| Jun 23, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer of the lymph nodes, calling it "very advanced and very aggressive." Hogan vowed to continue to work, though he acknowledged that he will miss some days while he undergoes...
| Jun 23, 2015
The Maryland Transit Administration has identified the police officer who shot an armed person in the leg during a struggle.
Officials say street patrol officer Aaron Jackson has been assigned to administrative duties while Friday night's incident is...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 4:22 PM
Two Baltimore police officers say a man attempted to rob a hack driver, and then led them on a chase to an auto garage in Northwest Baltimore and pointed a pistol at them — prompting them to fire their service weapons.
The standoff in the 5200...
| Jun 21, 2015
| 4:51 PM
A Nottingham man was killed, and four others were injured, in a crash in Kingsville Saturday night, Baltimore County police said.
The victim, Christopher Barnholth-Kerr, was a passenger in a 2007 Ford 500 that crashed into a 2008 Toyota Yaris on...
| Jun 20, 2015
| 1:15 PM
The Maryland Transit Administration says one of its police officers shot a person in the leg in northeast Baltimore after the officer saw the person with a weapon and a struggle ensued.
The Maryland Transit Administration says an officer observed the...
| Jun 21, 2015
A tired physician prescribes the wrong medication. A surgeon misreads a patient's chart. A nurse inserts the wrong IV or administers too great a dose of a drug.
Even the best health care professionals may make mistakes, and some lapses can lead to...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 2:08 PM
The author Sam Kean was sure — absolutely positive — that the scientists had gotten it wrong.
He'd just read an account of a woman who suffered a brain injury that left her unable to speak. But somehow, she continued to sing. And when...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 7:06 AM
As Sarah Ceponis watched the unrest in Baltimore explode in April, her mind went to the underlying public health disparities inherent in neighborhoods such as Sandtown-Winchester.
Ceponis, studying for a master's degree in public health at Johns...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 12:41 PM
The kitchen at the Bienert family house in Freeland is command central. For years, the four Bienert kids did their homework there, called or texted friends, devoured snacks and meals, and made noise. A lot of noise.
The quiet in August will be eerie...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 5:00 AM
I'm an elderly resident of Lancaster County, Pa., and I took the wrong exit off of Interstate 95 for an appointment at Johns Hopkins. I was totally lost without a GPS. I stopped at a Volkswagen dealer to ask for directions. Two very friendly sales...
| May 21, 2015
| 1:57 PM
When he was 12 years old, Neil deGrasse Tyson got his first telescope. Tyson was already fascinated with the universe, exploring the night sky with binoculars from the roof of his apartment building.
His love for the stars and planets grew as he studied...