| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The government had its own reassuring economic news in tandem with strong sales data from automakers such as Ford, GM and Chrysler: U.S. factories saw more orders in February after demand dropped the month before.
Orders for manufactured goods rose 1.3%...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:01 PM
A Mishawaka couple allegedly cooked up a meth lab in their apartment with the help of two others.
Prosecutors on Wednesday hit Samuel T. Ford and Dartisha L. Jones with felony counts of manufacturing methamphetamine inside their apartment in the 500...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Home appliances cause an estimated 150,000 fires a year, resulting in 150 deaths and more than $500 million in property damage. A new Consumer Reports investigation has turned up disturbing findings. Although many of those fires are due to human error,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:39 AM
By Michael Broihier
Stanford Police officers arrested a Stanford couple last Wednesday on a host of drug and drug-related charges and a search continues for a third suspect. Arrested were Ricky Robbins, 45, and Sylvania Robbins, 42, both of 118 Harris...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Sparrows Point's new owners are setting a three-month deadline for interested parties to bid on the idled steel mill complex — in whole or in pieces.
That's slightly longer than the 10 weeks the Baltimore County property was marketed during its...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Industrial employment in Maryland and Washington, D.C., fell 2.3 percent in a year-over-year period ending in May, with layoffs at defense contractor AAI Corp. and the closure of the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills contributing to job losses,...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew late last year at a pace that in normal times would suggest it’s healthy.
But the 2.8 percent annualized growth rate in the October-December quarter — the fastest pace since the spring of 2010 —...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to a seasonally adjusted 377,000, up from a nearly four-year low the previous week. But the longer-term trend is pointing to a healthier job market.
| Jan 22, 2012
Except for a flat tire, it had been an uneventful trip last July — a drive from Florida to New York to visit relatives.
But everything changed when Larry Schrefler's companion began complaining of dizziness.
Traveling along Interstate 81 near...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim.
What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore.
With 35 employees, up from...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:11 AM
BOYNE CITY -- City officials from all boards, committees and commissions in Boyne City gathered Tuesday to fill one another in on what they've accomplished since they met last in February.
There were representatives from the schools, Main Street, city...