| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:40 PM
A bill that would require landlords with units built before 1978 to protect their tenants from lead-paint hazards cleared the General Assembly tonight, along with a provision urging courts to penalize baseless litigation over the problem.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:10 PM
A developer working to transform vacant, city-owned properties in a North Baltimore neighborhood into hundreds of new and rehabbed homes received city design approval Thursday for 69 new apartments that will get under way this fall.
The city's Urban...
| Oct 14, 2012
Online listings offered the Northeast Baltimore home for rent at a bargain price. The problem? It's not for rent — it's for sale. And the owners had nothing to do with those ads.
This sort of scam proliferates on websites and in rental advertisers,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Annapolis lobbyist Bruce C. Bereano has been fined $13,000 by the Maryland Department of the Environment for allegedly violating state lead-paint regulations on two properties he owns in the capital. But Bereano disputes the state's charges, saying the...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:15 AM
When celebrity couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were wed in a secret ceremony this year, the actors skipped the splashy Hollywood venue.
Instead, their reported 17th-century location in South Carolina boasted an onsite mansion, gardens and a working...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team.
Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:26 PM
The Mount Vernon house spent decades as one of several 19th-century millionaires' mansions. But in the last 25 years, the Patrick Allison House has found another mission.
Once a church office, it is now a sanctuary for the homeless where a neighboring...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
When Barbara Huston took a look at the dilapidated Pasadena building that had been offered as new offices to the nonprofit organization she heads, she was taken aback.
"It was very dark, and there was a lot of mold. When I walked through, the carpet ...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt.
Actually, he can...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 9:58 AM
At least a year away from buying a home for herself and her two daughters, Ellicott City renter Nicole Harris decided attending the Howard County Housing Fair would be the perfect way to learn more about the home-buying process.
"I had no clue that...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Even before the lights began blinking Saturday night on West 34th Street in Hampden, there was a clear audience favorite among this year's over-the-top neighborhood Christmas display.
Clusters of people were stopping well before dusk to admire an...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Donnie Edward Beck Jr., 36, of the 700 block of Custis Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession.
Sara Louise Montgomery, 30, of the 200 block of Center Deen Avenue, was arrested...