| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Despite tightening school budgets and a perpetual rallying cry for more funding, Baltimore school administrators spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on expenses such as a $7,300 office retreat at a downtown hotel, $300-per-night stays...
| Oct 7, 2012
As pay raises go, it's hard to beat a fivefold increase.
That's the jump Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors' CEO saw in compensation last year. After getting a thumbs down for its executive pay from a shareholder advisory firm, the company told...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:52 PM
More than 20 years ago, the man who has become the most decorated Olympian was just known as a hyperactive boy in his North Harford preschool class.
Before he won 20 medals and set numerous world records, Michael Phelps followed his sisters to swim...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Elizabeth Grace Chesney, a former colleague of Howard Superintendent Renee Foose, has been named the school system's Chief Accountability Officer.
Foose's announcement of Chesney came Thursday, Aug. 16, followed immediately by a unanimous approval from...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:25 PM
After more than 31/2 years of bitter legal conflict, the judge in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case said he would approve a plan to transfer ownership of the Chicago media company to a group of hedge funds and banks based in Los Angeles and New York.
| Aug 18, 2012
| 12:28 PM
With the Grand Prix of Baltimore two weeks away, the race's promoter and owner of three cars competing in the IndyCar Series this year, Michael Andretti, was in town recently and sat down for a conversation that ranged from the upcoming event through...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Baltimore Police have shot 10 people this year — eight of them fatally — leading some to question whether police are properly equipped to handle calls involving the mentally ill.
Only one of those shot was carrying a firearm, and several...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:00 PM
In Baltimore schools, the cost of doing business can often be found on a plate — eggs Benedict or a French-toast buffet for breakfast, crab cakes or beef Wellington for lunch, and chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert.
The school district...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:19 PM
On Monday, as Kevin Maxwell pondered challenges awaiting as new CEO of Prince George's County schools, he reflected upon his seven-year tenure as Anne Arundel County Public Schools superintendent, saying he's proudest of programs he implemented, yet...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
LifeBridge Health has named Neil M. Meltzer as its new CEO as part of a shake up in leadership at the hospital system prompted by the retirement of the company's current head.
Current LifeBridge CEO Warren A. Green is retiring after 21 years with the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Volvo Ocean Race officials will visit Baltimore on Monday to evaluate a bid to host the only U.S. stop of the 2014-2015 edition of the round-the-world contest known as the Super Bowl of sailing.
Volvo officials are expected to begin announcing the ports...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Legg Mason Inc.'s stock retreated Friday, a day after shares shot up on a report that the company's board rejected — at least for now — a proposal by senior managers at its affiliates and private equity investors to take the company private....