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  • Ocean City banner pilot killed in plane crash in Worcester County

    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...
  • Rare Vietnam-era helicopter for sale on Craigslist

    Rare Vietnam-era helicopter for sale on Craigslist
    For sale: painstakingly restored Vietnam War-era Marine helicopter. Records missing, but mounts, gun replicas and rocket pods included. The blades spin, but the 1965 UH-1E Huey gunship is not flyable. To view, visit Cevon McLean's backyard in Lothian....
  • Maryland sees a future in drones

    Maryland sees a future in drones
    In a cavernous production facility at AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Hunt Valley, workers assemble remote-control planes that help U.S. forces identify enemy targets. At the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, researchers...
  • 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...