| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Last week’s City Council meeting left little doubt that Anthony Majhess’ ties to the fire union will be used against him in his race for mayor.
Council member Majhess is a former city firefighter who now works for the Palm Beach County...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A Saudi Arabian billionaire prince has sued Forbes magazine in London, accusing the publication of underestimating his wealth in its highly scrutinized annual list of the world's richest people.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal claims the magazine was...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon.
Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In principle, the National Security Agency's vast data collection operation is troubling, but in the age of Google and Facebook, it feels like having just one more Big Brother in a growing family of Big Brothers.
In response to the revelation that the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Last year's $25-billion national mortgage settlement required five giant banks to assign a single employee to each borrower seeking a loan modification — a personal guide who could cut through the bureaucracy.
The so-called single-point-of-contact...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust fund is doing something not seen in years: It's beating the stock market.
Under new manager Sam Peters, the fund is up 27.8 percent in the past 12 months, compared with 20.6 percent for the S&P 500 index....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:21 AM
It's never a good idea to needle the cops.
Detectives went to a Plantation Key to arrest Cole Alan Peacock on charges of Fraud and Grand Theft for allegedly applying for a credit card through Citibank using a fictitious company name – Lockheed...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:05 AM
With his chronically gravelly voice and relentlessly liberal agenda, Sherrod Brown seems to have stepped out of "Les Miserables," hoarse from singing revolutionary anthems at the barricades. Today, Ohio's senior senator has a project worthy of Victor Hugo...
| Feb 17, 2013
Raymond "Chip" Mason first met Joseph A. Sullivan over dinner at a Chicago restaurant, where the founder of Legg Mason Inc. interviewed the young bond trading manager for a job with the Baltimore company.
A lot of the conversation, Mason recalled, was...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The company affiliated with developer Patrick Turner that was planning to redevelop the waterfront of the Westport neighborhood in southwest Baltimore has filed for bankruptcy.
Inner Harbor West LLC, the subject of a Chapter 7 involuntary bankruptcy...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
The developers of the stalled Westport Waterfront filed a $225 million suit in bankruptcy court Wednesday alleging that out-of-state financiers posed as potential investors in the project and then conspired with others to upend development plans....