Severna Park osprey camera goes live

SEVERNA PARK, Md. (AP) — A live video stream has been launched to all bird lovers to peak into the nest of two ospreys in Severna Park. The Capital newspaper reports that the stream went live Thursday and was organized by a local couple, Mark and Heather Jeweler, who had admired the nesting pair for …


Man gets 30 years in Md. boy’s fatal beating over missing cake

HAGERSTOWN — A man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 9-year-old son over a missing piece of birthday cake pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday and was sentenced to 30 years in prison by a judge who likened the boy’s treatment to torture. For weeks before the beating, Jack Garcia was a virtual prisoner in …


MedStar cyberattack highlights health care IT challenges

With MedStar Health becoming the latest apparent victim in a growing trend of cyber-extortion schemes targeting hospitals, experts say these institutions are uniquely vulnerable to such attack – and that the problem has no easy solution. Historically, the health care industry has been more focused on making sure its systems were compliant with patient-privacy laws …


8 things you need to know this morning

Good morning, and happy Friday.

I have some unfortunate news to share, first. As of today, the BBJ is ending our ever-popular “8 things” post in the mornings. Instead, each morning we’ll be running a daily “Cleveland Browns Today” newsletter — bringing you all the top Browns news from the past 24 hours.

April Fools!

See what I did there? (Yes, I fully expect to get anti-Browns and Robert Griffin III emails for the rest of the day.)

Anyway, it’s going to be a gross day weather-wise. There will…


Here are the top 5 professional search firms in the Baltimore area

Randstad Professionals moved up a spot to No. 1 on this this year’s List of professional search firms in the Baltimore area.

The top 25 List is ranked by Baltimore-area placements above $35,000 in salary in 2015. Randstad reported 475 Baltimore-area placements in 2015.

Below, you can see the top five professional search firms that made this week’s List. Subscribers can view the full list here, as well as this week’s list of largest temporary staffing agencies.

5. Search Consultants International