| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:48 AM
When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators.
"I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Hundreds of people donned sneakers on a crisp, sunny Sunday morning to show their support for a Maryland state trooper critically injured on the job last month.
The crowd gathered at the Maryland State Police Academy in Sykesville for the "5K for JK,"...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:13 AM
A man was shot at a West Side bus stop early this morning, one of six people wounded in shootings across Chicago since Wednesday afternoon.
The 26-year-old man was shot in the leg around 3:15 a.m. near Jackson Boulevard and Pulaski Road at a bus stop for...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A grandmother has been charged with killing her 1-year-old grandson and injuring a granddaughter by rubbing methadone on their gums, Baltimore police say.
Towanda Reaves, 50, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder and multiple assault charges....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Aug 12, 2013
James R. "Rudy" Ray Sr., an automobile salesman whose personality and salesmanship made him a fixture at Park Circle Motor Co. in Northwest Baltimore for nearly two decades, died Tuesday at the Envoy Nursing Home in Pikesville.
The Woodmoor resident...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:49 PM
In the lobby of Weinberg Place, an 11-story senior apartment building overlooking Pimlico Race Track, one person stood out Thursday among those milling about: a Baltimore homicide detective.
Detective Martin Young was meeting with management after the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Driving on Park Heights Avenue recently, Debbi Baer happened on the kind of scene that tends to transform her, Clark Kent-style, from apparently mild-mannered Pikesville grandmother into fearless crusader.
Stopped at a red light, as she recalls the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:26 AM
For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Mildred A. "Mitzi" Blumenthal, a former substitute teacher and philanthropist, died Monday from anemia at Sunrise of Pikesville, an assisted-living facility. She was 96.
The former Mildred Alexander was born in Baltimore and raised on Loyola Southway...