| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence.
But uncertainty over federal regulations, concern about privacy issues and...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement.
A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A Maryland man is suing British Airways over an intended flight to Spain that ended up taking him to the West Indies.
In court documents, Edward Gamson said he booked a first-class flight from Washington Dulles International Airport to Granada, Spain,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:40 PM
University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace.
The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:55 AM
When she's winging it, Beverly Bleything finds herself in the limelight. The South Laurel resident, a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, is a magnet for commentary from curious passengers whose safety, first and foremost, she is there to emphasize...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:26 AM
With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Perched on the edge of a cruising powerboat, a thrill-seeker in a tethered parachute soon is flying hundreds of feet in the air.
Parasailing has grown in popularity in recent years, in places including Ocean City and Havre de Grace. But so has the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore.
Summer is here, and you're ready to get away and play. But where can you go that's intriguing and exotic, yet close enough that you don'...