| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The Mercedes-Benz stood just less than $30,000 away from its admirers at Baltimore's auto show, where the sporty crimson sedan held its own among the competitors for looks, test sit-downs and aspirations of ownership.
"It's really an entry-level model,"...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Harford County officials plan to postpone by a month a planned sale of bonds to finance two key public safety-related projects and other capital improvements.
Originally scheduled for this week, the bond sale will be for a lower amount, $40 million as...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82.
The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Maryland speed camera programs came under intense scrutiny Tuesday in Annapolis and Baltimore, with the General Assembly considering reforms ranging from a ban of the so-called "bounty system" to levying heavy fines against operators that issue...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:46 PM
It was a dead rat the detective found on his windshield of his Toyota Corolla on a fall morning, the corpse peeking out from under the windshield wiper — a sign, he thought, that his colleagues in the department saw him as a snitch.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:53 PM
The Abell Foundation, best known for its charitable work battling poverty in Baltimore, went to court this week over a very different venture: designing hybrid engines for vehicles.
Over the past 15 years, the foundation quietly became a player in the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:21 AM
Harford County and its municipalities had either broken the bank or were close to breaking it on their snow removal budgets even before a winter storm dumped 1 to 2 feet of snow around the county in mid-February.
Municipal officials did not have firm...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A University of Maryland program that matches researchers with companies has awarded $4.1 million to 15 teams working to bring technology products to market.
Baltimore-area companies that will work with faculty through the Maryland Industrial...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:44 AM
For the fourth straight year, Americans will wake up on New Year's Day to record high gas prices — but don't take that as an indicator of how the new year will play out at the pump.
According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, national gas prices are expected...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Leadership, more than any other factor, shapes how federal employees view their workplaces, says Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service.
The Washington-based nonprofit, which encourages careers in public service, found...
| Nov 29, 2013
The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. has signed on as a sponsor of DreamIt Health Baltimore, a business accelerator backed by Johns Hopkins University and BioHealth Innovation Inc.
The accelerator gives startups $50,000 in seed funding, help gathering customers,...