| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Ralph Jaffe, a perennial candidate for governor, said he is suing Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. for $1 billion over a power outage response he called illegally slow.
Jaffe said his Pikesville home lost power during the Feb. 5 ice storm and remained out...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Harford Hill Farm, an iconic estate in the Fallston/Monkton steeplechase country of western Harford County, is for sale – part of it, anyway.
About 57 acres of the 247-acre estate, at 2501 Pocock Road, including the iconic two-story, Georgian...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Straight from the '90s, Furby is back on store shelves this holiday season, along with classic toys that never left: Barbie, Hot Wheels and Elmo, to name a few.
But more than ever, tech-related playthings are elbowing their way onto the traditional...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Consumers went in search of cyber deals Monday amid a barrage of emails and Web offers from retailers.
But Cyber Monday may be losing its significance as the biggest online day of the season, thanks to this year's earlier and more diluted kickoff to...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
County Executive Laura Neuman has announced the appointment of Scott Shaffer to the position of county economist — a first for Anne Arundel County.
Shaffer’s role will include assisting the Office of the Budget and Office of Finance in...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425.
The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Blaming the cost to implement health care reform, the state's largest health insurer has proposed eye-popping rate increases to state regulators for individuals and small businesses.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield wants to raise rates an average of 25...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Shoppers packed stores and spent money in record numbers on Black Friday, early surveys show, a phenomenon that analysts call a hopeful sign for the U.S economy after months of up-and-down consumer spending.
Black Friday sales were up 6.6 percent over...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:59 PM
FTI Consulting Inc.'s stock price hit a 12-month low Wednesday after the business services company fell short of financial analysts' expectations for first-quarter earnings.
The company, which has its corporate headquarters in Baltimore, said it earned...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same.
Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Baltimore-based FTI Consulting Inc. said profit was down 33 percent in the second quarter compared with a year earlier but would have risen if not for the effect of one-time charges from layoffs.
FTI warned investors in July that the "special charges"...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Baltimore-based FTI Consulting Inc. said it increased profits by more than 50 percent last year, driven in part by strong growth in its business consulting divisions in Latin America and Asia.
The company reported net income of $103.9 million last year,...