| Mar 16, 2013
Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough.
Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:21 PM
One of every five commercial trucks pulled over in Baltimore by Maryland State Police inspectors during a two-day sweep this week was impounded for safety defects. In addition to the 114 defective trucks, 21 drivers were barred from driving for...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Friday that he has created a work group of delegates to study strategies for economic revitalization of the Baltimore region.
Busch said he has directed the nine-member panel to review existing programs and recommend...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's seventh State of the State speech will begin at noon today, but aides have released excerpts of his speech, advertised under the banner "Better Choices; Better Results."
Here is a sneak peek of O'Malley's prepared remarks:...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Cruise traffic at the port of Baltimore last year dipped slightly from 2011, snapping a four-year string of increases.
Port officials said Wednesday that 240,676 people sailed on 100 cruises out of Baltimore, the second-highest count since year-round...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:17 PM
John R. Duffy, a retired Baltimore police officer and Navy veteran who witnessed the Japanese surrender that ended World War II, died Wednesday of a heart attack at Ivy Hall nursing home in Middle River.
The longtime Perry Hall resident was 87.
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Longshoremen and the management of East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout next week.
The deal between the International Longshoremen's Association, which...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Dock workers and the management of 15 East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout on Wednesday.
The six-year deal between the International Longshoremen's Association,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The manufacturers of Asia just got a lot closer to Baltimore.
Four massive cranes at the Seagirt Marine Terminal began writing the next chapter in the region's maritime history Thursday morning as they started unloading a 981-foot cargo ship laden...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:50 PM
As regulars perused handmade jewelry, discounted bedsheets, slightly-worn stuffed animals and other knick-knacks, dozens of Baltimore County police officers swarmed into a bustling Dundalk flea market Saturday morning to bust vendors allegedly selling...