| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Here is a statement from Seth Levinson, whose agency ACES represents Grant Balfour, whom the Orioles decided not to sign after reviewing his physical. They had a two-year, $15 million deal before the Orioles backed out Friday.
“Grant is completely...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:05 PM
As a Howard County retired teacher [almost 30 years service] and on Medicare, I am disturbed that the Board of Education abruptly changed the medical benefits plan.
In the past my coverage has been excellent. Now, starting on Jan. 1, 2014, the coverage...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The fatal shooting Monday morning of a 48-year-old man in Northwest Baltimore was the sixth killing in as many days, pushing the city's homicide count to its highest level in four years.
Police said the unidentified man was shot in the chest at about...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:17 AM
A 22-year-old man was fatally shot in East Baltimore's Pleasant View Gardens section Saturday night.
About 10:45 p.m., Baltimore Police officers found the victim suffering from several gunshot wounds in the 200 block of Aisquith St.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:31 AM
David C. Hodgson was appointed chairman of the boards of trustees at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. and Johns Hopkins Hospital, Hopkins officials said Wednesday.
He has been a member of the Hopkins Medicine board of...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:23 PM
John W. Morsberger Jr., who co-owned and managed Glenmore Gardens, a popular Overlea crab house, died of lymphoma Wednesday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Timonium resident was 72.
Born in Baltimore in a Calvert and 23rd streets basement apartment,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson said this week he believes he was targeted for an audit by the Internal Revenue Service because of his vocal opposition to the Obama administration.
Carson said he had only his suspicions to go on, but this year...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:40 PM
A former Johns Hopkins gynecologist, Dr. Nikita Levy, might have surreptitiously photographed or recorded the examinations of at least 9,000 patients, lawyers representing his alleged victims said Friday.
More detailed allegations emerged as attorneys in...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Amazing how a name can trigger a sudden burst of memories. "Hello, this is Ryan Wineke," a voice on the phone said. The name is pronounced "Win-ek-ee." As soon as I heard it, I thought of Larry Wineke, the only man I ever knew by that name. I assumed he...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...