| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The United States Coast Guard has joined in the search for two people after a suspected migrant boat capsized in the Atlantic Ocean waters about 75 miles northeast of West Palm Beach.
Seven people have been rescued, while three bodies were recovered,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Pride will only leave the port of Baltimore for a few months.
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday that its Carnival Pride cruise liner will return to the port of Baltimore in March 2015, after only a brief stint in Florida, thanks to new...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Following a series of complaints lodged against Google's "mystery barge," a state agency has ordered the tech titan to relocate the project.
San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission Executive Director Larry Goldzband told the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A U.S. Navy helicopter on a training mission crashed into the sea off Virginia on Wednesday, killing two sailors and triggering a search for a missing crew member, the Navy announced.
Three crew members were rescued after the MH-53-E Sea Dragon...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:13 PM
They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth.
The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Tucked inside the defense bill approved by Congress this week was a provision that would add seven air tankers to the U.S. Forest Service's beleaguered air fleet.
The fleet of planes, which drop retardant to give firefighters on the ground crucial...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Safety precautions are underway downtown to prepare for the more than 50,000 people expected to fill the Inner Harbor Tuesday for Baltimore's annual New Year's Eve fireworks celebration.
The New Year's Eve Spectacular is scheduled from 9 p.m. Tuesday to...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Coast Guard was dispatching a special ice-breaking cutter to help free two ships lodged in the Antarctic, officials announced Saturday.
The Polar Star, the Coast Guard’s only active heavy polar ice breaker, was being sent...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Of the almost four years Kevin Berto has spent at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, almost two have been at sea, traveling to such places as Gibraltar, the Gulf of Oman and Puerto Rico.
"I have friends who have sailed on naval warships to...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A mass of some of the coldest air to descend on the United States in two decades brought wind chills to as cold as 15 degrees below zero in Baltimore early Tuesday morning, shattering at least one record with more cold lasting into Wednesday....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Thirteen passengers were injured Tuesday morning after a North Carolina ferry hit a sandbar and ran aground, officials said.
Shortly after 9 a.m., the Adventure hit a sandbar near Battery Island as it was heading toward Bald Head Island from Southport,...