| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Inside the Ravens' victorious locker room Saturday night, coach John Harbaugh read aloud to the players as he relayed a text message on his phone from majority owner Steve Bisciotti.
Suffering from the flu, Bisciotti wasn't able to attend the Ravens'...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Take a line-by-line look at your cellphone bill — all dozen or so pages. See a $9.99 charge for horoscopes, flirting tips or some such thing that you didn't request?
If so, you've been crammed.
Once only a big problem with landline telephones,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Triffon G. Alatzas, who has served The Baltimore Sun as head of digital media and also led the sports and business departments, was named top editor of the 176-year-old news organization Wednesday.
As executive editor and a senior vice president of...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 90-fold since 2008 — renewing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Kathryn Ledwell turned at the boom and stared, confused in her fatigue by the plume of smoke rising behind her, the screams and the crowd — not just her fellow athletes but everyone — running in different directions.
Then the second...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Strange as it may sound, only a few years ago Marylanders were heatedly debating whether to ban drivers from text-messaging on their cell phones while behind the wheel. The dangers of "distracted driving" were an illusion, opponents claimed,...
| Dec 27, 2011
It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:31 PM
A 65-year-old Linthicum man who molested a 9-year-old girl and exchanged more than 200 text messages with an undercover detective pretending to be her pleaded guilty Thursday to using a cell phone to coerce a minor to engage in sexual activity,...
| May 12, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Not even getting stabbed repeatedly by a needle could get Danielle Cromb to put down her smartphone Saturday afternoon.
"I've been on Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest," said Cromb, of Charleston, S.C., who clutched her iPhone as she was having ink injected...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:56 PM
What if the cable guy was also your home security guy?
Maryland consumers are about to find out. Comcast Corp. has launched a marketing blitz this month to sign up customers for its new "Xfinity Home" package, which features a residential alarm system,...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The crimes appear ordinary on Howard County's November police log — two break-ins on U.S. 1, another at a Columbia home where a television and video games were taken, and a man held up at gunpoint in the village of Kings Contrivance.
| Sep 3, 2012
| 5:11 PM
One good thing about being the victim of a widespread scam estimated to cost American consumers $2 billion a year: You don't feel like the only fool in the country.
And in the matter of "cramming" — when shady text-message companies bill cell phone...