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  • Coast Guard searching for 'hoax caller' in Middle River

    The U.S. Coast Guard asked for the public's help Wednesday identifying a "hoax caller" who made six fake distress calls between May 1 and June 1. Each time, a male voice originating out of the Middle River area of Baltimore County has called out,...
  • Lansdowne High student named to school superintendent's advisory board

    Lansdowne High student named to school superintendent's advisory board
    Logan McNaney has one more meeting to program into his iPad's calendar each month. Superintendent Joe Hairston appointed McNaney and seniors from Dulaney, Hereford, Catonsville and Woodlawn high schools and from the Carver Center for Arts and...
  • Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast

    Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast
    The commandant of the Coast Guard, in Maryland this week to visit a newly launched national security cutter, said Thursday that he expects to deploy two of the state-of-the-art vessels off the East Coast. Initially, the Coast Guard had planned to berth...
  • Safe Boating Week warns of marine weather risks

    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...
  • Hawkins Point boating accident sends three to hospital

    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...
  • O.C. museum offers free programs on the boardwalk

    O.C. museum offers free programs on the boardwalk
    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...
  • State unveils plans for War of 1812 bicentennial celebration

    State unveils plans for War of 1812 bicentennial celebration
    With cannon booms, a drum roll and the Navy at the ready, the state unveiled its plans Thursday to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a series of events designed to showcase Maryland's role in the conflict. The Pride of Baltimore II, numerous...
  • 10 lessons from the Costa Concordia disaster

    10 lessons from the Costa Concordia disaster
    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...
  • No more Costa Concordias

    No more Costa Concordias
    As the 100th anniversary the RMS Titanic disaster approaches, the Costa Concordia grounding is a stark reminder that going to sea remains dangerous. A modern cruise ship sailing a routine route capsized in a matter of minutes in beautiful weather, leaving...
  • Ship engineer may be rewarded for blowing whistle on pollution scheme

    A pollution whistle blower may be granted a financial reward Wednesday at the sentencing of two foreign shipping companies that were illegally pumping oily sludge and plastic into the sea and falsifying records to cover their tracks, according to court...
  • Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., Air Force colonel

    Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., Air Force colonel
    Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89. He was born in his immigrant...
  • U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms

    U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms
    Lighting Maryland homes with power from giant turbines off Ocean City moved closer to reality Thursday as federal officials announced they are ready to go forward with leasing vast areas along the Mid-Atlantic coast for wind farms. Interior Secretary Ken...