| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:03 PM
The older sister of Phylicia Barnes tearfully said Monday she had allowed her teenage sister to drift too close to the man now accused of murdering her, testifying in the trial of Michael Maurice Johnson that the then-26-year-old's unnerving conduct one...
| 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'...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:07 AM
I woke Thanksgiving morning to text messages from my sisters. Happy Thanksgiving, they said.
My daughter sent a text saying she was jumping in the shower and would be leaving shortly to help me cook.
I texted pictures of my dining room table, set with...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Every now and then we'll offer a lunch-time gathering of news and links related to sports business:
Jack Lambert of the Baltimore Business Journal wrote last week that the Ravens quietly unveiled a $250,000 makeover of the general concession stand...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:53 AM
President Obama may have defeated Mitt Romney in the general election, but the blue-ribbon Mount Washington School is in the thick of another closely fought national race.
It's Clorox's fourth annual "Power a Bright Future" contest to decide which...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Consumers in Maryland should watch out for text messages alerting recipients that they've won a high-priced gift card to a store.
The messages are part of a widespread "smishing" scam, a combination of "SMS," or Short Message Service, and "phishing," the...
| Dec 10, 2012
Today's economy has been tough on Maryland's small businesses. With consumers struggling with less disposable income and the state's unemployment rate stuck stubbornly high at near 7 percent, businesses have had to cut costs and tighten their belts any...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Animal control officer Anthony Maxwell once relied on a weathered blue binder of maps to navigate through a day of picking up stray cats, patrolling parks for loose dogs and investigating cruelty reports.
Now, a GPS device on the dashboard of his...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The Roland Park Civic League has scheduled a public meeting March 14 to talk about options — or lack thereof — for broadband Internet connectivity in north Baltimore.
"There is so little competition and we suffer in price because of that,"...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo said Wedneday that he received a text message from the family of freshman quarterback Ralph Montalvo, saying that the player who was critically injured in a car accident near his home in South Florida last week has been...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Everyone knows I have a love-hate relationship with technology. Actually, it's more of a hate-hate relationship. Technology hates me, and I hate it right back.
My aversion to all things computerized stems from my earliest encounters with word...