| 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...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 4:04 PM
Amtrak is turning out to be a good neighbor after all.
The railroad announced plans Friday to install a good fence, not the shoddy chain-link joke in place now, along its Northeast Corridor tracks in Middle River.
It was along that 2-mile stretch, where...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 1:18 PM
West Virginia may be known in popular song as "Almost Heaven," but it's a state that's seen more than its share of hell.
A vicious gunfight in the streets of a small town, two men assassinated on the courthouse steps in front of their wives, coal company...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:03 AM
In recent weeks, federal authorities have shut down four motor coach operators for presenting an "imminent danger" to the public. Unqualified bus drivers, poorly kept records, and even instances of allowing passengers to ride in bus luggage compartments...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Historically, travel hasn't been fashion-friendly. No matter how you pack, your clothes are destined for Wrinkleville. And that expensive bottle of perfume in your checked bag is likely to arrive broken or not at all.
But fret not. Designers and cosmetic...
| Jul 17, 2011
When oil companies expand into desert areas of Africa, FrontierMedex Group helps them navigate the territory and provides medical care and security.
The company also has helped rescue ships from pirates in the waters off Somalia and provides medical...
| 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...
| 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.
| Sep 2, 2011
| 3:41 PM
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...