Maryland Is Cracking Down On Vanity Plate Humor

At this point in our near daily coverage of witty vanity plates, our attention turns to the often overlooked Old Line State. Maryland Vehicle Administration officials managed to get several offensive or potentially offensive words stricken from the list of acceptable vocabulary from which MVA derives its yea or nay… » 5/23/12 12:00pm 5/23/12 12:00pm

Good Humor Man Steals Shampoo, Leads Police On Most Delicious Chase Ever

On the list of vehicles that we can say definitively don't make great getaway cars, we now have Good Humor ice cream truck to add to Krispy Kreme truck and gardening truck. Shawn Stewart and Wesley Jumper were, apparently, quite dirty as they deviated from Stewart's normal ice cream route and stopped at a La Plata,… » 5/02/08 10:00am 5/02/08 10:00am

Maryland Street Racing Crash Leaves 8 Dead, One Crumpled Crown Vic

A white Ford Crown Victoria plowed into a group of street-racing fans on a highway about 20 miles south of Washington, D.C. on Saturday, killing eight people and scattering bodies in the early morning darkness. In addition to the fatalities, at least five other spectators were injured of the 50 or so people gathered… » 2/17/08 1:03pm 2/17/08 1:03pm

S3 Driver Freaks Out, Goes on Rampage at Audi Gathering

DATELINE — Ocean City, Maryland. The apparent owner of a rare Audi S3 went batshit at the H20 gathering here, thrashing his Mexican-entry import on a nearby dirt track, before veering off the track, hitting a vendor's trailer and sideswiping a Jetta. He was finally cold-busted by Maryland state troopers after he… » 10/02/07 10:11am 10/02/07 10:11am

Subie to Pump More Vehicles Through Baltimore

Baltimore has given us many things. The Orioles, for example. The Colts, too. John Waters! E. Bloom , Richard Hell , Joe Strummer , and John Doe. And now it's about to give us more Subarus. The Fuji Heavy Industries unit is planning to run an additional 31k import and export vehicles across the Maryland city's docks, as… » 11/17/06 4:15pm 11/17/06 4:15pm