| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:37 PM
The nation's transportation system is broken, agreed a panel of transportation wonks gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday, but they could not agree on how to fix it.
"Transportation is broken. There's no way to fund it. America is one big pothole,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:12 PM
A shipment of aluminum sheets from China had to be fumigated at the port of Baltimore this week after a snail species never seen locally before was spotted on the outside of a shipping container, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Maryland Port Administration a $750,000 grant to extend the port of Baltimore's program to replace older, more polluting trucks with new ones, the port announced Monday.
Through the Dray Truck...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Charles W. "Chuck" Battenfeld Jr., a retired Canton Railroad Co. executive, died April 23 of heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 95.
His wife of 70 years, Mary Jeannette Battenfeld, a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, died four...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:41 AM
A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below.
No injuries were...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department.
The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The dueling complaints by two port of Baltimore union officials alleging the other assaulted him now will be considered by residents of Baltimore, after their attorneys requested a jury trial in the case.
Maryland District Court Judge Timothy D....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:38 AM
This year, the designers of the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House had an unusual problem: getting visitors to take their eyes off the views outside the $3.5 million penthouse on the 23rd floor of Silo Point long enough to look at the...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Repairing the city block that collapsed during heavy rains in Charles Village last month will cost the city more than $18.5 million, according to city officials and a cost estimate released Tuesday.
The Department of Transportation will request...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The Maryland Port Administration received a federal award Wednesday for its success increasing exports out of the port of Baltimore's public terminals in recent years.
The President's "E Star" Award, given at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:06 PM
An agriculturally destructive moth species never before seen in the United States was found in a shipment of Chinese soybeans at the port of Baltimore, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Friday.
The insect species, Nemapogon gersimovi,...