| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:04 AM
If you’ve shopped for Father’s Day cards recently you’ve no doubt noticed the glut of Hallmark greetings that cater to dad’s unquenchable thirst for beer. I recently counted no fewer than five different variations on the “Hey...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:52 PM
If your back aches or your ankle swells, managers of a Columbia-based company want you to forgo the ice pack and grab a TheraPearl instead.
The maker of therapeutic pearl-filled packs that can be chilled in the freezer or heated in the microwave want...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The killings of two Lincoln Heights women whose bodies were discovered near freeways have been linked through forensic evidence, prompting police on Tuesday to announce a $50,000 reward in the hopes that someone will come forward with information.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:15 AM
A Virginia-based real estate company may locate a new fitness center on an unused portion of Baltimore's 10.9-acre Alameda Marketplace, which it acquired last week.
Atlantic Realty Companies, which bought the shopping center for $11.3 million, plans...
| Mar 1, 2014
Last Christmas Eve, Dan Quartin of Newington brought his 11-year-old cat to the veterinarian.
"They determined that the cat, Rusty, had diabetes," Quartin said. "The doctor printed out on a computer what I needed to get at a pharmacy — the insulin...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The landmark decision by CVS Caremark on Wednesday to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600 U.S. drugstores by Oct. 1 ratchets up pressure on its larger rival, Deerfield-based Walgreen Co., to follow suit.
CVS, the nation’s No. 2 drugstore chain, said...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
In what may be the perfect mash-up of retro-nostalgia with modern-day reality TV mania, you can now grow a "Duck Dynasty" beard via Chia Pet.
We caught a blurb about the Chia Willie and Chia Uncle Si handmade decorative planters on NBC's "Today" show...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Plaza De La Cañada, a neighborhood shopping center in La Cañada Flintridge, has sold for $35.9 million.
The 1960s-era shopping center on Foothill Boulevard will be anchored by a Gelson’s Market that is set to open early next year. Gelson's will...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Rite Aid Corp. was ordered by a San Joaquin County Superior Court judge Tuesday to pay more than $12.3 million to settle a civil lawsuit over allegations that 600 of its California stores improperly handled and disposed of hazardous waste.