| May 30, 2013
| 2:14 PM
John H. Eaddy, 33, of the 700 block of Custis Street, was charged Wednesday with failing to appear in court for a case in which he was charged with trespassing.
Someone dropped construction debris on a property in the 2400 block of Carsins...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Black Friday shoppers flocked to Howard County retailers late Thursday and into the wee hours of Friday morning, but by 8 a.m. The Mall in Columbia and stores like Target and Walmart were still full of shoppers wrapping up their all-night shopping spree....
| May 23, 2013
| 9:37 AM
John Richard "Dick" Irwin, a tough, accurate veteran police reporter with a heart of gold whose signature Police Blotter became required reading for both crime aficionados and the just plain curious, died Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping.
With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The Nottingham woman had ducked into a bathroom at the White Marsh Sears when she heard a voice from the adjoining stall: Her neighbor had found the toilet-paper dispenser empty. Could she pass some under the divider?
As she gathered a bunch,...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Consumers have come to expect the deep discounts that define Black Friday, but retailers hope to entice shoppers this year with more choices in how and when they buy.
Responding to what they say is consumer demand, retailers have pushed store openings...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:20 AM
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| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Columbia teen who pleaded guilty to setting two fires outside The Mall in Columbia in May was sentenced to time served, 248 days, in Howard County Circuit Court on Thursday, according to state's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:42 PM
The Mall in Columbia is inviting customers to "Think Pink" this weekend and support the American Cancer Sociery's mission against breast cancer.
On Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7, the mall is offering shoppers who donate to the American Cancer...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Icky winter weather probably helped keep the traditional post-Christmas shopping rush pretty tolerable in the Bel Air area Wednesday.
With snow, then sleet, covering the roads during the morning, the day-after shopping and gift return scene seemed less...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Forty years ago today (Friday), on the site of the town's former horse racetrack, Harford Mall in Bel Air opened its doors to thousands of shoppers with 1970s mainstays like Montgomery Ward and Korvettes at either end of its half-million square feet....
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Consumers plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping, new consumer research shows.
A holiday spending survey by market research firm The NPD Group shows that 10 percent of consumers expect to spend more than last year, while 67...