| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski used a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday to join in calling for a federal review of safety procedures on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
The Maryland Democrat said she was prompted to request a National Transportation Safety Board...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Two National Transportation Safety Board investigators will meet Thursday with Maryland officials to review the crash on the Bay Bridge that flung a woman and her car into the water.
The meeting with the Maryland Transportation Authority, operator of the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:09 PM
The region's largest automobile club on Monday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate a crash on the Bay Bridge that catapulted a car and its driver 27 feet into the Chesapeake Bay.
"In my book, if a bridge doesn't get you...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Joe Arrington thought a car had hit his house, or a truck hit a speed bump too fast on South Bruce Street.
Then he looked out his window Thursday morning and saw the small airplane that had crashed into a neighbor's house 20 feet from his own in the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Several witnesses to the plane crash that killed two Ocean City police officers on June 30 reported seeing the aircraft spiraling toward the ocean intact, then hitting the water in a "belly flop," according to an initial report on the crash released by...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:12 PM
In its forced retirement, the Boeing DC-10 sits just off a main runway at BWI Marshall Airport, a grim reminder of the slim margin between a successful landing and a tragic one.
Stripped of its logos, engines and usable parts, the wide-body jet —...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Amid much fanfare several years ago, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law a ban on the use of handheld cell phones while driving. The controversial law took more than a decade to pass the General Assembly, but it was hailed as a "giant step" toward...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:04 PM
An Essex truck driver faces hundreds of dollars in fines but no jail time after a Baltimore County police investigation found him at fault in the Rosedale train derailment that caused a fire and chemical explosion and injured several people last month....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The trash truck driver who police said caused the train derailment in Rosedale that triggered a fire and explosion said he slowed and looked as he approached the tracks but never saw or heard the CSX locomotive bearing down on him.
John Alban Jr. told a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Less than a month after a fiery train derailment in Rosedale, the Federal Railroad Administration Tuesday launched a smartphone mobile application to provide safety information about more than 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings.
The free app, Rail...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
The rail transport company CSX is suing the truck driver involved in last month's Rosedale train crash, arguing that he did not take proper care when crossing the railroad tracks.
The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, names John...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:33 PM
An employee at a scaffolding company next to the railroad tracks in Rosedale was one of the first people to see the train leave its tracks after it rammed into a truck last month.
"There's just a train wreck in front of us and it's on fire," the man...