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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2013
A man was struck and killed by a CSX Corp. train in Lansdowne on Saturday morning, according to Baltimore County Police. Officers were called to train tracks near the intersection of Lansdowne Road and Hammonds Ferry Road shortly after 8 a.m. and found the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Officer Shawn Vinson, a police spokesman. Police concluded the man was struck by the train as it was passing through the area, Vinson said. An investigation into the incident was ongoing as of Saturday afternoon, Vinson said.
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December 3, 2013
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Twin Circle Way North, unit block, 6:40 a.m. Dec. 1. Two men wearing ski masks, one with a handgun and the other with a large knife, robbed two women of a bag, cash and clothing. Knecht Avenue, 1400 block, 4:10 p.m. Dec. 1. Two men attempted to steal copper wire from Hammer Underground Utilities.
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July 14, 2013
Baltimore County Police on Sunday identified a man who was found dead on the train tracks on Hammonds Ferry Road at Lansdowne Road on July 13. Police said Daniel Shock, 33, of an unknown address, had apparently been riding on a CSX freight train passing through the area. Sometime after 8 a.m., he either fell or attempted to get off of the train. Shock was pulled under the train, police said. He was found dead on the tracks and police were notified. Police said his family, from the Newport News area of Virginia, have been notified..
NEWS
July 14, 2013
Baltimore County Police on Sunday identified a man who was found dead on the train tracks on Hammonds Ferry Road at Lansdowne Road on July 13. Police said Daniel Shock, 33, of an unknown address, had apparently been riding on a CSX freight train passing through the area. Sometime after 8 a.m., he either fell or attempted to get off of the train. Shock was pulled under the train, police said. He was found dead on the tracks and police were notified. Police said his family, from the Newport News area of Virginia, have been notified..
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December 3, 2013
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Twin Circle Way North, unit block, 6:40 a.m. Dec. 1. Two men wearing ski masks, one with a handgun and the other with a large knife, robbed two women of a bag, cash and clothing. Knecht Avenue, 1400 block, 4:10 p.m. Dec. 1. Two men attempted to steal copper wire from Hammer Underground Utilities.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 29, 2013
Thirteen additional speed camera locations were announced by Baltimore County Police Wednesday. Drivers who speed at least 12 mph over the posted speed will receive warnings for the first 30 days, but then citations will be issued. Tickets can carry a $40 fines. Citations do not add points to drivers' licenses. Construction has begun at new sites, but police have not released a time frame for their activation. The additions will bring the number of speed camera sites in the county to 40, according to a list on the local government website.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2013
Two accidents with injury hampered the Monday morning commute, including a crash on US 50 near MD 97/Collingwood Road westbound that has the left lane and left shoulder closed as of 8:32 a.m. The state Department of Transportation also reported an accident with injury on Interstate 95 at Exit 49 northbound at 8:13 a.m. that closed the left lane and shoulder. Also reported was an accident on MD 100 where the highway connects to Interstate 97 at Exit 13 A-B, at 8:21 a.m. No injuries or lane closures were reported.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2012
Baltimore County schools dealt with reported threats on three separate campuses Thursday morning, as officials worked to quash rumors and assure parents their children are safe. The schools were not placed on lock down and all the rumors proved to be unfounded, officials said. "It appears at this point that a flurry of rumors is circulating on social media," said Charles Herndon, county schools spokesman. "People are understandably on edge because of recent events and these threats are really playing on people's nerves.
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August 23, 2012
Several local business are among more than 30 insurance and financial professional firms that will be conducting a clothing drive beginning in September to support four metro area nonprofits. The drive will focus on collecting gently used and new business attire to assist House of Ruth, Suited to Succeed, Attire for Hire and Maryland New Directions. Each organization assists with resume writing, interview techniques and also allowing their clients to select the proper business attire for their first interview.
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September 9, 2004
On September 8, 2004, MARGARET C.; beloved wife of the late Louis G. Spittel; devoted mother of Charles and Richard Spittel. Also survived by three grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 11, at 10 A.M. at the Augsburg Lutheran Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 10946 Beaver Dam Road, Suite E, Hunt Valley, 21030 or to the Augsburg Lutheran Home, 6811 Campfield Road, Baltimore, 21207.2004, MARY JO ANNE WEISEL, of Columbia, beloved daughter of Gerald J. and Anna Mae Weisel (nee Burget)
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2013
A man was struck and killed by a CSX Corp. train in Lansdowne on Saturday morning, according to Baltimore County Police. Officers were called to train tracks near the intersection of Lansdowne Road and Hammonds Ferry Road shortly after 8 a.m. and found the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Officer Shawn Vinson, a police spokesman. Police concluded the man was struck by the train as it was passing through the area, Vinson said. An investigation into the incident was ongoing as of Saturday afternoon, Vinson said.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 29, 2013
Thirteen additional speed camera locations were announced by Baltimore County Police Wednesday. Drivers who speed at least 12 mph over the posted speed will receive warnings for the first 30 days, but then citations will be issued. Tickets can carry a $40 fines. Citations do not add points to drivers' licenses. Construction has begun at new sites, but police have not released a time frame for their activation. The additions will bring the number of speed camera sites in the county to 40, according to a list on the local government website.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2013
Two accidents with injury hampered the Monday morning commute, including a crash on US 50 near MD 97/Collingwood Road westbound that has the left lane and left shoulder closed as of 8:32 a.m. The state Department of Transportation also reported an accident with injury on Interstate 95 at Exit 49 northbound at 8:13 a.m. that closed the left lane and shoulder. Also reported was an accident on MD 100 where the highway connects to Interstate 97 at Exit 13 A-B, at 8:21 a.m. No injuries or lane closures were reported.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2012
Baltimore County schools dealt with reported threats on three separate campuses Thursday morning, as officials worked to quash rumors and assure parents their children are safe. The schools were not placed on lock down and all the rumors proved to be unfounded, officials said. "It appears at this point that a flurry of rumors is circulating on social media," said Charles Herndon, county schools spokesman. "People are understandably on edge because of recent events and these threats are really playing on people's nerves.
NEWS
December 11, 1991
Keith R. Hayes Jr., a junior at Lansdowne High School, died Sunday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an automobile accident Nov. 27 in Ellicott City.Services were being held today at the Lansdowne Alliance Church, 2212 Lansdowne Road.Known as "Snapper," the 16-year-old resident of Janice Avenue in Lansdowne was a member of the Student Council at the high school, where he made posters, signs and other artwork. He played on the ninth-grade lacrosse team.He also played soccer on a St. Clement's Church team and baseball with Lansdowne and Baltimore Highlands recreation center teams.
NEWS
May 24, 2011
Among the 70 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and fire-rescue service May 5-12 were: Hollins Ferry Road at Lansdowne Road, 4:17 p.m. May 9. Crews from the English Consul and Arbutus volunteer stations responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident in English Consul. Three people with non-life-threatening injuries taken to a local hospital. Baltimore National Pike at Howard County line, 2:13 p.m. May 8. Crews from the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department and Westview and Texas career stations responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a train.
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