| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A lightning strike at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport's control tower grounded all flights about 2:30 p.m. Airport officials announced to passengers about two hours later flights would soon resume.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Lightning struck Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport's air traffic control tower, injuring one person and shutting down the airport for nearly three hours Thursday afternoon, delaying or stranding thousands of travelers.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A Puerto Rican woman was charged with a weapons violation at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport after security officials located a pink stun gun in her carry-on bag, according to local authorities.
The Transportation Security Administration, which screened...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This week, a commercial "freighter" rocket that began its journey into space last Wednesday about 35 miles south of Ocean City is due to dock with the International Space Station, delivering 1,300 pounds of cargo. It will eventually be loaded up with...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The U.S. National World War II Memorial opened on the Mall in Washington in 2004 — too late for most of the war's veterans.
At the time of the memorial's dedication, it was estimated that only a quarter of the 16 million Americans who served in...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15).
One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police.
"I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Humidity is at or near its highest levels of the summer in the Baltimore area, but relief is in sight as the weekend approaches.
The dew point reached a stifling 74 degrees by 11 a.m. at both Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The Howard County Community Sports Hall of Fame will welcome six new members at the annual Celebration of Sports banquet set for Oct. 15 at Turf Valley. The Community Sports Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who have made substantial contributions...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It comes as no surprise to those who live, work and try to play ball in Harford County that June was a very wet and stormy month. It was historically wet with the most rainfall for June since the legendary storm Agnes passed through in 1972.
And the area...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...