| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:13 PM
High winds and an overturned tractor trailer closed the eastbound and westbound spans of the Bay Bridge for several hours Wednesday afternoon. It reopened to passenger vehicles in both directions just after 6 p.m.
The accident happened at about 2 p.m.,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It was supposed to be both winter's last blast and Baltimore's first significant snowfall in two years, but stubbornly warm air took the "snow" out of Wednesday's snow day for many Marylanders.
While weather forecasts had the region preparing for the...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Dennis H. McGinley Jr., a retired electrical engineer and model railroad enthusiast, died Tuesday of heart disease at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 73.
The son of a Jersey Central Railroad yardmaster and a factory worker, Dennis Hayden McGinley Jr....
| Dec 1, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Richard D. Pickens, owner of a Crofton interior design firm who lived in Union Square, where he served as president of the Friends of the H.L. Mencken House, died Tuesday of stomach cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
He was 50.
"I was dumbfounded...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The staff at Anne Arundel Medical Center considered canceling some surgeries on a recent weekend because the hospital was running low on a common drug used to help bring people out from under anesthesia.
It is the kind of problem hospitals and doctors...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:18 PM
In the hospital supply room, Ricardo Thomas checks his list against the boxes he has put on a cart to take to an operating area, making sure he has it right.
"You look at the stock number and you will know — so you don't get mixed up," Thomas says,...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:53 AM
A teenage girl was killed after being hit by a Jeep in Annapolis Friday, Anne Arundel County police said.
18-year-old Ajia Marketta Owens of Severn was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center where she was pronounced dead, police said.
Owens had tried to...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:48 PM
A circuit judge found John R. Leopold not guilty Friday of one count of misconduct in office, a partial victory for the embattled Anne Arundel County executive as his trial continued on other charges.
Judge Dennis M. Sweeney said Leopold showed "a...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Circuit Judge Dennis M. Sweeney denied Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold's request for acquittal on all charges in his misconduct trial, clearing the way for closing arguments Tuesday.
The defense rested today after calling a total of...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Joseph E. "Joe" Gross, former sports editor of The Capital in Annapolis who abandoned an engineering career to become a sportswriter, died Wednesday of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 72.
"Joe was just a delightful...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A surgeon enters the operating room, offers his hands to a nurse and watches as she helps him into his rubber gloves with a snap.
He glances at the patient on the table. A cloth covers the man's torso but for one area. Three trocars — tubes into...