| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:03 AM
The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating whether the body of a man that washed up against a homeowner's pier in southern Anne Arundel County on Thursday is that of a crew member who went missing from a commercial container ship late last year.
| Mar 26, 2012
| 11:59 AM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:18 PM
If you're going down to Ocean City on Friday to enjoy a quiet off-season stay, you may notice something overhead.
And it's not the steel beams of the Bay Bridge or the beautiful blue skies.
Instead, it's likely to be a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Small craft advisories are a common occurrence on the Chesapeake Bay, so take note that tomorrow begins the National Weather Service’s Safe Boating Week, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard and other groups.
The weather service will...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:28 PM
A water rescue of four people from a boat offshore from Hawkins Point in Baltimore late Sunday night resulted in three people being taken to area hospitals, two of them in critical condition, the United States Coast Guard said Monday.
The rescue occurred...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Over the years, we have often disagreed with Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. on numerous matters of law and social justice. But it gives us no satisfaction to learn of the Anne Arundel Republican's involvement in a horrific boating accident Wednesday on the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:30 PM
A 52-year-old man remained missing in Frog Mortar Creek near the Bowleys Quarter area of Baltimore County as of Wednesday afternoon, about 24 hours after he was last seen separated from his boat in the water, police said.
Divers and other recovery...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 85 and north winds 5 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 71 and calm winds.
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:27 PM
A CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore is out of service for the foreseeable future as the railroad assesses the "substantial" damage caused by a ship that hit the structure.
The Bayside Coal Pier, on Benhill Avenue in Curtis Bay, was struck Saturday by a...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Having trouble motivating yourself to get up on your vacation days? Well, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum has a program to get you and your family up and active in the mornings. Starting July 2 the museum will host free educational programs on...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:43 PM
From what I've read so far, the capsizing of the Costa Concordia appears to have been perfectly preventable. The captain's foolhardy navigation, as well as his alleged abandoning of the ship (per this Italian Coast Guard transcript), may indeed prove to...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Robert F. "Bob" Brettschneider, a retired American Telephone & Telegraph supervisor who was a former longtime Parkville resident, died Monday of lung cancer at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in York, Pa.
He was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...