| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:47 PM
Baltimore will lose the headquarters of OneMain Financial Holdings after Citigroup agreed to sell the personal finance company to Springleaf Holdings in a $4.25 billion deal.
The sale announced Tuesday would create one of the nation's largest consumer...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:58 PM
The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade.
Seven of Maryland's eight members of...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:58 AM
Our state foster care agencies are apparently so underfunded that they are taking resources from abused and neglected children. The agencies are taking control over foster children's Social Security benefits (when the children are disabled or have...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Marcus Thornton's pursuit and acquisition of William and Mary's career scoring record has brought added recognition to the program and has one particularly interested observer in northwestern Pennsylvania.
Eighty-six-year-old Chet Giermak, retired and...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:03 PM
The Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric is on the hunt for a new administrator. Longtime president and executive director Sandy Richmond stepped down earlier ths year to become general manager of another historic venue, the 5,200-...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Gov. Larry Hogan named budget adviser Robert R. Neall and transition chief James T. Brady to the state university system's Board of Regents on Friday as he submitted 331 "green bag" appointments to the Senate for approval.
The Republican governor also...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 9:02 AM
Although Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on no new taxes and, in fact, wants to roll back some of the taxes he thinks were unfairly instituted, his budget proposal actually levies a specific (and punitive) tax, through a contorted fiscal slight of hand, on...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:51 AM
Education has been my ultimate equalizer, my door opener, my salvation. Despite early troubles, I completed high school and found myself at a common crossroad — excited about going to college but completely unsure about how I was going to pay for...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:23 PM
William R. "Doc" Cronin, former owner and publisher of The Harford Democrat and Aberdeen Enterprise newspapers who was also a benefactor to the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum, died Friday at Hart Heritage Estates, a Forest Hill assisted-living...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 2:50 PM
An alibi witness is willing to testify on behalf of Adnan Syed to help challenge his 15-year-old murder conviction in a case popularized by the "Serial" podcast, according to a court filing made on Tuesday.
In a sworn deposition, Asia McClain stated...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON On Super Bowl Sunday, most football fans watched ads for Victoria's Secret, the lost Budweiser dog and a deadpan Kim Kardashian extolling the virtues of T-Mobile. But in St. Louis, those national ads were supplemented with a different kind of...