| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:13 AM
If Santa Claus had ever contemplated expanding his toy-making empire from the North Pole to a more strategic hub closer to the nation's capital, he might have found the mill town of Savage to his liking in 1948.
That was the promotional gimmick that a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:08 PM
A Carroll County Ravens fan bid $57,100 on a customized Jeep owned by running back Ray Rice — and 10 percent of that price will benefit the Erika Brannock Fund, supporting the Towson preschool teacher injured in the Boston Marathon bombing....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:02 AM
With her Maltipoo, Brooks, tucked under her arm, Stephanie Bradshaw was ready to get down to business.
Three employees were buzzing about her Clipper Mill office, preparing for a bridal photo shoot. Bradshaw rattled off questions about the session,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Two women pleaded guilty Friday to using stolen medical records to open or take over credit accounts at department stores and setting up a cottage industry selling fraudulently obtained goods.
Chanell Cole, 30, and Yolanda Welch, 39, are scheduled to be...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:35 AM
We spend a lot of time during the offseason talking about market value. What’s the market on free-agent closers? When will the starting pitcher market set itself?
And then there’s the market on this year's Orioles FanFest autograph vouchers,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Amazon.com will open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 1,000 people at the site of the former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore, the company announced Tuesday.
The company plans to hire locally for jobs packing and...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:49 PM
When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A federal judge said Friday he would consider lighter-than-normal sentences for members of a major suburban marijuana smuggling organization — the latest fallout of the drug's legalization in several U.S. states.
U.S. District Judge James K....
| Oct 27, 2013
| 9:28 PM
With Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar putting up $250 milllion for a project featuring journalist Glenn Greenwald, it is starting to feel as tech billionaires might be just the folks to save journalism....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A federal judge in Maryland handed down lighter prison sentences Monday to defendants in a huge marijuana distribution case, saying that such offenses are "not regarded with the same seriousness" as they were just a few decades ago.
U.S. District Judge...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:13 PM
An Edgewood drug dealer pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to supplying customers around the world through the Silk Road online marketplace.
Jacob Theodore George IV, 32, admitted to agents with the Department of Homeland Security in January 2012...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
You'll know you have arrived at John Waters' Christmas party when you see the wreath of thorns.
Ricky the doorman — he's worked this party for 25 years — will not let you past the heavy wooden door unless your name is on the list. You...