| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The two men wore body armor with "POLICE" written across the chest and spilled out of their unmarked car, weapons drawn, ordering Christopher Dukes and his passenger out of their vehicle at a South Baltimore gas station parking lot. When Dukes pulled off,...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:26 PM
City and state legislators say they will push for greater regulation of longstanding but little-known laws that allow security guards to be granted law enforcement powers to arrest and search citizens.
"If special police make sense, if they're necessary,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:09 PM
To become a barber in Maryland, you need to have completed 1,200 hours of classroom instruction or 2,250 hours as an apprentice. The state requires licensed foresters to have a four-year college degree in forestry, two years of experience and five...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:48 AM
A firefighter sustained a minor knee injury in a two-alarm blaze at a home in Southeast Baltimore early Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to the 3700 block of East Pratt Street — near the border of...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A car hurtled off the highway, fatally struck a pedestrian and overturned in front of City Hall and scores of downtown witnesses. A day later, police said the driver had walked free without charges.
Despite anger and outrage from those who knew Matt...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Maryland State Police arrested Monday the Baltimore man they say struck and killed a pedestrian last week in front of City Hall and charged him with vehicular homicide, manslaughter and a slew of drug offenses.
Police say Johnny Johnson, 43, had drugs in...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, a former social worker who became a physician later in life, died March 8 of multiple myeloma at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 63.
The son of German immigrant parents — his father was a traveling salesman and his mother a...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A state plan to tie medical spending to the growth of the economy is making hospital executives uneasy.
Executives support the spirit of the plan proposed by the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which seeks to reduce health spending by...
| 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...