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  • Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case

    Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case
    The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year. Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...
  • Pages from the Past: Tour of gold mines in Canada leads to wedding ring for Catonsville woman

    An article in the Feb. 15, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the culmination of a long-distance romance sparked by a meeting during a tour of Canadian gold mines. Three thousand miles across the continent to Tacoma, Wash., Miss Ethel Patterson, of...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Juneau, Alaska

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Juneau, Alaska
    Alaska’s state capital, Juneau, with its mountains, ice field, quaint narrow streets and early 19th century architecture left over from gold-mining days is a popular stop with passengers on Inside Passage and other Alaska cruise itineraries. And...
  • California: Yreka a gold mine of natural wonders

     California: Yreka a gold mine of natural wonders
    YREKA, Calif. — Deep in Siskiyou County in far Northern California, high granite peaks and rocky streams have long incited gold miners, including my grandfather, who in the 1930s lived with his family — my grandmother, mother and aunt —...
  • Alaska Gold Miners Remain Optimistic Despite Dropping Gold Prices

    Alaska Gold Miners Remain Optimistic Despite Dropping Gold Prices
    The price of gold has been dropping for six days as of Friday and local miners say the declines haven't dampened their optimism. The Alaska chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America spent part of Friday teaching Anchorage area sixth graders...
  • Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries

    Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries
    Two women left a Reisterstown jewelry shop with hundreds of dollars after hawking a shoebox full of gold and silver, much of it allegedly linked to a string of nearly 30 area burglaries. They might never have been arrested, police said, because the...
  • Historic Pieces of Gold Stolen from a State Museum

    Historic Pieces of Gold Stolen from a State Museum
    Call it the Motherlode Thomas Crowne Affair. Stockton may have gold chain robberies; Mariposa has gold nugget robberies. Friday, around 4 p.m., several armed men walked into the California State Mining and Mineral Museum and walked out with 2 million...
  • Steinberg: How sports thrive in these times

    This country is struggling through the worst economic times since the Great Depression. Millions are out of work, banks are reticent to loan, and the national debt is staggering. As usual, the economy is the central issue and driving force in the...
  • San Diego Man Linked to Federal Reserve Bomb Plotter

    San Diego Man Linked to Federal Reserve Bomb Plotter
    NEW YORK -- Terror suspect Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ashan Nafis remains behind bars accused of plotting to bomb the Federal Reserve Branch in Manhattan. But in a new development, the FBI has arrested and searched the San Diego apartment of 36-year-old...
  • T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold

    T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold
    Two college savings plans managed by T. Rowe Price rank among the best in the country — the eighth time that the Baltimore-based investment firm has been included in Morningstar's annual survey of top plans. Only once — the year after the...
  • Man wearing GPS ankle monitor robbed another man of $2-mil in gold, cops say

    Man wearing GPS ankle monitor robbed another man of $2-mil in gold, cops say
    Cops say Raonel Valdez-Valhuerdis, 34, along with two other men, robbed and assaulted a courier for a Bolivian gold mining company of more than $2-million worth of gold inside his luggage at the man's Coral Gables apartment building, reports WTVJ NBC...