| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:59 AM
The self-professed leader of the Maryland-based prison gang Dead Man Inc. was sentenced to life in prison Monday after threatening to withdraw his guilty plea, according to federal prosecutors.
The plea agreement will spare James Sweeney, 35, a...
| Mar 2, 2013
The only residents of the Westport waterfront last week were a gaggle of geese that commandeered a large puddle amid the brush and broken asphalt. The only structure was a battered chain-link fence, capturing wind-blown litter along the perimeter.
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:56 AM
The Chameleon is changing. Jeff Smith has sold his restaurant, a major player in Baltimore's farm-to-table movement, to executive chef, Andrew Weinzirl. The restaurant will now be known as Maggie's Farm; new signage should be appearing any day now at...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Even though there's no promise of construction money, the state is pushing ahead to draft blueprints for Baltimore's $2.2 billion Red Line light rail project.
The Maryland Transit Authority has asked a regional transportation panel to approve $55.6...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Two small thrifts founded many decades ago to cater to Baltimore's immigrant population could merge as early as the end of November following approval Monday by a federal regulator.
Kopernik Federal Bank in Fells Point and Hull Federal Savings Bank in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Baltimore police have arrested two women and three men accused of posing as city tax collectors and violently robbing elderly people in their homes.
Tierra McCoy and Vaneka Powers, both of Baltimore, have been charged with robbery, conspiracy and...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm.
The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The Maryland Department of Transportation is working with CSX Transportation to review four sites in Baltimore that the railroad company could use as a new multi-million-dollar cargo transfer facility needed to accommodate increased freight demands at the...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Marylanders looking to pile their picnic tables with crabs for one last send-off to summer this Labor Day will likely have to do so with a less-than-jumbo variety of the state's favorite crustacean, thanks to Hurricane Isaac.
The storm that tore...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Wiley Gunter's is an easy place to like.
It has everything a great neighborhood bar needs: super-friendly bartenders, big TVs, walls covered with sports memorabilia and a menu stocked with well-executed takes on familiar bar food.
With all that, it's no...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:28 AM
It is fitting that the next Baltimore Startup Weekend -- where entrepreneurs and coders and designers come together to launch companies -- is at the headquarters of Advertising.com.
Advertising.com is one of the biggest startups to ever come out of --...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The state, city and CSX Transportation have tentatively selected the Mount Clare train yard in Southwest Baltimore for a roughly $90 million facility where containerized cargo would be transferred from trucks to trains, a project designed to improve the...