| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Esther F. Dubin, a retired coronary care nurse whose career spanned more than four decades, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at her Mount Washington home. She was 69.
The daughter of Charles Farber, an Internal Revenue Service agent, and Jessie...
| Jul 20, 2014
Three months ago, Cindy Colvin could barely walk. Shopping sprees to feed her "first addiction, retail" were out of the question, as were the essentials — getting groceries, tending to household chores and making it into work.
"I didn't know how...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
A 19-year-old Baltimore woman was arrested and charged Thursday in the beating death of her 21-month-old son last week, police said.
According to charging documents, Cierra Curtis ran up to officers about 11:50 p.m. on June 30 near the Red Carpet Inn in...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Jayden Curtis didn't have much of a chance, his great-aunt Glenda Curtis said.
The 21-month-old boy was found fatally beaten June 30 outside a Northeast Baltimore hotel. It took another 10 days before Baltimore police detectives announced who they...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Peter Winkenwerder, a retired financial consultant and Baltimore County farmer, was killed June 6 in an automobile accident on Greenspring Avenue in Owings Mills. He was 73.
Mr. Winkenwerder was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Dorothy G. Ellison, a retired medical secretary who was a longtime member of Beth Tfiloh Congregation, died June 30 of kidney failure at her Pikesville home. She was 94.
The daughter of Maurice Hirschhorn and Sarah Polonsky Hirschhorn, Dorothy...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:03 PM
After months of negotiations, one strike and the threat of another, and intervention from the governor, Johns Hopkins Hospital and 2,000 service workers reached a tentative labor agreement early Tuesday that some said could become an "important benchmark"...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 1:48 PM
A 17-year-old boy was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon and night.
The night's lone homicide happened about 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of West Polk Street in the city's East Garfield Park...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Four people died in different crashes in Baltimore County this past week, police said.
On Monday afternoon, police said Derrick Lawson, 33, was driving a motor scooter and was struck by an SUV at Hollins Ferry and Hammonds Ferry roads in Lansdowne....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Dr. Jay N. Karpa, a retired Baltimore surgeon who was also certified in chronic wound care, died Friday of prostate cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 79.
"As a person, he was a true gentleman. He was kind and compassionate and treated his patients...