| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore will pay $190 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a gynecologist who secretly photographed his patients, a spokeswoman for the plaintiffs' attorney confirmed Monday.
The spokeswoman for attorney Jonathan...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Dr. Nikita Levy’s career as a gynecologist at one of the most trusted hospital systems in the world lasted for 25 years. It took only one day for that career to come to an end.
On Feb. 4, 2013, one of Levy’s colleagues told supervisors at...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:37 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to thousands of women who were secretly filmed by a doctor during gynecological exams.
The proposed settlement, announced Monday, came in a class action lawsuit filed last year in Baltimore city court...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to settle claims from thousands of women who may have been surreptitiously recorded during pelvic exams by gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy.
The amount of the settlement is one of the largest on...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Levi Watkins, the pioneering cardiac surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, remembers the date — January 15 — because it was the anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., and because what happened that night still makes him ache.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said.
Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In its 25th annual ranking of the best hospitals in America, U.S. News & World Report identified Florida Hospital as the No. 1 hospital in the state, for the second year running. Orlando Regional Medical Center rose in the ranks to No. 8, up from its...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County.
Born Patricia Mary Coles in Seattle, she was the daughter of Norman E. Coles,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:30 AM
The tentative contract reached early Tuesday between Johns Hopkins Hospital and the labor union representing about 2,000 of its service workers represents a victory not only for the hospital and members of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East but...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...