| 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.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A caterpillar species never before seen in the Baltimore area and considered a potential threat to local agriculture production was intercepted at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said Friday.
The discovery of the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Employers at the port of Baltimore have asked a federal judge to force a local longshoremen's union to pay them more than $3.8 million in damages from a three-day strike last year.
The lawsuit is the latest escalation in a long-standing labor contract...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A Jessup-based third party logistics company focused on forest products plans to move to a bigger facility near the Port of Baltimore in October, brokers for the deal said Tuesday.
B & E Storage Inc., which started in Columbia in 1985, has increased...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:01 PM
A 32-year-old Baltimore man is charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend when she was nine months pregnant with his daughter, Baltimore County police and prosecutors said.
Prosecutors said that Kenneth Walter Worrell III of Baltimore was unhappy...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The demise of the proposed inter-modal transportation hub in Morrell Park is a sad day for the Port of Baltimore and the many folks whose living depends on it. (I'm sure other East Coast ports are cheering.)
Where was the leadership in Annapolis on this...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:57 PM
State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will.
With the state withdrawing more than $30 million in funding, the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:15 PM
While this week's decision to abandon the proposed $95 million intermodal rail facility at the Mount Clare yard in Southwest Baltimore may be regarded as a big victory for neighbors in Morrell Park and elsewhere who strongly opposed it, the decision is...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Baltimore may lose hundreds of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in economic activity and half of the port's containerized cargo following the state's decision not to build a new rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park.
State and port officials...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:41 AM
When the Carnival Pride returns to Baltimore next spring, it will not only have new pollution-control technology and a $500 million makeover. The ship also will have a new itinerary of extended cruises to the Caribbean.
Carnival Cruise Lines, which...