Regional Recap, May 9, 2011

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2 Anne Arundel Officers Hurt In Crash. Two Anne Arundel County police officers were involved in an early-morning accident, said authorities.The incident occurred at about 9 a.m. Sunday on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway southbound Route 295 near the Nursery Road exit in Linthicum.Anne Arundel County police said both officers were taken to Shock Trauma for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.One officer suffered a hip injury. The second officer suffered a leg injury. Authorities have not said what led to the crash.

MTA Responds To Community Outcry Over Crime.  The Maryland Transit Authority has beefed up security at an Anne Arundel County light rail station in a community where some residents want it shut down for good.MTA has installed an emergency blue light kiosk at the Linthicum light rail station in a bid to reduce petty crime, said 11 News reporter Sheldon Dutes.Since the early 1990s, the Linthicum light rail stop has been a source of aggravation for people who live near by, Dutes reported.

Annapolis Mailman Honored for 50 Years Of Service After nearly three hours at work, Morris Hall brushed his fingers over a cabinet of sorting cubbies to make sure he didn’t overlook a stray envelope. He was about to head out of the Postal Service plant off Riva Road to begin his day. But one gets a sense that after 50 years of sorting and bundling for the same Eastport mail route, Hall wouldn’t miss a stitch — he just gets a bit of satisfaction from hearing the clackity-clack of the empty metal partitions like an old-fashioned washboard. It was only 10 o’clock in the morning on a Thursday. Hall had a long day of walking in front of him, so there was no time to waste. Rain would soon be welling up in the roads and flooding over the Bay Ridge Avenue sidewalks.

Baltimore Traffic Changes Could Affect Commute. Traffic changes may delay your ride to work this week if you’re headed into Baltimore.Starting Monday morning, there will be multiple lane closures at the intersection of Conway and Light streets in the city due to construction and utility work.The double lane closure currently on the north side of Pratt Street will shift to the south side beginning at 6 a.m. Monday.

 

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