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  • Dr. Clifford H. Turen, traumatologist

    Dr. Clifford H. Turen, traumatologist
    Dr. Clifford H. Turen, an internationally know traumatologist and former chief of orthopedics who had worked at Maryland Shock Trauma Center for two decades, was killed Jan. 13 when the private single-engine plane he was flying crashed in dense fog into...
  • 'Light snow event' expectations lowered slightly

    'Light snow event' expectations lowered slightly
    The third wet winter weather system to pass through Maryland in a week was expected to add to the young season's snow tally Saturday, but a late start and some drier air could make it difficult except in areas north and west of Baltimore. Snow was...
  • Bodies of two Ocean City police officers recovered in plane crash

    Bodies of two Ocean City police officers recovered in plane crash
    Two Ocean City police officers died after their small plane spiraled out of control and crashed into the water off 130th Street as weekend beachgoers and people cruising on a large speedboat watched, authorities said Monday. Thomas J. Geoghegan Jr., 43,...
  • 'Fiscal cliff' deal leaves federal employees with uncertainty

    Congressional action to avert a "fiscal cliff" of higher taxes and across-the-board federal budget cuts means that government agencies will avoid many dreaded spending reductions — at least for now. But "now" is no more than two months. The future...
  • More wintry weather in forecast amid another bout of slush

    More wintry weather in forecast amid another bout of slush
    Winter waited until the busy holiday season to arrive, and it isn't letting up yet. After a second bout of icy precipitation Wednesday, more snow, sleet or freezing rain is possible over the weekend. For the second time in three days, accumulating snow...
  • Plane lands safely in Sparks field

    Plane lands safely in Sparks field
    An experimental plane landed safely on a Sparks soybean field after experiencing loss of power on Dec. 15. Baltimore County police and Maryland State police responded to a report of a plane down on Cold Bottom Road in Sparks around 12:15 p.m., said Greg...
  • Dense fog expected through Tuesday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the Baltimore area extending through Tuesday morning. Visibility was reduced to an eighth of a mile at BWI as of 4 p.m. Monday. Forecasters warn it could make for another treacherous...
  • Dense fog forces BWI flights to be canceled

    Dense fog forces BWI flights to be canceled
    Most flights out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport were canceled Monday evening and night because of thick fog across the region, according to an airport spokesman. The "extensive flight cancellations," including arrivals...
  • Amateur airplane builders aren't deterred by fatal crash

    Amateur airplane builders aren't deterred by fatal crash
    Wings stood off to one side. The propeller lay in a carton. But the main part of Carl Kesselring's pet project was clearly recognizable as an airplane in progress. "I don't have fear of getting in an airplane," he said, standing in a hangar in...
  • FAA begins planning for new control tower at BWI

    FAA begins planning for new control tower at BWI
    The Federal Aviation Administration has begun preliminary planning for a new air traffic control tower at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Replacing the existing three-decade-old tower, a new one would provide a more...
  • Five Md. air traffic towers will remain open

    Five Md. air traffic towers will remain open
    Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that are part of 149 "low activity" towers nationwide will remain open through the end of the September, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday. The towers, including those at Martin State...
  • Congress flies blind

    Congress flies blind
    What does it require to get members of Congress to take action quickly and decisively on an issue of federal spending? Now we know. The possibility that they will be delayed in an airport terminal somewhere waiting for a flight out of town is apparently...