| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container.
Customs agents put the estimated street...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:54 AM
At the beginning of the year, the Port of Baltimore was on a roll. At Seagirt Marine Terminal, the ribbon was cut on a 50-foot-deep berth financed by a $1.3 billion public-private partnership between the port and Ports America Chesapeake. The investment...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:34 PM
As the city's manufacturing base and population shrank, the Greater Baltimore Committee decided it needed to train leaders to replace the ones the region was losing — people energized to help with increasingly complex local problems.
That was 30...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Amazon.com will open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 1,000 people at the site of the former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore, the company announced Tuesday.
The company plans to hire locally for jobs packing and...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The BWI Business Partnership's November Signature Breakfast and Transportation Forum will be held Thursday, Nov. 14 from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. at the BWI Airport Marriott, 1743 West Nursery Road, in Linthicum.
Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:48 PM
State and city officials said Wednesday that Amazon.com's new warehouse in Southeast Baltimore will receive more than $43 million in tax credits — incentives they say helped lure the large company to Maryland.
The company and its landlord, Duke...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:59 PM
A measure that would allow Maryland to continue to unload huge quantities of dredging spoils on islands in the Chesapeake Bay — an effort considered critical for the port of Baltimore — won broad bipartisan support Wednesday in the...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Bang Warren dismissed the pounding on her cabin door early Monday morning as "children playing a prank." Then a horn blared and she heard people running through the halls of the Grandeur of the Seas
A fire had broken out in the early morning hours...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:21 PM
The inspector general of the U.S. Postal Service is urging the agency to take a cue from the port of Baltimore and expand its partnerships with private businesses to cut costs and modernize its infrastructure.
In a report released last month, Inspector...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:23 AM
This week, we mourn for the loss of Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, the 19-year-old college students who died on a downtown Ellicott City train trestle, victims of a coal train derailment late Monday night. Theirs were promising lives cut short in a truly...