| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:33 AM
Bridget Phillips was a 22-year-old graduate student at Johns Hopkins University when she was found beaten to death on March 22, 1989 in the doorway of her off-campus apartment. She wasn't robbed or sexually assaulted, leading police to believe she knew...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown.
In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Carol A. MacPhail, who had been an administrator and art teacher at Friends School and Bryn Mawr School, died Wednesday of breast cancer at her Lutherville home. She was 71.
The daughter of Norbert Albert Witt, who had been president of Noxell, and...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:55 PM
When Homewood was completed around 1808, the house was one of the most stylish examples of Federal domestic architecture in America. No wonder Charles Carroll Jr., its owner, wanted the most fashionable furniture to fill it. And Baltimore was just the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:31 PM
John G. Schisler, the longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Sept. 12 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. He was 85.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Francis L. Ptak, the former owner of an environmental testing company, died Sunday of coronary artery disease at his home in the Charlesbrooke neighborhood of Baltimore County. He was 73.
The son of Frank Ptak, a mechanical engineer, and Mildred King...
| Sep 18, 2014
director of Lehigh Valley Health Network's Pain Medicine Division and president of Pain Specialists of the Greater Lehigh Valley, has been selected to join the board of directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:04 PM
For doctors and public health officials trying to contain the Ebola epidemic, the dearth of drugs and vaccines is only part of the problem. Once these medicines become available, there certainly won't be enough of them to go around.
So experts are...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:42 PM
If the thought of sitting through an organ recital is the last thing on your mind, the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, who peform at the Fleetwood High School auditorium Saturday Sept. 20, might just be for you.
Possibly the only ensemble of its kind in...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:07 AM
It sounds great on the surface that there would actually be a place in the world where opportunity and money abound, knowing no imaginable limits. Almost as though a new life, full of the freedoms, finances and prospects, is ripe for the picking from...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support.
With justifications including "sequestration,"...