| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths.
In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Republican governor challenger Bruce Rauner today said he’s “very comfortable” that a federal bankruptcy judge is letting a case proceed in which it is alleged the candidate’s longtime equity investment firm improperly handled...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
It's been five years since the market hit bottom on March 9, 2009. At the time, there was no telling when the free fall would end. "Dow 5,000? There's a case for it," said a headline in the Wall Street Journal on March 9....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Questions about Terrence P. Carter's background multiplied Tuesday, a day after the New London school board delayed a vote on approving a contract for him to start Aug. 1 as superintendent of schools.
Board members want to ask Carter about The Courant's...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California.
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Maryland lawmakers and child advocates called Monday for an investigation into regulators' oversight of a troubled group home operator, asking why the state continued to give the company millions in taxpayer dollars despite long-standing financial and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Could Crumbs cupcakes be saved by Dippin' Dots?
Just days after the financially troubled Crumbs Bake Shops Inc. closed all 48 stores, including three at malls in the Baltimore area, the New York specialty chain stands to be acquired as part of a...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In the year since this city filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipality ever to do so, leaders have adopted a more optimistic tone about the future, pledging to fix streetlights and attract new residents and jobs.
But Eric Byrd isn't...