| Sep 5, 2011
When an earthquake hit the Baltimore area recently, a familiar anxiety crept over Kimberly Anthony — not unlike her feelings after the terrorist attacks a decade ago.
Anthony, a Washington resident, still carries psychic scars from Sept. 11, 2001....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:12 PM
At Stevens Forest Elementary School in Columbia, fifth-graders delight when good behavior leads to rewards, from earning shiny trophies to playing Nintendo Wii with the principal at recess. In fact, they say they've had so much fun being respectful,...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 12:36 PM
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:05 PM
A Philadelphia man was killed early Saturday when he was thrown from his motorcycle in Chase.
Cpl. John Wachter, of the county police, said Fred Sturgill, 57, of Philadelphia, was driving his motorcycle shortly after midnight on Graces Quarters Road near...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Belvedere Square — corner of York Road and Belvedere Avenue, presents Summer Sounds at the Square, a weekly outdoor concert series featuring free live music by local bands on Friday evenings. The series continues July 22 with the rock...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Mary Lacy Fetting, a retired psychotherapist who counseled the homeless at the Franciscan Center as a volunteer, died of cancer Wednesday at her Guilford home. She was 82.
Born Mary Lacy in Baltimore, she was the daughter of James J. Lacy, an iron...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A Baltimore lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would require all Maryland hospitals to participate in an online psychiatric bed registry meant to expedite care for the mentally ill.
Del. Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg said the registry can help...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Michelle LeM. Flesher, a retired Towson artist who had been an art restorer and therapist, died Feb. 14 of heart failure at St. Elizabeth Hall Apartments at Stella Maris in Timonium. She was 87.
Born Michelle LeMay in Saginaw, Mich., she moved with her...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:09 PM
A 25-year-old man arrested for trespassing in North County High School this month — and who was found to have a number of legal, high-powered weapons in his home — has been ordered held without bond.
Justin Matthew Beaumont, of Glen Burnie,...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As someone who has struggled with mental illness for over 20 years, I could closely relate to Kevin Rector's article about students having difficulty finding and getting mental health services at their colleges and universities ("Students struggle for...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Some years ago, I was called by one of my patients who had just suffered severe rejection in a love relationship. She told me that she was on her way to buy a gun but thought she might call me first. I suggested that she come see me before she purchased a...