| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration has begun preliminary planning for a new air traffic control tower at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Replacing the existing three-decade-old tower, a new one would provide a more...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:47 AM
A car rental company located near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in Hanover was evacuated for more than four hours on Friday night after employees noticed a suspicious device and alerted police, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Cynthia C. "Cyndy" Scott, a senior vice president at Tower Federal Credit Union in Laurel who was active in Democratic political campaigns, died June 13 of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Canton resident was 66.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The heat index could top 100 degrees for the first time in 2013 this week after a relatively mild start to summer.
Through Sunday, there had been just a single day above 90 degrees in Baltimore this month, on June 1. That tally is likely to grow by four...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Tuesday's temperatures reached a record high for 2013 in Baltimore, and it could get hotter still with the heat index expected to near 100 degrees Wednesday and surpass it Thursday.
Forecasters observed a high of 93 degrees at Baltimore-Washington...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:55 PM
5:55 p.m. update: The tornado watch has been canceled for Central Maryland.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch across most of Maryland on Thursday until 10 p.m.
Thunderstorms are again likely in the afternoon, possibly turning severe....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:39 PM
After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages.
"The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Dinner and drinks at the airport, even when you don't have a flight to catch? That might not be as crazy as it sounds.
Sky Azure, a small cocktail and tapas lounge in the new observation gallery at BWI Airport, has potential as a fun lunch or happy hour...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:38 PM
A plane headed from Boston to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia Sunday evening after smoke was detected in the cabin.
Laura-Chase McGehee, a freelance photographer and...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15).
One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...