| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:54 PM
On a drive along Cromwell Bridge Road east of Towson, you'll notice a classic white barn surrounded by a stretch of wooden fencing. Follow the entry drive at Cromwell Valley Park and you'll encounter a modest green sign marked Talmar.
Talmar stands for...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department.
The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo."
Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:01 PM
The Chesapeake Bay's health remained steady overall last year, despite heavy rains that normally flush pollution into its waters, University of Maryland scientists reported Friday. Declines in Eastern Shore rivers, however, indicated problems with...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Theodore A. "Ted" Dietz, a retired shipyard electrician who earned the sobriquet of "40-Watt Dietz" from fellow volunteer crew members aboard the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Feb. 3 of heart failure at his Severna Park home. He was 91.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
John Carl Lewis, 30, of the 200 block of Engle Avenue, was charged Wednesday with failure to comply with a peace order, telephone misuse by making repeat calls and harassment...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Chesapeake Bay'slong-suffering "smart" buoys, which have come back after being shot up and hit by boats and ships, now face perhaps their most serious threat yet - the budget knife.
President Obama's spending plan for fiscal 2013 proposes cutting the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:07 PM
— "Sturgie" is biding his time, waiting to be introduced to the right female.
Caught off Hooper's Island five years ago, the hulking six-foot Atlantic sturgeon passes his days lolling about in a large tank at the University of Maryland's Horn Point...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Tucked behind a ruined grain elevator at a pier along an industrial stretch of Baltimore's waterfront lies a still-gleaming white vessel that was once one of the nation's proudest maritime achievements — the only nuclear cargo and passenger ship...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:07 AM
JAMES CITY In the same week we learned the nation's GDP had shrunk by 2.9 percent, Virginia fell to eighth place in CNBC's ranking of the best states to do business. Considering we were first just 3 years ago, we've rapidly headed in the wrong direction....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:57 AM
One of the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry’s vessels is out of service after its engine stalled Wednesday afternoon, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
With the Pocahontas out for repairs, the service is operating at a reduced...