A 24-year-old man from Washington, D.C. has been arrested and charged in the shooting of a security guard and robbery of a hotel early Tuesday beside the University of Maryland, university police said.
A high-ranking official in the Baltimore police union with a history of making controversial statements — and getting disciplined for it — has once again landed in hot water, after suggesting protesters of a Maryland Fraternal Order of Police conference at the Inner Harber on Sunday were "thugs" involved in violence.
A four-day conference of Maryland's Fraternal Order of Police officially opens with a reception Sunday night. But those convening at the Hyatt in Baltimore were greeted first by protesters Sunday afternoon.
The 220 miles that make up U.S. 40 in Maryland was an epicenter of historical clashes in the state with resistance culminating with a Freedom Ride less than three months after Kennedy issued his plea. On Dec. 16, 1961, as many as 700 blacks and whites descended upon dozens of still-segregated restaurants along the highway.
The University of Maryland, College Park announced Tuesday developers will break ground next spring on a four-star hotel, $115 million near the college's main entrance, considered a key part of the institution's goal of enhancing its surroundings.
Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an unexpected sight from another age: a single, worn headstone from 1834.
Executives at Columbia-based Corporate Office Properties Trust said Friday that strong leasing should lift performance in the rest of the year, as second-quarter earnings rose to positive digits, up from losses during the same period in 2013.
Tom Peddy, and son, Ted Peddy, are second and third generations of success behind Green Spring Station, the Lutherville office and shopping center. Tom's father bought Green Spring Inn in 1936 and Tom later acquired adjacent land to develop Green Spring Station. Father and son are now working on a $2 million renovation of the center.
Four former drivers for Baltimore-based ZBest Limousine have filed a federal lawsuit alleging the company and an international hotel chain discriminated against them by acquiescing to a racist staffing request from members of the Saudi royal family.
After nearly two months on the run, a couple wanted in jewelry store heists around Baltimore County and several states as far as South Carolina, were arrested at their hotel room off Route 40 in Catonsville Monday.
Walter T. "Lucky" Stankowski, the retired owner of a Fells Point tavern and packaged goods store known for its Saturday afternoon music-making sessions, died of cancer June 17 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Highlandtown resident was 89.
Silicon Valley software giant Oracle Corp. announced a deal Monday to buy Micros Systems for $5.3 billion, eyeing the Columbia firm for its niche supplying technology to hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world.