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  • Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake names new CEO

    Affordable-housing provider Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake said its new chief executive — who brings a construction and finance background — will come on board this month. Mike Posko, a principal with real estate consulting firm Cross Street Partners in Baltimore, replaces longtime CEO...

  • Some property owners receive revised assessments

    State agency says some corrected values are down — and some are up

  • Three men shot, one killed in Baltimore early Sunday

    Three men were shot in separate incidents in Baltimore — one fatally — in the early hours of Sunday morning, police said. The final shooting, at about 2:30 a.m., was fatal. Officers found Terrence Joyner, 42, with multiple chest wounds in the 4500 block of Marble Hall Road, a block from his Northeast...

  • Gansler urged not to sign foreclosure settlement

    State attorney general gets calls, letters, petitions as part of national pushback against impending deal with banks

  • Riley William Davis

    Riley William Davis

    Thirteen-year-old Baltimore County resident loved to draw and make people laugh

  • Md. 'robo-signing' case thrown out of federal court

    Complaints should have been raised in the earlier foreclosure cases, judge says

  • Northrop Grumman to lay off at Fort Meade, elsewhere

    Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. warned state regulators Friday that it will be laying off 224 employees across the country, including dozens based at Fort Meade, after losing a contract to provide security for a government agency. But a spokesman for Northrop Grumman said the company...

  • Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother

    Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother

    Baltimore native who raised family of 10 was 96

  • Retired First Mariner CEO sells 1 million shares of stock

    First Mariner Bancorp's newly retired chief executive told regulators that he sold just over 1 million shares of company stock this week — for a grand total of $21,084. Edwin F. Hale Sr., who founded the Baltimore parent of 1st Mariner Bank, said in a securities filing made public today that he...

  • First Mariner loses nearly $4 million in fourth quarter

    First Mariner Bancorp said Monday that it lost almost $4 million during the three months ending Dec. 31, about the same as a year earlier after accounting for a one-time tax charge in the fourth quarter of 2010. It was the 19th straight quarter in the red for the Baltimore parent of 1st Mariner...