| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A Harford County councilman said he has one historically-significant baseball that could theoretically make him a much richer man.
Dion Guthrie said Tuesday he and his Cal Ripken Jr. signed ball will be featured on an episode of Maryland Public...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The Senate voted Monday to allow states to assess a sales tax on purchases from Amazon.com, eBay and other online retailers in a bipartisan measure that would also reduce the increase planned for Maryland's gas tax.
The bill, which passed 69-27, would...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Janice Jackson remembers being a 20-something flirting with the young men who worked at the Baltimore rehabilitation center where she visited her brother as he was recovering from a car accident that left him paralyzed.
Three years later, they would be...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Online shoppers would have to pay state sales taxes on more purchases under legislation that advanced in the U.S. Senate on Monday — but Marylanders could also wind up paying a smaller increase in gasoline taxes.
Bricks-and-mortar stores have long...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Maryland's highest-ranking judge, Robert M. Bell, likes that his courthouse is dedicated to his predecessor, pointing out that the letters etching Robert C. Murphy's name on the building's exterior are filled in gold paint to make sure even nighttime...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The runway at Martin State Airport fell away as the distant Baltimore skyline popped into view. A hint of turbulence jittered the pilot's seat during a banking maneuver that filled the cockpit windshield with the vast blueness of the Chesapeake Bay....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Federal agents in Baltimore seized 36 commercial websites on Monday as part of an international operation to stop fraudulent online sales this holiday season, alleging that the sites have been selling counterfeit goods — including athletic gear...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Next Saturday, the Baker family home will be full of light.
On the first night of Hanukkah, the Bakers — Liz, Steve, and 7-year-old Matthew — will celebrate by lighting several menorahs in their home and in the Hampden studio where Steve...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie.
But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A week from Saturday, the very thick chapter that isMichael Phelps' part of the record books will finally be closed. After a glittering career in which it was easier to write his records in pencil since he likely would surpass them at some point, it's...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:10 PM
In 1985, attorney David Snyder purchased one side of a duplex in Baltimore between the upscale neighborhoods of Roland Park and Guilford. The 1929 brick Georgian-style home had a stately exterior but would need an interior makeover.
| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs.
"I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...