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  • Goucher student dies after hit-and-run crash

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a Goucher College student from Texas has died after a hit-and-run crash over the weekend. Baltimore County police say 19-year-old Matthew Gabriel of Austin, Texas, died Monday from his injuries a day after he was hit by a car as he crossed Dulaney...

  • Engineering study set for Susquehanna River Bridge

    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (AP) — Amtrak says it has joined with state and federal agencies to conduct an engineering study of the Susquehanna River Rail Bridge for possible rehabilitation or replacement. The railroad said in a news release Monday that the Maryland Department of Transportation and...

  • Pedestrian struck, fatally injured in College Park

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say a man was fatally injured when he was hit by a car in College Park. Officers say 23-year-old Carlos Pacanins of Chevy Chase was trying to cross Baltimore Avenue about 10:20 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a car. Authorities say the...

  • Plane intercepted in restricted airspace around DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small civilian plane in restricted airspace around the nation's capital over the weekend and that the pilot reported he didn't realize he had entered an area that was off limits. The North American Aerospace Defense...

  • 6 people suffer only minor injuries in I-95 crash

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — State police say six people inside a sport-utility vehicle suffered only minor injuries after it ran off the right side of Interstate 95 in Springfield and overturned in a ditch. Police say a 7-year-old girl was ejected from the Ford Expedition and trapped underneath...

  • Va. to honor transportation workers killed on job

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A vigil will be held this week in Albemarle County to honor transportation employees killed in roadway work zones. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the VDOT Workers' Memorial on eastbound Interstate 64 on...

  • Metro to open early for weekend Cherry Blossom run

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro will open two hours early this weekend for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K run-walk. Metro says it will open at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day of the marathon. The first runners will start at 7:20 a.m. Metro says four stations are within a mile of the...

  • Amtrak restores service between DC, Baltimore

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has resumed full service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., after downed wires caused travel to be suspended. Amtrak said in an email late Thursday that service had been restored and repairs made to overhead wires near Bowie. Friday's morning rush is not expected...

  • Few problems along roads as rain turns to snow

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland State Highway Administration says it saw few problems on the roads as rain turned to snow and sleet. The National Weather Service received snowfall report around the region Sunday ranging from traces to nearly 9 inches in Manchester in Carroll County. Highway...

  • 70-mph speed limit bill won't advance to Senate

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's House of Delegates has passed a measure allowing 70-mph speed limits on expressways and interstate highways, but the bill apparently won't receive a Senate vote. It is lingering in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, and Sen. Brian Frosh, the committee...

  • Officials say traffic headaches likely at Va. race

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia transportation officials are encouraging race fans heading to the Martinsville Speedway this weekend to follow recommended traffic routes to minimize congestion. The STP 500 Sprint Cup race will be held on Sunday. The Virginia Department of Transportation...

  • Landmark bridge at Md. battlefield reopens

    SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — The National Park Service says a stone bridge that played a key role in the Civil War Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg has reopened to pedestrians after a two-month closure. Battlefield Superintendent Susan Trail said Monday that a chain-link fence running down the...

  • Pa. man killed in wrong-way crash in western Md.

    HANCOCK, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Pennsylvania man has died after a car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 70 hit a pickup truck head-on. Police say a Pontiac Bonneville was traveling westbound in eastbound lanes of I-70 near Hancock on Sunday night when it collided head-on...

  • Route 29 advisory panel to meet in Charlottesville

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The state's Route 29 advisory panel is meeting in Charlottesville this week. The 10-member panel is tasked with helping the Virginia Department of Transportation develop recommendations to improve the Route 29 corridor in the Charlottesville area. Former Virginia...

  • DC metro gas prices up 6 cents from last week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are up 6 cents from a week ago. In its weekly report released Sunday, AAA says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $3.54, up from $3.48 a week ago. The price is 20 cents lower than a year ago, when the price was $3.74....



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