| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Longshoremen who went on strike last year at the port of Baltimore claim they are not liable for related losses sustained by their employers, in part because a coastwide labor contract banning such strikes does not apply to them.
The claim was made in...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority says it has launched an investigation into its police K-9 unit after the dogs' head trainer alleged problems with the drug-sniffing hounds.
The trainer said in a deposition that he had discovered deficiencies in the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:24 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:44 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
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.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Discord has erupted within the longshoremen's union at the heart of the labor dispute at the port of Baltimore, with some members calling for an end to the union's standoff with port employers and others promising to push on.
The dissension is growing...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The longshoremen's dispute at the Port of Baltimore is probably not about wages ("Cargo being diverted as port labor standoff continues," Jan. 17). Articles in The Sun have only mentioned that "rookie" (i.e. apprentice) wages will double and all wages...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a massive computer center being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environment-conserving deal that officials say could serve as a model for others....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The Maryland Port Administration is urging state officials to approve its sale of a 346,0000-square-foot pier in the Canton Industrial Area.
The Clinton Street Marine Terminal, which has seen little use for decades, sits across the Inner Harbor from...