| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has lifted a cease and desist order that 1st Mariner Bank has operated under since April 2009, the bank announced Monday.
The order required 1st Mariner to strengthen its fair lending practices because the FDIC...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:57 PM
First Mariner Bancorp on Tuesday said it was correcting preliminary earnings figures released earlier for 2012, reducing its annual non-interest income by $892,000.
According to the latest figures, the Baltimore-based bank holding company earned $699,000...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore developer and former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp, filed a $5 million lawsuit Monday against the operators of 1st Mariner Arena, alleging they are improperly using billboards that belong to him.
Filed in Baltimore...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Citing a soured relationship with city government, Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate, developer and former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp, said Wednesday that he has moved his businesses to Baltimore County.
"I've been around for 43 years,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Joe Flacco woke up groggy Monday after partying late into the night, hanging out with Jay-Z and Beyonce as he celebrated the game of his career.
Early in the day, the Ravens quarterback received keys to a 2014 Corvette Stingray, the prize for being...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:01 PM
First Mariner Bancorp reported Thursday it earned about $1.6 million in the fourth quarter, the fourth quarter in a row that the Baltimore parent of 1st Mariner Bank posted a profit.
First Mariner Bancorp reported Thursday that it earned about $1.6...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Current operator SMG is the winning bidder for a new five-year contract to run 1st Mariner Arena and oversee its potential renaming, according to a memo from the city's top purchasing agent.
SMG's proposal awaits approval by the Baltimore Board of...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:46 PM
First Mariner Bancorp announced Friday that it is dropping out of an agreement that called for Priam Capital Fund I, a New York investment firm, to invest $36.4 million in the Baltimore-based bank holding company.
"Circumstances of the bank have...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:11 PM
First Mariner Bancorp reported Wednesday that it earned $7.9 million in the quarter ended in September, the third quarter in a row that the struggling parent of 1st Mariner Bank reported a profit.
On a per-share basis, the Baltimore-based holding company...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:34 PM
For the second quarter in a row, First Mariner Bancorp reported a profit, thanks to low interest rates, which have triggered a burst of mortgage lending.
The Baltimore-based parent of 1st Mariner Bank announced Thursday that it earned $5.7 million in the...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 2:29 PM
First Mariner Bancorp reported Wednesday its first quarterly profit in five years, a sign of progress for the Baltimore institution struggling to raise capital and avoid a federal takeover.
The company earned $1.8 million for the first three months of...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Among the knives, real and toy pistols, and other dangerous weapons seized at BWI Marshall Airport, this one stood out: A curving 7-inch arc of jagged teeth with a brass knuckle-style grip.
A blogger for the Transportation Security Administration...