| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that led to at least 13 fatalities.
But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Household products maker Sun Products Corp. said Tuesday that it will close its nearly 90-year-old Baltimore manufacturing plant in June, laying off almost 300 workers and adding another name to the region's long list of former factories.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Real estate developer Duke Realty is moving forward with plans for a second Amazon distribution center next to the massive warehouse the online retailer announced last fall — possibly for its growing grocery operation, Amazon Fresh.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:15 AM
We have learned the deaths of 13 people due to a faulty ignition part/switch in General Motors vehicles could have perhaps have been avoided. Pathetically, the situation could have possibly been averted by simply adding a two-dollar part to each...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year.
Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:54 AM
The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years.
It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Jacqueline A. Stewart, a retired nursing supervisor and dog lover, died Nov. 16 of complications from a stroke at Lorien Riverside Nursing Center in Belcamp. She was 76.
Mrs. Stewart was recovering from injuries suffered in an October head-on...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Gerald Allen Elkins, a retired Department of Planning map maker and graphic artist who detailed Baltimore's transformation for more than four decades, died of cancer Nov. 28 at his Ocean Pines home. The former Overlea resident was 65.
"What struck me...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Of the 40 new taxes, fees and tolls the O'Malley-Brown administration has enacted, the most egregious is the so-called rain tax. It is a national embarrassment and a case study in ill-conceived public policy. Officially known as the "Stormwater Management...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:27 AM
State energy officials and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil a pair of electric vehicle charging stations outside City Hall on Friday, the first on a city public street, officials said.
The stations were installed at the corner of Lexington and...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sept. 24 of a massive heart attack at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 83.
The son of a General Motors Corp. millwright and a homemaker, Henry William Korinth was born on...