With Independence Day falling on a Friday this year, many Marylanders are gearing up to travel and take advantage of the entire weekend to celebrate, according to Christine Delise, public affairs specialist for AAA Mid-Atlantic.
As one of summer's busiest weeks for holiday travel approaches, officials in Baltimore are warning visitors and commuters of multiple construction projects causing major congestion on several city thoroughfares.
By By Kevin Rector and Will Fesperman and The Baltimore Sun
In recent years, Maryland has been making significant progress improving the status of the thousands of bridges it maintains, according to the State Highway Administration — in part thanks to dramatic increases in annual funding under the state's new transportation tax structure.
Left-hander T.J. McFarland was prepared to make his scheduled start for Triple-A Norfolk on Friday when he received a call telling him he was headed to Baltimore to give a depleted bullpen an extra arm.
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was not in the starting lineup for Friday¿s game against the Cleveland Indians at Camden Yards, but manager Buck Showalter said the team believes Machado can avoid going on the disabled list.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he hopes that reliever Tommy Hunter, who was placed on the disabled list before Thursday's game against the Cleveland Indians with a left groin strain, will be able to return when he's eligible to be activated June 5.
MINNEAPOLIS -- In Manny Machado¿s second game back from offseason left knee surgery on Friday night, he recorded his first hit, scored his first run and made his first diving play at third base in the Orioles¿ 3-0 win over the Twins.
The Orioles already faced looming roster decisions before they officially placed first baseman Chris Davis on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals. And now the club's roster management is about to get trickier.
The Maryland General Assembly approved legislation Thursday that will provide new protections for motorists from erroneous tickets and other speed camera abuses, sending the bill to the governor for his expected signature.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has talked often this spring about the challenge of selecting the club¿s Opening Day roster ¿ and saying the best 25 players might not necessarily be the right 25 players to start the season with.
Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 91.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Canton resident Emily Fusting knew right away that Baltimore County had the wrong person when she got a $40 speed camera ticket in the mail recently. She drives a gray Hyundai hatchback. The car nabbed by the county camera on Kenilworth Drive? A dark-colored sedan.
Maryland speed camera programs came under scrutiny in Annapolis and Baltimore Tuesday, with the General Assembly considering reforms ranging from a ban of the so-called "bounty system" to levying heavy fines against operators that issue erroneous tickets. Meanwhile, a city councilman leading an investigation into a secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system said the administration has agreed to turn over hundreds of pages of documents..
By By Luke Broadwater and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun