| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Baltimore officials said Monday they are scrapping all 83 of the city's automated speed cameras and "methodically" replacing them with newer models, after a Baltimore Sun investigation found errors with the system.
The overhaul, estimated to cost...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The days of getting a free pass at Maryland's toll plazas might soon come to an end for scofflaws who have been cheating without fear of penalty.
The General Assembly will be asked to toughen the toll evasion law to include a $50 citation — and the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:28 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Dickerson's revelation occurred while playing in the minor leagues, when the outfielder noticed how often his Triple-A teammates used plastic water bottles and — without a thought — tossed them in the trash....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:26 AM
After being elected by a unanimous vote on Jan. 7, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk has quite a to-do list for 2013 in his first term as chairman of the Baltimore County Council.
"My goal in 2013 is to work closely and collaboratively with County...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Baltimore's speed and red light camera system has experienced a near-complete shutdown during what city officials are calling a problematic transition to a new contractor, records show, and the new vendor says it could take four months to get its system...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Although the program's suspension was announced in July, AAA Mid-Atlantic would like to remind Marylanders that the free Tipsy?Taxi! service will not run this New Year's Eve, says Public and Government Affairs Manager Ragina C. Averella.
The last Tipsy?...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Friday that his officers' rushed review of speed camera tickets has produced "unacceptable" mistakes and pledged "dramatic" reform of the system, including increased staffing.
"To be perfectly honest,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:54 AM
On the surface, those doggie seatbelts and car harnesses featured in catalogs seem like a good idea. After all, if we buckle up on the road, shouldn’t our pets? The difference is that while human seatbelts are carefully tested and held to strict...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Motorists crawled along the I-95 corridor Saturday as a smattering of accidents slowed already sluggish holiday traffic, authorities said.
Troopers from Prince George's County to Cecil County reported roadways more crowded than normal as the end-of-...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:59 PM
AAA Mid-Atlantic says Baltimore's speed camera "nightmare" was one of the transportation lows of 2012, though the driver advocacy group credited a similar program run by the State Highway Administration with helping to improve safety in construction...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
With three weeks left in the General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders have begun the painstaking process of rounding up the votes to raise taxes on gasoline — a move so unpopular it hasn't been done here since 1992....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The page from an encyclopedia shows an ocean ring around a circle that is partitioned by a T-shape into three continents — Asia, Africa and Europe. The continents are populated by Noah's sons, from whom mankind descended after the flood, according...