| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Steven S. Hsiao, a Johns Hopkins scientist who studied how the brain perceives the shape, size and texture of three-dimensional objects, died of lung cancer June 16 at Hopkins Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 59.
"Steve has been a defining...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Seventy years ago this morning, Bill Swanner crawled through hell.
It was still dark when the 19-year-old infantryman joined the more than 150,000 Allied soldiers making the secretive passage out of England for Normandy. Dawn was breaking when he...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, former chief of radiology at North Arundel Hospital and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, died suddenly Wednesday of undetermined causes at his Green Spring Valley home. He was 72.
The son of Dr. Emerson...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report is out with its eighth annual ranking of the Best Children's Hospitals, and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is ranked 10th overall.
The Baltimore hospital got high scores in most treatment categories: 14th in cancer;...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Ann Kemp Thomas, a homemaker who was a founder of Beautiful Baltimore, died of heart failure May 28 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 84 and lived in Roland Park.
Born Ann Kemp in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of Dr. Jarold...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:52 AM
A 28-year-old Baltimore man is in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview after being shot multiple times early Sunday morning in Edgewood, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
"At approximately 2:55 a.m. deputies were called to the 1300...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:15 PM
As his security detail struggled with an armed man this month, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts held a gun to the suspect's head and punched him in the face before gaining control of the man's weapon, court documents show.
Batts and his...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Patricia S. "Patty" Farber, a former private school art teacher and volunteer who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro when she was in her 60s, died May 10 of lung cancer at her home in Brewster, Mass. The longtime Towson resident was 87.
"We got to know the...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:15 PM
When he went to bed Tuesday night, Levi B. Watkins was looking forward to flying to North Carolina this week to visit a "close friend and soul mate," just as he'd done so often for years.
His stay at the home of poet Maya Angelou, he was sure, would...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Connor Joyce stood inside the Ravens' team locker room on Thursday morning, smiling and taking pictures in front of a locker with his name on it.
A wrestling singlet and baseball and soccer jerseys hung on display in that locker, representing the sports...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:29 PM
When 12-year-old Leilani Hines wanted to fly away to Neverland, she just had to close her eyes, point her toes, curve one arm above her head, and picture herself springing above the ground in the ballet move known as a grand jete.
In her imagination,...