| May 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide.
The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Friends and loved ones of a family of five killed in a car crash while en route to Disneyland gathered in disbelief and shared grief during a vigil in Hesperia on Monday night.
The parents -- identified by relatives as Angelica Garcia-Garcia and Gerardo...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Countrywide Financial hustled to make the loans. Bank of America, once again, is picking up the bill for the damages caused — the latest buffeting since the bank's disastrous acquisition of the Calabasas high-risk lender six years ago.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
It is not often that a piece of Maryland architectural history goes on the market, which is one of myriad reasons that the Springfield Estate (also known as Peerce's Plantation) in northern Baltimore County is such a treasure.
At a selling price of $1....
| 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 22, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Bill Ackman promised a bombshell, but the activist investor's latest attack against Herbalife landed with a thud on Wall Street.
Shares of the Los Angeles nutritional products company jumped 25% on Tuesday after the longtime Herbalife critic unveiled...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Pulitzer-winning playwright-provocateur Bruce Norris ("Clybourne Park," "The Pain and the Itch") has proven himself an expert at depicting American middle class hypocrisy, exposing characters' true convictions as contradictory to the beliefs they would...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:39 PM
With Citigroup Inc. agreeing to pay $7 billion for issuing toxic mortgage securities, the Justice Department now turns to settling its case against what analysts call the biggest mortgage miscreant of all: Bank of America Corp.
The government has...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A convicted felon and registered sex offender was arrested Friday after allegedly robbing a bank in Poinciana, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.
Kenneth Jacques Merlin, 40, was charged with robbery and grand theft.
The robbery occurred...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Second of two parts.
Choosing a county judge is a task that leaves most voters flailing in the dark, and the August election is going to require even more scrutiny than usual from voters because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering.
A group of mostly...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Bank of America Corp.'s second-quarter earnings plunged 43% as the nation's second-largest bank recorded 4 billion additional reasons to regret its 2008 purchase of high-risk home lender Countrywide Financial Corp. in Calabasas.
Bank of America said...