| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Speed camera vendor Brekford Corp. on Friday made its first public statement since losing its exclusive deal to run Baltimore's massive and once-lucrative camera network -- casting the development as a positive step for the firm.
The Anne Arundel Co.-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Something is rotten in Baltimore, and it isn't the fall leaves.
From the beginning of the city's speed camera program, there has always been something rather shady about how it has been operated and implemented.
From the closed door meetings between...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Baltimore is planning to expand its contract with an independent firm that monitored its latest attempt to install speed cameras throughout Baltimore and found numerous problems.
On Wednesday, the city's Board of Estimates plans to pay $237,000 to URS...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 11:52 AM
To guard against rising sea levels, Newport Beach city officials are expected to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls that would be built around Balboa and Little Balboa islands. Replacing the aging concrete......
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:26 PM
In an effort to guard against rising sea levels, the Newport Beach City Council is set to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls around Balboa and Little Balboa islands.
Replacing the aging concrete barriers...
| Aug 19, 2012
HAMPTON — On paper, the Newmarket Creek Park and Trail system will wind through the city's Coliseum Central business district, offering visitors a reprieve from the area's commercial atmosphere.
Bikers, walkers and kayakers could walk the estimated...
| 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...