| 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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:58 AM
We can understand the possibility that the Baltimore state's attorney's office concluded, after examining the evidence, that it did not have a criminal case against two city police officers who repeatedly struck a patient at MedStar Good Samaritan...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Your recent editorial criticizing the report of the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office regarding the May 7 death of George King while a patient at Good Samaritan Hospital unfairly mischaracterizes our findings and analysis ("A hard report to...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:39 PM
John A. Bartgis, the former publications manager and senior copy editor in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, died Oct. 28 at Good Samaritan Hospital of acute pancreatitis. He was 87.
The son of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Virginia L. Evans, a former Army nurse who while serving in Europe during World War II cared for Gen. George S. Patton Jr., died Sept. 24 at Hope Hospice in Coral Gables, Fla., of renal failure. She was 98.
The daughter of Leonard Schmidt, a tailor, and...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:41 AM
When Ravens star middle linebacker Ray Lewis tore his right triceps against the Dallas Cowboys and underwent surgery, the reigning AFC North champions didn't slam the door on his potential return this season.
By placing him on injured reserve-designated...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Maryland hospitals are buying more food locally, according to a new analysis.
Forty hospitals in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia are now purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables regularly during the growing season and nine...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Baltimore police say the men who fatally shot a 34-year-old North Baltimore man took his car, and they were asking for the public's help in locating the vehicle.
The vehicle, a silver 2004 Honda Odyssey minivan with the Maryland tag number 5AN0397, is...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Baltimore police are investigating a homicide in West Baltimore that occurred early Monday, as well as a shooting Monday afternoon that left a man in critical condition.
Six people have been killed since Thursday, according to police, including a...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Standing in the living room of his mother's Belair-Edison home late one summer evening, Allan Chaney raised his plain white T-shirt below his collarbone. He had just been asked to show his chest, to reveal the remnants of a more than two-year ordeal...