| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:07 AM
My nine year old son came home one day: "Can we go on YouTube and watch 'Dumb Ways To Die'? My friend was singing it at school!"
I had no idea what he was talking about...and whether or not this oddly-named video was remotely appropriate for kids to...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The Maryland Transit Administration is seeking public input on changes to its bus system in Baltimore and the surrounding area, including two proposals that would link Dundalk with downtown and serve the new Amazon distribution center on Broening Highway....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:20 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Closed in all jurisdictions.
| May 16, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said.
MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:14 AM
A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:
Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Open in all jurisdictions....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Business recently took me to New York City, and I found the city much as I left it: The Bronx is still up, the Battery's still down and Katz's Delicatessen is still on the lower east side.
Besides pastrami, Katz's is famous for its World War II...
| Sep 29, 2013
Every other week or so, fifth-grader Hayley Faith Negrin of Weston hops on a Metro North train with her mom after school and heads to a studio in Brooklyn.
Somewhere along the way, the perky 10-year-old becomes the even perkier and younger voice of...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
For the 115,000 daily passengers on Metro-North in Connecticut, the derailment and fatalities that occurred Dec. 1 in the Bronx really hit home.
Those were Connecticut rail cars involved in that crash and a crew that could just as easily have been...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:26 PM
"Yankee ingenuity" refers to the self-reliance of early New Englanders who improvised and adapted to overcome challenges from the region's harsh winters and poor soil. It also refers to a Connecticut penchant for inventiveness that resulted in the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:52 PM
First, the good news. People here are taking trains. Both Amtrak (31.6 million passengers) and Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division (38.8 million riders) set new records in their latest reporting periods.
Now the bad news. Four people were killed...