| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:42 PM
We still don't know all the circumstances surrounding the death of George V. King, a 19-year-old patient at Baltimore's Good Samaritan Hospital who went into a coma after being struck with an officer's Taser during a struggle with police and security...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Without knowing all the facts, it's impossible to say whether police officers acted responsibly in the events leading up to the death of 19-year-old George V. King, who was reportedly struck repeatedly with a Taser by an officer seeking to help staff...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
An initiative by Baltimore police to publicly disclose all cases under internal review in which officers used serious or deadly force has revealed at least three incidents that were not previously disclosed.
This week, the Police Department announced...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Elizabeth A. "Betty" Baker, the longtime church secretary at Aisquith Presbyterian Church, died Saturday of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 78.
The daughter of the Rev. Edward G. Conrad, pastor of Aisquith Presbyterian Church, and Elizabeth A....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:25 PM
When Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts appeared at a recent town hall, a woman stood to ask about police brutality, a touchy topic for both residents and officers. She said she worried for her young nephew, who was frequently stopped by police....
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Columbia-based MedStar Health has shed about 1 percent of its work force at its four Baltimore-area hospitals over the past year, less than the layoffs of about 5 percent of its employees at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced this week,...
| 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....