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  • Wind chills hit 15 below zero early Tuesday morning

    Wind chills hit 15 below zero early Tuesday morning
    A mass of some of the coldest air to descend on the United States in two decades brought wind chills to as cold as 15 degrees below zero in Baltimore early Tuesday morning, shattering at least one record with more cold lasting into Wednesday....
  • Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 8:42 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 8:42 a.m.
    With the clearing of a single-vehicle crash with injury on US 50 West in Parole, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled road closures at 8:42 a.m. on Wednesday. The State Highway Administration said that the Baltimore...
  • Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Route 295 reopens

    Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Route 295 reopens
    Baltimore Beltway near Route 295 in Anne Arundel County has reopened after a four-vehicle collision had closed the roadway, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transportation Authority said that the Interstate 695 Curtis...
  • From Russian warheads to megawatts

    From Russian warheads to megawatts
    A flatbed truck pulled away from the port of Baltimore last week carrying uranium once packed into nuclear warheads aimed at the United States. The shipment, bound for a processing plant in Kentucky, marked the end of a 20-year collaboration to convert...
  • More than 50,000 expected to Inner Harbor for New Year's Eve

    More than 50,000 expected to Inner Harbor for New Year's Eve
    Safety precautions are underway downtown to prepare for the more than 50,000 people expected to fill the Inner Harbor Tuesday for Baltimore's annual New Year's Eve fireworks celebration. The New Year's Eve Spectacular is scheduled from 9 p.m. Tuesday to...
  • Federal government struggles to unload surplus property

    Federal government struggles to unload surplus property
    Two years after the Obama administration relaunched an effort to get rid of surplus federal buildings, almost all of the excess property identified in Maryland remains in government hands, a review by The Baltimore Sun has found. Red tape, lack of...
  • Passengers rescued as boat sinks off Ocean City coast

    A "good Samaritan" rescued multiple passengers onboard a 45-foot cabin cruiser that caught fire and sank off Ocean City over the weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. On Sunday, Coast Guard officials said, a boat named the Sea Witch caught fire and a...
  • Outdoors and recreation calendar

    Kids' fishing derby Saturday, Aug. 10: The MSSA Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will hold a fishing derby for children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sandy Point State Park. For more information, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA...
  • Two killed when catamaran capsizes near Ocean City

    Two killed when catamaran capsizes near Ocean City
    Two men were killed and two others rescued when their 28-foot catamaran capsized off the coast of Ocean City on Monday morning, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. A person on a nearby boat named Lori M reported the capsized catamaran 32 miles northeast of...
  • Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident

    Traffic: All lanes open on BW Parkway, following fatal accident
    The investigation into an accident that killed a pedestrian along the Baltimore Washington Parkway in Anne Arundel County closed the roadway in both directions for hours on Wednesday morning, though all lanes have since reopened. The accident that took...
  • Traffic: Police activity closes all but one travel lane on US 40 in Baltimore Co.

    Traffic: Police activity closes all but one travel lane on US 40 in Baltimore Co.
    In Baltimore County, all but one travel lane and both shoulders are closed on US 40 West at MD 43 due to police activity at 8 a.m. on Friday, according to state and local officials. Baltimore Police said that the closures are due to a shooting...
  • Outdoors calendar for week of Oct. 13

    U.S. Sailboat Show Through Monday: The nation's oldest and largest in-water boat show will be held on the Annapolis waterfront. Includes seminars, interactive workshops and boat demonstrations. Information: usboat.com/us-sailboat-show/home. Wet fly-...