| 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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A tornado touched down in the Largo area of Prince George's County during storms that passed through the region Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday. Meteorologists had previously confirmed another tornado in Northern Virginia.
| Apr 23, 2013
Sequestration is starting to frustrate air travelers.
About 400 flights were delayed Sunday because of air traffic controller furloughs, the Federal Aviation Administration said, and a few more interruptions were reported Monday, though the nation's air...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Wondering when this year's brood of cicadas will emerge, and whether they will appear in your backyard? A Virginia company is helping answer the first of those questions.
The stubby, winged insects emerge when the soil reaches 64 degrees. Given a series...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Higher airfares and lower fuel prices combined to give Southwest Airlines $59 million in first-quarter net profits, or 8 cents a share, beating Wall Street's predictions.
The Dallas-based airline's earnings fell 40 percent from $98 million, or 13...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:21 PM
While the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a Senate plan to avoid furloughs of air traffic controlllers, positions responsible for weather observation at BWI Marshall Airport and other airports across the country are at risk.
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Recession being the bane of piano retailers, it seems wholly remarkable that Harry Cohen and his son, Lou, decided to start selling Baldwins and Wurlitzers in 1937 — the year the economy relapsed toward the end of the Great Depression.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Mark Montgomery, president and CEO of Ports America Chesapeake, will be the guest speaker at the BWI Business Partnership's May signature breakfast and annual transportation forum, Wednesday, May 15, from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. at the BWI Airport Marriott,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Another wet, gloomy day is in the forecast in the Baltimore area Tuesday, with chances for rain and highs in the mid-60s expected, according to the National Weather Service.
A coastal flood advisory is in effect for the western shore of the Chesapeake...
| 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...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Despite damp weather to end the month, April 2013 was drier than normal, continuing a trend of below-average precipitation that has persisted since Hurricane Sandy's deluge last October.
Through the end of the month, 10.4 inches of rain have fallen at...