| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20).
As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
In four months, I will observe a strange anniversary: 20 years since the day I almost died.
I was 11 years old and being treated for a severe case of Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder. I could barely hold down food and was...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:01 AM
At dawn in the spring and fall, Lynne Parks walks through the streets downtown, gathering the bodies of birds.
Hermit thrushes. Common yellowthroats. Rose-breasted grosbeaks whose markings give them the appearance of being streaked with blood.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Gregory P. Kane, a former Baltimore Sun columnist known for his perceptive observations, died of cancer Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 62.
"He challenged a lot of traditional political thought in the African-American community," said...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Two men were injured in separate shootings in Baltimore Saturday, police said.
In the first, a man was shot in the leg in the 2200 block of Jefferson St., in an area east of Johns Hopkins Hospital, around 3 p.m, police said. He was taken to an area...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free Tuesday after spending four decades behind bars for killing a Baltimore police officer — making his one of the highest-profile cases affected by a high court decision that has cut short...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:10 AM
The Elkridge man accused of shaking his six-month-old baby to death in September will stand trial Tuesday in Howard County Circuit Court.
Aron James Krampf, 26, of the 6200 block of Ducketts Lane, faces a second-degree murder charge and child abuse...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For years, the city has fought blight with excavators, clawing down abandoned and decrepit buildings. This month, it started to attack its vacant home problem by hand, signing off on a plan to take apart a selection of houses brick by brick....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The family of a 10-year-old girl who suffered a fractured skull and cheekbones when she was struck by a baseball before a Baltimore Orioles game last season has filed a lawsuit against the ballclub.
According to the lawsuit, Jennifer Dempsey and her...