City/county Digest

CITY/COUNTY DIGEST

October 16, 2005

Baltimore County: Randallstown

Pedestrian dies after he is hit by car

A pedestrian died early yesterday after being hit by a car while crossing Liberty Road at Milford Mill Road, police said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police declined to release the man's name pending notification of his family.

Dundalk

Police identify stabbing victim

Police identified a man who was fatally stabbed Friday night in Dundalk as Gregory Joseph Takacs, 20. He was found in the 2900 block of Yorkway, where he lived, with a stab wound to the upper torso. He died at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Baltimore County police said the attack stemmed from a confrontation and that a suspect had been arrested. Police declined to name the suspect.

Baltimore

Construction work to close 2 JFX lanes

The two left lanes of the northbound Jones Falls Expressway from Falls Road to Northern Parkway will be closed today to allow for installation of a new water line, weather permitting, according to city transportation officials. If necessary, the work will continue from 10 p.m. tomorrow until 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Program to explore human trafficking

A program on human trafficking in the U.S. will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Baltimore MedChi Building, 1211 Cathedral St. "Look Beneath the Surface: Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking," presented by the Maryland Health Care Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is aimed at health care professionals and social service advocates. The program is free, but donations of small personal care items for area shelters will be collected. Advance registration required: 410-592-8693.

Harford County

Philadelphia Road to close for cleaning

A portion of Philadelphia Road over Little Gunpowder Falls at the Baltimore-Harford County line will be closed to clean debris left by recent flooding. The closure will be in effect tomorrow, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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