| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:38 PM
— The three soldiers in the Maryland National Guard helicopter crew lifted off from this sweltering border city shortly after sunset, with a federal agent on board and three "tickets" — reports of persons attempting to slip across the Rio...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Kay Halle, who founded a Waverly child care center and was active in the labor rights movement, died of cancer March 1 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Abell neighborhood resident was 67.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Pikesville, she was the daughter of...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As striking service workers rallied Wednesday on Orleans Street in front of John Hopkins Hospital, a hospital official said that the East Baltimore medical institution can't raise wages too much without eliminating other jobs.
"A key concern is making...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Frank J. Antonelli, a retired Government Printing Office printer and proofreader, died March 17 of cancer at Lorien Mays Chapel and Skilled Nursing Home. He was 84.
Frank Joseph Antonelli was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he graduated from...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Members of the Baltimore County police union are scheduled to vote Wednesday and Thursday on a labor agreement that would increase their job security, but also raise pension contributions for future hires.
The proposed agreement between Fraternal Order...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:17 AM
About 2,000 workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital have threatened to strike if the hospital does not agree to a wage increase of as much as 40 percent for some employees.
A union representing the hospital's service and maintenance workers, including...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:53 PM
As contract negotiations between county schools and the teachers union continue to focus on salary adjustments, union officials have encouraged teachers to take part in two school-day activities they believe will drum up community support for the union....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The historic Lord Baltimore Hotel sits a block away from the Sheraton Baltimore City Center, but less than a week after the 1926 landmark celebrated a multimillion-dollar restoration, the owners of the aging Sheraton on Fayette Street warned of mass...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:13 AM
John Hopkins Hospital and the union representing housekeepers, food servers and other workers were unable to agree on a contract Thursday night, leaving open the possibility for a strike beginning April. 9.
Local union 1199SEIU United Healthcare...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Service workers fighting for higher wages remained at loggerheads with Johns Hopkins Hospital on Friday as they ended a three-day strike over higher wages — and said they could walk off the job again.
Hopkins officials had not presented a...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:37 AM
When a three-day strike by local longshoremen forced the 718-foot CCNI Antofagasta to sail out of the port of Baltimore without unloading its container cargo, the effects rippled across the country and overseas.
Several shipping lines scrambled to...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Convinced it can spend less money yet provide better bus service, Howard County plans to cut out the organization that provides transportation to thousands of Central Marylanders each day and replace it with a new transit agency.