| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The whimsical building entered into local legend as the gingerbread home of Hansel and Gretel. The Sheppard Pratt gatehouse is so firmly established as a beloved Baltimore landmark that you almost expect merry gnomes to appear at its slender windows. It's...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, a homemaker, volunteer and avid gardener, died Dec. 28 of a cerebral hemorrhage at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 93.
The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, Margaret Eloise Wells was born in...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Though none of us yet knows much of Adam Lanza's backstory, it doesn't take a mental health professional to suspect that a man who killed his mother before killing so many children and adults was likely suffering from a severe mental disorder. Although...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:51 PM
As the state is poised to add several new casinos and possibly table games such as poker, the University of Maryland School of Medicine said Thursday that it would create a center aimed at training thousands of health professionals to help gambling...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Suzanne W. Reynolds, a psychotherapist and management consultant, died Sept. 21 of pancreatic cancer at her son's Ruxton home. She was 70.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, Suzanne Weston Reynolds was born in Cumberland and raised in...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 9:25 AM
A Crofton man who owned a cache of weapons repeatedly threatened to "blow everybody up" at his former workplace and declared himself a "joker," police said, in what authorities believe is a reference to last week's mass killings during a midnight...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Prosecutors face a ticking clock as they continue to build a case against the Crofton man who they believe threatened to commit a workplace shooting while calling himself "a joker."
Authorities said Monday that they plan to file charges against Neil...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Celebrity psychologist Dr. Drew Pinsky recently admitted on CNN to exercising obsessively to stay slim, a condition not technically a mental disorder, but what some call exercise bulimia.
He joked about his condition saying: “a little whiff of a...