| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Thunderstorms and heavy fog were rolling through northeastern Pennsylvania's rugged terrain Saturday night when a small helicopter crashed, killing all five people on board, including three from the Baltimore area.
The local medical examiner's office...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Spilling out from a helicopter door, rose petals and delicate purple and blue flowers rained down on hundreds of mourners who gathered Sunday to remember Towson pilot David E. Jenny Jr.
Jenny, 30, one of three Marylanders killed in a helicopter crash...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:06 PM
The pilot involved in a fatal northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash that killed five people, including three Marylanders, didn't follow federal regulations when planning and making the flight, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:21 PM
The mother of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash last month filed the first lawsuit in the accident Friday, seeking unspecified damages from two aviation companies and the pilot's estate.
Crystal McKain of Leesburg,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The trucker who struck a woman's car on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge last month and sent it plunging into the water was momentarily distracted before the crash, according to a preliminary report on the accident released Monday.
The National Transportation...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:00 AM
One year ago, when one hour of sleep a night was all Mark Mayr could manage in his grief, he set a goal: "I've got to make it through a year."
Eventually, sleep returned. But last week, as the first anniversary of his daughter Rose Mayr's death in a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The driver of a tractor-trailer that collided with a car on the Bay Bridge in July, sending the car and its 23-year-old driver over a barrier and into the water below, has been charged with four traffic violations, Maryland Transportation Authority Police...
| 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 —...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported.
| 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....