| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Laurel A. Oleynick, a former X-ray technician and longtime volunteer, died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at the Loch Raven VA Community Living & Rehabilitation Center in Northeast Baltimore. She was 82.
The daughter of Byron Coggins, a postal...
| 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,...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90.
Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...