The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement Saturday night that a search team has found the wreckage believed to be the cargo ship El Faro, which went missing with 33 crew members – including a man who grew up in Baltimore -- on Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin.
The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard, including a Baltimore man, helplessly — and tragically — adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel's owners say.
Baltimore's Penn Station will be buzzing this morning and later tonight as Amtrak's Northeast Corridor reopens for full service — enabling travelers on the nation's busiest section of commuter rail to move from New York to Washington, D.C. for the first time since a catastrophic crash in Philadelphia last week.
Rep. Andy Harris is open to the possibility that Amtrak needs more money to improve safety along its busy Northeast Corridor. But the only Republican in Maryland's congressional delegation said he would need more information before supporting such an increase.
A train collided with a vehicle in Rosedale Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said, less than two miles from the site of a significant derailment and explosion in 2013 along the same rail line.
Maryland's top transportation official on Thursday ordered immediate inspections of 27 aging, state-owned bridges after a chunk of concrete fell on a Prince George's County woman's car from the bottom of the Interstate 495 overpass in Morningside.
A mate's miscalculation of a sunken pier off Locust Point resulted in his tug boat getting gashed open, sinking and releasing 2,400 gallons of diesel fuel into harbor waters last year, the National Transportation Safety Board found.
Christopher David Parsons, the 29-year-old from Westminster, who was one of three killed Thursday when a plane collided with a helicopter near the Frederick Municipal Airport, was a helicopter instructor and a former Marine.
The freight train derailment and explosion that caused millions of dollars in property damage in Rosedale last year spurred National Transportation Safety Board officials on Wednesday to call for new laws banning the use of hands-free cellphone devices by drivers.
Dozens of damages claims filed against the waste company involved in the derailment and explosion of a freight train in Rosedale in 2013 have been settled, according to federal court documents filed Tuesday.
About 70 minutes after the derailment and fiery explosion of a chemical-laden train in Rosedale last year, a team of county firefighters, state environmental experts and CSX Transportation officials entered the "hot zone." New documents outline the extent of the chemical spill.
The parents of two young women killed in a destructive coal train derailment in Ellicott City in 2012 unleashed heated criticism of the railroad for the first time Tuesday — blaming CSX Transportation for their daughters' deaths.
The derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City nearly two years ago began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two young women happened to be seated along the tracks, according to investigative documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Monday.
Parasailing has grown in popularity in recent years, but so have the number of fatal and near-fatal accidents. A federal agency said this week that licensing and regulations are needed keep customers safe.
Nearly one year after the collision of a waste truck and a CSX Transportation train not far from Pulaski Highway, business leaders in the surrounding industrial park say they are still sorting out the mess.
With some facing up to 40 days away from their homes, Charles Village residents criticize the city and CSX for failing to heed their complaints about problems with East 26th Street, which collapsed in a heap of stones, dirt and automobiles onto the adjacent train tracks.