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  • The NTSB's call for action

    The NTSB's call for action
    Perhaps it was merely the wind, or the thump of tire against pot hole, but it sure sounded like an audible cheer rose up from the Jones Falls Expressway on Tuesday, when news came out that the National Transportation Safety Board is calling on states to...
  • Flight ready

    If you're traveling through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this holiday season, you may notice a few new additions. As BWI embarks on a $100 million expansion project, fliers will notice differences in airline locations,...
  • Insurance adjusters get to work once storm subsides

    Insurance adjusters get to work once storm subsides
    Heavy branches from a neighbor's silver maple snapped off during Friday's violent storm and plunged onto power lines connected to Tom MacDougall's house in Northeast Baltimore. The wires ripped from the dwelling, damaging its vinyl siding. The branches...
  • Maryland man killed in Pa. plane crash

    A 56-year-old Maryland man was killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into a cornfield near York, Pa., York County authorities reported. The man, who has not been identified pending notification of his family, was the lone occupant of a Piper PA-28 180...
  • BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program

    BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program
    Before year's end, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will be part of a passenger prescreening program that allows low-risk travelers to keep their belts and shoes on and their laptops in their bags as they go through security...
  • The Interview: Steve DiBiagio, PHH Arval's senior vice president of strategic alliances

    The Interview: Steve DiBiagio, PHH Arval's senior vice president of strategic alliances
    From texting to browsing the Web to eating in the car, driver distraction has become a growing problem on the roadways. In 2010, more than 3,000 people died in accidents believed to have been caused by distracted driving, according to the National...
  • Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!

    Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!
    It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
  • 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...
  • Airlines raise fares, deny travelers a tax holiday

    Airlines raise fares, deny travelers a tax holiday
    If you thought our government was dysfunctional over the looming debt ceiling debacle, it's really just one example of multiple layers of crazy inside the Washington Beltway. And, as always, it seems to boil down to the dirtiest five-letter word...
  • Audit seen as threat to medevac overhaul

    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....
  • Unnecessary flight risks?

    Unnecessary flight risks?
    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. A...
  • Copter pilot had sought radar help

    The pilot of the medevac helicopter that crashed in Prince George's County last month asked an air traffic controller for turn-by-turn landing instructions before he went down, but the controller couldn't provide such directions because she was not...