| May 29, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles.
Authorities identified the...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:22 PM
The freight train that derailed Tuesday in Rosedale carried one chemical classified as hazardous by the U.S. Department of Transportation and another that also posed risks for firefighters and others at the scene even though not similarly classified....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Forward. It's more than a presidential campaign slogan.
It's also a directive on the second Sunday of March — this weekend — for clocks in the United States to move forward one hour under daylight-saving time. This means more afternoon sun....
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor.
An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:19 PM
With the BWI Marshall Airport terminal as a backdrop, Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation took turns Friday bashing mandatory federal budget cuts they said could harm not only air travel but local businesses that rely on passenger...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:47 PM
By the time the phone calls started pouring in from Ravens fans seeking transportation to Sunday's conference championship game outside Boston, Superior Tours in Baltimore was already expecting a busy holiday weekend.
The company had charter buses booked...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2013
When Maryland utilities replace their gas pipelines, customers have had to fork out extra money afterward — not during. But that's poised to change.
Both chambers of Maryland's General Assembly, citing safety concerns, approved measures this...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Strange as it may sound, only a few years ago Marylanders were heatedly debating whether to ban drivers from text-messaging on their cell phones while behind the wheel. The dangers of "distracted driving" were an illusion, opponents claimed,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:18 AM
A Maryland doctors' group is pushing legislation to bolster the state's child safety seat laws, a move designed to better protect toddlers from head, neck and spinal injuries during accidents.
The Maryland State Medical Society, also known as MedChi,...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Baltimore County Police from the Towson Precinct issued more than 50 seat belt citations in four hours during a recent evening patrol in downtown Towson.
According to the precinct, its Traffic Team unit conducted a "Night Time Seatbelt Enforcement...