| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After a four-year buffeting in the legal system, the Pearl Mist has finally found haven in Maryland.
The owner of the 335-foot cruise ship and the Canadian shipyard that built it have parted ways in a nasty divorce that involved two federal courts and an...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground plans to conduct several large detonations beginning on or about March 11 and ending on or about March 22.
These detonations are likely to generate...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The Federal Transit Administration has given its blessing to the environmental impact assessment for Baltimore's proposed Red Line, clearing the way for final design but adding new urgency to finding the means to pay for the $2.5 billion light rail...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
More than a decade has passed since Jim Fish's first conversation about a future library branch in Owings Mills.
Now that the Owings Mills Branch is due to open March 21 at the long-awaited County Campus at Metro Centre at Owings Mills on Grand...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Charles H. Latrobe III, a retired Koppers Co. executive who was a highly decorated World War II Navy night fighter pilot, died Feb. 16 of complications from pneumonia at Roland Park Place. He was 90.
"He was a very private person who had the highest...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Owls can rotate their heads a dizzying 270 degrees, allowing them to see what's happening behind them while perched on a tree branch or barn beam.
This evolutionary adaptation helps the birds keep their fixed-socket, binocular eyes trained on the...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:29 PM
For about eight decades, the 258-foot Melvale Gas Holder has towered above northern Baltimore. In seven seconds Sunday morning, the storage tank will be brought to the ground.
BGE plans to implode the steel structure, which hasn't been used since 1997....
| Feb 24, 2013
| 1:31 PM
As the clock ticked down Sunday, the morning clouds disappeared, as if they were in on the months-long planning that went into the destruction of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s final natural-gas holding silo.
Then, as if someone were turning on...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94.
Born in Summit, N.J., and...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Rosalie A. "Rosie" Fonner, a registered nurse who had worked for several decades in the mother-baby unit at University of Maryland Medical Center, where she relished her role as an advocate, died Feb. 3 of cancer at her Halethorpe home. She was 62....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm."
Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...