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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2014
A firefighter and a police officer suffered minor injuries amid battling a house fire in Elkridge early Tuesday morning, Howard County fire officials said. The fire department said the blaze broke out in the home in the 7300 block of Montgomery Road at around 1 a.m., with fire visible from the rear of the home and on an exterior deck. It took about 45 minutes for the fire to be declared under control. A firefighter was injured putting up a ground ladder and a police officer was treated on scene for smoke inhalation, fire department officials said.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | August 14, 2014
Training camp has taken a toll on Towson's stable of tailbacks. All seven running backs were held out of Wednesday's practice at Johnny Unitas Stadium because of a variety of injuries. Perhaps the most distressing scene involved sophomore Darius Victor -- the Colonial Athletic Association's Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2013 and the anticipated starter this fall -- applying ice to his left foot and then wearing a walking boot on the same foot. But coach Rob Ambrose called the ailment plaguing Victor minor, saying, “He's not going today.
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February 13, 2010
WASHINGTON - As commuters and the Metro system struggled to get back to their normal schedules after two major winter storms, a derailment late Friday morning snarled the transit system and caused a few minor injuries. Metro spokeswoman Cathy Asato said the front wheels of the train's first car slipped off the rail just after 10 a.m. Friday, but the car did not hit anything. The accident-plagued rail system was offering limited service at some aboveground suburban stations for the first time in days when the incident happened near the Farragut North station in downtown D.C., officials said.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | August 10, 2014
The second and final day of the first Moonrise Festival, the electronic dance music event that attracted thousands to Pimlico Race Course over the weekend, appeared to be running smoothly Sunday evening, city officials said. At 9 p.m., a Baltimore Fire Department spokesman said 10 concertgoers had been transported to a hospital Sunday afternoon, all for minor injuries. Spokesman Ian Brennan said the medical needs of the crowd were what would be expected for an event of that size.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | March 30, 2012
A toddler struck by an unmarked police vehicle on the eastern edge of the Patterson Park neighborhood Thursday afternoon has been treated for minor injuries at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, police said. The 2-year-old boy had stepped off the sidewalk at the intersection of Leverton and South Highland avenues around 3 p.m., police said. The officer, who was turning onto Highland Avenue from the 3400 block of Leverton Ave., spotted the child out of the corner of her eye and immediately braked, police said.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | March 24, 2011
A Baltimore City firefighter suffered minor injuries after debris fell on him while fighting a two-alarm house fire in Southwest Baltimore, a spokesman said. The firefighter was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for evaluation but his injuries are not life-threatening, said department spokesman Kevin Cartwright. Firefighters were called just before 4:30 p.m. to Ramsay and South Pulaski streets, where heavy fire and smoke were reported inside the two-story brick rowhome. The fire intensified and spread to a neighboring home, requiring for additional resources, Cartwright said.
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The Baltimore Sun | November 24, 2011
A Maryland State Trooper is recovering at home Thursday after being struck by a car while attempting to make a traffic stop, state police said. Trooper First Class Justin Updegraff was investigating a collision on Interstate 695 near Route 702 around 8 a.m. Wednesday, when he attempted to stop another vehicle, police said. Because the traffic in the area was stop-and-go, Updegraff attempted to pull the vehicle over by stepping in front of it. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Mason F. Smith, 19, of Dundalk, changed lanes, according to a police statement, and Updegraff stepped into that lane.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | February 3, 2012
A state trooper narrowly escaped serious injury during an early-morning chase Friday along Route 152 in southern Harford County, and a suspect has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. John Jacob Nussle V, 22, of Joppa also faces assault and malicious destruction charges. Trooper Jon Sawa stopped a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt at 12:01 a.m. in the southbound lane near Stockton Road for erratic driving. When the driver in the Cobalt fled, the trooper pursued for about three miles in his unmarked patrol car. The cars veered into the northbound lane, and the Cobalt rammed the trooper's vehicle at least once, police said.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | October 4, 2013
Ten Pikesville Middle School students had to scramble out of the emergency exits of their school bus Friday morning after the driver lost control and the bus flipped off the side of a Baltimore County road. The accident sent five students and the female bus driver to area hospitals with minor injuries, while five other students were picked up at the scene by their parents, said Chief Mike Robinson, a Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman. The injuries sustained by the driver were not described.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | April 9, 2011
A Baltimore County police officer suffered minor injuries after another vehicle attempted to make a U-turn and crashed into the officer's cruiser early Saturday morning, police said. The officer was headed north in the 15700 block of Hanover Pike around 1:30 a.m. when a vehicle pulled out from the road shoulder and collided with the cruiser, police said. The officer and three people in the second vehicle were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for minor injuries. A fourth person in the other vehicle was not taken to a local hospital.
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By Joe Burris and Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2014
A 60-year-old man was killed in an early Wednesday morning fire in the Millhill neighborhood that also left two firefighters with minor injuries. At around 2:58 a.m., fire units responded to the blaze, which had enveloped two floors of a duplex residence, Baltimore City fire officials said. The fire had originated on the right side of the structure. The injured firefighters were transported to Mercy Hospital for treatment. Three other residents were displaced, but did not suffer injuries.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
Two fires were reported within blocks of each other early Tuesday morning in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood. At around 4:34 a.m., a single-alarm fire broke out at a vacant dwelling in the 2800 block of Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore City fire officials said. Four firefighters were treated for minor injuries in connection with the incident. Approximately 20 minutes later, two blocks away in the 2600 block of Evergreen Avenue, another single-alarm fire was reported at a vacant residence.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | June 10, 2014
A resident and a firefighter suffered minor injuries in a fire in a Northeast Baltimore duplex early Tuesday morning, fire officials said. The fire broke out shortly before 2 a.m. in the 5900 block of Cedonia Ave. in the Cedmont neighborhood and was called under control about 40 minutes later. Both injured people were taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where they are expected to recover. The cause of the fire is under investigation. cwells@baltsun.com twitter.com/cwellssun
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By Aaron Wilson, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2014
Veteran defensive lineman Chris Canty has studied the tape of last season for months, searching for clues to determine why his first year with the Ravens wasn't more productive. Canty has reached a few conclusions through his self-scouting, seeing chances squandered to hit the quarterback and a need to become more durable. Canty finished with just 30 tackles, two sacks, four pass deflections and two forced fumbles last season. However, none of the sacks or forced fumbles were made during the final dozen games.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2014
Maryland State Police today released more details about Sunday's helicopter crash that left two people with minor injuries at Hart-Miller Island near Essex. The helicopter, a Brantley B-2B, experienced a mechanical problem Sunday afternoon, state police said in a news release. The pilot told police that he tried to troubleshoot the problem but could not identify it, and the helicopter made a "hard landing," rolling onto its left side. The pilot and a passenger were uninjured aside from a few "bumps and scratches," according to Baltimore County police spokesman Cpl. John Wachter.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | May 24, 2014
A tree branch broke off and fell onto a car in Glen Arm Friday night, killing the driver and injuring a passenger, Baltimore County police said. Police said a large branch fell on power lines before hitting a Hyundai Sonata going northbound in the 13100 block of Dulaney Valley Road shortly after 11 p.m. The driver, identified as James Walter Power, 60, of Forest Hill, was pronounced dead after being taken to St. Joseph's Medical Center, police said....
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | August 10, 2014
The second and final day of the first Moonrise Festival, the electronic dance music event that attracted thousands to Pimlico Race Course over the weekend, appeared to be running smoothly Sunday evening, city officials said. At 9 p.m., a Baltimore Fire Department spokesman said 10 concertgoers had been transported to a hospital Sunday afternoon, all for minor injuries. Spokesman Ian Brennan said the medical needs of the crowd were what would be expected for an event of that size.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 19, 2011
Several people suffered minor injuries in two separate house fires in Howard and Anne Arundel counties late Friday night. In Howard County, the Department of Fire & Rescue Services responded to a 911 call just before midnight reporting a fire with residents trapped in a single-family home near the 6300 block of Loudon Ave. in Elkridge. Nine adults and an infant escaped, with two adult males jumping from the second floor as emergency units arrived on the scene. Heavy winds fanned the fire, which engulfed and heavily damaged the structure.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2014
A firefighter and a police officer suffered minor injuries amid battling a house fire in Elkridge early Tuesday morning, Howard County fire officials said. The fire department said the blaze broke out in the home in the 7300 block of Montgomery Road at around 1 a.m., with fire visible from the rear of the home and on an exterior deck. It took about 45 minutes for the fire to be declared under control. A firefighter was injured putting up a ground ladder and a police officer was treated on scene for smoke inhalation, fire department officials said.
NEWS
By Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun | May 18, 2014
No serious injuries were reported following a crash involving a tour bus and two passenger vehicles Sunday afternoon in Annapolis. The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. Sunday on a ramp from westbound Route 50 to Interstate 97, Maryland State Police said. The drivers from each vehicle as well as a bus passenger were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, police said. The Woodlawn Motor Coach bus was carrying 30 people. The roadway was closed for more than an hour, and the cause of the accident was under investigation Sunday evening, police said.
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