| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Rudolph James "Rudy" Redd Sr., an engineer who spent his nearly 40-year career with the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground and was an advocate for the mentally ill, died April 27 of a cardiac arrest at his home...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Ask patients in some area hospitals which caregivers they most look forward to seeing, and they'll say the ones with hairy faces and bad breath.
For Sean Harris, they were his dogs Diesel and Wilson. For Michael Friedman, it was the family pooch,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:37 AM
Perry Hall High School will maintain a heightened police presence until its principal determines that the campus is ready to return to normal, in the aftermath of a cafeteria shooting in which one student critically injured another on the first day of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Hannah More School, a private school for children with autism and other emotional and learning disabilities, is becoming a part of Sheppard Pratt Health System.
Officials with Hannah More said merging with the state's largest provider of mental health...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Three weeks before Alexander Kinyua was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating some of the body parts, police at Morgan State University investigated a report that the suspect had a machete in his dorm room, school officials confirmed...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Sheppard Pratt Health System Inc., Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services, is forming an affiliation with Alliance Inc. in what would essentially be a merger in the business world.
Towson-based Sheppard Pratt and...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Alexander Kinyua, the 21-year-old accused of killing a man and eating his organs, has been formally indicted on charges of first-degree murder and assault and has been sent to a Maryland state mental hospital.
Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Parents and teachers in Baltimore County expressed a lingering uneasiness about school violence Wednesday, despite school officials' promises of beefed-up security after the second gun-related incident in two weeks.
The morning after an eighth-grader...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 12:04 PM
As he rode the morning school bus and sat in first-period class Tuesday, the 13-year-old student at Stemmers Run Middle School in Essex gave no indication that he had a cellphone-size gun in his pocket — much less that he planned to pull it on his...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Recently, there's been a rise in suicides and shootings at local schools and public places. The individuals at the center of these likely struggled with mental health issues. Due to the stigma our society has attached to mental illness, people are not...