| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Driver advocacy group AAA Mid-Atlantic and some lawmakers urged local governments to conduct audits of their speed camera programs Thursday after learning that a secret audit last year of Baltimore's program documented far higher error rates than...
| Jan 25, 2014
If you are like most of us living in the Baltimore area, you are probably sick of hearing about what a disgrace the city's speed camera program turned out to be — about the high error rate, about the slow response of city government to the problem...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The City Council decided Monday to launch an investigation into the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system that found error rates much higher than officials have claimed publicly.
"People in the city of Baltimore are losing faith in us as...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Baltimore's City Council is taking the right step by launching an investigation into a secret audit of the city's speed camera system. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's statements on what the audit signified, how seriously it should be taken and what was...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A City Council committee investigating a secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system will begin its work next week.
The Judiciary Committee will meet at 11 a.m. next Tuesday to determine how to proceed, officials said. Committee Chairman James Kraft...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake offered a new explanation Wednesday for why her administration never acted on the results of an audit that found a high error rate for city speed camera tickets: The national engineering firm the city hired was "not...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Two U.S. senators angered by the firing of whistle-blower Walter Tamosaitis from the contaminated Hanford, Wash., nuclear site sharply criticized the U.S. secretary of Energy on Wednesday.
Tamosaitis, an engineer, had raised safety concerns two years...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
It might seem like a paid vacation for the 500,000 federal workers on furlough.
They've been out of work since last week and were promised back pay once a budget is passed and the government reopens.
But for many rank-and-file employees who live...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:04 PM
An engineering, construction and technical services firm notified the state that it might lay off 31 employees next month, Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Wednesday. California-based URS Corp. said possible layoffs could...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Wedding date: Feb. 24, 2013
Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit...