| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:47 PM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:42 AM
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...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that had been scheduled to shut down in June as a result of federal budget cuts are now expected to remain open, lawmakers said Wednesday — easing fears that the closures could back up flights at BWI...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Two Baltimore-area residents were killed in a small plane crash in Virginia on Saturday, the Virginia State Police said Sunday.
The men were identified as Berry Raymond Newgent, 73, of Davidsonville, and Thomas Berry Newgent, 51, of Westminster. Berry...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Federal investigators began examining Monday the wreckage of a two-seater, home-built airplane that crashed Sunday in Virginia, killing a man from Davidsonville and his son from Westminster, the father of 10 children.
On Saturday, experimental...
| May 19, 2013
Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
She founded the company, Federal Staffing...
| Apr 23, 2013
Sequestration is starting to frustrate air travelers.
About 400 flights were delayed Sunday because of air traffic controller furloughs, the Federal Aviation Administration said, and a few more interruptions were reported Monday, though the nation's air...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:49 PM
A former John Carroll School student who is allegedly responsible for flying a plane over Saturday's commencement at the Bel Air school has been charged, Bel Air Police said.
The former student, whose name was not released because he is under age 18, was...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Massive girders and freshly poured concrete form a bump in the middle of the low-slung terminal, almost as if BWI Marshall Airport is expecting.
In a way, it is.
Before next summer, a glassed-in walkway, new shops and a modern security checkpoint will...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:49 PM
With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport.
Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The National Park Service has announced that it no longer needs to furlough U.S. Park Police.
The announcement came after Park Police officers — who patrol the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and several sites in Maryland — had served three of...