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Anne Arundel County

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  • 2 die in strange, tragic day on Bay Bridge

    On a strange, tragic day at the Bay Bridge, three people were pulled from the waters under the twin spans, one of whom was killed after being thrown into the bay when a truck ran into his car, and another who died in what might have been a suicide....
  • Schaefer's bay, environmental efforts recalled

    Schaefer's bay, environmental efforts recalled
    When William Donald Schaefer was elected governor 25 years ago, Maryland's environmentalists braced for the worst. During his run for statewide office, the longtime mayor of Baltimore had talked about rolling back moves by his predecessor to save a...
  • Long-sought Zekiah Fort likely found

    Long-sought Zekiah Fort likely found
    Archaeologists in Southern Maryland say they have solved a mystery that has baffled historians since at least the 1930s. They say they have found Zekiah Fort. The fort was established in 1680 by Gov. Charles Calvert, the third Lord Baltimore, for the...
  • Man charged in Arundel dentist's death sentenced in city slaying

    A Baltimore man accused of killing a dentist in Glen Burnie was sentenced Tuesday to serve 60 years in prison for an unrelated 2008 murder over a $150 debt, according to the city state's attorney's office. Dante Jeter, 24, who was convicted in June of...
  • Md. seniors score slightly lower on SATs

    Maryland's graduating seniors scored slightly lower on the SATs this year, mirroring a national trend that the College Board attributed to an increase in the number and diversity of students who take the tests. This year nearly three-quarters of Maryland...
  • Ten Maryland schools receive National Blue Ribbon Designation

    Ten Maryland schools have received a National Blue Ribbon designation, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday, an award bestowed on the highest-performing schools in the nation or those with extraordinary success in closing the achievement...
  • Joseph Emmett Queen Jr.

    Joseph Emmett Queen Jr., who spent three decades as a systems engineer for Westinghouse and its successor company, Northrop Grumman, died of unknown causes Sept. 12 at his home in Riva. He was 57. A Baltimore native, Mr. Queen grew up in and around the...
  • More sewage spills into lower Patapsco River

    Baltimore County utility crews dealt with yet another sewage spill at the Patapsco Sewage Pumping Station in Baltimore Highlands. About 525,000 gallons of sewage spilled from a 54-inch concrete pipe Saturday into the lower Patapsco River. The county...
  • 1 arrested, 1 indicted in hit-and-run that killed two teens

    A Severn man charged with driving a car that struck and killed two teenagers in June, then speeding away without stopping, turned himself in to police Tuesday and was ordered held without bail. Reuben Dunn, 28, was charged in an indictment with two...
  • Traffic: Accident on Route 3 south at Johns Hopkins Road

    As of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on southbound Route 3 at Johns Hopkins Road in Anne Arundel County, due to an accident. A vehicle fire was disrupting traffic on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Park Heights Avenue. Some...
  • In Anne Arundel community, growth runs up against industry

    In Anne Arundel community, growth runs up against industry
    For years, Danielle Oldham checked housing listings, hoping that she, her husband and their two young daughters could find a place in the Anne Arundel County community of Piney Orchard. She researched the area meticulously, scanned county development...