| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Baltimore police say they are making progress after identifying a recent pattern of robberies in the Canton area.
In the past few days, there have been at least three robberies there, including a woman who had a gun placed to her head while unloading...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure.
Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent.
"I got fought on it, by...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:58 PM
A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Baltimore County man to 11 years in prison and ordered him to pay close to $200,000 in restitution to victims of a wire fraud and identity theft scheme that victimized Johns Hopkins doctors, among some 250 others, the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Joe Mechlinski, CEO and co-founder of Canton-based management consulting firm entreQuest, has worked with more than 400 businesses since starting the company 12 years ago.
Last month, he released his first book, "Grow Regardless: Of Your Business' Size,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:09 AM
The Baltimore County Public Library has named a new branch manager for the Perry Hall Library.
Cindy Kleback, a 15-year veteran of library work, was announced Tuesday as the new manager at the Perry Hall branch, 9685 Honeygo Blvd.
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Not too long ago, Carroll County faced a problem: Rapid growth had brought crowded classrooms to the northeastern part of the county, and planners expected many more homes to be built in the area.
"At one point, they were 400 kids over capacity at North...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Census report this week showing that Baltimore's population grew last year for the first time in decades is an encouraging sign that the long-term hemorrhaging of city residents to the suburbs may finally be turning around. Though the absolute numbers...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:11 PM
John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
James Gabriel Thompson, a retired savings and loan association president, died of cerebral vascular disease Jan. 29 at Oak Crest Village. The former Guilford resident was 84.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Gwynn Oak, he was the son of Stephen Thompson,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The Creative Alliance will take over the cafe operations at the Patterson, the cultural organization's Highlandtown home.
The cafe, which opened last May as Clementine at the Creative Alliance, was operated by the owners of Clementine on Harford Road....