| May 14, 2012
| 4:00 PM
John Joseph Scocca, a retired Johns Hopkins biochemistry professor recalled for his keen critical eye, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 72 and lived in Aberdeen.
Born in South Philadelphia,...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:55 PM
This week's NATO summit on the future of the war in Afghanistan probably did not get to the matter of burn pits or abandoned latrines.
These are the details of hell. They are also our legacy, in Afghanistan, in Iraq . . . wherever we employ our...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:12 PM
An Indianapolis man too sick to care for his dogs is struggling to make sure his pets will be taken care of.
"They are my life," Douglas Hembree.
But after his second stint in the hospital for COPD, and needing help to breathe, Douglas came to the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:22 PM
We introduced you to Douglas Hembree Tuesday night. Hembree has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and after being in the hospital twice, he made the tough decision to find a new home for his dogs Sadie and Ziggy.
¿¿"It has got me in tears,&...
| Jun 6, 2012
Herb Reed was in his 20s when he founded the Platters in Los Angeles in 1953, naming his vocal group after the term used by radio DJs for the vinyl records of the day.
Well into the digital download era — and into his 80s — Reed was still...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Police are investigating whether the death of a 66-year-old Jefferson County man was related to a Friday night storm that left much of the region without power.
The man was found by a neighbor Sunday afternoon in his Blue Ridge Acres home, which was at...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:40 PM
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Md. 0077
Monday, July 9, weigh in at 7:15 to 9:15 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-582-2292.
Monday, July 9, 7 to 8:30 p.m. 33 E. Church St.,...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:47 AM
JACKSON, Mich. (KTLA) -- A 72-year old woman is being investigated after the discovery of the mummified remains of a man found in her home.
Police were called to the home of Linda Chase by family members of Charles Zigler who said they hadn't seem him in...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:11 PM
An autopsy today revealed that heat contributed to the death of a 73-year-old man who died this week, bringing the number to 23 people who have died of heat-related causes since last week’s heat wave.
Jerry Herington of the 6600 block of South...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Emergency rooms are seeing more patients during this extended hot streak.
Wishard Hospital said patients are coming in for all kinds of heat-related reasons, whether it's working outside for too long, not drinking enough water or being without air...