| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Playing the last hand of the week in a round of bidding for the rights to build a casino in Prince George's County, MGM Resorts said Friday that the merits of its $925 million resort next to the Capital Beltway trump the others.
Its ace in the hole is...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:04 PM
A so-called “Bermuda High” weather pattern is forecast to bring Baltimore's first prolonged heat wave of the season, according to the National Weather Service.
High pressure is expected to settle off the Atlantic Coast starting Wednesday,...
| May 29, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley will turn to a longtime political ally, former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith, to lead the Maryland Department of Transportation as it begins a new era of stepped-up construction, administration officials confirmed Tuesday....
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Southwest Airlines and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are talking about adding overseas flights, perhaps as early as 2015.
"International is going to grow at BWI, and it's going to grow with Southwest," said Paul Wiedefeld, the airport's executive...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The National Park Service has announced that it no longer needs to furlough U.S. Park Police.
The announcement came after Park Police officers — who patrol the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and several sites in Maryland — had served three of...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The second day of the week's heat wave reached the low 90s with poor air quality, and conditions are expected to continue through the weekend.
The high temperature at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport was 92 on Thursday, below the 2011...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Temperatures are expected to reach into the low 90s across the Baltimore region on Friday as warnings about poor air quality continue, according to the National Weather Service.
At 2:54 p.m., the temperature at BWI was 89. Downtown at the Maryland...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Security checkpoints at the two busiest concourses at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will be temporarily closed at separate times this week to allow for construction, officials said.
The two checkpoints serve airline gates for Southwest Airlines and its...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Erika Brannock saw flashes of yellow and orange, and she felt as if her body was falling in slow motion when the first of two homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon exploded inches away from where she stood near the finish line.
She heard people crying...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Fourteen seniors from The John Carroll School left from BWI Marshall Airport on May 18 for a week-long mission trip to Roatan, Honduras. They were accompanied by John Carroll teacher Jake Hollin, and his wife, Amy.
The students spent a week living and...