| Jun 18, 2015
| 11:31 AM
Donald Kavon "Chic" Matthews Sr., who served with the Baltimore City Police Department for more than five decades, died of cardiac arrest June 3 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 80 and lived in the Fairmount section of West Baltimore.
| Jun 18, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Dr. Thomas Scott Wilson, a physician who directed palliative care at Medstar Good Samaritan and Union Memorial hospitals, died in his sleep of cardiac arrest June 14 at his Roland Park home. He was 63.
Born in Manson, Iowa, he was the son of Dr. Charles...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 2:20 PM
When Robert Parker arrived at Sharon Sawyers' Baltimore home Feb. 26, he realized something was wrong.
For the past seven months, Parker, a transportation driver for MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, had been picking up Sawyers for doctors' appointments,...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 1:04 PM
Jerome F. "Jerry" Esterson, a colorful photographer whose work entertained Baltimoreans for nearly 60 years, died May 28 at his Pikesville home of complications from an infection. He was 88.
Jerome Frank Esterson, the son of Julius Esterson, a Baltimore...
| May 30, 2015
| 11:50 AM
Dr. Ronald J. Taylor, a Baltimore psychiatrist who had been medical director and director of psychiatry at Taylor Medical Group P.A., died of renal failure May 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 70.
"The best thing I can say is that he...
| May 7, 2015
| 12:51 PM
George E. "Mooney" Turner, a former newspaper copy boy who later became a painter and carpenter, died May 1 at Good Samaritan Hospital of prostate cancer. He was 65.
The son of Joseph C. Turner Sr., a steelworker, and Alma R. Turner, a homemaker, George...
| May 1, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Joyce Priscilla Tucker Stokes, a retired buyer with the Baltimore City Bureau of Purchases, died of cancer April 23 at Good Samaritan Hospital. The New Northwood area resident was 74.
Born Joyce Priscilla Tucker in Baltimore and raised on Caroline...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
The new system — which assigns one to...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:08 PM
Baltimore's police commissioner wants to team mental health professionals with police officers and deploy them on emergency calls involving disturbed individuals to calm tense situations and decrease the need to use force.
"Having an officer and a...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:06 AM
More homicides have occurred in Northeast Baltimore than any other part of the city so far this year, a trend that has prompted police to step up patrols and community leaders to press for more resources to address the increase in violence.
| Mar 30, 2015
| 1:11 PM
William C. Mank, a retired refrigeration engineer and World War II veteran, died of an embolism March 27 at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital. The Glen Arm resident was 91.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Mura Street and Eugene Avenue, he was the son of...