| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:18 PM
The Baltimore Health Department is investigating a possible measles case in a 12-month-old child — which could be the first documented case in the city in the last decade.
Health officials said they were acting "out of an abundance of caution,"...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Dr. Michael A. Ellis, a Baltimore orthopedic surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades, died Jan. 10 at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility, of a brain tumor. He was 78.
"Mike was as good a doctor as you can get. He was kind,...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:03 AM
The flu season is off to an earlier and stronger start, sending 2,300 people to the hospital with influenza-like symptoms in Maryland, accounting for about 4.9 percent of all emergency department visits, according to state data collected from some...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Valeri McNeal, a Maryland Commission on Civil Rights intake officer who helped restore a historic pulpit at her church, died Dec. 12 of complications from a stroke at Future Care of Canton. The West Baltimore resident was 64.
Born Valeri Denise McNeal...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:14 PM
The Episcopal bishop of Maryland has summoned all the clergy of the Diocese of Maryland to a Tuesday morning meeting in Frederick County after a high-ranking church official was involved in a crash in Baltimore that killed bicyclist Thomas Palermo, a...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:25 PM
The Episcopal bishop who left the scene of the crash that killed a well-known local bicyclist in Baltimore last month told a colleague a short time after the incident that she was "in shock," the church said Tuesday.
Bishop Suffragan Heather Elizabeth...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 1:44 PM
The altar at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Towson was decked out in its holiday finest, and so were Thomas Palermo's children.
Four-year-old Sam wore a bright red sweater vest, and 6-year-old Sadie was dressed in two shades of party pink....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:28 PM
New State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby comes into office with a major decision looming: how to handle the death of Thomas Palermo, the prominent local cyclist who died in a collision with a car driven by an Episcopal bishop two days after Christmas....
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Three-year-old Zion Berryman came crawling up the basement steps in his pajamas on Christmas morning and squealed, bouncing on his toes and beaming a smile toward the visitors who'd just arrived with several bags of food from the nonprofit Moveable Feast....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:46 AM
I wrote last month in my column and blog posts about fifth graders from Western Salisbury Elementary School who wrote to a Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma surgeon to ask him to give one of their teachers a prosthetic hand.
It began when children...