| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:21 PM
A California city's controversial plan to use eminent domain to help its residents burdened with mortgages worth more than their homes has caught the eye of some Baltimore leaders, who say the city might benefit from the program.
There are thousands of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Wednesday's robbery of the Sovereign Bank branch in Forest Hill is one of a string of a dozen bank and post office robberies in Harford County dating back to last fall, most of which remain unsolved.
Though he suggests motives for the crimes may be...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions.
The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Sun's recent editorial, "Raise wages — no strings attached (Sept. 9), correctly debunks politicians' false linkage of the minimum wage with corporate taxation and observes that "uncertainty surrounding the federal sequester" makes the prospect...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Corporate Office Properties L.P., the operating partnership of Columbia-based Corporate Office Properties Trust, will issue $250 million on senior unsecured notes.
The notes, due Feb. 15, 2024, will pay an interest rate of 5.25 percent. Corporate...
| Aug 22, 2013
Maryland State Fair racing begins Friday, runs 10 days
The Maryland State Fair in Timonium — the only state fair east of the Mississippi River with a sanctioned 10-day thoroughbred meeting — will host live racing beginning Friday at...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Earlier this year, Baltimore's challenge to the 2010 Census established that the city had 621,074 residents on April 1, 2010. This revised number will now be used by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the baseline for counting toward her goal of growing...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell 41 percent, to $17.8 million, or 19 cents a share, from $30.1 million, or 37 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier but beat Wall Street's expectations.
Profits for the three months...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group's billion-dollar bet on seven ABC affiliates and a regional news network in Washington, D.C., hinges on a plan to transform that network into a national enterprise.
Sinclair would use NewsChannel 8 to create a unique hybrid...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create a new cable television news channel with a blend of local and national programming and bring it to cities across the United States over the next couple of years, CEO David Smith said Tuesday.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion.
Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...
| Jan 1, 2013
Despite all the cliff drama in the past week that sent stocks spiraling downward, all three major U.S. stock indices ended the year higher — which might come as a surprise to many investors
U.S. stocks rallied Monday in the last hours of trading...