| 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....
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89.
"Ben was a true giant in the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Gary A. Mullen, a retired Bell Atlantic-Maryland Inc. telephone operator who had been a longtime active member of the Civil Air Patrol, died Wednesday of complications from diabetes at Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was 70.
The son of a court clerk and a...
| 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...