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Former Ravens safety Eric Weddle lists massive Baltimore County home for $895,000
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:15:00 PDT

Former Ravens safety Eric Weddle will no longer enjoy his post-win bowl of ice cream in his spacious Baltimore County home.

The 34-year-old, who signed with the Los Angeles Rams in March after the Ravens released him from his four-year contract, has listed his massive house in the Quarry Lake at...

BWI airplane fuelers raise safety concerns about leaking fuel trucks; airport says they passed feder
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:15:00 PDT

Jim Burns, who has refueled airplanes at BWI Marshall Airport for nearly two decades, says he no longer feels safe at work.

Half of the fuel trucks leak — sometimes within feet of the aircraft — he says, and when workers report the leaks and other problems to Menzies Aviation, the ground-services...

Legg Mason will advise funds sold in Mexico through new partnership
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:00:00 PDT

Legg Mason will advise a Mexican money manager on investment funds to be sold there under a new partnership announced Tuesday.

Legg Mason announced it has established a strategic alliance with Corporación Actinver that allows the Mexican financial services firm to manage and sell funds to its clients...

Baltimore ransomware attack crimped home sales for the month of May
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:15:00 PDT

Home sales in Baltimore plunged in May amid the recent ransomware attack on city government computers, including those essential for completing real estate transactions.

The drop in city sales in what is often one of the busier months for home sales contributed to yet another monthly decline in...

Maryland Gov. Hogan to Trump administration: Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 13:20:00 PDT

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is urging the Trump administration to reconsider its decision to delay putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

In a letter Tuesday to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Hogan wrote he was “incredibly disappointed” Tubman won’t be on the $20 next year.

Treasury officials...

Trash bags of ‘Healthy Holly’ books occasionally arrive at Maryland Book Bank; kids don’t want them,
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 02:00:00 PDT

From time to time over the past few months, employees at the Maryland Book Bank have found a trash bag waiting for them on their loading dock in Woodberry — each one stuffed with “Healthy Holly” books.

“Every time they’ve come in, it’s never been just five or six” books, said Kim Crout, the nonprofit...

Baltimore liquor stores challenge new zoning law designed to shut them down
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:35:00 PDT

Arguing that the city of Baltimore violated the Constitution by trying to force them out of business, the owners of 30 liquor stores have appealed new zoning rules. Their lawyer said Tuesday that the challenges will allow the stores to remain open, at least for now.

The liquor stores are fixtures...

Review of Maryland hospital network finds more no-bid contracting, faults former CEO for ‘Healthy Ho
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:40:00 PDT

A review of contracts the University of Maryland Medical System had with members of its board of directors and their companies revealed more no-bid and self-dealing practices — including that executives pressured staff to use board members’ products — and blamed former CEO Robert Chrencik and other...

Former UMMS board member had multiple undisclosed hospital deals; employees felt ‘pressured’ to push
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:45:00 PDT

Amid growing scrutiny in early April around lucrative contracts between the University of Maryland Medical System and nine of its volunteer board members, officials privately cut back two undisclosed deals with a tenth, according to a new report.

Both involved Dr. Scott Rifkin, who resigned from...

Maryland Gov. Hogan names 11 new members to UMMS board plagued by contracting scandal
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:20:00 PDT

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan named Wednesday his initial batch of new appointees to the troubled board of directors at the University of Maryland Medical System, the first step toward reorganizing the board following a scandal over board members having lucrative contracts with the 13-hospital system.

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CEO of Maryland technology development arm to step down
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:30:00 PDT

The CEO of Maryland's technology development arm is stepping down.

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation announced Wednesday that George Davis will step down, effective July 31.

In February, a state audit was critical of TEDCO for creating a three-member advisory committee to provide...

How many passengers got sick on cruises leaving Baltimore? The CDC has an answer for that and more.
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 06:30:00 PDT

Even the saltiest of sea dogs can be prone to bouts of illness aboard cruise ships, but Maryland vacationers may take comfort in knowing the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention closely monitors health standards on commercial ships.

Much like restaurants, cruise ships — including those...

University of Maryland Medical Center withdraws request to boost patient rates
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:45:00 PDT

The University of Maryland Medical Center dropped a plan Wednesday to seek more revenue from patients, a request that critics had called ill-timed in light of allegations of improper spending and above-average profits by the 13-hospital University of Maryland Medical System.

The downtown Baltimore...

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