| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:42 AM
Gripped by a fear that one costly emergency could cause Northampton County to run out of money next year, County Council on Thursday opted to install the largest tax increase in more than a decade.
By a 5-4 vote, a conflicted council decided to add...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:41 AM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is the second least effective sports executive, according to a sports magazine's recent survey. Goodell has battled an image problem this year after he admittedly mishandled cases of domestic abuse by players and defended...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Lettuce consider mayonnaise: The maker of Hellmann's is suing an upstart, Just Mayo, to the tuna millions in damages. Has one side spread lies? Does the other side deserve a dressing down? Here's the lunchpin of the dispute: whether a food company can sub...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Walgreens Boots Alliance top attorney Thomas Sabatino is the latest executive to leave the company.
Sabatino will join Hertz Global Holdings as senior executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel starting Feb. 9. Sabatino...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Two of Baltimore's most prominent developers want to build an arena on piers in the Inner Harbor, a new idea that has revived perennial debate about how to replace the aging arena on the city's west side.
The proposal to locate a 15,000-seat venue on...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:10 AM
The Crown Point Babe Ruth baseball fields and playground property owned by the city have been sold at public auction, with D&L Wood Products president Bob Lidga submitting the winning bid of $501,000, the Crown Point Star has learned.
The auction took...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:49 PM
To The Good People of St. Louis:
I saw the headlines about Stan Kroenke, owner of the St. Louis Rams, proposing to build a stadium in Los Angeles, and your plan for a new stadium on the Mississippi River that would cost as much as $985 million, nearly...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Benet senior forward Emily Schramek came into Friday’s game with Naperville Central needing 16 points to reach 1,000 for her career.
She wasted little time in passing the milestone and then some.
Schramek scored her team’s first eight...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:43 PM
Some fans are boiling over a Deerfield candy-maker's decision to tweak the recipe in the United Kingdom for its cherished Easter treat: the Cadbury Creme Egg.
Mondelez International is changing the chocolate egg's shell from Cadbury's dairy milk...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:40 PM
The Baltimore City Council is once again trying to ban many stores from giving plastic bags to customers — only a month after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake shot down its last attempt.
On Monday, Councilman Bill Henry reintroduced a bill Rawlings-...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:27 AM
The Ravens’ divisional round game against the New England Patriots has fans and the media in both locales buzzing, with anticipation to face a familiar foe taking hold in Baltimore while something resembling fear has swept New England.