| Jan 25, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Sarah Weiskind skated tentatively at first, sticking close to the wall, gripping her father's hand tightly.
But soon she zipped through the middle of the rink at McKeldin Square at Pratt and Light streets in downtown Baltimore, her gray knit hat with the...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:18 PM
The Baltimore Health Department is investigating a possible measles case in a 12-month-old child — which could be the first documented case in the city in the last decade.
Health officials said they were acting "out of an abundance of caution,"...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Dr. Michael A. Ellis, a Baltimore orthopedic surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades, died Jan. 10 at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility, of a brain tumor. He was 78.
"Mike was as good a doctor as you can get. He was kind,...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:03 AM
The flu season is off to an earlier and stronger start, sending 2,300 people to the hospital with influenza-like symptoms in Maryland, accounting for about 4.9 percent of all emergency department visits, according to state data collected from some...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:14 PM
The Episcopal bishop of Maryland has summoned all the clergy of the Diocese of Maryland to a Tuesday morning meeting in Frederick County after a high-ranking church official was involved in a crash in Baltimore that killed bicyclist Thomas Palermo, a...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The spending bill recently approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama includes provisions important to Marylanders ("For better or worse, spending bill passes," Dec. 15). Thanks to the hard work of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, chair of the Senate...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Valeri McNeal, a Maryland Commission on Civil Rights intake officer who helped restore a historic pulpit at her church, died Dec. 12 of complications from a stroke at Future Care of Canton. The West Baltimore resident was 64.
Born Valeri Denise McNeal...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:25 PM
The Episcopal bishop who left the scene of the crash that killed a well-known local bicyclist in Baltimore last month told a colleague a short time after the incident that she was "in shock," the church said Tuesday.
Bishop Suffragan Heather Elizabeth...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Beverly Mason, a founder of Greater Baltimore Medical Center and a longtime volunteer with Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, died Nov. 14 of respiratory failure at the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 93.
The daughter of Benson...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 1:44 PM
The altar at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Towson was decked out in its holiday finest, and so were Thomas Palermo's children.
Four-year-old Sam wore a bright red sweater vest, and 6-year-old Sadie was dressed in two shades of party pink....