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  • Traffic: Accident on I-695 at Exit 29B around 9:30 a.m.

    Traffic: Accident on I-695 at Exit 29B around 9:30 a.m.
    The state Department of Transportation reported an accident at Interstate 695 at Exit 29B (MD 542/Loch Raven Boulevard) in Baltimore County around 9:30 a.m. Friday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor...
  • Senate rejects bill barring MTA audio-taping

    Senate rejects bill barring MTA audio-taping
    The Senate rejected a bill Monday night that would have prevented the Maryland Transit Administration from audio-taping passengers' conversations after a vigorous debate over the competing values of safety and privacy. The 23-22 vote to kill the measure...
  • Towson apartment fire displaces 20 late Sunday

    A two-alarm fire that began in a trash compactor temporarily displaced about 20 residents of a Towson apartment building late Sunday and into Monday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. The residents of the Virginia Towers...
  • Monday traffic: Emergency road work closes lanes on I-695

    Monday traffic: Emergency road work closes lanes on I-695
    Emergency roadwork on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at Chesaco Avenue has closed one of four traffic lanes and one of two shoulders at 9:24 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. Morning-long delays on the light rail and MARC train...
  • O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas

    O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are proposing to raise taxes on gasoline by $2 billion over five years to pay for highways, transit and other transportation projects. The legislation endorsed by the governor,...
  • Maryland traffic: Two crashes in Baltimore County

    Maryland traffic: Two crashes in Baltimore County
    A vehicle fire in Baltimore County on the inner loop of 695 at Westland Boulevard has two inner loop traffic lanes and one inner loop shoulder closed at 8:25 a.m. This was one of two Baltimore County incidents hampering rush hour on Tuesday morning,...
  • The gas tax compromise

    The gas tax compromise
    The gas tax plan unveiled this week by Gov. Martin O'Malley and the General Assembly's top leaders is a complicated proposal that wouldn't represent our first choice in how best to pay for Maryland's transportation needs. But, on balance, it's a better-...
  • Red Line's environmental plan gains federal approval

    Red Line's environmental plan gains federal approval
    The Federal Transit Administration has given its blessing to the environmental impact assessment for Baltimore's proposed Red Line, clearing the way for final design but adding new urgency to finding the means to pay for the $2.5 billion light rail...
  • Back Story: One March winter storm that didn't fizzle out

    Unlike Wednesday's snowstorm that failed to materialize amid forecasters' dire predictions, the Blizzard of '93 roared into Maryland the weekend of March 13-14 with a wallop, dumping a foot of snow on Baltimore while raking the state with almost...
  • Chromium 6 cleaning plans run aground

    This article has been amended, see note below for details. After spending more than 10 years and roughly $9 million, engineers testing two high-tech methods for removing chromium 6 from groundwater say neither method can reliably bring levels of the...
  • Kirk R. Osborn, public defender

    Kirk R. Osborn, public defender
    Kirk R. Osborn, a career public defender who headed the city's misdemeanor jury trial unit, died of cancer Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Mayfield resident was 55. "I'm going to miss him," said Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams. "Kirk was...