| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:16 AM
A two-vehicle collision with injury in Baltimore City on Interstate 395 North prior to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard has closed one of four northbound traffic lanes and the northbound left shoulder at 8:51 a.m. on Monday, according to the state...
| Dec 20, 2013
This is a story of a Christmas baptism many years ago.
It was just before Christmas, back in 1889. All was in readiness for the trip down to Bush River Neck and Garretson's Methodist Chapel.
George and Mary Elizabeth's baby boy was bundled up, Nellie...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:45 PM
A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Middle River Tuesday morning in a gruesome incident that disrupted travel for hundreds of passengers, according to Amtrak and Baltimore County emergency officials.
As Amtrak worked to transfer...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:05 AM
If you're up for planning a post-holiday getaway, Amtrak has a deal that will save you cash - but you must hurry to get in on this flash sale.
Travel on the Northeast Regional from Baltimore to New York for $38 each way, about half off a typical fare....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:39 AM
A $1 million project to renovate bathrooms at Penn Station in Baltimore, in part to make them accessible to individuals with disabilities, has been completed ahead of schedule, local transportation officials announced Wednesday.
The joint project...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Amtrak saw record ridership in fiscal year 2013, including tens of thousands of additional riders out of Baltimore's Penn Station, the company said Monday.
Total national ridership reached 31.6 million, about 400,000 more than in 2012, the company said....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:29 PM
A 10-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by an Amtrak train in Essex on Sunday, Baltimore County police said Monday.
The boy was taken by his father to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center before medics could arrive, and police on...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:52 PM
An Amtrak train stalled in the Joppatowne area after a mechanical issue Wednesday, and more than 100 passengers were transferred after being stranded for about an hour in 90-degree heat without air-conditioning.
When local a emergency crew arrived on the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The Havre de Grace City Council adopted a resolution Monday allowing the city police force to form a joint SWAT team the police in Aberdeen and Bel Air.
The action was the most definitive thus far from any of the three Harford County municipalities...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:37 AM
More than 1,200 passengers on five different Amtrak trains traveling between Wilmington and Perryville were delayed for hours or forced to transfer trains on Monday night after a line of thunderstorms damaged the railroad's signaling system, according...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:35 PM
A mechanical problem stalled an Amtrak train south of Baltimore Friday evening, stranding its 404 passengers for about 40 minutes, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.
The Northeast Regional train, number 83, was headed from Boston to Newport News, Va., when...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A southbound Amtrak Acela train was stuck for three hours outside of Baltimore's Penn Station on Thursday evening due to a mechanical problem, Amtrak officials said on Friday.
Amtrak spokesman Craig Schulz said that around 7:21 p.m. on Thursday, Train...