| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Juanita S. Robinson, a retired registered nurse who enjoyed traveling, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 76.
Juanita Saxton was born and raised in Norfolk, Va., where she graduated in 1955 from Booker T....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:04 PM
For the past 10 months, Steven Wayne Pearson survived, his movements limited to squeezing a hand or blinking his eyes while bone-deep bedsores prompted his family to repeatedly move him from nursing home to hospital.
The suffering ended Friday when...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:29 PM
William Stump, a veteran Baltimore editor and journalist, died of pneumonia Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Cockeysville resident was 90.
Recalled for his open mind and the help he gave aspiring writers, Mr. Stump was a past...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video-game giant, has died. He was 85.
Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Donkey Kong, Super Mario Brothers, Legend of Zelda: For Hiroshi Yamauchi, the hits kept coming — but he enjoyed none of them.
"I have better things to do" than play video games, he told interviewers.
Yamauchi, a gruff and uncompromising...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Cecil Fergerson, an art curator and activist who advocated for minority artists, got his first job right out of high school in a major museum. As a janitor.
That was just about the only work available to African Americans in 1948 at the Los Angeles...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In an interview with The Times, U.S. Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Thomas Frieden called valley fever "a big and growing problem" that presents "substantial" economic and health costs for Californians.
The CDC chief -- along with...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Paul Karason, the man with blue skin and white beard, died this week. He was 62.
Karason was being treated for pneumonia at the time of his death, and had also recently suffered a heart attack and a stroke, according to a report on Today.com.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:23 AM
In the fog of the hours after I gave birth to my son more than 16 years ago, I don't remember much -- except joy and fatigue. But an image that has stayed in my mind is my husband sitting in a chair next to the hospital bed, carefully holding our...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida.
A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Connecticut has seen its share of certifiable sinners but, in the eyes of the Roman Catholic Church, no officially recognized saint. At least, not yet.
However, the cause to canonize Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney is being...