| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:31 AM
Ben Carson is making headlines again for his eyebrow-raising rhetoric, after saying bakeries opposed to same-sex marriage might poison wedding cakes if they are forced to make them for gay couples.
The acclaimed former pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ.
But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:21 PM
Episcopal leaders have asked the bishop accused in a fatal collision with a bicyclist in Baltimore last month to resign her position in the church.
The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland made the request Monday in a letter to Bishop...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:18 PM
The Baltimore Health Department is investigating a possible measles case in a 12-month-old child — which could be the first documented case in the city in the last decade.
Health officials said they were acting "out of an abundance of caution,"...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Sarah Weiskind skated tentatively at first, sticking close to the wall, gripping her father's hand tightly.
But soon she zipped through the middle of the rink at McKeldin Square at Pratt and Light streets in downtown Baltimore, her gray knit hat with the...
| 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 8, 2015
| 6:28 PM
New State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby comes into office with a major decision looming: how to handle the death of Thomas Palermo, the prominent local cyclist who died in a collision with a car driven by an Episcopal bishop two days after Christmas....