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  • 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...
  • New York train crash could have been prevented, Feinstein says

    The New York commuter train crash that killed four passengers over the weekend was "preventable," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Thursday, pushing for stronger rail safety standards as fallout over the tragedy continued to spread. As the...
  • New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve

    New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve
    NEW YORK -- A passenger train that derailed in New York City, killing four people, was traveling 82 mph as it entered a curve where the speed limit is 30 mph, and the brakes were not fully applied until seconds before the cars came to a stop off the...
  • N.Y. train derailment: Engineer may have 'zoned out' before crash

    N.Y. train derailment: Engineer may have 'zoned out' before crash
    NEW YORK - The brakes on a passenger train that sped into a 30-mph curve at 82 mph were functioning normally, and none of the crew tested positive for alcohol, investigators said Tuesday as attention focused on what the engineer was doing at the time of...
  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of foreign-language film submissions

    Oscars 2014: The complete list of foreign-language film submissions
    A record 76 movies will compete in the foreign-language film category at the 2014 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday.  Moldova and Saudi Arabia are among the first-time entrants, and Montenegro is submitting for the...
  • Letters: How to make mass transit work

    Re “Big fare hikes needed, MTA officials say,” Jan. 14 If we had our priorities right, we would realize that a major goal of public transportation should be to get people out of their cars and use public transportation for most commuting...
  • Dunbar grad Evan Singletary commits to Albany

    Dunbar grad Evan Singletary commits to Albany
    Playing junior college basketball in Missouri, Evan Singletary was mostly recruited by Division I programs in the South and the Midwest. But the former Dunbar guard was hoping for more East Coast schools to come after him. "I wanted to be closer to my...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled closures at 9:12 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled closures at 9:12 a.m.
    With the clearing of two incidents on Interstate 95 South in White Marsh, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled road closures at 9:12 a.m. on Tuesday. Anticipation of Tuesday's winter storm has affected buses and rails....
  • Versona Accessories to open near Trader Joe's in Newport News

    Versona Accessories to open near Trader Joe's in Newport News
    Versona Accessories will open its newest store next to Trader Joe's in Newport News on Jan. 30. The Charlotte, N.C.,-based specialty retail chain sells select apparel, jewelry, accessories and gift items, according to a news release. The new store...
  • Man charged with murder in fatal Metro Red Line stabbing

    Man charged with murder in fatal Metro Red Line stabbing
    A man accused of fatally stabbing a passenger on the Metro Red Line in East Hollywood last week has been charged with murder, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Angelo Correia, 24, was arrested after investigators served a search warrant at his home in...
  • Better together

    Better together
    When Milford Mill's Qierra Murray and Indian Creek's Cydni Cole began considering where they might play college basketball, the best friends weren't thinking about going to the same program. The All-Metro second-team guards — Amateur Athletic...