John Laursen, an Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his wife Casey have spent about than a year handling his recovery after being medically evacuated from Afghanistan, but they are able to begin moving forward, with the first steps being across the threshold of their new home in Harford County Wednesday.
Maryland will receive $33 million from a nearly $1 billion joint state-federal settlement reached with SunTrust Mortgage Inc. over problems with its mortgage servicing and foreclosure procedures, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday.
Maryland for years benefited from its close proximity to the nation's capital, but the mandatory federal spending cuts called sequestration will be a drag on the state's economy for the next couple of years, said the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Dunbar Armored has been in the armored car business for nearly 90 years. But the Hunt Valley-based company is now branching into a new way to protect banks' and businesses' money and valuables: cybersecurity.
Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate and developer, said Friday that he has retired as chief executive and chairman of First Mariner Bancorp — the banking company he built from scratch and has struggled in the last several years to save from failure.