| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:26 PM
For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly.
Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A 29-year-old Baltimore man died in a double shooting that occurred in his neighborhood late Saturday night just a block away from Cecil Elementary School, city police reported.
Police arrived at Cecil Avenue and 22nd Street in the East Baltimore...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan Jr., a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70.
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Newly suspicious of the pen hanging on a lanyard Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy wore around his neck, a clinical technician who had worked with him for two years took it one day early last year.
What she saw when she got home and...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The rear alleys in the communities surrounding Broadway in Southeast Baltimore typically conjure up images of rats, litter or worse — not of a playground for children.
Yet on a recent summer night, 3-year-old Stevie Benchoff hit a wiffle ball off a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Aug. 10 workout at which Morgan State football player Marquese Meadow fell ill was a one-hour, non-contact session geared toward conditioning, a university spokesman said Wednesday.
Meadow, a freshman on the Bears' football team, died Sunday of heat...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:31 PM
R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, a civil engineer whose career with the Baltimore County Department of Public Works spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from an infection. The Taneytown resident was 72.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Dennis J. Healy, a retired bindery and graphics salesman, died Aug. 12 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications after open-heart surgery. The Perry Hall resident was 73.
Dennis Joseph Healy was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, where he...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Marquese Meadow, an 18-year-old freshman at Morgan State University and defensive lineman on the Bears football team, died early Sunday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital two weeks after becoming disoriented at practice, school officials said.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., an internationally known expert on lipid disorders who was the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Lipid Clinic and was an early advocate for routine cholesterol screening in children, died Friday of prostate cancer...