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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | March 4, 2014
A two-vehicle accident on Northern Parkway at the Jones Falls Expressway overpass on Tuesday resulted in one person being transported to a local hospital, but Baltimore City Police said injuries suffered in the wreck were minor. Police spokeswoman Detective Sergeant Sarah Connolly said that the accident occurred around 9:20 a.m. on westbound Northern Parkway. The wreck continued to back up traffic for more than an hour later, Connolly said. Spokesman Ian Brennan said around 10 a.m. that fire personnel were on the scene of the accident.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | March 6, 2014
All lanes have been reopened on Northern Parkway with the clearing of ice from a water main break that had closed the roadway for five hours after the Baltimore City Department of Public Works, first reported the incident around 4:15 a.m. on Thursday. Baltimore City DOT said at 6:50 a.m. that BGE work at Fayette and Calvert streets has closed the two right lanes on Fayette Street and the center lane on Calvert Street. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor light rail delays at 9:20 a.m.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2013
A driver was killed and another driver injured in a two-vehicle collision on Northern Parkway on Friday morning, according to Baltimore City police. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Sarah Connolly said that police and emergency personnel responded to an accident on the 4100 block of westbound Northern Parkway and Reisterstown Road that occurred at around 7:25 a.m. Connolly said that a preliminary investigation revealed that John Malcolm Weems, 48, of Reisterstown, was driving a Dodge Durango southbound on Reisterstown Road when, while intersecting Northern Parkway, the vehicle crossed medians on both Reisterstown Road and Northern Parkway and struck a BMW 328i that was traveling on Northern Parkway.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | March 6, 2014
A police officer fired a shot at a stolen vehicle driven by a teen on Thursday after the officer believed his partner was in danger, Baltimore police said. No one was injured in the shooting, which took place at about 9 a.m. on the Northern Parkway between Falls Road and Interstate 83. Police charged the 15-year-old driver with motor vehicle theft and traffic charges. Police are not releasing the identities of the officers involved or the teen. Baltimore police officers were following a bronze Toyota van traveling westbound on the Northern Parkway they believed to be stolen.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2010
A Pennsylvania truck driver died Monday afternoon after his vehicle jumped a curb and struck several trees on Northern Parkway west of Greenspring Avenue, a Baltimore Police spokesman said. Charles Bergholtz, 63, of Bensalem, Pa. was pronounced dead at 4:22 p.m. at Sinai Hospital, said the spokesman, Agent Donny Moses. Witnesses said Bergholtz had been driving a Volvo truck eastbound in the 2600 block of Northern Parkway when the vehicle began swerving and ultimately drove over a curb, striking several trees in a wooded area before it came to a stop, Moses said.
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February 3, 1993
An employee of a private security company was killed late last night when the car he was driving on West Northern Parkway near Interstate-83 went out of control and crashed into a large metal column supporting an overhead highway sign.Pronounced dead at the scene from multiple injuries was Thomas Archer Baldwin, 30, of the 1200 block of N. Calvert St., a Wells Fargo security bureau employee assigned to the Stoney Creek drawbridge in Pasadena, Anne Arundel County.Officer Greg Taylor, of the city police traffic investigation section, said Mr. Baldwin was driving his girlfriend's 1986 Ford Escort eastbound in the 1700 block of W. Northern Parkway shortly after 11 p.m. and was approaching the I-83 interchange just east of Cylburn Lane when he lost control of the car and struck the guard rail.
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By Peter Hermann and Justin Fenton | September 12, 2009
A 20-year-old Rosedale man was shot in the head while sitting on a bicycle near a bus stop on Northern Parkway in Northeast Baltimore, one of two fatal shootings Friday, a city police spokesman said. Police Agent Donny Moses said the man, Trenton Marshall of the 2200 block of Bluegrass Heights Court, was transported by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Authorities said the area where the shooting occurred, near McClean Boulevard and the Hamilton Shopping Center, was packed with students and others rushing to nearby shops or to a covered bus stop to escape a driving rainstorm.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,SUN STAFF | April 15, 1996
Water main breaks sent thousands of gallons of water cascading over Northern Parkway yesterday morning, disrupting traffic at the intersection with Falls Road and leaving the surrounding neighborhoods with discolored, little or no water for a few hours.Vanessa C. Pyatt, a spokeswoman for the city Department of Public Works, said the main at Northern Parkway and Falls Road was repaired by noon and the one at Woodbourne Avenue and Loch Raven Boulevard by late afternoon.Damage to roads will affect morning rush-hour traffic.
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By Jim Joyner, The Baltimore Sun | December 27, 2013
The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the JFX is cleared after accidents affected flow earlier this morning. One accident had closed all three southbound lanes near Northern Parkway, but everything is reportedly clear as of 7:45 a.m. Meanwhile, there are reports that a section of Loch Raven Boulevard is closed near the Alameda due to response to the four-alarm fire at Northwood-Appold United Methodist Church. Elsewhere, MDOT cameras are showing light volume all around the beltway, and traffic moving freely.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2013
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said on Friday that an accident with injury involving an overturned van on westbound Northern Parkway east of Reisterstown Road at 7:25 a.m. has closed westbound Northern Parkway at Wabash Avenue. Traffic impact is moderate, DOT said. The Baltimore City Fire department dispatch said that a person who suffered injuries from the accident was transported to Sinai Hospital, but officials did not offer information on the person's condition.
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By Kevin Rector and Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2013
A sedan being followed by police slammed into an SUV early Tuesday, killing three people in North Baltimore. The fiery scene sparked a frantic rescue effort and a lengthy investigation that shut down a busy intersection for hours. About midnight, bartenders and Chinese carryout employees heard the collision at York Road and Northern Parkway and ran out with fire extinguishers to try to save the occupants. One bar employee helped a man out of a burning car and a neighbor walked him to safety.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | May 18, 2013
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has posted road closures and traffic modifications for Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness Stakes and InfieldFest at Pimlico Race Course . DOT says Saturday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to eastbound Northern Parkway will be closed, and motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits. Cylburn Avenue from Northern Parkway to Greenspring Avenue will also be closed at that time, DOT said.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 5, 2013
A trailer that became separated from the vehicle pulling it smashed into a jersey wall along Interstate 83 North near Northern Parkway about 10:25 a.m., closing the highway in both directions, according to Baltimore Police. The trailer came to rest partially overturned in the left lane of the highway, police said. As of about 1:30 p.m. all lanes reopened with one northbound shoulder closed. krector@baltsun.com twitter.com/rectorsun
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2013
An old BGE gas storage tank overlooking the Jones Falls Expressway and Cold Spring Lane is set to be imploded Sunday morning, officials say. The Melvale Gas Holder, built in 1933, is scheduled for demolition around 7 a.m. Sunday, the company said. BGE stopped using the steel structure in 1997, saying its technology is obsolete. The holder is 258 feet tall and sits on a 26-acre site. The Jones Falls Expressway and Cold Spring Lane near the site are scheduled to be closed for the implosion.
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