| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Among the queries considered by the Anne Arundel County Council this year are issues large and small that lawmakers have asked voters to resolve:
Should the Anne Arundel County Council take a vacation in August?
What day should the county executive...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 8:52 AM
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — One of Michigan's newest justices knocks down the belief that there's something wrong with having sharp differences at the state Supreme Court.
Brian Zahra, who was appointed to the court in 2011 and wants to keep his job in...
| Aug 22, 2012
Editor's note: When South Dakota's candidates for the state's lone seat in the U.S. House visited the Brown County Fair, each took time to visit with an American News reporter. Democrat Matt Varilek of Sioux Falls is challenging incumbent Republican...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:55 PM
A Newport Beach dentist known for treating the rich and famous will have to pay one of her patients $641,542 after badly damaging her teeth and gums to the point that she needed emergency surgery.
Earlier this month an arbitrator ruled in favor of Ingrid...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:11 AM
So Facebook offered itself up on the open market at $38 a share and it’s now way below that and people are wondering WHAT HAPPENED? Well, what’s Facebook worth to you?
Probably the greatest time-sucker to come along in ages, FB, as it’s...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:09 PM
After hours of labor, Enso Martinez cried as his wife, Rebecca Fielding, was carried from their Waverly home on a stretcher en route to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Fielding, who had wanted to deliver her baby at home with the help of a midwife, assured her...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The recent $55 million jury verdict against Johns Hopkins Hospital is a malpractice outrage, praised by lawyers, as usual, smacking their lips for more of the same ("Waverly family awarded $55 million in lawsuit," June 27). From the article in The Sun,...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 3:17 PM
When a jury ordered Johns Hopkins Hospital to pay $55 million to a Baltimore family whose newborn was brain-damaged, the case hinged on what doctors and nurses did in the two hours before birth.
But the jury never heard about the nurse midwife trying...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 2:14 PM
After Ada George's thyroid treatment went wrong last summer, leaving the 57-year-old mother of three brain-damaged and comatose, officials from Good Samaritan Hospital approached her family twice to apologize and offer compensation, which the Georges...
| Sep 30, 2012
On the eighth floor of the Daley Center, behind a locked metal door, is a narrow room known as the vault.
Within its walls reside files that Cook County Circuit Court judges have ordered hidden from the public, something they have done hundreds of...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:28 PM
The Broward School District now has its own Ken Starr-like report chronicling the sexcapades of an elected official.
Teachers, principals, and administrators who work for the school district are abuzz about the steamy read behind the dully titled...