| 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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 2:43 PM
A key deadline for Baltimore's First Mariner Bancorp to raise at least $70.3 million passed Monday without any word on whether the company has met that fundraising goal to keep alive a capital deal that would ensure the company's survival.
| Mar 31, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Auditors have raised doubts about First Mariner Bancorp's ability to remain in business, according to financial statements that the largest Baltimore-based bank, founded by prominent businessman Edwin F. Hale Sr., filed with regulators late Thursday....
| Apr 1, 2011
| 5:30 PM
First Mariner Bancorp Chairman and CEO Edwin F. Hale Sr. said Friday that the company is continuing to try to raise capital and to work with regulators who have put the largest Baltimore-based bank under heightened scrutiny for two years.
| Apr 8, 2011
| 2:38 PM
First Mariner Bancorp Chairman and Chief Executive Edwin F. Hale Sr.'s compensation dipped slightly to $542,825 in 2010, the namesake bank holding company said Friday.
Hale's base salary remained unchanged at $522,000. He and other executives did not...
| Apr 24, 2011
Edwin F. Hale Sr. has always run headfirst into challenges. Walking away is not his style.
But after years of trying to turn around the company he founded, that's what the First Mariner Bancorp chairman and chief executive agreed to do last week —...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:09 PM
First Mariner Bancorp's deal with a New York investment firm that would give the Baltimore institution a much-needed cash infusion sets two key deadlines for the company to raise additional capital, according to regulatory filings released Monday....
| Nov 30, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Seven months after First Mariner Bancorp struck a cash-infusion deal that Chairman Edwin F. Hale Sr. characterized as a "significant milestone" in the struggling Baltimore company's efforts to raise its capital levels, a second deadline has come and gone,...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Exelon Corp.'s pledge to build a new Baltimore headquarters as part of its proposed buyout of Constellation Energy could alter the city's skyline, injecting fresh life into the traditional downtown business district or further expanding the waterfront...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Jim Loukota of Baltimore County is trying to make the best of a soured investment.
The 60-year-old retired electrician owns 100 shares of First Mariner Bancorp that he bought for about $14.50 per share in the late 1990s and closed Monday a little over...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate and developer, said Friday that he has retired as chief executive and chairman of First Mariner Bancorp — the banking company he built, only to scramble in the housing market collapse and recession...