| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Eyeing the Royal Farms sign advertising a gallon of premium gas for $3.99, Taryn Gross-Ojekwe's jaw fell open.
"When it is going to cease?" she said of the price, which has climbed steadily over the past few weeks. "Just within the last few days, it...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:14 PM
On a drizzly Wednesday morning in Lansdowne, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz told community members that the county's economics are far from sunny but still better than most.
Kamenetz organized the meeting of community members and leaders at...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Going block by block, crews in bucket trucks are converting 70,000 city streetlights from sodium vapor lights to long-lasting, energy-saving LEDs.
The bright side: Baltimore expects to reap an annual savings of $1.9 million on its electric bill and $275,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Baltimore County Police said Monday the most recent incident of speed camera vandalism — spray-painting of a newly-installed camera on Cromwell Bridge Road on Aug. 17 — isn't a bump in the road for the county's enforcement program.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them.
“I don’t think they had a thing up...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Amid much fanfare several years ago, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law a ban on the use of handheld cell phones while driving. The controversial law took more than a decade to pass the General Assembly, but it was hailed as a "giant step" toward...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Maryland appears to be getting through the first week of July with no signs of Armageddon. Motorists are commuting in numbers typical for this time of year. A lot of their kids are staying home from school, but this is likely due to something called...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Fluctuating gas prices are shaping consumer behavior, a public opinion poll out today shows.
A poll of 1,000 adults by Fuels America found that social or family-related activities take the biggest hit when it comes to cutting things from the family...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:32 AM
Nearly 800,000 Marylanders are expected to travel for the July 4th holiday weekend, about a 1 percent drop from last year, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Of that total, 86 percent of those polled said they would be traveling by car, 8 percent are flying...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Still smarting from news that half of Baltimore's lucrative cruise business is headed south next year, the state's ports chief said Friday that officials are already working on replacing the Carnival Pride.
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:31 PM
As criticism of Baltimore's speed camera system mounted for a second day Monday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she would not tolerate a single erroneous ticket issued by the cameras under her administration.
"We need to make sure we're...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts, who is slated to begin a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday at Triple-A Norfolk, hopes his stay there is a short one.
Roberts hasn't played in a game since the third game of the regular season, when he injured...