| May 21, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday voted to get the ball rolling on a plan that would demolish one of the city's so-called problem motels and replace it with a new apartment complex.
Four council members — Councilwoman Sandy Genis dissented...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Dressed in a maroon jail outfit and limping into court with the help of a cane, Nathan Barksdale did not look Wednesday like the notorious heroin dealer once sentenced to 15 years in prison for the torture of three people in a West Baltimore public...
| May 29, 2014
Here's another chapter in the endless book about why you shouldn't believe everything your read or hear on product promotions. Lornamead Inc., whose "Lice Shield" products are sold at major chain stores including Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:51 AM
The developer of a planned mixed-use development in Charles Village on land owned by Johns Hopkins University is considering anchoring the project with a pharmacy, not a grocery store, as many area residents had feared.
"The anchor tenant/retailer...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you want to save money on everyday items, dollar stores can be a great place to shop. And, contrary to popular belief, the quality of most items at national dollar-store chains is good, says Jeff Yeager, author of four popular books on frugal living,...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
In the aftermath of just two minutes and 18 seconds of a professional mixed martial arts career, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey proclaimed herself ready, willing, able and destined to be the next Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
When Marylanders purchase the painkiller Vicodin, it costs about 37 cents a pill at a pharmacy.
But when a doctor dispenses it under Maryland's workers' compensation system, the cost per pill can increase dramatically, officials and doctors acknowledge....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:46 AM
A sign outside the now vacant Santoni's Super Market in Highlandtown says Gmart International Foods, a six-store chain with two Maryland locations, is coming soon.
But the shopping center's landlord said late Monday that no lease has yet been signed,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Toys "R" Us, Rite Aid, Macy's and
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Authorities warned residents on Friday that people are posing as Glendale and Burbank utility employees who threaten to shut off services for those who refuse to pay their bills using money cards.
At least three Glendale Water & Power customers...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A few years back, Nathan “Bodie” Barksdale had a public spat with “The Wire” creator David Simon over the extent to which he was an inspiration for drug boss Avon Barksdale in the series. All the while, he vowed that he was long...