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National license plate database sparks privacy fears

The Department of Homeland Security is closer to developing a National License Plate Recognition Database, which is raising privacy concerns.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 12:19pm EST

Tags: j.j. green, dhs, License plate readers, Neal Augenstein

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Park police warn against playing on ice

It's tempting for kids to test the ice in a nearby pond or creek, but it can be deadly.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 08:09pm EST

Tags: gaithersburg, Kate Ryan,

Potomac Edison: 'Absolutely no way' power will be restored to thousands

Thousands of Potomac Edison customers without power may want to find another place to stay after a spokesman for the utility company said Wednesday there is "absolutely no way" power will be restored to all customers by the end of Wednesday.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 02:30am EST

Tags: Potomac Edison, power outages, Todd Meyers, outages, electricity

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Freezing rain, ice expected Tuesday into Wednesday

Even as one winter weather system swirls its way out of the D.C. region, another is forecast to hit your Wednesday-morning commute.

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 12:15am EST

Tags: winter weather, freezing rain, Lauryn Ricketts

Cold temps keep icebreakers busy along the bay

Take a ride aboard an icebreaker on the Chesapeake Bay, keeping the waterways open for fishermen, school children and even emergency responders.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:05pm EST

Tags: ice-breaker, Kate Ryan, kent island, Chesapeake Bay, winter weather, Chester River

Pond skating never a good idea

Icy ponds and frozen lakes may be fun to skate on, but fire officials warn that they can be deadly.

Sunday - 01/26/2014, 03:23pm EST

Tags: jamie forzato, ice skating, thin ice

1 hurt in crash at Perryville railroad crossing

Cecil County authorities say a woman was flown to a Baltimore hospital after her car slid down an icy hill and into a moving freight train.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 03:27pm EST

Tags: training accident, Cecil County

Dense fog brings unusually low visibility, slick roads

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for the entire WTOP listening area until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 02:20am EST

Tags: weather, traffic, fog,

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