| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Home values in Baltimore rose more than 4 percent in the most recent round of property assessments, one of the largest increases in Maryland as the state saw some overall growth for the first time in five years.
In the Baltimore region, average home...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:27 PM
A family crime organization trafficked more than $6.6 million in black market cigarettes and more in illegal foreign drugs through a Baltimore restaurant and a Pikesville pharmacy that received a Baltimore County-backed loan, authorities said in a federal...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. said Friday that it plans to close eight "under-performing" weight loss centers by the end of the month and sell some of its other centers next year, part of a push toward franchising as the performance of its company-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Jemicy School, based in Owings Mills, has announced its upper school athletic program has been accepted into the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association in a number of sports.
The school's varsity boys soccer, lacrosse and basketball teams will...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Columbia Gas Transmission said Monday that it expects to begin work on a 21-mile pipeline through Baltimore and Harford counties next year after winning federal approval for the $180 million project, which drew heated opposition from neighbors.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Alexander R. "Ruffie" Holmes, a retired certified public accountant who later became treasurer of the old Church Home and Hospital in East Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from dementia at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. He was...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Hubert V. Simmons was a gentle man who threw a nasty knuckleball in Negro Leagues baseball, and for years he dreamed of establishing a museum that could tell a story about the national pastime before it was really national, when black players were...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:54 AM
The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years.
It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Sonia Neumeier didn't know her family in the Philippines lost everything in Super Typhoon Haiyan until the retired Army nurse and Owings Mills resident received an email from her brother.
Her hometown of Sara, in Iloilo province, hasn't been in the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:10 AM
It's not easy painting a wall, especially one that's outdoors, made of concrete and measures over 46 feet by 10 feet.
Since early fall, though, that's what a dozen-plus students at Owings Mills High School have been doing under the guidance of art...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The call for the wild is being heard again across Maryland — though not everyone welcomes it.
More than a decade after the last addition to the state's network of wildlands, Department of Natural Resources officials have proposed a major expansion...