| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase would pay $35.7 million for participating in a mortgage kickback scheme with a now-defunct Owings Mills-based title company under a federal consent order filed Thursday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:00 AM
State Sen. Brian E. Frosh will be sworn in today as Maryland's 44th attorney general.
During a ceremony in Annapolis, Frosh will take over from out-going Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler who held the post for eight years.
The attorney general is...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Next month brings Maryland a new chief executive and a new top lawyer who differ sharply on important issues — particularly how to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. They've also clashed personally in the past.
As they prepare to meet Friday, Gov.-...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Good morning, Baltimore! Someone among us is $2M richer this morning after winning a second-tier prize in last night's Powerball drawing. Meanwhile an Abingdon baby made national news this morning in a photo with Santa broadcast on network television. ...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Stressing he doesn't intend to "park" his beliefs at the door, incoming Attorney General Brian E. Frosh spoke up Thursday in defense of two controversial environmental initiatives that Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has vowed to repeal or block.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake dined at Johnny's in Roland Park on Monday evening — the latest of the Republican's efforts to reach across the aisle to the state's leading Democrats.
It was the first time the incoming...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Republican Larry Hogan said during his campaign for governor that he had no grand visions of turning Maryland red — that is, switching its partisan orientation from Democrats to the GOP. But his upset victory was surprisingly strong — he...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Sen. Bobby Zirkin, who cast the pivotal vote in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee to repeal Maryland's death penalty, will take over the chairmanship of that panel, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller announced Wednesday.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, encouraged by whopping awards and settlements in other states, could join what one analyst calls a "nationwide cascade" of litigation against the oil industry for its use years ago of a gasoline additive...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that he will join a Washington law firm when he leaves office next month after eight years as Maryland's top lawyer.
Gansler, whose term ends Jan. 12, will become a partner in BuckleySandler LLP, where...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:20 PM
In the Maryland governor's race, Anthony G. Brown is expected to report a sizable lead over Republican Larry Hogan in cash on hand Friday night, but it won't be anything like the advantage held by the other two Democrats on the statewide ballot....