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Sheppard Pratt Health System

Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services.
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services. « Show less

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  • State, city program gives security guards police powers

    State, city program gives security guards police powers
    The two men wore body armor with "POLICE" written across the chest and spilled out of their unmarked car, weapons drawn, ordering Christopher Dukes and his passenger out of their vehicle at a South Baltimore gas station parking lot. When Dukes pulled off,...
  • James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist

    James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist
    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...
  • Police investigated cannibalism suspect in machete report

    Police investigated cannibalism suspect in machete report
    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...
  • Sheppard Pratt to affiliate with Alliance Inc.

    Sheppard Pratt to affiliate with Alliance Inc.
    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...
  • Md. man accused of cannibalism is indicted, moved to mental hospital

    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....
  • An unhealthy fear of fatty foods

    By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts. After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
  • Towson attorney demands state rescind group home license

    A Towson attorney has filed suit to prevent Sheppard Pratt Health System from opening a residential group home in his Ruxton neighborhood, and is demanding that the state rescind a license recently issued for the facility. Thomas C. Costello claims the...
  • Facebook users may develop poor body image

    Facebook may be focusing users too much on their body weight and image, according to a new survey from the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt. The mental health institution took a look at the social media outlet and found 75 percent of...
  • Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, homemaker

    Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, homemaker
    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...
  • Planners begin countywide zoning review

    The patch of green on Montgomery Road across from the Long Gate Shopping Center in Ellicott City stands out amid the asphalt, stores and homes. Behind a few small wood-frame houses and garages, these nearly eight acres could almost be a suburban park,...
  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...