| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
MedStar Health, among the largest health systems in the state, is entering the increasingly crowded urgent care market with its first facility on York Road. A ribbon cutting is planned for May 30.
The MedStar system currently operates nine hospitals,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:00 PM
A Parkville man has been charged in the death of an Owings Mills man who was found in the back seat of a Chevrolet Impala earlier this month, Baltimore County police said Wednesday.
Police said Linwood Tymais Smith shot Miguiel Anthony Bailey, 22, during...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:52 PM
A Baltimore County man orchestrated a drug deal to rob a 22-year-old who was found shot to death in the back seat of his Chevrolet Impala in Parkville last week, police said.
DeAngelo Devonne Johnson, 24, of the first block of Delight Ave. in Nottingham,...