A 2010 state law gave homeowners in foreclosure the right to mediation, a face-to-face meeting meant to stop the runaround many homeowners faced in dealing with lenders and the companies that service mortgages. But three years later, legal advocates and others say mediation has done little to help many troubled homeowners and that some of the practices the law was designed to stop continue.
One California city's controversial plan to use eminent domain to reduce the number of underwater mortgages has caught the eye of some Baltimore leaders, who say the city might benefit from the program too.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday second quarter net income fell 41 percent to $17.8 million, or 19 cents per share, from a net income of $30.1 million, or 37 cents per share in the comparable period a year ago.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create a new cable television news channel with a blend of local and national programming and bring it to cities across the U.S. over the next couple of years, Sinclair CEO David Smith said Tuesday
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has reached an agreement that will renew Fox Broadcasting Co.'s affiliations with 19 of Sinclair's television stations while allowing Sinclair to purchase a Fox-owned station in Baltimore.
Baltimore-based The Cordish Cos., known for pairing urban-style entertainment districts with sports venues, will work with the San Francisco Giants to build a $1.6 billion waterfront development near the club's ballpark and is planning three more sports-anchored projects in Las Vegas, Portland and St. Louis..
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Thursday approved the sale of the publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times to the owners of the Washington Jewish Week for $1.26 million, bringing an end to 93 years of family ownership.
Craig Burke, publisher of Washington Jewish Week, said he helped rally the investors years ago who bought that paper, and more recently proposed that they consider bidding for the owner of the Baltimore Jewish Times. Now that they are poised to take over the company, he said he's eager to step into the Park Avenue offices and begin learning the business.
Baltimore County police are seeking one man they believe responsible for holding up three banks in or around Towson since November. In all three cases, police said he handed a teller a note demanding money and implied that he was armed.
Maryland's attorney general said Friday that the nearly $60 million pot of money he controls from the national mortgage settlement would be spent only in ways designed to help homeowners and communities struggling with foreclosure.