A federal scientist says the Conowingo Dam in northeastern Maryland is not trapping as much sediment and nutrient pollution as it has in years past — possibly endangering the Chesapeake Bay.
Bird watching is said to be the fastest growing outdoor activity in the United States. Maryland has more than 400 species of native birds, and is a favorite winter habitat for birds migrating from Canada and the Arctic down the Atlantic Flyway. This makes winter bird watching particularly interesting. Here are some top spots.
Maryland State Police say they’ve made progress in the investigation of the killing of a North Carolina teen who went missing while visiting Baltimore.
Authorities in Maryland say a truck driver is hospitalized after crashing a fuel tanker near the Conowingo Dam.
The millions of tons of sediment washed into the Bay by Tropical Storm Lee is still settling out. That aftermath has triggered a search for a way to limit this type of problem in the future.
Back-to-back late-summer storms dumped an estimated 4 million tons of Susquehanna River sediment into the Chesapeake Bay, threatening grasses, oysters and other ecologically important species.
Hundreds of people in Cecil County are cleaning up massive amounts of debris in the wake of devastating floods.
People are keeping a close eye as the water rises and falls with the tides. And the worst may be yet to come.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is warning Chesapeake Bay boaters to look for floating debris from the opening of the Conowingo Dam floodgates.
Court records show that Barnes’ older sister applied for a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend Michael Johnson– the last person to see Barnes alive.
Right now, police are working to catch a killer and solve one of the highest-profile cases in Maryland: the murder of Phylicia Barnes. The medical examiner has now ruled her death a homicide.
Saying goodbye. On Thursday night, family, friends and neighbors gathered both here in Baltimore and in North Carolina to remember Phylicia Barnes. The teen was found dead four months after she disappeared.