| Feb 18, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Defense officials and their allies in Congress have done their best to create a sense of crisis about impending budget cuts, but their warnings have failed to produce any visible result.
Instead, partisan divisions have hardened over how to avoid the...
| May 5, 2013
Rep. Donna F. Edwards slipped into the F-35 cockpit — a stationary demonstration model — and gave the jet a simulated spin, trying out the controls, shooting down enemy aircraft over the Chesapeake Bay and executing a celebratory roll.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Aberdeen and Havre de Grace high schools will be participating in a three-year Advanced Placement and training grant initiative.
A grant kick-off celebration with an announcement about the initiative will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the A.A....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:06 PM
After two years of comfort-testing its new jets on human bodies of all shapes and sizes, Southwest Airlines was ready to let 153 of its most important bodies — paying customers — aboard Wednesday morning at BWI Marshall Airport.
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:25 PM
Longer and more comfortable, and able to make flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii, the first of Southwest Airlines' new Boeing 737-800 jets is set to arrive in Baltimore next week.
The new cabins are the company's first redesign in a decade, with...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 7:14 PM
Southwest Airlines' $1.4 billion bid for AirTran Holdings would combine the two largest carriers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, cementing Southwest's dominance at BWI but possibly ushering in higher passenger fares amid...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Retailers are banking on Maryland shoppers packing stores beginning Aug. 14 to take advantage of a temporary rollback of the 6 percent state sales tax.
But what's good for consumers and retailers will come at a cost to the state, which expects to lose as...
| Aug 5, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Patricia Anne Ramirez, 49, of the 400 block of Battery Drive, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with theft less than $500 and theft...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:55 PM
The Army's Base Realignment and Closure process is officially drawing to a close, and the impact from BRAC has been something of a mixed bag for Harford County, especially with the rocky economy.
Most local stakeholders seem pleased with the economic...
| May 1, 2011
Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago.
| Sep 8, 2011
That morning, as it rained ash, fire and debris all around him, Chris Cordisco sprinted as fast as he could through the streets of Manhattan.
Instinct carried him to the Hudson River as the word "terrorism" bounced around in his head. The surreal...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:50 PM
If the weather holds, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Friday night will close its two busiest runways for about 54 hours, relying on a shorter, little-used one as it repaves a critical intersection.