| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Whenever Baltimore-area companies sell themselves to out-of-state firms, economists and local leaders alike bemoan the loss. Another headquarters gone. Fewer corporate decision-makers here. Possible job cuts.
But Silicon Valley's deals for two...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:19 PM
John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John W. Trageser Sr., who owned Trageser's Cozy Inn, and the former...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A four-day strike by service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital that had been scheduled to start Friday was averted after Gov. Martin O'Malley asked both sides to take a one-week cooling-off period.
The 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East labor...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:28 PM
In its first-ever analysis of top-rated heart surgery programs at U.S. hospitals, Consumer Reports released today some surprising findings.
In Central Florida no hospital stood out for its heart surgery. Orlando Regional Medical Center rated average....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Ann Elizabeth Stromberg, a retired orthoptist who worked with children with eye conditions and trained medical students during her six-decade career, died of Alzheimer's disease June 4 at Somerford Home in Columbia. The Ellicott City resident was 91....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital plan to begin a four-day strike at the hospital Friday after contract negotiations with the East Baltimore medical institution broke down.
The 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East labor union, which...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:38 PM
City officials agreed Wednesday to pay $50,000 to the family of a City College student whose teacher struck her in the face with a chair, breaking the girl's nose.
The payment settles a $150,000 suit filed by a Baltimore man named Harry Singleton in...
| May 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Many held signs reading "End Poverty Pay at Johns Hopkins Hospital." Some repeated union rally chants. Others brought their children and family for support. All gathered Saturday at the Inner Harbor to demand better wages and benefits from the world-...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital's refusal to openly negotiate with its underpaid health care workers is beyond embarrassing but unfortunately revealing of some of the real operating values of this world class institution ("Thousands gather to protest pay at...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report is out with its eighth annual ranking of the Best Children's Hospitals, and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is ranked 10th overall.
The Baltimore hospital got high scores in most treatment categories: 14th in cancer;...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:59 PM
More heavy rain is possible Friday evening, on top of the quick deluge from storms that flooded roadways and spawned a tornado warning in the afternoon.
A flash flood watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Flood warnings around Baltimore had expired by...