Business, Politics, Traffic

County, City leaders issue joint statement on reversal of MTA cuts

BALTIMORE, MD—Top officials from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County joined together to issue a statement regarding MTA’s announcement to reverse major cuts to the Maryland Transit Administration. Following public comment and feedback from local jurisdictions, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration on Wednesday announced that Core Bus service adjustments proposed September 1 will …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Ebenezer Road closed due to rail incident

UPDATE 2:Initial reports indicate that the person struck by the train has died. UPDATE: A pedestrian was struck by the train in question. There has been no update on their condition. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning rail incident in White Marsh. At around 9 a.m., crews with White Marsh Volunteer …


Police identify man killed by CSX train earlier this week

WHITE MARSH, MD—Police in Baltimore County have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a CSX train earlier this week. Brian Michael Abshire, 40, of no fixed address was killed on Tuesday evening. At just after 8 p.m., police responded to the area of Pulaski Highway and Middle River Road for a call of a person struck by …

Pedestrian struck by train in White Marsh

UPDATE 4: Authorities have now identified the victim in this incident. UPDATE 3: Police now confirm that the victim has died. UPDATE 2: Unconfirmed reports indicate that the victim was DOA. UPDATE: WMVFC reports that this incident occurred along the CSX tracks between Middle River Road and Martin Boulevard. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene …

Flooding in White Marsh leaves residents without gas, electric service

WHITE MARSH, MD—Tropical Storm Isaias swept through Maryland quickly, but it left a lasting impression on some families in White Marsh. Homes in the 10900-block of Philadelphia Road were still “flooded out” on Wednesday. Baltimore County Storm Water Management and CSX are coordinating to resolve the issue.  CSX has reportedly identified the blockage and is working to pump the water …

CSX railway shut down for rescue following White Marsh crash

WHITE MARSH, MD—CSX railway traffic was briefly stopped on Tuesday afternoon following a crash in White Marsh. At just after 1 p.m., crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company responded to a crash in the area of Allender Road near Red Lion Road. At the scene, units found that a vehicle had gone over an embankment and landed near the …

Governor Hogan announces budget focused on violent crime, education, economic development

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced highlights of his Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget, which invests in initiatives to address violent crime, funds education at record levels for the sixth consecutive year, advances the Howard Street Tunnel project to bring thousands of jobs to the Baltimore region, and fully funds Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts and land preservation programs. This …

Train crashes into vehicle in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD – One person was seriously injured after a train struck a vehicle in Rosedale on Tuesday morning. The crash occurred at just after 7 a.m. in the area of Rosedale Avenue at Gilmore Avenue. One patient has been taken to Shock Trauma with life-threatening injuries. No additional details have been released at this time. [Image via Rosedale Volunteer …