| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
1st Mariner Bank, Baltimore's largest independent bank, will go to auction Thursday morning with two bidders vying for the bank.
Parent company First Mariner Bancorp is selling the bank as part of the parent's Chapter 11 bankruptcy, filed Feb. 10. The...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:06 PM
A regional Pennsylvania bank submitted the highest bid at the auction for Baltimore's 1st Mariner Bank in a deal that must still be approved by a federal bankruptcy court judge and banking regulators.
National Penn Bank offered $19.1 million for 1st...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:06 AM
First Mariner Bancorp's losses mounted last year before the parent of 1st Mariner Bank filed for bankruptcy protection in February.
The bank itself is not included in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and its Baltimore-based parent has stressed that bank...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:35 PM
A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request to auction off its Baltimore bank quickly, a process that drew heated objections from creditors and the U.S. trustee.
Judge David E. Rice set the deadline to bid on 1st Mariner Bank for April 7,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Actor Woody Harrelson, known for his characters in the TV show "Cheers" and movies such as "No Country for Old Men" and "The Hunger Games," has a new role: landlord of Fells Point's Inn at the Black Olive.
The celebrity joined John "Jack" Dwyer,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Mariner Finance will move its corporate headquarters to Baltimore County later this year, part of a broader planned expansion of the Baltimore-based consumer-loan company.
The recovering economy has boosted the growth of the company, founded in 2002...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Investors who tried for years to get a stake in 1st Mariner Bank have closed on their purchase of the Baltimore institution.
New CEO Jack E. Steil and president Robert D. Kunisch Jr. said Wednesday that the deal was finalized Tuesday night. The...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:15 PM
First Mariner Bancorp's days of publicly traded stock are coming to an end.
The Baltimore-based company said in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday that it expects its stock will be delisted from the OTC Bulletin Board as soon as...
| 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 10, 2014
| 3:14 PM
First Mariner Bancorp corrected a week-old filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission to say that its stock would continue trading and likely be listed on the over-the-counter "Pink Sheets."
The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said its June...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Among the knives, real and toy pistols, and other dangerous weapons seized at BWI Marshall Airport, this one stood out: A curving 7-inch arc of jagged teeth with a brass knuckle-style grip.
A blogger for the Transportation Security Administration...