| Feb 22, 2015
| 1:51 PM
Joseph J. Challmes, a professional writer for nearly four decades whose love of writing was only equaled by his love of the ponies, died of a heart attack Feb. 9 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 65.
Mr. Challmes and his companion, Margie Roswell, had...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:39 PM
Date: Nov. 1
Her story: Ara Adewole, 29, came to Catonsville from Nigeria when she was 14. She works as a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center. Her parents, Fibi and Olu Adewole, live in Catonsville.
His story: Yemi Ajayi, a 31-year-old doctoral...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:45 AM
In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:43 PM
A trip on the carpet, a tumble on the stairs or a plunge from a hospital bed — all are common among the nation's seniors, and send millions to the hospital.
Yet, though the problem is well known in geriatric circles, and preventive steps such as...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Dr. Michael A. Ellis, a Baltimore orthopedic surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades, died Jan. 10 at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility, of a brain tumor. He was 78.
"Mike was as good a doctor as you can get. He was kind,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:30 AM
A coalition of Baltimore businesses is launching an advertising campaign to demonstrate support for the proposed Red Line light rail project to the public and Gov.-elect Larry Hogan.
"We all wanted to make sure that as the governor-elect is deliberating...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:38 PM
A 9-pound, 1-ounce charmer in a pink knit cap is likely to be the Baltimore area's first baby of 2015.
Little Lyne Charegho was born a scant three minutes after midnight Thursday at Sinai Hospital. She's the first baby of the family for her mother,...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Dr. Esther Edery Dibos, a retired Towson pediatrician who was a founder of the Hispanic Apostolate, a Fells Point clinic, died Dec. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Baltimore's apartment boom continues: A Washington developer has proposed converting a 17-story former Bank of America office building near Mercy Medical Center into 338 apartments.
Monument Realty, which presented designs to the city's Urban Design &...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Efforts to screen for possible cases of Ebola are moving from airports and hospitals to doctors' offices and urgent-care clinics.
While the chance of a widespread outbreak in the United States is considered extremely unlikely, patients making...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:39 PM
When a Liberian man brought Ebola to Dallas late last month, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden boldly predicted that the U.S. would "stop it in its tracks." But the spread of the virus to two nurses who cared for the man raises new questions about how...