| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Rape is a notoriously difficult crime to prosecute. Of every 100 rapes nationwide, 46 are reported, 12 lead to arrests and three result in prison sentences.
To improve those odds, advocates are encouraging more nurses to receive the training to give a...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:56 AM
The Food and Drug Administration released a new list of more than 3,000 hospitals that bought drugs from the company at the center of a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, including 89 facilities in Maryland.
The drugs bought by Maryland facilities...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Halloween night, most caldrons will be filled with candy. But the ones on the stove might be filled with bones (cue creepy music).
The holiday aside, in this era of nose-to-tail dining, adding "bones" to the shopping list doesn't seem unusual — nor...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:18 AM
If it seemed like super storm Sandy triggered sinus problem, you're not crazy.
It's likely people with sinus issues experienced worse symptoms as the storm made its way toward Baltimore, said Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy Medical Center and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Lana Marie Harris, 46, of 13106 Orchid Drive, Hagerstown, Md., went to be with the Lord on Nov. 5, 2012, at the Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Md. She was the beloved daughter of Lanny and Mary Harris of Hagerstown.
Lana graduated from South...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Doris J. Spriggs, a former Social Security Administration specialist who later became an aide to six Baltimore mayors, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Medical Center.
The longtime Edmondson Village resident was 79.
"Doris was really one of the...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Eileen M. O'Hagan, a homemaker and advocate for children with cleft lips and cleft palates, died of cancer May 18 at her Cockeysville home. She was 73.
Born Eileen Gayo in Baltimore and raised on Eierman Avenue, she attended the Shrine of the Little...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has donated use of her office's skybox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to 27 nonprofit or charitable organizations this year, including her daughter's school, according to a list provided by the mayor's office.
| May 29, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Dr. Frank Anthony Faraino, a retired Baltimore thoracic and vascular surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades and who performed the first pacemaker implantation in Maryland, died Saturday of renal failure at his Timonium home.
He was 90....
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:54 PM
When she came home from working a shift at Subway and found Detective Caprice Smith's business card stuck in the front door with the words "Please call" scribbled on the back, the 10 life-changing minutes she had spent in the back seat of a Cherry Hill...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet.
"I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out."
But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...