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May 8, 2013
Members of the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company had a busy morning on Wednesday, responding to three incidents in Harford and Baltimore counties. Officials said at 7:47 a.m., firefighters and paramedics from the company responded to Old Joppa Road and Jerusalem Road, in Joppa, for a crash involving two vehicle, with one person having minor injuries. Officials said the patient was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Trauma Center in stable condition, and the Harford County Sheriff's Office is investigating the collision.
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NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 4, 2013
Baltimore County police said a man was found dead in Chevy Blazer in White Marsh Saturday morning. An officer found the man unresponsive in the SUV along with three hand-written notes. The contents of the notes were not released but police spokesman Cpl. John Wachter said they prompted the officer to call for backup. The county's bomb squad and hazmat crews responded to the SUV, which was parked in the area of Crossroads Circle and Williams Court, near White Marsh Boulevard. "It doesn't seem like they recovered anything," such an explosive device from the vehicle, Wachter said.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | May 1, 2013
An Aberdeen EMS crew locked itself in its ambulance Tuesday night when it arrived at a call in Perryman and encountered a large fight. The ambulance was responding for a call of a sick woman in the 400 block of Daugherty Lane around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Richard Gardiner of the Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association and Edward Hopkins, spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff's Office. When they arrived, the EMS crew reported people were fighting in the road and they "locked themselves in the unit for their own safety," Gardiner said.
NEWS
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 22, 2013
The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating whether the body of a man that washed up against a homeowner's pier in southern Anne Arundel County on Thursday is that of a crew member who went missing from a commercial container ship late last year. Officials with the state's Department of Natural Resources Police alerted the Coast Guard of the body, which was found in Deale, about 7:40 p.m. Thursday, said Lt. Peter Francisco, a Coast Guard marine investigator. "Whenever there is a body recovered, that's cross-referenced against all missing people that the Coast Guard has searches for," Francisco said.
SPORTS
By Kevin Cowherd and The Baltimore Sun | April 15, 2013
The final score was a bummer for the Orioles: Yankees 3, O's 0 in the rubber match of the three-game series. And the weather in Yankee Stadium was chilly and breezy, better suited for football. But the Orioles had so many nice things said about them in their first nationally televised Sunday night game in five seasons that they probably hated to leave the Bronx. As The Baltimore Sun's Ed Encina reported, Orioles such as center fielder Adam Jones made it clear they understood this was not just another game . "It's 'Sunday Night Baseball,'" Jones said.
NEWS
Staff Reports | April 10, 2013
Anne Arundel County Fire officials said Wednesday at 5 p.m.  that crews had controlled an outdoor brush, wood and mulch fire in the 700 block of Pittman Road, near Arundel Cove and Curtis Bay. According to Division Chief Keith D. Swindle, the department received a call at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, for a fire at NOVA Recycling, in the 700 block of Pittman Road in Curtis Bay. Crews arrived at the scene to find a “heavy volume of fire” from...
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | March 27, 2013
An underground electrical fire was reported beneath the Sheraton City Center hotel Wednesday morning, but city emergency officials said it posed no danger to hotel guests. Half a dozen fire vehicles and a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. truck surrounded the entrance to the hotel about 9:30 a.m, blocking several lanes of traffic in the 100 block of W. Fayette St. downtown. Hotel staff said guests had not been evacuated and were not affected. The Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management said via Twitter about 9:40 a.m. that firefighters were awaiting the power to be shut off before they could extinguish the fire.
NEWS
By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2013
Eleven years ago, Navy Capt. Barbara "Bobbie" Scholley dived more than 230 feet into the ocean to help bring back the past: two sailors killed when their Civil War battleship sank in 1862. On Friday, the Annapolis woman joined the crew members' descendants and dignitaries to usher them into eternity. The two sailors, whose remains were recovered from the wreckage of the USS Monitor in 2002, were buried at Arlington on Friday, 151 years after the ship battled the Confederate ironclad Virginia in the critical Battle of Hampton Roads, which revolutionized naval warfare.
EXPLORE
By Jim Joyner, jjoyner@tribune.com | March 6, 2013
Several closures have been announced in Carroll County due to inclement weather on Wednesday, March 6. Carroll County Public Schools and offices, including the Central Office, are closed today, March 6. Gerstell Academy in Finksburg is closed. Carroll Community College and its Mount Airy Center are closed today. All classes and activities are canceled. Students should check Blackboard for instructor information. McDaniel College is closed through 11 p.m. Wednesday. All undergraduate and graduate classes are canceled, and Wednesday evening's performance of the play, "The Sleep of Reason," is also canceled.
NEWS
By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2013
Crews have completed repairs to a leaking water main that had slowed traffic along Park Heights Avenue and Old Court Road in Pikesville, according to public works officials. The repairs were completed about 11 p.m. Wednesday, said Kurt Kocher, a Baltimore City public works spokesman. State highway officials had cautioned motorists to expect major delays near Old Court Road and Park Heights Avenue as crews worked to repair the main. The water main is located on Old Court. Public works crews closed several lanes in the area, including access to southbound Park Heights Avenue south of Old Court, according to the State Highway Administration.
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