| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As gas prices soared toward $4 per gallon, Fred Price has sought out the best deals at the pump.
Even so, the self-employed handyman who drives to jobs throughout Baltimore is feeling the pinch of a more than 40-cent-per-gallon jump in the last month....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:13 PM
The Baltimore City Health Department shut down Berger Cookies after receiving an anonymous complaint about the iconic Baltimore-based bakery and subsequently learning it was operating without a license. And now the city is not sure if the bakery ever...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The state of Maryland requires me to get a license to go fishing in the Patapsco River or crabbing off Booby Point or hunting at Elk Neck.
To drive a car, I am required to have a license — and the first time, I needed to pass a test to get one....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:38 PM
As federal budget cuts loom, a state task force is suggesting how Maryland might get more bang from the bucks spent by federal agencies in the state.
The raft of recommendations in the Federal Facilities Advisory Board report — released Thursday at...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The University of Baltimore Law Center was scheduled to reopen at noon on Sunday after being closed for a water main break.
The break that cut water service to the law center at the University of Baltimore forced campus officials to clear the building...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:26 AM
The break of a 10-inch water main at Interstate 83 near Maryland Avenue likely won't be fixed for a few days because it's in a bad spot and repairs will require specific equipment, according to officials from the city Department of Public Works.
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Ralph Johnson knows they will come.
Bring a Ravens player to Man Cave Memorabilia, the store his daughter owns in Glen Burnie, and the fans will turn out.
That includes the guy who collects autographs on the hood of his Jeep. And the one who has players...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:18 AM
A study released Monday by a leading federal employees union finds government agencies could realize as much as 90 percent of the money they would need to save under massive budget cuts from contractors -- sparing federal workers.
The study, written...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Walking along Mount Royal Avenue from Maryland Institute College of Art to the University of Baltimore, what struck me most was the corridor's abject seediness: The buildings had a thick coating of decades-old industrial grime, there were strip bars...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Cleaning out the house that my parents called their own for 57 years is, initially, an exercise in futility and heartbreak. You walk a guilt-strewn tightrope. Should we keep this or that certain artifact left behind following Dad's death in March? Or is...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:49 PM
A former treasurer of the University of Baltimore School of Law's Student Bar Association has pleaded guilty to stealing $33,000 from the organization.
Margaret Oyler, 29, never graduated from the law school and found herself instead sitting as a...