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Marlins agree to trade Marcell Ozuna to Cardinals for prospects

Marcell Ozuna is just about your newest former Marlin. Miami agreed to trade Ozuna — their Gold Glove, Silver Slugger left fielder — to the St. Louis Cardinals for four prospects on Wednesday, a source told the Sun Sentinel. He is the third All-Star to say so long to South Florida in six days. ...

  • Columbia-based ADG Creative will be acquired by Chenega Corp.

    Columbia-based ADG Creative will be acquired by Chenega Corp.

    ADG Creative, a Columbia-based communications and marketing firm, said Wednesday it has agreed to be acquired by Alaska-based Chenega Corp., an Alaska Native Corporation, and will join Chenega’s portfolio of professional services organizations. ADG Creative serves commercial clients as well as...

  • CareFirst plans to help curb opioid addiction through grants, programs

    CareFirst plans to help curb opioid addiction through grants, programs

    After noticing a large uptick in claims for addiction treatment services, including expensive emergency room visits, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield administrators said Wednesday that the insurer was developing a comprehensive method of caring for its customers. The effort was announced by the state’s...

  • Fed boosts benchmark rate for third time this year

    Fed boosts benchmark rate for third time this year

    The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the third time this year and foresees three additional hikes in 2018, a vote of confidence that the U.S. economy remains on solid footing 8½ years after the end of the Great Recession. The Fed announced Wednesday that it's lifting its short-term...

  • Activist DeRay Mckesson sues Fox News, media personality Jeanine Pirro for defamation

    Activist DeRay Mckesson sues Fox News, media personality Jeanine Pirro for defamation

    Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson has sued Fox News and media personality Jeanine Pirro, alleging she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit brought against the Black Lives Matter movement. Mckesson alleges that Pirro made “false and defamatory statements” claiming he directed other protesters...

  • Accumulating snow possible tonight as wind chills hover in the teens

    Accumulating snow possible tonight as wind chills hover in the teens

    The Baltimore region could be in for a slick and snowy commute Thursday morning, the National Weather Service warned. Meteorologists are forecasting a 60 percent chance of snow showers between about 7 p.m. and 4 p.m. Though only an inch or less of accumulation is expected, with frigid temperatures...

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