day. Besides the presidential race, this year's election features a number of controversial statewide issues. There were referendum votes on same sex marriage, gambling expansion and in-state tuition rates for children of illegal immigrants who attend Maryland state colleges.
In the first of too many accidents with multiple fatalities, three Fallston siblings were killed in a three-vehicle accident on Route 543 in Bel Air. Ashley, 24, David, 29, and Joseph Bauguess, 17, were all pronounced dead at the scene. The siblings were traveling south on Route 543 about a half mile south of Wheel Road when they crossed the double yellow center line.
A triple threat of snow, rain and sleet made negotiating Harford County roads pretty miserable throughout the day Wednesday, especially during the morning commute. A number of accidents were reported around the county, including one involving a dump truck with snow plow that knocked out power to the Harford County Detention Center north of Bel Air.
A crash involving four vehicles on the outer loop of Interstate 495 in Montgomery County on Monday night left eight people injured and all outer-loop lanes closed to traffic for hours, according to law enforcement officials.
By By Kevin Rector and Andrea F. Siegel and The Baltimore Sun
An engineering study of the year-old Intercounty Connector has concluded that the speed limit on the highway between Gaithersburg and Laurel could be raised from 55 mph to 60 mph so long as an analysis of crash data finds no safety concerns.
Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal crash overnight in Gaithersburg. Police say a Honda Civic was driving south on Snouffer School Road just after 12 a.m. Sunday when it crossed into the northbound lanes. The car struck a 2009 Nissan.
Baltimore County Police on Friday released its report regarding the two-car crash on Nov. 26 that left local Patch reporter and Towson resident Tyler Waldman in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma.
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case of Mondays.
A driver was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after his car went off the road, down an embankment and landed upside down in a stream in Joppa Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company.
Towson resident and local Patch editor Tyler Waldman announced in a tweet that he would be leaving Shock Trauma Thursday, 11 days after he was airlifted to Shock Trauma with life-threatening injuries following a two-car accident in Towson.
A 32-year-old Owings Mills woman was killed in a three-car collision on Route 140 in Finksburg on Tuesday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police. Ruchita Pandya was pronounced dead on the scene near the border of Baltimore and Carroll counties, police said.
Police in Anne Arundel County are investigating two fatal vehicle accidents since Monday, one in which a 22-year-old driver lost control of her vehicle and another in which a 77-year-old pedestrian was struck after stepping off a curb.
A driver who fled from a police officer attempting to make a traffic stop was killed minutes later in a single-car crash early Saturday on Mountain Road near Pasadena, according to Anne Arundel County Police.
Two Maryland Transportation Authority police officers were struck by a vehicle on the side of Interstate 95 in Howard County during a traffic stop about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to Maryland State Police and an MdTA official.