| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
The new system — which assigns one to...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 1:00 PM
We hear of the wondrous benefits Baltimore will gain once the Red Line is built connecting Woodlawn with Bayview but no specific examples ("Derailing Maryland light rail," March 20).
Were origin and destination surveys conducted to determine the need...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:23 PM
The director of the Johns Hopkins Regional Burn Center has filed a lawsuit that accuses his superiors of covering up "unsafe and dangerous" care at the center's pediatric unit and of retaliating against him after he reported the allegations internally....
| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:55 PM
William J. "Bill" Toohey, a former spokesman for the Baltimore County police who was the face of the department during high-profile cases for more than a decade, died Thursday of intravascular lymphoma at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Canton...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:15 PM
A pickup truck secured by its hitch to a cargo ship seems like a bad idea under any circumstance, but we are not experts in these matters.
And neither was the crew aboard the MSC Ilona after they ended up reeling in a pickup truck around 7:30 p.m....
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:10 AM
Dr. Howard J. Ehrlich, a sociologist, educator and author who founded the Prejudice Institute, died Feb. 2 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of Parkinson's and cardiac disease. He was 82.
Born in New York City, Howard Jay Ehrlich was raised...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 12:09 PM
Twice in recent weeks, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts has made a startling statement to national audiences: Baltimore is still dealing with 1950s- and 1960s-era racism.
The statement, which comes as the city is seeing population growth for the...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:22 PM
At its growing East Baltimore facility, Emergent BioSolutions has produced a booster shot to go with a leading Ebola vaccine candidate, joining a competitive race to make a safe and effective tool to stop the spread of an outbreak that continues in West...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 2:56 PM
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said plans for a new light rail line in Baltimore should move forward during a visit to the city Monday to promote the Obama administration's economic agenda.
Perez said investment in mass transit, such as the two...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 5:44 PM
A retired Baltimore police officer was charged this week in connection with a Dundalk bar fight that Baltimore County police say stemmed from a rivalry between motorcycle clubs, according to court documents.
Eric Christopher Jansen, 47, of Dundalk faces...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 4:09 PM
A decision by Gov. Larry Hogan to scuttle either the Red Line or the Purple Line, the long-planned light rail projects in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs, would be highly unusual because it would involve turning down nearly $2 billion in federal...