| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Maryland's decision to join a handful of states that allow undocumented immigrants the chance to obtain driver's licenses was a pragmatic one designed to keep residents safe. Border security, deportation policy and pathways to citizenship are not within...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan Jr., a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70.
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The rear alleys in the communities surrounding Broadway in Southeast Baltimore typically conjure up images of rats, litter or worse — not of a playground for children.
Yet on a recent summer night, 3-year-old Stevie Benchoff hit a wiffle ball off a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Dr. Paul A. Mullan, a retired Baltimore pediatrician who had also served in the Air Force Medical Corps, died Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice of complications from a stroke. He was 84.
The son of George Vaughn Mullan, who was supervisor of maintenance...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:08 PM
A 78-year-old woman died at Johns Hopkins Hospital Friday evening after being struck by a car in the 200 block of E. 33rd Street, according to Baltimore City Police.
The woman, whose name has not been released, was injured while she stood on the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:26 PM
For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly.
Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A 29-year-old Baltimore man died in a double shooting that occurred in his neighborhood late Saturday night just a block away from Cecil Elementary School, city police reported.
Police arrived at Cecil Avenue and 22nd Street in the East Baltimore...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Attorneys for Johns Hopkins Hospital and a plaintiffs' group have settled on a dollar figure in the case of the gynecologist who was secretly filming patients during examinations, but some victims say their trauma will last well beyond the complex...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Commendations to Johns Hopkins Hospital and members of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East for their $15 per hour wage agreement ("Hopkins workers approve contract," July 12).
When wages are so low that workers cannot meet the basic needs of...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...