| Sep 11, 2011
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...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:23 AM
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...
| 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.
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 12:30 PM
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...
| May 24, 2011
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Free Wi-Fi access at U.S. airports appears to be spreading like firewire and Baltimore has finally caught it. Today, BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport announced that free, basic wireless Internet access is now available for travelers in addition to a paid,...
| Nov 30, 2008
As the years had passed, they had all scattered to some degree. They owned restaurants, they ran companies and small businesses, they sold products, marketed products, produced products, and one in particular - whom Calvert Hall's class of 1992 will never...
| Aug 22, 2008
A sharply critical legislative audit of the state's medevac operation could jeopardize the General Assembly's willingness to spend more than $100 million on overhauling the state police unit's aging 12-helicopter fleet, a key lawmaker said yesterday....
| Oct 23, 2008
The medical helicopter crash in Prince George's County that killed four people last month was one of more than a dozen fatal crashes nationally during the past six years that raise doubts about whether the victims ever needed to leave the ground.