| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, a counselor who was an outreach and volunteer coordinator for a Baltimore men's shelter, died of a heart attack Sept. 2 at his West Ostend Street home. He was 52.
The son of Jesse James Phillips, a Secret Service agent and...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Mr. Chong doesn't want me to tell you about his store (or even to tell me his first name). In fact, he doesn't want you to come at all.
When I ask him for permission to take some photos for the Los Angeles Times, he refuses -- and almost chases me out...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Rogerio Scotton was already facing a long time in prison for committing fraud but the shenanigans he pulled during his trial — even pretending that he had sex tapes to show the jury — earned him a couple of extra years behind bars on Friday....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
A new eyeglass assembly lab in Halethorpe is poised to make prescription lenses for Google Glass after the wearable-computer product launches later this year.
The VSPOne facility, which opened last month, expects substantial growth from more...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:45 AM
United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday it would invest $70 million to add 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks to its fleet.
The trucks, which can travel up to 200 miles on a tank of propane, will replace gasoline- and diesel-powered trucks used...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:19 AM
A big container with the Amazon logo has appeared in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza, in the city's Embarcadero district, not far from the San Francisco Bay.
What's in it? No one besides Amazon really knows, though the online retailer was planning a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:56 PM
Los Angeles police on Wednesday said detectives were seeking additional possible victims of a United Parcel Service worker charged with sexually assaulting two women.
Anthony Leroy Tinzly was charged on June 23 with 12 felony counts including rape,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The majority of police officers in Baltimore City are brave men and women who work hard to keep us safe and are underpaid for their efforts. However, in every basket there are a few bad apples.
The two officers that killed someone's pet dog last week...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:26 AM
United Parcel Service Inc, the world's biggest package delivery company, said it would start charging by size of packages for all ground services in the United States as it looks to offset rising fuel costs.
Rival FedEx Corp made a similar move in May,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:10 AM
United Parcel Service Inc. on Friday announced the appointment of chief operating officer David Abney to the role of chief executive.
Abney, 58, becomes the company's 11th CEO and will replace Scott Davis, 62, who will retire from the company. Davis...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Here's the thing about the dangerous jobs made famous by reality television shows such as "Deadliest Catch" and "Ax Men" -- the pay is generally lousy relative to the considerable (and literal) risk to life and limb. Fishermen and loggers can expect...