| Apr 18, 2015
| 1:13 AM
A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major highway in the region and injuring at least 11 people, three of them critically, authorities said.
It was not clear what caused the...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:24 PM
Construction of a subsidized apartment complex planned for the site of the former Cardinal Gibbons School is expected to start in April.
The developer of the site, the housing arm of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, has secured financing for the...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 4:42 PM
The pastor kept repeating a biblical phrase: "Above all else, guard your heart." But, seated with the congregation, the mother of Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps knew how easy it was to lose focus on the maintenance of her own beating heart....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 1:51 PM
Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr., a retired Baltimore internist who had been director of nuclear medicine at Saint Agnes Hospital, died Wednesday in his home at the Charlestown Retirement Community of respiratory failure.
The former longtime Ellicott City resident...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 6:41 PM
Rhyanna Cleckley was planning her daughter's second birthday party this week.
But now, she's planning her 13-year-old son's funeral.
Her son, Kyron Aikens, was one of four boys who fell through ice at a Lansdowne pond Sunday afternoon. First...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:09 AM
Louis M. Balk, former assistant executive director of the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital, died Jan. 12 at St. Agnes Hospital of complications after surgery. He was 88.
The son of Harry Balk, a bookbinder, and Lillian Balk, a homemaker,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:18 PM
Reforms under the Affordable Care Act are prompting hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and other providers across the country to look for ways to cut costs.
Rick Grindrod figured he could help, given his experience as the former CEO of Erickson...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:22 PM
A Baltimore woman has sued the Johns Hopkins Health System, saying she had to have her legs and arms amputated after doctors at one of its hospitals failed to diagnose a uterine infection.
Joyce Ferguson says the infection spread throughout her body,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The West Baltimore home of a defunct century-old book publisher that once commanded offices in Chicago and San Francisco will go on the auction block Wednesday — a casualty of Hurricane Katrina, technological change and even the "For Dummies"...
| 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....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Dr. Garrett E. Deane, a retired chief of pediatrics at St. Agnes Hospital, died of an infection Nov. 24 at his son's Monkton home. The former Catonsville resident was 93.
Born and raised in St. Louis, he was the son of Earle Glenn Deane, a Red Cross...