| May 21, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The launch of Baltimore's 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.
The city is expected to seek new vendors through a bid...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has made an unsolicited bid to buy Chicago-based packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at nearly $5.7 billion plus debt, the latest shakeup in the food industry.
Hillshire said it will review...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The practitioner of a now-closed 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.
Dr. William Thomas...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Home improvement projects can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars, which means the stakes are high if something goes wrong.
And things do. Maryland regulators received more than 4,400 complaints about home improvement contractors in the last...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Mary Barra, mother of two and the first female CEO of General Motors, sat silently while the parents of ten dead children unloaded their grief and anger on her. Some read prepared statements; others spoke off the cuff. One father unbuttoned his dress...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A Japanese firm that has a long history with Baltimore-based Hedwin Corp. was named the winning bidder for the manufacturer in a bankruptcy auction Friday, a development that Hedwin officials said would save the company's 300 jobs.
Fujimori Kogyo Co....
| May 30, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Creditors in Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy have engineered a new appraisal aimed at putting the Detroit Institute of Arts' entire collection in play as a possible chip to maximize the amount the city will be obligated to ante up for debt repayment....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Bankruptcy courts are the mark of an advanced legal society. Think of the alternatives. Debt-slavery is inhumane. Debtors' prison is inefficient. And breaking a trader's bench and banning him from the market doesn't get anybody's assets back. But how...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The investors buying 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that they've received the regulatory approvals they need and expect to close on the deal as soon as next week, turning the page on the Baltimore institution's most tumultuous chapter.
The purchasers ...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
GM's CEO Mary Barra in a employees' town-hall meeting today announced that 15 employees have been fired and five others disciplined over the handling of the faulty ignition switches. An internal audit, which Barra called "extremely thorough, brutally...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:02 PM
For 75 years, the light pink Lido Theatre in Newport Beach has welcomed moviegoers onto the Balboa Peninsula.
But an asset manager for the theater's property owner has a new vision for the space, now surrounded by development, and in need of, as she put...