| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:46 AM
It was an expensive grab for New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.
Belichick was fined $50,000 by NFL executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson for impermissible physical contact with an official at the end of the Ravens' 31-30...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Beginning this week, Maryland's Department of Assessments and Taxation can begin penalizing homeowners who received a homestead credit this year as a result of deception.
Penalties will be issued on an ad hoc basis as the department learns of violators,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Safety Ed Reed was fined $21,000 for his hit on New England Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch in the third quarter of the Ravens' 31-30 victory last Sunday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
Reed was ruled to have "struck a defenseless player in the head and...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Why aren't more people furious about the Libor scandal?
That's a question mostly being asked on the political left these days, and they're right to ask it.
Here are the basics: Barclays is the second-largest bank in Britain and one of the largest in the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Two members of the state senate are taking on local utility companies in a big way by demanding that Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric come up with a plan within 60 days to respond quickly to power outages following major storms.
They hope that plan...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:41 PM
A Maryland congressman called on regulators to amp up pressure on the state's electric utilities Thursday after last month's derecho left some customers without power for more than a week.
In a scathing analysis of the utilities' response, Rep. Chris Van...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Even before the Public Service Commission has heard a single hour of testimony about the response by Pepco and Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. to the recent derecho storm that knocked out power to more than a million Marylanders, the verdict is in — at...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Electronic Arts has reached preliminary settlement with the consumer protection law firm Hagens Berman, who filed suit against the company for violating antitrust and consumer protection laws in making its popular football video games.
The settlement has...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Double fine, preserve wins
The NCAA mostly got it right and should be commended for acting swiftly.
I also applaud the NCAA for not caving to the death penalty crowd that wanted blood at the cost of harming tens of...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Cary Williams indicated he hasn't been fined yet by the NFL for his late hit on Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker.
Williams tackled Decker well out of bounds in the fourth quarter and was penalized for unnecessary...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 12:54 PM
The NFL has fined Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin and cornerback Cary Williams $15,750 apiece for their late hits against the Denver Broncos, according to league spokesman Corry Rush.
Boldin delivered a shoulder block to cornerback Chris Harris in...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:59 PM
AAA Mid-Atlantic says Baltimore's speed camera "nightmare" was one of the transportation lows of 2012, though the driver advocacy group credited a similar program run by the State Highway Administration with helping to improve safety in construction...