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  • Trains delayed after tug boat strikes bridge

    Trains delayed after tug boat strikes bridge
    A tug boat struck the Susquehanna River Bridge Wednesday night, delaying trains from crossing between Cecil and Harford counties for about an hour. The U.S. Coast Guard notified Amtrak around 10 p.m. Wednesday that a tug boat struck the bridge, and...
  • Amtrak's Susquehanna River bridge deemed safe after tugboat crash Wednesday night

    Amtrak's Susquehanna River bridge deemed safe after tugboat crash Wednesday night
    Amtrak and commuter rail service across the Susquehanna River was back to normal Thursday morning, hours after a tugboat crashed into the bridge between Harford and Cecil counties, causing delays to trains while inspectors checked the span and deemed it...
  • Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr., businessman

    Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr., businessman
    Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr. the semiretired president and CEO of Albre Marble Restoration Specialists Inc., died May 23 of complications from emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 70. The son of Byron G. Tosi, a wine and spirits importer,...
  • Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire

    Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire
    Four people were rescued when their boat overheated, caught fire and began to sink on the Patapsco River Sunday morning. Petty Officer Ryan Ketchum, spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard's Baltimore office, said crews received a distress call at 11:08 a.m....
  • 18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue

    18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue
    An 18-year-old from Montgomery County was hospitalized Monday after getting caught in a rip tide while swimming in Ocean City, authorities said. An initial rescue call for three swimmers stuck in the water near 137th Street went out around 4:30 p.m.,...
  • Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay

    Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay
    The first large, prefrabricated section of a new traffic tunnel planned in Virginia began floating down the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore on Tuesday. Only a few feet of the concrete structure showed above the water as three tug boats pushed and pulled...
  • Baltimore's position in crude oil market grows as U.S. confronts concerns

    Baltimore's position in crude oil market grows as U.S. confronts concerns
    A Houston-based company asked Maryland for a permit to ship millions of gallons of crude oil through its South Baltimore marine terminal as the nation's oil industry surges. Another company in the Fairfield industrial area began moving crude oil in...
  • Swimmer pulled under waves in Ocean City

    Swimmer pulled under waves in Ocean City
    A 17-year-old swimmer was caught in a rip current and pulled under water in Ocean City Friday afternoon, and he was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to the Ocean City Beach Patrol. The swimmer entered the water at 92nd Street, and...
  • LBJ ring missing from archives

    LBJ ring missing from archives
    When Samuel L. Morison of Crofton was charged this week with stealing documents from the U.S. Navy's archive in Washington, it was a rare event for the facility. "There has not been a theft like this in recent memory," said Paul Taylor, a spokesman for...
  • Veteran's Muster planned May 17 in Bel Air

    Veteran's Muster planned May 17 in Bel Air
    Harford County Commission on Veterans' Affairs is hosting Veterans' Muster from 9 a.m. to noon May 17 at the William N. McFaul Activities Center at 525 W. MacPhail Road in Bel Air. The event is planned as an effort for the Harford County Commission on...
  • Seniors propel Loyola swimming to consecutive titles

    Seniors propel Loyola swimming to consecutive titles
    Loyola Blakefield swimming coach Keith Schertle is reluctant to name the best senior on his team, because it's a difficult choice. Schertle has that many good swimmers — 10 seniors to be precise. Seven are expected to swim in college. Schertle...
  • Coast Guard to enforce security zone around Democrats' retreat

    Coast Guard to enforce security zone around Democrats' retreat
    The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a security perimeter around a waterfront Cambridge hotel this week to protect a gathering of House Democrats. House Democrats are scheduled to begin a retreat at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa...