| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Former Baltimore City Circuit Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned more than seven decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 98.
"He's my guy. Basil lived a long and full...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions.
The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell 41 percent, to $17.8 million, or 19 cents a share, from $30.1 million, or 37 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier but beat Wall Street's expectations.
Profits for the three months...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group's billion-dollar bet on seven ABC affiliates and a regional news network in Washington, D.C., hinges on a plan to transform that network into a national enterprise.
Sinclair would use NewsChannel 8 to create a unique hybrid...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion.
Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create a new cable television news channel with a blend of local and national programming and bring it to cities across the United States over the next couple of years, CEO David Smith said Tuesday.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., which owns or is in the process of acquiring 140 television stations throughout the U.S., is purchasing a manufacturer of transmission antennas, the Hunt Valley broadcast firm announced Tuesday.
Dielectric, a Maine-based...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced Tuesday it has agreed to buy Titan Television Broadcast Group, owner of four television stations in three markets, for $115.35 million.
As part of the deal, Hunt Valley-based Sinclair will take over Titan's...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. reported a 42 percent drop in profit for the first quarter, as operating and interest costs rose and revenue increased but fell short of analysts' expectations.
The television station owner and operator...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Thursday it has closed on the planned purchase of four television stations owned by Cox Media Group for $99 million in cash.
The broadcaster also priced its previously announced offering of Class A...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said profits soared in the fourth quarter, capping a presidential election year in which the Hunt Valley TV station owner saw record levels of political advertising, a rebound in auto advertising sales and rapid growth...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced an agreement Thursday to buy six television stations from Kansas City, Mo.-based Newport Television for $412.5 million.
The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster has been on an acquisition binge in the past year,...