Safety

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Md. Railroads To Install Life-Saving Technology By End Of The Year

Federal regulators say most railroads are not on track meet a deadline to install safety technology to prevent deadly crashes, such as the one in Philadelphia that killed three people who had ties to Maryland.

08/10/2015

(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Southwest Flight From Baltimore Receives Threat, Lands Safely

A plane has landed safely at Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport after officials said a threat was made while it was in flight.

07/07/2015

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Preparations Underway For Baltimore’s July 4th Celebrations

With more than 150,000 expected in Baltimore for Fourth of July, city police aren’t taking any chances. You will see extra security at the fireworks.

07/03/2015

Heather E. Cook, photo courtesy Diocese of Maryland.

Former Episcopal Bishop Trial Postponed Until September

A trial was scheduled to begin Thursday for a former Episcopal bishop in Maryland who is charged in the drunken-driving death of a bicyclist, but it was postponed until September.

06/04/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

05/26/2015

Ocean City Beach Patrol

Future Lifeguards Prep For Safety In Ocean City

Thousands are celebrating the Memorial Day holiday by heading to Ocean City and the beach patrol is prepping for safety in the water.

05/25/2015

Fracking (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Senate: No Pause In Support For Bill To Halt Fracking

Maryland Senators are supporting a bill that would put a two year stop to any fracking in the state.

04/06/2015

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High Speeds Blamed For More Crashes Involving Truckers

Big rig tires are only supposed to go a maximum constant speed of 75 miles per hour, but truckers across the country are exceeding that limit.

04/05/2015

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Sen. Ben Cardin To Discuss ‘Blue Alert’ Legislation

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to discuss new legislation he is sponsoring to create a nationwide alert system to catch violent criminals who have injured or killed police officers.

04/01/2015

metro safety

Metro Releases New Safety Videos In Wake Of Fatal Smoke Incident

Months after a fatal smoke incident on the Washington, D.C. Metro, the agency releases safety videos to show riders what to do in case January’s incident happens again.

03/26/2015

Many areas of Maryland saw severe thunderstorms throughout Tuesday

Md. Officials Urge Sensible Response To Severe Storms

State officials are urging residents to be prepared and use common sense when dealing with severe thunderstorms.

03/17/2015

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No Guns For Officers In Baltimore Schools

A delegation of city leaders unanimously decided to table the legislation to allow armed officers inside Baltimore City schools.

03/06/2015

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