| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
On the evening of June 29, the National Weather Service warned that a ferocious storm known as a derecho would soon be clobbering our region. Ultimately, millions of Marylanders were left without power and many with damage to their homes and vehicles....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:42 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority is upgrading its early warning weather system for the Bay Bridge — allowing it to close the span more quickly when strong gusts hit, instead of waiting for sustained winds.
The agency has purchased advanced...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 6:12 AM
As of 9 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on I-97 northbound near Route 32 in Anne Arundel County, due to an accident involving two vehicles.
Accidents were slowing traffic at Overlea Road and Linden Avenue in Baltimore County, Route 175 and Wigley Avenue...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 1:53 PM
A man jumped from the highest spot on the Bay Bridge early Monday afternoon and was pulled — alive — from the water by Natural Resources Police.
The unidentified man was flown by State Police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center....
| Aug 4, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Roberta "Bobbie" Harrison, matriarch of a celebrated Tilghman Island business that includes a restaurant, inn, charter fishing fleet and seafood operations, died of cancer complications Monday at Memorial Hospital in Easton. She was 74 and lived in...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Going block by block, crews in bucket trucks are converting 70,000 city streetlights from sodium vapor lights to long-lasting, energy-saving LEDs.
The bright side: Baltimore expects to reap an annual savings of $1.9 million on its electric bill and $275,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:28 AM
We were lucky; our drive into St. Michaels was, somehow, sans traffic, despite the fact that it was Friday evening and we surely were not alone in our desire to escape the city for a relaxing getaway on the Eastern Shore.
As we drove through the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Maryland drivers' wallets will soon be running on empty, thanks to Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic majority in the General Assembly.
Starting today, Martin O'Malley's sticky fingers are plunging deep in our pockets to pull out an additional $2...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:34 AM
As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on I-83 northbound near Padonia Road, due to debris in the road.
Accidents were slowing traffic on Hanover Pike and Old Hanover Road in Baltimore County and Ohio Street and Ontario Street in Harford County....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority reopened all lanes of the Bay Bridge around noon today, after unusual vertical movements had triggered an unscheduled review by about 30 inspectors.
Maryland Transportation Authority Executive Secretary Harold...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:32 AM
Nearly 800,000 Marylanders are expected to travel for the July 4th holiday weekend, about a 1 percent drop from last year, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Of that total, 86 percent of those polled said they would be traveling by car, 8 percent are flying...