| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:55 AM
One month after a train derailed in Ellicott City, taking the lives of two teenage girls, the community has rallied together to put the historic district back on track.
"The community around here is the best," said Donna Delaney, an employee at Zebop,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Track conditions on a CSX Transportation railroad line appear to be the focus of a federal investigation into the train derailment that killed two women in Ellicott City last month.
A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Four callers sounded stunned as they told dispatchers that a train had just derailed in downtown Ellicott City, but none reported seeing anyone near the Aug. 20 wreck that killed two 19-year-olds, according to 911 recordings released Friday by Howard...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Some 700 mourners filled the pews Friday for a funeral Mass for 19-year-old Elizabeth Conway Nass, who died after being "at the wrong place at the wrong time," Monsignor John A. Dietzenbach said, referring to this week's tragic train derailment in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening.
Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:34 PM
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,...
| Dec 27, 2011
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...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Southwest Airlines is offering a flash-in-the-pan sale today only for some very specific travel dates, including July 4, and the deal has set off a frenzy that appears to have taken down booking on the airline's website.
Travelers can save 35 percent off...
| May 27, 2012
Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation.
A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Ellicott City's historic center braced for a difficult, days-long cleanup of coal, overturned train cars and smashed vehicles after a Tuesday train derailment that crushed two 19-year-old women to death on a bridge.
Investigators said the town's uneven...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:55 PM
In the year that he has lived on Main Street in historic Ellicott City, Jim VanHeel has seen flooding, a deadly shooting at a nearby church and, early Tuesday morning, a fatal train derailment.
"It seems like something is always happening," he said.