Government offices, schools, courthouses and transit systems shut down in the mid-Atlantic region Monday as Hurricane Sandy off the coast kicked up a threatening combination of pounding rain, wind and tidal surges.
The approach of Hurricane Sandy has prompted the Coast Guard to restrict access to ports in the coastal waters of the eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia.
Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.
Officials say the Baltimore-Washington Parkway’s northbound lanes will remain closed near the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a problem developed with a bridge replacement project.
Natural resources officials have closed the Jennings Randolph Lake Boat Ramp in Swanton due to low water levels caused by dry conditions.
A Baltimore museum dedicated to Edgar Allan Poe is planning to close its doors for the winter and will reopen a changed place.
Authorities say the YMCA building in Bowie is closed until further notice following an early morning two-alarm fire.
The Baltimore Department of Transportation (DOT) is asking residents driving into the city to expect significant delays due to road closures ahead of this weekend’s Grand Prix.
The morning commute for drivers near the Eastern Shore was a real headache after the Bay Bridge was shut down throughout rush hour for an emergency inspection.
Four days after a deadly train derailment, Ellicott City is back open for business. Roads reopened in the center of town as questions still swirl about what caused that train to go off the tracks.
Much of Ellicott City is still off limits because of the debris and cleanup from the train derailment on Tuesday.
A ramp on Interstate 70 eastbound near Hancock was closed temporarily after a truck struck a guardrail and spilled ink.