| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Baltimore ranked sixth in a survey of the least-costly U.S. cities in which to do business, tax firm KPMG reported Thursday.
KPMG's study — which reviewed 27 large metropolitan regions — examined 26 cost factors in each market, including...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:08 PM
For Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, campaigning in Maryland on Tuesday represented something of a political homecoming.
It was nearly 20 years ago that Gingrich, then a Georgia congressman, hatched the outlines of the "Contract with...
| Apr 4, 2012
Howard County Republicans, like their GOP counterparts statewide, chose former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney Tuesday as their favored presidential nominee.
Romney captured 55 percent of the primary vote in Howard County, followed by Rick Santorum with...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:38 AM
Right-hander Sam Rogers pitched a five-hit shutout Thursday as visiting Loyola upset No. 3 Archbishop Spalding, 2-0, in baseball.
Rogers (3-1) struck out six in his second consecutive shutout. He blanked Plum High School (Pittsburgh) in Tampa, Fla., last...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:17 AM
All good things must come to an end, and today is the final day of Orioles spring training camp in Sarasota.
Luggage and packed boxes are all around the Ed Smith Stadium complex. Tractor trailers started transporting players’ automobiles last...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:12 PM
The neighbors said they'd heard the screams for years.
Shouting in the middle of their quiet Bel Air neighborhood. Cursing and threats so loud they could be heard a block away at night.
Late Monday, the conflict between father and son ended violently ...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Msgr. Robert Albert Bozel, a retired pastor of a Howard County parish recalled for his voluminous correspondence with friends and members of his congregation, died of pneumonia Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Robert Terrell Henderson, 26, of the first block of Defense Drive, was charged Thursday with violating a protective order and vandalism.
Douglas Bryon Langkam, 54, of the 1500...
| Apr 6, 2012
If this year's competition for the Republican presidential nomination were a real horserace rather than a figurative one, Mitt Romneywould be rounding the backstretch and heading for home. Only if he suffers the political equivalent of throwing a shoe...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:33 PM
The Orioles -- fresh off their season-opening, three-game sweep of the Twins -- host the Yankees tonight for the opening of a three-game series.
The Bronx Bombers are 0-3, reeling from being swept out of Tampa Bay.
Tonight, the Orioles send left-...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:37 AM
In the spring of 1980, the race for the Republican presidential nomination got nasty. The front-runner, Ronald Reagan, said his main challenger,George H.W. Bush, wasn't a real conservative. Mr. Bush went on the attack, accusing Mr. Reagan of peddling...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:35 PM
A $900 million proposal to build a downtown sports and entertainment arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center would appeal to national and international convention planners seeking a "destination package" and could transform the city,...