| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:27 PM
Natalie L. "Toby" Mendeloff, a community activist and volunteer, died Jan. 29 at Sinai Hospital of complications of the flu. She was 94.
The daughter of Henry Lavenstein, a department store owner, and Bessie Siff Lavenstein, a homemaker, Natalie...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:33 PM
Patrick O. Prendergast, a retired electrical engineer who worked for the Navy, died of heart failure Feb. 1 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Glen Burnie resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, he was the son...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:21 PM
In one corner of the basement of Ames Hall at the Johns Hopkins University, Cynthia Moss opened the door of a room where about a dozen Egyptian fruit bats dozed inside a milk crate attached to the wall.
"Come on, sweeties," she said, stirring them up,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:25 PM
The "next generation of science" is at risk unless major changes are made to increase opportunities for young researchers, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels wrote in a scientific journal article published Tuesday.
Only 1 percent of...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:43 AM
Shake Shack opened its first Baltimore location on Monday morning and about 25 people lined up in freezing temperatures to be the first ones inside.
Just before the doors opened at 11 a.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Shake Shack CEO Randy...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Cleaning crews spent much of Monday and Tuesday scrubbing down a cruise ship docked in Baltimore and the port's cruise terminal after a nasty little virus treated more than 200 passengers and crew members to bouts of diarrhea and vomiting.
| Feb 14, 2015
"O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …"
—T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets"
The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:57 AM
Feminist trailblazer Gloria Steinem, Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe and the creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog are among the scheduled speakers at Johns Hopkins University's 2015 Foreign Affairs Symposium.
Steinem, the Ms....
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:29 PM
John W. Baldwin, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins University history professor and author whose specialty was medieval France, died of pneumonia Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 85.
"He was an expert on the French monarchy, and...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh named his two top deputies Tuesday, tapping Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legal adviser and a city prosecutor who coordinated major investigations.
Elizabeth Harris, O'Malley's chief legal counsel since 2008, will...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:10 AM
Good Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 10:
There is a winter weather advisory in effect until 9 a.m. and it’s there for a good reason. Overnight freezing rain, sleet and snow have left many of the area&...