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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | January 9, 2014
Two pickup trucks collided in northern Harford County Thursday morning, sending both drivers to the hospital. The accident happened around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Route 440 (Dublin Road) and Scarboro Road in the Street area. Maryland State Police said a 2011 Toyota Tacoma pickup, driven by Heidi Lynn Mueller, 31, was broadsided by a 2004 GMC Sierra driven by William Lewis Shannihan, 74. Mueller was taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air for precautionary measures because "she is pregnant and due to have the baby Monday," Trooper Decker of the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack said.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | January 1, 2014
Much has been made recently about proposed pay increases for some Maryland's politicians, but even the highest-earning elected officials don't come close to the top of the state-employee income scale. Gov. Martin O'Malley's 2012 income of $150,000 was just a fraction of more than $2 million that Terps football coach Randy Edsall and men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon each pulled in, according to an updated state salary database made available by Maryland officials under a Public Information Act request.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 14, 2013
With Baltimore police taking (and accepting) flak recently for failing to track and analyze its officers' use of the controversial stop-and-frisk tactic, another agency has the data and isn't doing much with it, either. State law requires police agencies to forward a copy of every stop-and-frisk report to the Maryland State Police, which receives them at irregular intervals and does not sort them or enter them into a database. The agency keeps the reports for one year before tossing them, said spokeswoman Elena Wendell-Russo.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | November 18, 2013
Anne Arundel County police and state police are cracking down on aggressive and impaired drivers on busy Route 3 this month. Since Nov. 8, county police officers and Maryland State Police troopers have stopped 626 drivers and arrested 12 drivers for drunk driving, said Justin Mulcahy, a county police spokesman. The "wave of enforcement" will continue at least through the end of November, Mulcahy said. Officers are looking for distracted, impaired and unsafe drivers, he said.
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By Carrie Wells, Nayana Davis and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2013
A Maryland State Highway Administration worker was killed Thursday morning following a serious crash on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Parkville, Maryland State Police said. Eddie L. Gliyard, 50, of the 5000 block of Hillen Road in Baltimore, was pronounced dead at the scene in the Putty Hill Road area after he was hit by a 2001 Volvo S80, police said. The 25-year State Highway Administration employee and his colleague were repairing a road sign when the Volvo veered off into the right shoulder of the beltway at around 11 a.m., striking Gliyard and their vehicle.
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By Michael Dresser | October 23, 2013
Attorney General has paid an overdue speeding ticket issued by a District of Columbia  speed camera after repeated delays drove the cost to $400, according to multiple media reports. Gansler issued a statement Tuesday saying he had paid the ticket himself even  though he says the identity of who was driving his state-issued vehicle at the time of the violation has not been determined. The ticket was issued in June 2012 for going 21 to 25 mph over the speed limit,  WBAL reported.
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October 16, 2013
Those who promote the right to carry around a handgun in public were no doubt disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week not to take up Maryland's handgun permit law. Certainly quite a few could be found sharing their rather disparaging views of the nation's highest court in colorful language on the Internet, including at baltimoresun.com. But what they should not be is surprised. While opponents of the Maryland law enjoyed a brief victory when a U.S. District Court judge found it violated the Second Amendment last year, that decision hinged on an overly broad view of District of Columbia V. Heller, the 2008 landmark Supreme Court case that spoke to the individual's right to own and bear firearms within the home.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | October 15, 2013
A psychiatric patient in Cumberland faces attempted-murder charges in connection with the stabbing of a medical center staff member in the head. Craig Harris Zello, 50, of Hagerstown has been charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment and weapons violation charges in the incident at the Thomas B. Finan Hospital Center, according to Maryland State Police. Authorities say the victim, a registered nurse whose name was not released, was trying to restrain a combative Zello on Monday morning when Zello stuck him in the head with a 7-inch galvanized spike.
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