| Sep 8, 2012
Marian Caldwell has it all. Kind of. At 36, she's the executive producer of a scripted TV show. She's dating the handsome CEO of her network. And she has an apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
But Marian also has problems. Among them: The girl...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
By the time Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. sought bankruptcy protection Dec. 28, the once-high-flying drug treatment and mental health clinic had been showing signs of financial trouble for two years.
But even as the private nonprofit's debts mounted,...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
By the time he entered high school, Darian Kess was already a legend in the making.
Though he weighed less than 100 pounds and was only 14 years old, Kess carried with him a large reputation, thanks to his four junior league state wrestling...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:14 PM
It might have been trash-talking, but Jamal Lewis made good on his promise. The young Baltimore Raven broke the single-day rushing record by running for 295 yards in the 2003 home opener at the stadium newly rechristened for the company that had bought...
| Jul 28, 2012
A little more than a decade ago, a group of business executives and civic leaders envisioned a moment when the world's eyes would be riveted by events in the Baltimore-Washington area: the lighting of a cauldron followed by two weeks of elite athletic...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:38 PM
In early 2010, officials at Baltimore's public housing agency noticed a few thousand dollars had gone missing — transferred without authorization to the bank account of a man who rented his Northeast Baltimore home to a low-income tenant,...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Republicans and Democrats are attacking Romney for his remark: "I like being able to fire people who provide services to me." It fits in wtih the idea (I refuse to call it a meme) that Romney is an economic predator, a ruthless levergaed buyout artist who...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:25 AM
There's been a lot of bad news about the economy recently, but, luckily for us, John Oliver has some really awesome and hilarious news.
On last night's "The Daily Show," Oliver documented the story of a Florida couple and a newbie lawyer who...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:53 AM
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:26 PM
As retailers prepare for the traditional start of the holiday season this coming week, some of the nation's biggest chains plan to pre-empt Black Friday with shopping hours and special events on Thanksgiving Day — a move that has triggered a spate...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 5:36 PM
Revelations that attorneys at two Maryland firms had other people sign their names to foreclosure documents brought a rebuke Wednesday from the O'Malley administration, which called the practice a "potential example of further mishandling and mistreatment...