| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:01 AM
Prince George's County residents can avoid penalties for possessing fireworks through the Prince George's County Fire Department's fireworks amnesty program. This is the ninth year that the county fire department has run the program, which allows...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:07 PM
When Kathleen Thompson learned this week that her Forest Glen engineering firm would not receive payment from its biggest client, the Federal Aviation Administration, the decision she had been dreading suddenly became inevitable: She told employees that...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Harriet Tubman has long inspired a deep sense of pride among Marylanders, especially in the rural communities of the Eastern Shore, where the former slave was born and led dozens to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
While her story is taught to...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 5:43 PM
A Hanover-based trucking company with a long history of safety violations — including a fatal crash in August — has been ordered off the road after federal regulators found it to be an "imminent hazard" to the public.
The Federal Motor...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:08 PM
It was undoubtedly exciting news: Baltimore would become one of the few spots in the U.S. offering flights to Cuba, a Communist nation largely off-limits to American travelers.
But one critical item had been overlooked: the paperwork.
The Florida travel...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Federal regulatory officials moved quickly to shut down an Anne Arundel County trucking company that opened at the same address as a freight hauler closed this month by authorities who cited a number of safety violations and seven crashes in the past...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
In meetings with members of Congress and their staffs this month, I was very clear about my reason for being there: AAA Mid-Atlantic is strongly opposed, on behalf of its members and all motorists, to any increase in the size and weight of tractor-trailer...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Tucked behind a ruined grain elevator at a pier along an industrial stretch of Baltimore's waterfront lies a still-gleaming white vessel that was once one of the nation's proudest maritime achievements — the only nuclear cargo and passenger ship...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 12:20 AM
WBAL's Dave Collins spotted something sparkly on Sheila Dixon's ring finger, and soon, someone else's fingers were flying.
"Dave asked dixon outside courthouse if she was wearing an engagement ring," the station's on-site Tweeter wrote. "Also from dave:...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Miramar-based Spirit Airlines landed in the top-five carriers nationwide whose fees from checked bags and other travel-related services helped to drive third-quarter revenue.
The low-cost carrier reaped $57.4 million in baggage fees and $8.1 million...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:24 AM
The nation's largest airlines recorded a combined net profit of $3.2 billion in the July-through-September period, more than double the profits from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
And the industry's...
| Dec 10, 2013
The crash at Cedar and Delaney roads in Will County was the kind that elicits a mix of seething rage and heartbreak.
At the stop sign on Cedar was Bryan Bulger and his girlfriend, in a restored 1978 Camaro that Bulger's father had given him as a gift...