| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has proposed funding the state's study of "fracking" for natural gas, ending a two-year legislative standoff over getting the industry to pay for it.
O'Malley included $1.5 million in his fiscal 2014 budget "to provide citizens,...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Winter lovers enjoyed a light snowfall in the Baltimore region Saturday without many of the usual headaches, as the snow passed after several hours with few traffic concerns. But State Highway Administration officials urged motorists to continue to be...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:15 PM
The third wet winter weather system to pass through Maryland in a week was expected to add to the young season's snow tally Saturday, but a late start and some drier air could make it difficult except in areas north and west of Baltimore. Snow was...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Western Maryland is under a winter storm watch going into the weekend, with the possibility of white-out conditions and more than 6 inches of snow. That precipitation isn't expected to reach Baltimore -- but a blast of frigid wind is.
A winter storm...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Central Maryland is under a high wind watch starting Saturday morning, with gusts expected to reach 60 mph during the day. The forecast prompted utility Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to warn of possible power outages.
Rain is forecast to usher in the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A strong low-pressure system causing blizzards across the Midwest is forecast to bring potential white-out conditions in Western Maryland and damaging winds across the Baltimore area Friday and Saturday.
Heavy snow combined with strong winds could create...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Fat, wet flakes of snow mixed with cold rain slickened Wednesday evening commutes and slowed drivers around the region.
The snow was expected to be a nuisance come Valentine's Day morning, according to forecasts. Earlier expectations of a more...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:12 AM
As if some weren't already on edge with the prospect of an asteroid passing 17,000 miles from Earth, a meteorite exploded over Russian skies injuring 500 people. Scientists say the two aren't related, but there is a long list of questions many may have...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm."
Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:41 PM
State highway officials are urging motorists heading north and west for the holidays to be cautious, given winter weather conditions expected in some areas in the coming days.
The weather could complicate holiday travel and celebration plans as people...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:09 PM
A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. for much of the Baltimore area as a wintry mix of snow and sleet with pockets of freezing rain moves in from the south, the National Weather Service reported.
Forecasters said the mix of...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Members of Maryland's congressional delegation asked the Obama administration Thursday to reconsider its decision to deny federal disaster aid to Garrett County residents walloped by an October snowstorm.
In a letter to Federal Emergency Management...