| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Ellen C. Klages, a homemaker who earlier had worked in the registrar's office at the Johns Hopkins University, died July 21 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care.
The Kingsville resident was 92.
Ellen Cook, the daughter of a Hochschild Kohn department...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Genovation Cars Inc., a Rockville-based company, wants to do what many in the auto industry have failed to do — build a fully electric, battery-powered vehicle that the public embraces.
On Thursday, company executives were at the Glenn L. Martin...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Workers peered through safety goggles as they fitted together parts of the electric motors they were building on a General Motors assembly line in White Marsh.
For now, the parts are made in a factory in Mexico and then shipped to Baltimore County for...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
As Michigan-born Mitt Romney looks to his native state to put his presidential campaign back on track in today's Republican primary, he is relying in part on the fond memories of the folks there for his father, former Gov. George Romney, thrice elected in...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Now in its 23rd year, Maryland's annual statewide memorial service for crime victims and their families, an official day of remembrance organized by prosecutors and the state Board of Victims Services, comes with a long roll call of the murdered or...
| Nov 6, 2008
Detroit automakers and their allies in Congress said yesterday that Barack Obama's victory could help U.S. automakers line up federal funding needed for them to survive the current economic slump.
Obama made it clear during his campaign that he...
| May 15, 2009
The livelihood that Rick Shaub has known his entire life changed in minutes Thursday when he got the call that the Germantown car dealership his family has owned since the end of World War I was one of hundreds to be closed by financially troubled...
| Nov 11, 2008
| 5:20 AM
| Jun 13, 2009
Michael Phelps clobbered the competition in the 200-meter butterfly at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. Phelps touched first in 1 minute, 54.31 seconds, beating the field by 5.67 seconds. Phelps' time lowered the meet record of 1:55.93 set by...
| Jun 29, 2009
| 4:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- Even as the nation's economy begins clawing its way out of the worst recession in 60 years, there are growing signs that this recovery could come with an unsettling twist: The wheels of commerce may begin to turn again without any...
| Dec 27, 2009
In the 1950s, a third of those who worked in the area used their hands to make cars and cans, soap and sugar, tools and spices. But that steel-solid manufacturing core was barely holding on by the dawn of this decade.
Bethlehem Steel declared...
| Dec 27, 2009
What do we call this decade? The Ohs? If you say that out loud it sounds like a certain baseball team. The Aughts? What's an aught? In a practical but infinitely more gloomy choice, Time magazine settled on "The Decade from Hell."
And maybe it was. A new...