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  • 9/11 changed transportation forever

    9/11 changed transportation forever
    With the sun coming up on Sept. 12, 2001, state Transportation Secretary John D. Porcari drove home for a change of clothes after a day of helping direct Maryland's response to the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people the previous morning....
  • Regulators shut down 26 bus operations along I-95

    After a yearlong investigation, federal safety regulators have closed 26 bus operations as "imminent hazards," including one that they said operated illegally in Maryland and another that ran 16 daily trips between Baltimore and New York City. The...
  • Three siblings from Fallston die in crash near Bel Air

    Three siblings from Fallston die in crash near Bel Air
    Three siblings – two brothers and their sister – from Fallston were killed Monday evening in a three-vehicle accident near Bel Air, a Maryland State Police spokesman said. The accident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. on Route 543 about half a...
  • Resorts eager to draw holiday travelers, but survey finds fewer of them

    Resorts eager to draw holiday travelers, but survey finds fewer of them
    Judging by the questions prospective guests ask when they call her beachfront hotel, some people seem to think that Ocean City got washed away by Hurricane Irene, says longtime employee Carol Dickel. "They're asking, 'Are you still there? Is everything...
  • Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week

    Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week
    The doors of Baltimore's new Union Station, now Pennsylvania Station, swung open a century ago this week to welcome enthusiastic crowds of Baltimoreans, travelers and gawkers alike. Its completion was considered a great civic triumph after years of...
  • Pilot dies after crash of single-engine plane at Carroll County airport

    Pilot dies after crash of single-engine plane at Carroll County airport
    The lone occupant of an airplane that crashed Friday morning at Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster has died. Maryland State Police spokeswoman Elena Russo confirmed Friday afternoon that the man died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of...
  • BWI to close two runways for maintenance this weekend

    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. Airport officials...
  • Body of victim in Chesapeake Bay crash recovered near Smith Island

    Search crews on Monday recovered the body of a woman, believed to be the victim of a small plane crash over the weekend, from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, police said. Mary L. Lagerquist, 78, of Sequim, Wash., had been a passenger Sunday in a...
  • Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel

    Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel
    Airfares can fluctuate even within the span of a few hours, but the direction of holiday travel prices is one-way: up. Based on early bookings, Travelocity recently reported that the average domestic airfare over Thanksgiving will be about 4 percent...
  • Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift

    Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift
    Lanny Ross struggled to push his 78-year-old mother through the surf toward shore. On a cool, cloudy October afternoon, his two-seater plane had smacked into the Chesapeake Bay, stranding them both amid five-foot waves. His mother's right eye was...
  • Parents organize run to keep daughter's name alive

    Parents organize run to keep daughter's name alive
    In an instant Russell and Kim Hurd went from planning their daughter's wedding to arranging her funeral. Nearly four years ago, Heather L. Hurd was killed by a tractor-trailer truck driver who was texting while driving and slammed into nine cars on a...
  • Memorial Day forecast for Md. travel even with last year

    Even with gasoline prices at near-record levels, Marylanders are expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend in the same robust numbers as last year, AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts. But to make sure potential visitors aren't discouraged by the price at the...