| May 2, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., a Hunt Valley-based operator of television stations across the United States, said Wednesday that its profit nearly doubled in the first quarter, fueled by higher sales of political and other ads and the acquisition of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Baltimore Gas and Electric executives received an earful from Laurel officials at an Oct. 13 briefing that focused on the utility company's response to local power outages following Hurricane Irene in September.
Laurel officials asked BGE executives to...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:25 PM
After more than 31/2 years of bitter legal conflict, the judge in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case said he would approve a plan to transfer ownership of the Chicago media company to a group of hedge funds and banks based in Los Angeles and New York.
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:20 AM
TV station owner Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc sees fourth-quarter core broadcast revenue growing on higher ad spend from Japanese auto makers and rising political ad spending, and said it bought eight television stations for $385 million.
The addition of...
| 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,...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Hazel Croner, a prolific fashion illustrator who sketched for Baltimore's department stores and their national magazine ads, died of lung disease Oct. 27 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 98.
In her 70-year career, she was a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn F. Ivey filed the paperwork Thursday required to challenge incumbent Rep. Donna F. Edwards, setting up what is likely to be one of Maryland's most competitive Democratic primaries next year.
| Jun 17, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Ralph Warren Hills, a top production manager at a Baltimore television station who helped shape what thousands of people viewed over four decades, from children's programming to live sporting events, died from complications of Parkinson's disease Thursday...
| May 11, 2012
| 3:34 PM
For the past five years, news anchors at Baltimore's Fox affiliate have partnered with city police to hunt down fugitives. The segments, aired on the last Friday of every month, were more telethon than ride-along, with mug shots, a brief description of...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Arsenio Hall is returning to late-night TV starting next fall, CBS Television Distribution announced Monday.
While no buyer has yet been found in Baltimore for the syndicated show, it is schedule to air in D.C. on WDCW-Channel 50. The show has already...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. will renew Fox Broadcasting Co. affiliations with 19 of its television stations in an agreement that also allows Sinclair to purchase a Fox-owned station in Baltimore.
Under the agreement with Fox, Sinclair has the option to...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Days after political talks on expanding gambling in Maryland collapsed, a group pushing for a casino at National Harbor has taken its case to the public by buying television ads in the Baltimore market and staging a rally in Annapolis.
The group behind...