| Feb 11, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Some of Baltimore's most prominent developers have teamed up to work on the long-sought transformation of land near the city's historic and distressed Old Town Mall.
Beatty Development Group and Henson Development Co. are two of four firms behind a...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:17 PM
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer working as a security guard in Randallstown shot a 14-year-old boy Monday evening in what police described as an accidental shooting.
Police said two off-duty officers were working at the Woodridge apartment...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:18 PM
A group of Johns Hopkins Hospital nurses is taking part in a pilot project using smartphones to monitor chronic wounds, but how the technology develops as a business will hinge in part on activity in new office and laboratory space next door — the...
| 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,...
| 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.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:26 AM
Frederick High and West Frederick Middle schools reopened Friday after the incident earlier this week in which a shooting took place on the Frederick High School campus outside the gym.
Two students were wounded in the Wednesday night incident, which...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:44 PM
A task force set up by the General Assembly earlier this year has recommended that the state create a fund to help care for babies with suffering neurological injuries during birth, according to a report sent to lawmakers.
A no-fault fund, modeled...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:45 AM
When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...
| 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...
| 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...