| Oct 2, 2011
Health care costs rose faster than inflation and wages this year — a trend that will hit home for many workers in the next several weeks as employers offer open enrollment.
Employers usually pick up much of the tab for health insurance, but many...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:37 PM
In the 1990s, crowds packed the Walters Art Museum to see a touring show of artifacts from the reign of China's first emperor. They flocked as well to the Baltimore Museum of Art to see a collection from London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Workers peered through safety goggles as they fitted together parts of the electric motors they were building on a General Motors assembly line in White Marsh.
For now, the parts are made in a factory in Mexico and then shipped to Baltimore County for...
| 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...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:19 PM
When Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane and the county's chief prosecutor, Joseph I. Cassilly, presented their budgets last week to the Harford County Council, the subject of the crime rate figured prominently — and positively.
The trend in crime...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Not everything in Tuesday's primary election came in by deadline for the print edition of The Sun. Here’s a look at few races that didn’t make today's story.
- Republican Daniel Bongino beat Richard J. Douglas in the Senate primary by...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:24 PM
A handful of firefighters sat grimly around a table in the North Montford Street firehouse, sweating in the afternoon heat Friday as their battalion chief took inventory of the equipment in Truck 15. The truck, along with the century-old company, will...
| Jan 22, 2012
If you ever complain about a cough, cold or the flu on Twitter or Facebook, a Baltimore startup called Sickweather.com wants your tweets and status updates.
The website, which launched in November, mines social networking sites using a computer...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 2:38 PM
They came to the Motor Trend International Auto Show in Baltimore with five cars on their list and a plan to narrow it down to three.
"We're moving out of the minivan category because we're now 50-somethings with no kids to haul," said Mindy Doring,...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Though the time for gift giving has come and gone, some Towson residents are finding that gifts themselves did the same before they could be enjoyed by their rightful recipients.
In line with an increasing national trend, some Towson families fell victim...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Whether casting a line in a Maryland stream or a lake in the most remote reaches of this country, a fisherman would be hard-pressed to catch a fish that does not contain mercury. Indeed, most recent studies suggest that it might be impossible.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:50 AM
As the world’s largest car-buying market, Los Angeles boasts an annual auto show that rivals any on the planet. And with more than 1,000 vehicles on display — including more than 50 world and North American debuts — this year’s L....