| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:14 AM
For years, William Shatner wanted no part of the convention scene, had no desire to appear in front of the Trekkies, fanboys and obsessive sci-fi geeks who all craved a piece of Capt. James Tiberius Kirk.
"That's very true," says Shatner, whose stance...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Stuart Erdman, a top financial officer for the Johns Hopkins Health System, will retire at the end of the year, the health system said Tuesday.
The health system's assistant treasurer and senior director of finance, Erdman's career at Hopkins spans more...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87.
His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Displaying his characteristic courage, Zach Lederer bravely attempts to recreate the notorious strongman pose — biceps flexed and fists clenched — that turned a 2012 photo of his steely-eyed resolve to fight cancer into an Internet craze...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:38 PM
More than half a century ago, doctors took Henrietta Lacks' tissue and used it for research without her permission, creating the first immortal line of cells and making possible billions of dollars in medical research. Now, 62 years later, the National...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Looking forward is generally considered a good thing; it comes highly recommended by motivational speakers and driving instructors, and it's the credo of digital-age entrepreneurs, urban planners and serial daters. But if you constantly look forward,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Maryland Court of Special Appeals overturned a multimillion-dollar judgment against Johns Hopkins Hospital in a case that accused its doctors of causing severe and irreversible brain damage to a baby born at the hospital.
The judges ordered the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. Thomas underwent a bone-marrow transplant this week and is expecting to start another round of chemotherapy Friday.
Thomas, 58, announced May 17 that he had been diagnosed with the blood- and bone-marrow...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:33 PM
David E. Traub, who photographed Baltimore for nearly six decades for the postcard and tourist souvenir business he founded, died of complications from cancer Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Slade Avenue resident was 91.
"His skies are always a...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Wedding date: April 13, 2013
Her story: Jennifer "Jenny" Ayd, 29, grew up in Baltimore. She is a registered nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her mother, Elaine C. Ayd, is a secretary and her father, Gregory J. Ayd, is a general contractor and owner of...