| Feb 1, 2012
| 5:32 PM
No one was going to believe his account, he thought. Ricky Thomas — who'd done prison time for dealing drugs and resisting arrest — said he was sucker-punched in the face by a Baltimore police officer and stomped. Now he was locked up and...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Breast-feeding didn't come easy at first for Sharalyn Webre, who struggled through five months with her first child.
But with more experience, patience and family support, feedings were less complicated with her next two children, including a baby girl...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Hot water began leaking from a pipe on the fifth floor of Mercy Medical Center in downtown Baltimore Saturday afternoon, causing a very brief evacuation of some medical staff, but had no effect on patients, according to officials.
The Baltimore Fire...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The gun battle raged in three different spots near the old Murphy Homes high-rise in West Baltimore, ending on a cold February day with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hail of gunfire from four city police officers.
Four years later, one of the...
| Feb 15, 2012
Superfood cocktails: Fruits, vegetables and, oh yeah, alcohol, too
"Superfood" has become a health (and marketing) buzz word in recent years. Foods such as blueberries, acai berries, oranges, tomatoes and dark leafy greens are densely packed with...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Anne B. Altemus, a registered nurse and homemaker, died Feb. 12 of cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center.
She was 80 and had been a resident of the Edenwald retirement community in Towson since August.
Anne Watters Bacon was born in Baltimore and raised...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:51 PM
The new Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai will boast some of the latest medical technology, but just as important is its expanded playroom.
When the building opens to patients next month, it will feature a playroom 50 percent...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, whose career at Sheppard Pratt Health System spanned nearly 30 years and whose hobbies were auto repair and listening to gospel music, died of a heart attack Monday at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Cockeysville resident was...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Baltimore Deputy Mayor Christopher Thomaskutty is leaving city government after nine years to become an executive at Mercy Medical Center, city officials said Friday.
Thomaskutty, who has served as a deputy mayor since 2007, oversees public safety and...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Dr. Ronald L. Gutberlet, a retired pediatrician who was a specialist in the care of premature infants, died of metastatic bladder cancer Wednesday at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The Cockeysville resident was 78.
Born in Baltimore, he attended...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Julie McAllister was feeling serene as she lounged in her room with the window view, enjoying a quiet, kid-free afternoon.
It was almost as if she were on vacation.
But in fact the 37-year-old from Owings Mills had just delivered an 8-pound baby girl...