The Social Security Administration office that reviews disability claims for Central Maryland has the third-longest processing delay in the nation, prompting a member of the state's congressional delegation on Monday to call for action to address its expanding backlog.
The Social Security Administration office that reviews claims for Maryland has the third-longest delay in the nation, prompting Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger on Monday to call for the agency to craft a plan to address the problem.
The practitioner of a shuttered Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors.
The launch of Baltimore's anticipated bike-sharing program will be delayed until next summer after the hardware and equipment vendor selected by the city filed for bankruptcy, officials said Wednesday.
A settlement was filed in bankruptcy court Tuesday that could provide victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections with $100 million as early as next year, lawyers said.
Ten years after employees of Hedwin Corp. bought the company to save their jobs, the Baltimore manufacturer is headed to bankruptcy auction. But the jobs might once again be preserved. That's the intention of the initial bidder.
A new program to reduce manufacturers' energy costs focuses on companies making products here for a simple, weighty reason. Energy eats up big chunks of most manufacturers' budgets. Organizers see reducing that expense as one way to keep companies around in an era pockmarked by moves and shutdowns.
1st Mariner's founder launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-state institutions at a time when banks based somewhere else had rapidly gobbled up 30 percent of the Maryland market. Now out-of-state banks control 80 percent of the pie. But that change hasn't dampened the enthusiasm 1st Mariner's new buyers feel for the institution.
Following an investigation that revealed missing funds and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at the city's port.
An all-out battle over Baltimore's last major independent bank broke out Monday in a contentious court hearing, leaving a judge to decide — potentially later this week — whether the institution is sold to an investment group with local ties or a Pennsylvania bank.
National Penn Bank — a regional bank that mostly operates in Pennsylvania — emerged as the highest bidder for 1st Mariner Bank Friday, dashing the hopes of group of investors who wanted the bank to remain based in Baltimore.
A bankruptcy judge had approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's bankruptcy filing. Bids for the Baltimore-based bank, which is not part of the bankruptcy, were due Monday by 4 p.m.
The Questar Properties building would stand 40 to 45 stories high — less than 500 feet — and contain 350 to 370 luxury apartments, said Stephen Gorn, chairman and CEO of the Pikesville-based company. The design remains fluid and will depend in part on feedback during the public process.
U.S. bankruptcy judge Robert Gordon Tuesday denied a bid for more time sought by Westport developer Patrick Turner, who has been trying for a decade to turn an empty piece of Baltimore's western waterfront into a high-end, mixed use community.
A U.S. bankruptcy court is scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to grant more time to developer Patrick Turner, who has tried for 10 years to transform a piece of the Westport waterfront from grassy marsh to a bustling downtown neighborhood.
Dr. Robert W. Gibson, a seminal figure for more than three decades at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital where he oversaw the desegregation of its facilities, ended its bankruptcy and extended it into the community, died March 8 of heart failure at his Parkton home. He was 89.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Columbia's W.R. Grace & Co. said Thursday that it will give CEO Fred E. Festa a $1.5 million cash payment, part of a package of "emergence" bonuses in the wake of its exit from a nearly 13-year-long bankruptcy case.
Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, Gregory Thornton proclaimed that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing, but high-profile, school district this year.
By By Erica L. Green and Liz Bowie and The Baltimore Sun
Just days after it emerged from banktuptcy, W. R. Grace & Co. announced Wednesday that it earned $29.7 million in the fourth quarter, a swing from a $184.3 million loss in the same period a year earlier.
After nearly 13 years in bankruptcy, the Columbia-based chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. formally emerged from court protection Monday, bringing to an end one of the longest Chapter 11 cases in U.S. history.
A marriage of suit seller Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and the smaller Eddie Bauer casual clothing and outerwear chain could give a boost to both retailers, offering complementary merchandise and customers for each and room for expansion online and into new categories, experts said a day after reports of a possible deal surfaced.
My final trip to Loehmann's as it was going out of business was an emotional experience for this 69-year-old, who first shopped there in spring 1962. A fashionista before the word became trendy, my mother discovered the store on Joppa Road, near our Baltimore County home, and knew her only daughter would find the perfect prom dress there. She predicted that Loehmann's was the fashion future, as Hutzler's department store luster was dimming.
A Sparks-based insurance company that was seized by Delaware regulators faces possible liquidation in a wild case — with dueling allegations of fraud, forgery and a vendetta, plus a sanction involving an Aston Martin sports car.
The owners of AccuPay, a Bel Air payroll services firm accused of failing to pay state and federal income tax withholdings for as many as 600 clients last year, is set to sell their Bel Air home and its contents in a real estate auction next month.