| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:59 PM
A 34-year-old La Plata man pleaded guilty Friday to peddling phony Viagra on Craigslist, after the four-month scheme was discovered by an undercover investigator working for pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Corp.
Dwayne Alan Skiles faces up to five years in...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:27 PM
What New York Rep. Anthony Weiner did was disgusting and weird, and his direct lies and attempts to cover it up were inexcusable. But his resignation Thursday after pressure from fellow Democrats (including, somewhat indirectly, President Barack Obama)...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:04 AM
After working in the food service industry for nearly four decades, Larry Schwartz craved a chance to be his own boss.
So when he saw a classified ad for a diner on Craigslist, he jumped on the opportunity.
"It was time and I wanted to do something...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
You usually head for a vending machine when you're craving a bag of chips or can of soda.
But there's a one machine in Baltimore that dispenses objects such as a "Hankie Pankie," a heart-shaped engagement ring, a mini-Zombie or, for those in need of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Alexa J. Felts, 21, of the 700 block of Cronin Drive, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which she was charged with theft less than $100.
Items were stolen...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
"You must be rich."
A grandfather who asked where I lived told me this, straight out. We were at the B&O Railroad Museum playground in Baltimore with our preschoolers, mine a grandnephew. I had unwisely confessed to living in Manhattan.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
The signs shout advertisements from the sidewalks: $1 crabs, day care open until midnight, cherry wood furniture and fresh starts after bankruptcy. They cover telephone poles and sprout up in medians, sometimes getting swept away by wind.
And they really...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 2:16 PM
December 31, 2011
Eleven-year-old Sy'Keirra English strides confidently to the front of the classroom and greets her teacher in his native language — Arabic.
Atheed Azzet could not be more pleased. It has been three months, and the kids are...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Since opening his Dreamteam Ink tattoo and piercing studio in 2009 in Randallstown, James "JJ" Joseph, 26, has kept an open mind as to what customers could use for payment.
In addition to cash, he's received flat-screen TVs, car audio equipment, jewelry,...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Kyle Durrie had established a decent living, handcrafting and printing wedding invitations, but truth be told, she was at the end of her creative rope.
As in the cowboy songs she loves, the open road called to the resident of Portland, Ore. The life of a...
| May 29, 2012
| 2:15 PM
The night started out right — good friends, carousing, the lead-up to an out-of-town wedding.
But between festivities, after Nicole King popped into her hotel room to change clothes and was heading back out, she wanted to text her pals to find...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
A man claiming to be selling watches, coins and other items on Craigslist — the Internet version of classified ads — has lured four people to a residential street in Northwest Baltimore and robbed them at gunpoint, according to city police....