| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:36 PM
As an unusual strain of virus continues its march across the country — showing up most recently in Pennsylvania and Virginia — health officials in Maryland are warning doctors to be on the lookout and advising parents to prepare....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Robert W. Weinhold Sr., a decorated Army Airborne Ranger in the Vietnam War who later worked for several financial institutions, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of kidney failure. He was 75.
The son of Herman W....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Dr. Charles E. Shaw Jr. was an internal medicine doctor when doctor rating websites seemed unnecessary and bedside manner was a prerequisite. He was there for the early years of the use of penicillin and held affiliations with several Baltimore-area...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:31 PM
John S. "Bud" Linz, a retired engineer and World War II veteran, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a grocer and a homemaker, John Sebastian Linz was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
For Sean Hearn, there was no better way to spend Father's Day than sweating through a hilly 5K road race in Towson, pushing sons Shane and Wyatt in a double-wide stroller.
A little more than four years ago, Shane spent 10 days in the neonatal...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90.
The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines Jr., a retired Baltimore internist, died June 26 from heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson, where he had volunteered for more than a decade. He was 86.
The son of a civil engineer and a homemaker, Leonard...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Madeleine S. Alban, a volunteer at local schools and hospitals, died of cardiac arrest July 12 at her Palm Beach, Fla., home. She was 94 and also lived in the Orchards in North Baltimore.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:02 PM
A former security guard at Greater Baltimore Medical Center was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for attempted rape after he burglarized a Towson apartment last year, prosecutors said.
Prosecutors said Ricky Bostic, 44, broke into a residence...