| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Last Monday night, community and environmental organizations and residents of South Baltimore turned out to voice their concerns and objection to the Maryland Department of the Environment's consideration of Targa Resources' air pollution permit for a...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Missteps by Boeing Co. and the Federal Aviation Administration led to a fire aboard a 787 Dreamliner nearly two years ago that was parked at a gate at Boston's Logan International Airport, national safety officials concluded in a report Monday.
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board confirmed Monday night that the copilot who died in the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo prematurely unlocked the spacecraft's aerodynamic controls.
After some confusion, acting chairman...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:32 PM
To the editor: In assessing the damage caused by the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, Richard Branson quoted another famous British citizen, Sir Isaac Newton, saying that his team is "standing on the shoulders of giants." ("Virgin Galactic fatal...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Just before SpaceShipTwo broke apart in midair Friday, the tail lifted prematurely after the co-pilot changed the aerodynamic controls, the leader of the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday night.
Two levers were supposed to be pulled...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board found that a tugboat sank, spilling diesel fuel off Locust Point last year, after a mate misjudged the location of a collapsed pier, according to a report released Tuesday.
The mate operating the harbor assist...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Authorities are looking into how many hours a tour bus driver had been behind the wheel Sunday when he crashed twice in Northern California, with the second accident killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers.
The California Highway Patrol said...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A tour bus crashed twice on Sunday in Northern California -- the second time killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers -- and an investigation is underway.
The CHP said Monday the fact that the bus crashed into a Denny's before the later deadly...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
WASHINGTON Miami Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart just got put in charge of one of the largest pots of money in Washington, but he's not planning on any big spending sprees.
Instead, his job atop a transportation and housing appropriations...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:35 AM
A wedding album. Cookbooks. A favorite baking pan.
The elderly couple who survived a plane crashing into their home near Midway Airport say they are "forever grateful" to the firefighters who not only came to their aid this week but went out of their way...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:09 PM
For more than half a century, the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted the development of sensible aviation regulation in the United States. Unfortunately, when Congress enacted legislation in 2012 directing the FAA to craft rules for small...