| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:52 AM
This year’s Black Friday became the backdrop not only for doorbuster HDTV sales but for protests from retail workers across the country. Workers at Walmart, Target, even Macy’s, have decried unfair wages and conditions.
So which retailers...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Some members of the Rev. David Carl Olson's congregation are homeless. A few work minimum-wage jobs, he said, but they still cannot afford to leave shelters.
His faith calls him to live in a world with "profoundly more justice," said Olson, who...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Here we go again. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced another voluntary recall of several brands of pet treats due to possible salmonella contamination, which can be dangerous both to pets and to people who handle the treats.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Aberdeen police report:
A woman hit a child in the head in a parking lot at Halls Cross Roads Elementary School on Friday.
Two males threw a rock at a storm door from a beige Jeep on Friday in the 400 block of South Rogers Street.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work.
At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Walmart supporters and opponents brought their concerns again to the Harford County Council Tuesday night.
Jerry Newtze, of Wheel Road, told council members there is a need for Walmart to move to Plumtree Road in Bel Air because its current location has...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Andrea Eiblum and her family moved to Eldersburg from Baltimore County seven years ago, and love their new community.
"I love the area, I love the people, I love the community," said Eiblum.
What she doesn't quite love, though, is what she calls a...
| Dec 9, 2012
When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother.
You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:23 AM
For some tips on fall clothing deals, check out ShopSmart magazine's October issue.
The Consumer Reports publication will feature a "Six Steps to Score Big Savings on Clothes," guide, the non-profit product testing organization said.
"This issue of...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:24 PM
John Paterakis Sr. didn't believe it when Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke told him nearly two decades ago that Harbor East's Marriott Waterfront Hotel would spur revitalization from the Inner Harbor to Canton.
The city had picked Paterakis' H&S Properties...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:23 PM
DSW Shoe Warehouse will open its first Baltimore city store this fall at The Shops at Canton Crossing.
The retailer has leased 19,500 square feet at the Canton center, developer Neil Tucker, a principal with Chesapeake Real Estate Group, said on...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:58 AM
When Jill Smokler — more widely known as Scary Mommy — starts talking about motherhood, you'll hear a lot about sleepless nights, green snot and having kids walk into the master bedroom at the most inopportune times.
Does she think her...