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  • Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'

    Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'
    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,...
  • Chinese snail forces fumigation at Baltimore port

    Chinese snail forces fumigation at Baltimore port
    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. The...
  • Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire

    Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire
    Nobody asked me, but… A judge who orders an electric shock to silence a criminal defendant who refuses to shut up during a court proceeding has relinquished his eligibility for retirement duty on the bench. This is alleged to have happened when...
  • Baltimore man charged in fatal stabbing of pregnant girlfriend

    Baltimore man charged in fatal stabbing of pregnant girlfriend
    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...
  • Other East Coast ports must be cheering Md.'s failure on rail facility [Letter]

    Other East Coast ports must be cheering Md.'s failure on rail facility [Letter]
    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...
  • Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...
  • Port extends deal with BMW, strengthening auto import business

    Port extends deal with BMW, strengthening auto import business
    A new five-year deal between the port of Baltimore and high-end automaker BMW will keep bringing an estimated $2.5 billion worth of vehicles through what is already the top auto import operation in the nation. Officials announced the extended...
  • The true costs of the CSX rail plan [Commentary]

    The true costs of the CSX rail plan [Commentary]
    The shelving of a plan to build a new CSX rail facility in the West Baltimore residential neighborhood of Morrell Park was decried recently as a setback for regional job growth and a sign of failed leadership by CSX. But articles in The Baltimore Sun...
  • Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton

    Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton
    A nearly $4 million public-private project will relocate some operations of the Canton Railroad Co. away from the neighborhood's east end, significantly reducing train traffic and noise in the increasingly residential and commercial area. Railroad and...
  • Baltimore awarded $1.1 million grant to study Hanover Street corridor

    Baltimore awarded $1.1 million grant to study Hanover Street corridor
    Baltimore has received a $1.1 million federal grant to create a plan for the reconstruction or revitalization of Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge and other parts of the busy South Baltimore corridor, according to the U.S. Department of...
  • Caterpillar species intercepted at BWI airport in leaves carried by Jamaica passenger

    Caterpillar species intercepted at BWI airport in leaves carried by Jamaica passenger
    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...