| Feb 16, 2015
| 3:46 PM
Baltimore police said Monday that they did not use any force when they detained an attempted murder suspect who died in their custody over the weekend.
The man died more than an hour after a Saturday foot chase, and police say all signs point to a pre-...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Sam Winder, an art teacher who family members say never forgot a relative's birthday, making sure to always mail a card with a little money slipped inside, died of lung cancer Jan. 18. The Baltimore resident was 84.
Family and friends said Winder was a...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:45 AM
In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:05 PM
A fundraising effort to benefit the children of Tom Palermo, a bicyclist killed last weekend in Baltimore, has now passed its $50,000 goal.
The Palermo Children's Educational Trust was established and promoted on youcaring.com, with the original goal of...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:42 PM
In the late 1990s, Antoine Jerome Pettiford became a symbol for a broken justice system in Baltimore. Convicted of murder, his sentence was thrown out after a judge determined authorities had deliberately withheld key information.
He would be charged...
| 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....