| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Baltimore County police are investigating whether an incendiary device might have caused an Essex house fire Tuesday morning that sent three people, including a firefighter and a police officer, to an area hospital.
A female resident on the first...
| Feb 9, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Michelle Zilka, 36, grew up in Bel Air. She is an assistant lab director at the Center for Inherited Disease Research at Johns Hopkins' Bayview Medical Center. Her parents, Patricia Zilka, who retired in December, and Paul Zilka,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:14 AM
An elderly man died this week after suffering severe burns while using a stove, the first fire death in Baltimore this year, city fire department officials said.
The man, identified as Dennis Fisher, 74, was making a cup of tea on the stove at a home in...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:08 PM
One person was rescued from a house fire at 120 E. Timonium Rd. and taken to the burn unit at Bayview Medical Center, according to Baltimore County Fire Dispatch.
Twenty pieces of firefighting equipment were dispatched around 12:30 p.m. after a call...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:49 AM
One person was taken to the hospital after a fire broke out in a house in Towson Monday night, Baltimore County fire officials said.
At around 9 p.m., someone called the fire department reporting that a third-floor bedroom was on fire in the first block...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:00 PM
A 23-year-old man was fatally stabbed Friday night in the 5000 block of Sinclair Lane, Baltimore police said Saturday.
Police identified the victim as Victor Anderson, who was found outdoors stabbed in the abdomen after police responded to a call at 11:...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:13 PM
A fire in a church rectory in Ocean City Tuesday that left two dead began when a person on fire entered the ministry's offices, according to the Episcopal Diocese of Easton.
One of those killed in the three-alarm blaze was Rev. David Dingwall, the pastor...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Volunteers at a church in Ocean City were opening their Thanksgiving food bank Tuesday morning when a man rushed inside, his body engulfed in flames.
Authorities say the man sparked a blaze that left the church's pastor dead and a woman who...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Ocean City fire investigators believe that the man who entered a church on fire, igniting a blaze that killed its pastor, had poured gasoline on himself as part of a suicide plot.
The fire marshal's office said Tuesday that John Raymond Sterner covered...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Carole E. Todd, a retired city public school educator and guidance counselor, died Nov. 24 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of burns. She was 72.
Ms. Todd, who had lived at Milford Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Pikesville,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Emergent BioSolutions wants to exercise an option to buy 8 acres next to its East Baltimore manufacturing facility for an expansion that eventually could add up to 100 jobs, a company official said.
The Rockville-based biotechnology company bought its...