| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The labor union representing service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital has given the medical institution notice that employees are prepared to strike next week if negotiations over wages remain deadlocked.
The notice issued by the 1199 SEIU United...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:38 PM
City officials agreed Wednesday to pay $50,000 to the family of a City College student whose teacher struck her in the face with a chair, breaking the girl's nose.
The payment settles a $150,000 suit filed by a Baltimore man named Harry Singleton in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The city is seeking development ideas for a 16-acre group of properties close to Old Town Mall, an East Baltimore shopping strip that has struggled despite being the target of revitalization efforts for more than 40 years.
The request for proposals,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Having read Johns Hopkins Hospital President Ronald R. Peterson's recent commentary, it's easy to see why the institution is having problems striking a labor bargain with lower-level employees ("Balancing priorities and resources at Johns Hopkins,"...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Under Armour will give $10 million to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital to create the Under Armour LiveWell Center, marking the Baltimore-based sports brand's largest gift ever to any group.
Part of Under Armour's...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Christine W. "Chris" Hanley, who had worked in sales and marketing, died Friday of ovarian cancer at her New York City apartment. The Towson resident was 59.
The daughter of William B. Wright, an AIG Insurance Co. and later Chubb Insurance Co. executive,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to have fatally shot himself inside an emergency room bathroom, an incident that came days after the medical center held a national symposium on safety inside hospitals....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson.
Born on Tilghman...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Janis Ahalt Riker, a retired attorney and business owner who also ran a Howard County antiquarian bookshop, died of cancer April 8 at her home in Portland, Ore. She was 69 and had lived in Columbia for many years.
Born Janis Kay Ahalt in Baltimore and...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Brian Street stepped outside the barber shop where he works Monday at the mostly abandoned Old Town Mall to see a crowd of people surveying the corridor and discussing plans to demolish some of the empty buildings.
A group of officials, including Gov....
| May 1, 2014
| 12:19 PM
A single payer system — where the government pays for health costs — is now recognized by many in the U.S. as the best solution for our health care problems. It was taken "off the table" in 2009 by Sen. Max Baucus, A Montana Democrat who...