| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:23 AM
As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon.
Worcester County also...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene.
Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:19 AM
It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va."
The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:22 PM
It's an island that measures only 21 square miles, about the size of Manhattan.
But instead of skyscrapers packed in like sardines, imagine miles and miles of sparkling cerulean water and pink-glittered sand.
Replace the honking yellow cabs with...
| Sep 1, 2011
Bermuda is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 650 miles east of North Carolina. Although the island is only 21 square miles, it has nine parishes and about 75 miles of coastline.
From Baltimore, travelers can visit Bermuda by plane or cruise...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Ravens cornerback Chris Carr is everywhere, all at once.
He had played in 97 straight games before being injured in this year's season opener, where he was part of a defense that forced a franchise-record seven turnovers in a 35-7 victory over the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:38 PM
A Jamaican man pleaded guilty in Maryland federal court Thursday to having sex with a young girl who was vacationing with her family on a cruise ship where he worked, prosecutors said.
Fabian Palmer, 25, was working for Royal Caribbean Cruises,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:55 AM
A 25-year-old Royal Caribbean employee has been indicted on charges of sex abuse of a minor after authorities say he had sex with a teenage girl aboard a cruise ship out of Baltimore, records show.
According to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines will continue to offer year-round cruises from the Port of Baltimore through August 2013.
The Miami-based cruise line is signing onto an extension of its contract, guaranteeing at least two more years and adding three one-year...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s circled the world in record time, earning him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday of complications from heart disease at his Owings Mills home.
He was 67.
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:52 AM
The Ravens may not have cruised to the Super Bowl but the Baltimore team spirit is still afloat.
Fans can keep the "purple passion" alive right through the summer with the third annual AAA Ultimate Ravens Fan Cruise set for July.
The seven-day sailing ...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:54 AM
The ringleader of a heroin ring that imported drugs into Baltimore aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to federal prosecutors.
Loxly Johnson, 49, of Norfolk, Va., was the...