| May 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Comcast Corp. was hoping to focus on its financial achievements and the benefits of its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable during its annual shareholders meeting.
Instead, the company Wednesday was taken to task by consumer advocates and some...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Chicago River Day, which is Saturday, is like the proverbial box of chocolates: you never know what you're going to get.
Volunteers from three area churches who work on the river cleanup have found all kinds of things.
"Along with a lot of glass and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:27 PM
No one was injured when a charter bus carrying Indiana middle-school students traveling to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee caught fire Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Department.
| May 14, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Leonard A. Siems, founder of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc., a heavy construction equipment rental firm, died May 7 of a heart attack at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 86.
"He enjoyed the equipment rental business and wanted to become a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If Yevola Peters were ever in a tight spot, she hopes that someone would be willing to lend a hand.
That's why the 78-year-old Annapolis resident has devoted her life to advocating for at-risk families and children in the Annapolis area.
"We are our...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
On Sunday, Baltimore Rowing Club Director of Youth Rowing Judd Anderson stood up during the service at his church to give an announcement.
But while he began to share the news that 17 of his rowers will attend this weekend's USRowing Youth National...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Access Contemporary Music: Francesco Milioto leads the ensemble's season finale, which holds the Chicago premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis' "Goblin Market," along with works by Kernis, Eve Beglarian and Jenna Lyle. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Architectural Artifacts,...
| May 9, 2014
St. James Parish will hold its annual crab cake and country ham spring dinner from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at 5757 Solomons Island Road in Lothian. The menu includes homemade crab cakes, country and honey-baked ham, potatoes au...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Betty J. "BJ" Lewenz, a former art teacher, photographer, poet and naturalist, died May 23 of heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Ruxton resident was 91.
The daughter of Ralph Curtis Deatrick and Amy Carol Henderson Deatrick, Betty...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
An attorney once called the "political pope of Baltimore" will chair a search committee to find the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland, officials announced Tuesday.
Rick O. Berndt, a managing partner of Gallagher Evelius and Jones LLP,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:44 PM
More married men may be serving as Catholic priests in the U.S. and Canada soon, but not because Pope Francis is about to relax the requirement that Latin Rite priests be celibate.
Last week the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological...