| May 21, 2012
| 4:29 PM
The owner of an Anne Arundel County trucking company put out of business late last year by federal safety officials has filed for bankruptcy protection again, listing more than $3.3 million in debt.
Mark David Gunther Sr., owner of Harmans-based Gunthers...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:14 PM
As Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold awaits trial on criminal allegations that he misused his police detail for personal and political gain, new depositions from police officers provide a glimpse of working relationships at the center of...
| Sep 22, 2012
Since Baltimore City Hall contended in a federal lawsuit last year that a group of international banks conspired to keep a key interest rate benchmark low, more municipalities and private companies have started to investigate potential losses because of...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 6:21 AM
Consumer outrage succeeded in beating back Bank of America’s plan to charge a $5 monthly fee for using a debit card.
Now, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the big bank will be experimenting with monthly fees for basic checking...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:15 AM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this morning that it’s now taking complaints on checking accounts.
Could the agency’s timing be any better?
It comes just as the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Bank of America will be...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
If our largest banks are the "one-percenters" of American capitalism, small business is our 99.
And, just as our largest corporations are ruling the roost in Washington, so too do they rule in Annapolis. In fact, Maryland's politics have become so...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:47 PM
In the quaint town of New Windsor, officials have sold the municipal ball fields to a cement company, purchased a dilapidated inn with taxpayer money for development that hasn't happened and stuck residents with the bill for a nearly $5 million wastewater...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Nearly 3,600 people ran or walked in the rainy and slippery inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race in Ocean City Sunday, despite early concerns that a controversy involving Planned Parenthood could hurt attendance.
Breast cancer survivors, their...
| May 27, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Ex-Ravens running back Jamal Lewis has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Online bankruptcy records available Sunday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Georgia show Lewis has assets of about $14.5 million and owes about $10.5...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Thousands of Baltimore County residents have probably paid hundreds of dollars too much for their use of the city's public sewage system — and most are not even aware of it, county officials acknowledge.
More than 200,000 county households get...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A 41-year-old Washington woman was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for her role in conspiring to steal $1.4 million from the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland announced.
In imposing his...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Dunbar Armored has been in the armored-car business for nearly 90 years. But the Hunt Valley-based company now is branching into a new way to protect banks' and businesses' money and valuables: cybersecurity.
The company is launching a subsidiary, Dunbar...