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  • Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!

    Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!
    My nine year old son came home one day:  "Can we go on YouTube and watch 'Dumb Ways To Die'?  My friend was singing it at school!" I had no idea what he was talking about...and whether or not this oddly-named video was remotely appropriate for kids to...
  • Good Friday schedule and closings

    Good Friday schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Courts Open in all jurisdictions....
  • Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's

    Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's
    A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said. MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    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. The Maryland...
  • Red Line video captures verbal exchange before stabbing

    Red Line video captures verbal exchange before stabbing
    An MTA Red Line security camera captured a brief verbal exchange between a victim and his assailant seconds before a stabbing on the train Monday morning, officials said. “There was a verbal exchange,” Sheriff's Transit Det. Keith...
  • Security video captures man's stabbing aboard Metro Red Line train

    A man was in grave condition Monday after being stabbed on an MTA Red Line train following a brief verbal exchange with his assailant, officials said. Security video collected by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority captured a limited view of the...
  • Man dies after stabbing attack on Metro Red Line

    Man dies after stabbing attack on Metro Red Line
    A man who was stabbed on the Metro Red Line has died, authorities said Monday night. The victim, who was in his 30s, was stabbed on the train Monday morning and taken to a hospital by  ambulance after the train stopped at the Vermont/Santa Monica...
  • Retail Therapy: Loehmann's goes out on a high

    Farewell, Loehmann's: Sadder words were rarely spoken, but all Loehmann's locations will be out of business by Jan. 31. Save up to 85% on the 92-year-old retailer's famous selection of discounted designer apparel, shoes and accessories. The closest...
  • Spending bill to likely give L.A. $130 million for key rail projects

    Spending bill to likely give L.A. $130 million for key rail projects
    WASHINGTON -- An eagerly awaited subway extension to the Westside and a downtown tunnel to link light-rail lines would be virtually certain to each receive $65 million under a spending bill coming before Congress this week.  The 1,582-page omnibus...
  • Metra train on move again after hitting van

    Metra train on move again after hitting van
    A minivan that sources said went around downed crossing gates Tuesday morning in south suburban Robbins was struck by a Rock Island Line Metra train, critically injuring a man behind the wheel of the minivan. Metra spokesman Tom Miller said outbound...
  • The emerging art cities

    The emerging art cities
    New travel books: Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up" playfully looks at history through city subway stops. "Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes" looks at the new centers of emerging expression. "Art Cities of the...