| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:46 AM
A 58-year-old woman who was struck by a car Thursday at Security Boulevard and Woodlawn Drive in Woodlawn, died Saturday afternoon at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she had been transported for treatment.
The name of the deceased...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The woman killed over the weekend after driving the wrong direction on a southern Howard County road was identified by Howard County police Monday.
The victim and driver was identified as Mayra Liseth Maldonado Vasquez, 27, of Guatemala. Police said...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:37 AM
A Laurel man found shot in his pickup truck Thursday night remains in critical condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, Howard County police said Friday.
Russel Elbert Rowe, 24, of Main Street, was flown to the Baltimore hospital...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:48 AM
When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators.
"I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Speed and alcohol likely contributed to a crash in Sparks on Thursday night that killed two people and left one woman in critical condition Friday, Baltimore County police said.
The two killed were identified Friday as Charles Edward Wagner, 85, and...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Among the 52 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Aug. 18-25 were the following:
Interstate 195 between exits 3 and 4, 11:16 p.m. Aug. 21. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87.
His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:48 PM
We lost a good friend at the newspaper this week. And the public, from casual readers to those steeped in politics, lost a trusted journalist.
Lou Panos, longtime Baltimore area journalist and political editor for this newspaper, died Sept. 8 of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Just to answer the dated tan plastic phone at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, you have to take an annual two-hour course. And when it rings, with its two-tone signal like an old British ambulance, everyone pays attention.
A voice on the other...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Firefighter Gene Kirchner of the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Department will no doubt be on the minds of attendees of the annual Baltimore County Fire Service Memorial ceremony on Sunday.
Kirchner suffered severe injuries from a fire rescue in...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Among the 52 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period Sept.15-22 were the following:
Beechfield Avenue at Wilkens Avenue, 6:20 p.m. Sept. 19. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station...