| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Norman Elliott Kent, a graduate of Hofstra University, is a publisher and criminal defense attorney based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, handling First Amendment, constitutional rights, and media law cases.
A pioneer in medical necessity defenses for marijuana...
| Apr 30, 2013
L.A. poet and playwright
Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
| May 20, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It wasn't like the movies. Seven of the police officer's bullets hit the robber. An eighth hit a hostage, Andrea Rebello. Both were killed, and a standoff was over.
The repercussions, however, had just begun. The death of the 21-year-old Hofstra...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:47 AM
Who: Kenneth Crooks, of Aventura
From: Comcast NBC in Broward County, as area vice president, operations
To: The Heart Gallery of Broward as executive director
About: Heart Gallery of Broward County is the fifth largest Heart Gallery in the U.S....
| May 3, 2013
Nazareth High School graduate Julia Skrobak will appear on "Fox and Friends" at 8:20 a.m. Friday, along with two other students, as winners of the 2013 "Fox News Channel College Challenge." The three women, who currently are all students at......
| Feb 27, 2012
Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
| Jul 31, 2011
The departure last week of Marianne Banister from WBAL-TV after 15 years of co-anchoring a team that always finished first or second in its time period raised big questions about the changing face of television news in Baltimore.
In the past year and...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Stasia Manak, of Laurel, has been named to the dean's list for the fall and spring semesters at The Catholic University of America, in Washington. She has also been nominated for membership into Phi Eta Sigma, a national college scholastic honor society,...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Nancy Z. Fleming, a former educator and homemaker who participated in a University of Maryland Alzheimer disease study, died Sept. 14 of the disease at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living.
The longtime Towson resident was 73.
The daughter of a banker and...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:44 PM
For stations in Baltimore and across the country, Monday is the first day of the post-Oprah Winfrey era.
Llike their counterparts nationwide, stations here will be trying new and (allegedly_ improved shows to grab a piece of the huge audience that the...