| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The lone occupant of an airplane that crashed Friday morning at Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster has died.
Maryland State Police spokeswoman Elena Russo confirmed Friday afternoon that the man died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:36 PM
A pilot working for an Eastern Shore company that flies advertising banners over Ocean City beaches each summer was killed Thursday after his plane crashed on a golf course in Worcester County, according to Maryland State Police.
The pilot, identified by...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Just before midnight Wednesday, three words brought a stream of emergency crews and hazardous materials units to a wooded corner of Cecil County just north of Interstate 95: liquid sulfuric acid.
A train operated by CSX Corp. derailed about 11:45 p.m.,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Years after a multimillion-dollar contract to replace the state's fleet of aged medevac helicopters caused controversy in Annapolis, two newly purchased aircraft arrived Tuesday at the aviation command of the Maryland State Police.
Four more are expected...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:50 AM
Perhaps it was merely the wind, or the thump of tire against pot hole, but it sure sounded like an audible cheer rose up from the Jones Falls Expressway on Tuesday, when news came out that the National Transportation Safety Board is calling on states to...
| Dec 27, 2011
It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A 56-year-old Maryland man was killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into a cornfield near York, Pa., York County authorities reported.
The man, who has not been identified pending notification of his family, was the lone occupant of a Piper PA-28 180...
| Feb 12, 2012
From texting to browsing the Web to eating in the car, driver distraction has become a growing problem on the roadways.
In 2010, more than 3,000 people died in accidents believed to have been caused by distracted driving, according to the National...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Three siblings – two brothers and their sister – from Fallston were killed Monday evening in a three-vehicle accident near Bel Air, a Maryland State Police spokesman said.
The accident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. on Route 543 about half a...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:21 AM
VERNON — A 15-passenger van that crashed on I-84 earlier this month, injuring more than a dozen people, may have been operating illegally as a for-hire vehicle, police say.
A lawyer for three of the passengers in the van said his clients hired...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON In response to a deadly train derailment last summer, the Canadian government Wednesday ordered the country's railroads to phase out tens of thousands of older, puncture-prone tank cars from crude oil transportation within three years....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
William Hurt has pulled out of his starring role in "Midnight Rider," in which he was set to play musician Gregg Allman.
Production on "Midnight Rider" was halted after second camera assistant Sarah Jones was killed in a Feb. 20 train accident in...