| May 16, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Maryland gained 9,300 jobs in April as businesses threw off the paralyzing effects of the frigid winter, according to federal estimates released Friday.
The state's unemployment rate inched down to 5.5 percent as more Marylanders got back to work, the U....
| May 7, 2014
| 11:46 AM
A slightly divided Havre de Grace City Council approved the appointment Monday of a new economic development director.
Tom Lofland, 62, of Elkton, will start steering business development in the city starting May 19.
The retired senior vice...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report:
Robert Joseph Lockman, 41, of the 1800 block of Mitchell Drive, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a Baltimore County case in which he is charged with illegal...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:16 AM
In recent years, Maryland has seen many local banks acquired by out-of-state rivals. A little over a decade ago, the state had 139 banks based here, with 20 of them separately chartered affiliates of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., according to the...
| Apr 20, 2014
The founder of 1st Mariner launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-state institutions at a time when banks based elsewhere had rapidly gobbled up 30 percent of the Maryland market.
Now — 19 years and many...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Charles Fred Massey, 41, of the 400 block of Manor Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with driving under the influence of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The walls of Station North — already home to towering geometric designs, assorted jungle cats and one giant dove — are set to get even more colorful in the coming weeks as Baltimore street artist Gaia reprises his popular mural project....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Howard County police are searching for a man who robbed an Ellicott City bank at gunpoint on Monday.
The suspect, described as roughly 6 feet tall and about 170 pounds, walked into a PNC Bank in the 4300 block of Montgomery Rd. just before 5 p.m. and...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A gun-wielding man wearing a "fake Santa beard" robbed a bank in downtown Laurel on Saturday morning, firing at least one shot but injuring no one, according to Laurel Police.
"He walked into the bank and fired off a round" with a handgun, said Pete...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Two brothers accused of making off with $3,000 from a Columbia bank Saturday were apprehended shortly after the alleged robbery after a foot chase through neighborhoods in East Columbia, Howard County police said Monday.
Calvin Abney, 23, of Jaris...
| Jan 12, 2014
Maryland employers could pick up the pace of job creation to 40,000 positions this year, according to some forecasts, but one local economist expects a slowdown instead.
Moody's Analytics and Towson University's Regional Economic Studies Institute...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Get ready for some scary experiences as we near Halloween! The Montpelier Arts Center is the location for a Fright Night at Montpelier experience with the showing of "The Devil's Backbone" film Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 p.m. The movie depicts frightening...