| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Three men were shot in separate incidents in Baltimore on Tuesday, in North Baltimore, near Johns Hopkins Hospital, and in West Baltimore, police said.
At about 10:10 p.m., a man was shot multiple times in the 700 block of Mello Court, in a cluster of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A former hospital technician in Maryland, New Hampshire and other states who caused patients as old as 80 to become infected with hepatitis pleaded guilty to leaving dirty syringes for hospitals to use after injecting himself with stolen painkillers.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The 2002 Baltimore Region Rail System Plan envisioned a fully-connected transit system. But budgetary constraints and poor planning have whittled it down to the Red Line — a proposed east-west light rail line whose projected cost has exploded to $2....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 4:03 PM
An 8-year-old boy was flown Sunday afternoon to The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore due to a traumatic injury at an event at the Hagerstown Speedway property, a Washington County 911 supervisor said.
The Hagerstown Quarter Midget Association has...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Henrietta Lacks was an African-American mother of five living in Baltimore County's Turner Station when she died, unheralded, of cervical cancer at the age of 31. Yet the malignant cells that killed her, which were taken from a cervical tissue sample...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
I take great exception to reporter Andrea K. Walker's characterization of Henrietta Lacks as "a poor black woman taken advantage of by a larger medical institution" in reference to the Johns Hopkins Hospital ("Lacks' family to have say in use of her...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:03 PM
R. Champlin "Champ" Sheridan Jr., founder of a leading scientific, technical and trade printing company and a major benefactor of the Johns Hopkins University, died Aug. 7 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, Fla....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:33 PM
David E. Traub, who photographed Baltimore for nearly six decades for the postcard and tourist souvenir business he founded, died of complications from cancer Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Slade Avenue resident was 91.
"His skies are always a...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital is back on top — reclaiming bragging rights and a lucrative marketing chip as the nation's best hospital in the annual ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report.
A year after being knocked from its 21-year perch...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:12 PM
If Baltimore County resident Orlando DeFelice hadn't had a heart transplant, doctors told his wife, Pam, he would have likely died within four days.
Even after the surgery, doctors told him he had 50/50 odds of dying within five years.
But that was...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will.
The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...