| 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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:04 PM
More than a dozen police academy cadets searched a high school athletic field Thursday, eyes trained on the frozen ground for signs of a getaway path possibly used by suspects who shot and wounded two students outside a gymnasium where two basketball...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:11 PM
Episcopal Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook was indicted on 13 charges Wednesday in the death December of cyclist Thomas Palermo in North Roland Park, the Baltimore state's attorney's office announced.
Cook, 58, the second-ranking official in the...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:14 PM
Decatur H. "Deke" Miller III, former chairman and managing partner of the Baltimore law firm of Piper & Marbury, now DLA Piper US LLP, who was also a philanthropist and patron of the arts, died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from lung...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:06 AM
More homicides have occurred in Northeast Baltimore than any other part of the city so far this year, a trend that has prompted police to step up patrols and community leaders to press for more resources to address the increase in violence.
| 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....
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Three-year-old Zion Berryman came crawling up the basement steps in his pajamas on Christmas morning and squealed, bouncing on his toes and beaming a smile toward the visitors who'd just arrived with several bags of food from the nonprofit Moveable Feast....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:46 AM
I wrote last month in my column and blog posts about fifth graders from Western Salisbury Elementary School who wrote to a Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma surgeon to ask him to give one of their teachers a prosthetic hand.
It began when children...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:03 PM
It's shaping up to be a nasty flu season, with an earlier start and more severe cases, according to hospitals that have begun limiting visitors in an attempt to stem infections.
On Monday, Anne Arundel Medical Center became the latest to bar children and...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Thomas Palermo, a senior Johns Hopkins Hospital software engineer recalled as a master bike frame builder, died Saturday after he was struck by a vehicle while cycling in the 5700 block of Roland Ave. He was 41 and lived in the Baltimore County...