| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:18 AM
•••• EA is going to launch early copies of "Mass Effect 3" into space. When the other races from around the galaxy come to blow us up, you'll know where they got the idea. [The Verge]
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:49 AM
A reporter inquires about the way we refer to U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, because his staff says that he prefers to be known as plain old Ben Cardin. (He's running for re-election.) Can we do that? Sure. We're easy. We accommodated Jimmy Carter and...
| Mar 26, 2012
Who says Al Capone was a bad guy? Well, lots of people do. But he did at least one nice thing in his life. He donated two Japanese weeping cherry trees to Union Memorial Hospital in 1939.
Now, the hospital is selling carvings from a broken limb of one of...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Colonial Players' production of "Little Women, The Musical" rises above much of the show's material, making it a worthy holiday offering to alternate with the Players' traditional "Christmas Carol," a favorite that will not be presented this year.
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:19 PM
The 200-year-old mummified remains of a small child are making their way back to the University of Maryland School of Medicine after an absence in which they were posted for sale on eBay and languished for almost five years in a Michigan police evidence...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:20 PM
For a day, a Baltimore company had IPO fever.
Fast-growing Millennial Media Inc., a Baltimore-based mobile advertising company, sold shares to the public Thursday, breaking a years-long IPO drought in the city's technology sector. It ended the day valued...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Ronn Wade gingerly picked up the package wrapped in a simple white sheet and placed it on an examining table before slowly unwrapping the layers.
And there it was.
The mummified remains of a small child that had disappeared from University of Maryland...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 10:39 AM
• SEGA’s game division will be trimmed and restructured after an underperforming year. Specifically, SEGA of America will focus on its blue chip titles as underperforming and developing titles have been cancelled. [Joystiq]...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
State housing officials are working feverishly to beat a heck of a deadline: Finish processing enough applications by the end of Friday to make nearly $57 million in emergency loans to homeowners facing foreclosure — or give whatever they can't...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:32 PM
A National Archives and Records Administration employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling government property — including a recording of Babe Ruth's voice — and selling it on eBay, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced.
| Oct 23, 2011
| 2:40 PM
When Paul Brachfeld heard about the heist of historic documents in Baltimore this summer, the National Archives inspector general acted quickly.
First, he checked his records to see if the suspects — Barry Landau, a well-known collector, and his...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:53 AM
At the age of 19, most women aren't worried about business plans. But Kelsey Kleinhen isn't like most young women.
Kleinhen, of North Laurel, is the owner and only staff member of Kelsey's Kloset, a high-end, secondhand boutique that offers affordable...