| May 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
City officials promised a doubling of security on the collapsed block of East 26th Street in Charles Village on Monday after two of its 19 evacuated homes were reported broken into.
One homeowner reported $250 worth of damage to a window frame after...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:42 AM
No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Three light rail stations in North Baltimore — Mount Washington, Cold Spring and Woodberry — will be closed for three weeks of emergency repairs starting Friday as crews work to shore up significant track-side soil erosion, the Maryland...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Residents who have been out of their homes since their Charles Village street collapsed in April will be allowed to return this week, city officials said Sunday.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will contact residents today to schedule appointments to...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill that would allow the city's growing food truck industry to operate in more places.
The rewritten bill is an about-face from an earlier version of the legislation, which sought to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Heavy construction is to begin this month at Harbor Point. While Beatty Development Group, the company leading the project, has been in the headlines, it's another company that will be doing much of the heavy lifting: Armada Hoffler, which was announced...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
When eight organists from around the region gather at Grace United Methodist Church in Homeland for the 16th annual French Organ Marathon on Sunday, May 18, all of them will take a back seat to the star of the show — the organ.
It's a pipe organ...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:58 PM
With the street buckling in front of her, Evelyn Cannon called 911 as cars teetered and then began to sink, their wheels becoming less and less visible.
But Cannon felt unable to convey the gravity of the situation, she said. About 45 seconds into the...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:09 PM
City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday.
The initiative will focus on...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Normalcy remained elusive for the residents of the Charles Village block that collapsed in April even as they came back home this week.
Construction still hums outside as workers rebuild East 26th Street and the wall that held it above adjacent...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Baltimore's food truck industry will be able to petition Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration for additional places to sell their fares, under a bill approved Monday by the City Council.
The legislation calls on the Department of General...