| Feb 12, 2012
Stef Gray recently delivered a petition to Sallie Mae's Washington office, asking the giant private lender to eliminate a fee that unemployed college graduates must pay to suspend payments until they find a job.
The 23-year-old New Yorker's online...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:15 AM
In 2009, Marlena Clay-Boone had $68,000 in debt and seemingly nowhere to turn.
Then 57 years old, Clay-Boone had just gone through a divorce and had to use her credit cards to pay for several home repairs that came one after the other.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Friday morning's national launch of the iPhone 5 appeared to be going smoothly in Bel Air, where only a handful of people were lined up at two of the town's three main phone retailers shortly before 9 a.m.
Outside of Best Buy, Brian Oppenheim, of Joppa;...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alex Alexiou had the haggard look of a rough night on the streets of Baltimore —red eyes, unkempt hair, casually disheveled clothes.
He spent the night out for what has become an annual ritual: The sale of the latest iPhone. Alexiou stood fourth in...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:19 AM
WBAL-TV, which has seen a drop in its year-to-year news audience, is adding another newscast on its WBAL Plus (digital channel) starting in March.
Baltimore's NBC affiliate will add a 10 p.m. weeknight newscast anchored by Kate Amara on March 5, the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Baltimore elected officials said Friday they were outraged by an inspector general's report that found the Mayor's Office of Information Technology and a former deputy mayor withheld information from and misled city officials about a controversial project...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Back in 2000, when he was a shy and portly 8-year-old, John Boias had a grown-up-sized dilemma.
There he was in the family townhome one day, sweltering on a summer afternoon, when the strains of "Send in the Clowns" came wafting through the windows....
| Feb 5, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Twelve students from Cockeysville Middle School are having their artwork displayed at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
The exhibition coincides with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's February concert series, which includes a multimedia performance of...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:10 AM
A man told Annapolis police he was riding his bicycle on Sunday on Calvert Street near Rowe Boulevard when four or five men approached him and one knocked him off his bicycle.
The bicyclist told police that around 2:30 a.m. an assailant in a group of...
| Jul 22, 2012
Cathy Pelekakis, who was without power for six days after the June derecho, quickly made a few calls to complain: to her state representative, the Baltimore County executive and the Maryland Public Service Commission.
Next on her list: a letter to...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Gilman's season-opening football game against Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati, Ohio) on Sunday, August 26, will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed live on ESPN3 as part of the third annual ESPN High School Football Kickoff. Game time is 7 p.m. The...
| 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...