| Nov 5, 2014
Russ Mason, a gas-fitting contractor, is a Democrat. But his party affiliation was inconsequential as he went to the polls in Baltimore's Madison Park neighborhood and registered a spirited, sweeping protest against the last two terms of Democratic rule...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Myrtle C."Mattsy" Lobig, a former Patterson Park High School English teacher who spent more than three decades getting her students to appreciate the works of William Shakespeare, died Tuesday in her sleep at her Dundalk home. She was 90.
"She was a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The widow of Baltimore author Tom Clancy is battling her late husband's lawyer over $6 million in taxes she says she shouldn't owe on her share of Clancy's $82 million estate, which includes a World War II tank, a $65 million stake in the Orioles and a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The state medical examiner has ruled that the death of 10-year-old Damaud Martin in a state-regulated group home in July was caused by complications from cerebral palsy and past head trauma — severe conditions stemming from abuse the Baltimore boy...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A second Ebola case in Texas — identified Sunday as a hospital worker who cared for the Liberian man who died last week from the disease — is raising fresh doubts about the preparedness of the U.S. health system to handle the deadly outbreak....
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., a retired internist who had cared for Baltimore Colts players for two decades, died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 97.
The son of Norman R. Freeman, a window...
| Oct 6, 2014
Joel G. Hill, who had taught at what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and was active in Episcopal affairs, died Sept. 18 at her Westminster, Vt., home of cancer.
The former Hagerstown resident was 78.
The daughter of Van...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Breast cancer gets a lot of attention — and not just during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s a good reason for that, as any of the quarter-million American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year will tell you....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:39 AM
More than five years into the economic recovery, many Maryland households still aren't feeling the lift.
Overall personal income — including wages, investment income and payments from programs such as Social Security — grew an estimated 1...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms.
At least four Baltimore-area...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Maryland public health officials are putting caregivers — from Baltimore's major teaching hospitals to strip-mall urgent care centers to ambulances — on heightened alert for signs of Ebola as details emerge about missteps in Dallas, where a...