| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The giant gray cylinder has loomed over the North Baltimore landscape for decades, providing heating gas for city homes and a familiar landmark for drivers on the Jones Falls Expressway.
Soon it will disappear from the skyline, and with it will go an...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Sister Mary Magdala Thompson, a Sister of Mercy who was a noted educator, psychotherapist and author, died July 14 of heart failure at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala.
The former Baltimore resident was 89.
"There was a common thread in all of the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:59 PM
A 51-year-old man with a colorful criminal past has been charged in connection with the robbery of two hospital employees at Mercy Medical Center's McAuley Tower, police said.
Officers arrested William Johnson of the 500 block of Yale Avenue Friday and...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:40 AM
A firefighter was injured battling a two-alarm fire at a debris-filled, single-family home in Northwest Baltimore on Monday morning when he fell through a floor into the home’s basement, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Dr. William R. Law, a retired Baltimore internist whose career at Bon Secours Hospital spanned more than three decades, died Feb. 20 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime West Towson resident was 77.
The son of an electrical engineer and a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:00 PM
A Baltimore jury convicted Alvin Ray Wright Sr. Tuesday of grabbing a 13-year-old girl just a block from her home, throwing her into the basement of a vacant East Baltimore building and repeatedly raping her.
"She thought she was going to die,"...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:25 AM
After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Lillie Shockney, the administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, had nipple reconstruction — twice.
Despite the many shades of patients' skin tone, "The color choices for doing it in the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Mary Esther R. "Essie" Feldmann, a retired registered nurse and pioneering Rodgers Forge resident, died Sunday of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
Earlier this month, family and friends gathered to celebrate Mrs. Feldmann'...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:47 PM
At least 260 Mercy Medical Center employees will be relocated as the medical center seeks to save money by not renewing two office building leases.
Mercy expects to save $1.3 million by letting the leases expire on offices at Tide Point and 225 N....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently received a gag gift of protective headgear after she suffered a concussion and blood clot near her brain after a fall. While Clinton can now make light of the injuries, a blood clot can be a serious...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Federal health officials declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic Friday as Maryland hospitals and clinics continued to treat unusually high numbers of patients for the virus and manufacturers reported low supplies of the vaccine to treat the...