| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 11:54 AM
A Baltimore man is suing a urologist and Good Samaritan Hospital, claiming an penile implant procedure caused him pain and left him unable to have sex, according to a lawsuit filed this month.
Willie Price and his wife claim Price continues to suffer...
| 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.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:39 PM
Measles was nearly eliminated across the country nearly 15 years ago, an immunization victory over a highly contagious respiratory virus that once injured thousands and killed hundreds every year.
Most measles cases since then have been traced to people...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:18 PM
The Baltimore Health Department is investigating a possible measles case in a 12-month-old child — which could be the first documented case in the city in the last decade.
Health officials said they were acting "out of an abundance of caution,"...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Catherine Byrne Doehler, who went from a mortgage firm's switchboard operator to become the first woman director and chair of the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, died of heart failure Jan. 12 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium....
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Lawrence K. "Larry" Saunders, a computer engineer and member of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church where he performed with the Woodbrook Players, died Nov. 21 at Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage.
The longtime Govans...
| 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 28, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Baltimore police officers will not face charges for using a Taser five times on a 19-year-old hospital patient who died in May, city prosecutors said Tuesday.
After interviewing witnesses, reviewing the use of the Taser and studying autopsy results, the...