| May 24, 2014
| 3:00 PM
George King seemed to always be hungry, occasionally pestering the staff at his group foster home for chicken or brownies. If someone was being picked on, he would stand up for them, his loved ones recalled. Though he had made some missteps in life, he...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
I was greatly disappointed by Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts' response to the tragedy at Good Samaritan Hospital ("After teen's death, police restrict response to hospital emergencies," May 21).
I had hoped that we had turned a new...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:50 AM
A transformer explosion resulted in a single-alarm fire early Tuesday morning at the Good Samaritan Hospital campus.
The fire, which was reported at 8:05 a.m., was quickly contained and did not spread to the main hospital, said Ian Brennan, a...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A group including a legislator, a civil rights organization and two attorneys called for a moratorium on Baltimore police Taser use after a 19-year-old's death at a city hospital.
George V. King, a Charles County foster youth living in a Baltimore...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
This year's flu season got off to an early start, and public health officials are asking people to get their vaccinations to ward off a serious outbreak.
State health officials announced the first confirmed case Oct. 3: a child in the Washington suburbs....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
MedStar Health has laid off 74 people in its real estate and facilities management departments as the hospital system transfers those functions to a contractor, which plans to hire back the workers, Medstar officials said.
The Columbia-based company cut...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The right hip fracture and dislocation Dennis Pitta suffered Saturday is an extremely rare injury for an NFL player and will force the standout Ravens tight end to miss the entire 2013-14 season.
But it shouldn't jeopardize his career, according to...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Two women pleaded guilty Friday to using stolen medical records to open or take over credit accounts at department stores and setting up a cottage industry selling fraudulently obtained goods.
Chanell Cole, 30, and Yolanda Welch, 39, are scheduled to be...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A blown transformer knocked out the power to two buildings on the campus of MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon, though the hospital itself was not affected.
The Morgan and Smyth buildings, which are used to house out-...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The biggest snowfall in four years blanketed the Baltimore area Thursday with up to a foot and a half of snow, giving many schoolchildren two more days off and stranding residents and travelers. As the region dug out, two men died after shoveling.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Most Marylanders are not aware of the shortage of one type medical specialists that will affect health care availability for decades: Podiatrists. Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with foot and ankle injuries and disease. Don't laugh. This...