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  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Kevin Darshaun Watkins, 18, of the first block of Alton Street, and Joshua Kalechae Telp, 18, of the 300 block of Custis Street, were charged Wednesday with 13 counts of...
  • Legg Mason posts first quarterly loss since 2009

    Legg Mason Inc. reported Friday that it lost $9.5 million in the first quarter, citing the costs of restructuring debt and launching two funds. On a per-share basis, the Baltimore-based investment firm lost 7 cents. Total revenues for the quarter reached...
  • Congressional staffers fight banks, City Hall over foreclosures

    Congressional staffers fight banks, City Hall over foreclosures
    Inside a small cubicle in Timonium, Jessica Gatton Facini is saving homes. The 26-year-old sorts through foreclosure and lien documents from Baltimore homeowners, identifies a problem and then navigates the bureaucracy of big banks and government...
  • Don't blame Obama for the world's problems; blame yourself

    Not long ago, in the "Readers Respond" column, one of your readers said that President Barack Obama's "failure to prevail" in the recent debt ceiling fiasco "speaks to his failure in leadership." It clearly does not. The debt ceiling "crisis" is not new...
  • Gregory H. Barnhill, investment banker

    Gregory H. Barnhill, investment banker
    Gregory H. Barnhill, a career investment banker who embraced and promoted hundreds of civic projects and charities, ended his life Friday evening in Baltimore County. He was 59 and lived in Stevenson. "Greg was a very good citizen who always believed...
  • Bank of America's wild patents on live-video analysis could reinvent mobile banking, shopping and more

    Bank of America's wild patents on live-video analysis could reinvent mobile banking, shopping and more
    A bunch of new patent applications from Bank of America reveal that the company's R&D lab has been working on new mobile technologies that would enable smartphone users to analyze their environment with their smartphone's video camera; recognize the...
  • Maryland had highest rate of new foreclosure filings in U.S.

    Maryland had highest rate of new foreclosure filings in U.S.
    The rate of new foreclosure filings in Maryland far exceeded any other state's this spring, a spike caused in large part by the national robo-signing legal settlement that unleashed a flood of new cases. Almost 20 in every 1,000 home loans in Maryland...
  • Georgia couple charged with stealing more than $800,000 from family member

    Two Georgia residents have been accused of stealing more than $800,000 from a Bel Air woman, allegedly using their power of attorney. Gregory and Katherine Hair, of the 4000 block of White Oak Lane in Lilburn, Ga., have both been released from the...
  • Bank of America names head of Baltimore and Md. markets

    Bank of America said Wednesday that an executive with 31 years at the company will step up as president of the institution's Baltimore and Maryland markets. David Millman's past positions at Bank of America include leadership roles in consumer banking...
  • Community bankers give $20 worth of free gas to first 200 drivers

    Community bankers give $20 worth of free gas to first 200 drivers
    Community banks in 20 markets, including Baltimore, will give away $80,000 worth of gas Wednesday, Aug. 15,  in a one-day event aimed at winning back customers from the mega banks. The nationwide collective of community banks and credit unions plan to...
  • Baltimore has best July in six years for home contract signings

    Baltimore has best July in six years for home contract signings
    The Baltimore metro region had the best July in six years for contracts signed to buy homes, according to data released Friday by an affiliate of the region's multiple listing service. Home buyers signed 2,883 contracts last month — a nearly 20...
  • Northern Baltimore crime log: Mr. Tire employee robbed of bank deposit

    Barclay Street 2600 block, between 10 p.m. Aug. 9 and 3 a.m. Aug. 10. Silver, 2006 Subaru Prism with Pennsylvania tags HLP2546 stolen. Brentwood Avenue 3100 block, between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Aug. 10. iPhone, iPod, Garmin GPS stolen from vehicle. No...