| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Paul W. "Scottie" Scott, a retired Maryland Transit Administration bus driver who was an ardent collector of Motown music and artifacts that earned him the sobriquet of "Mr. Motown," died Friday of bladder cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was 78....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve.
The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87.
"Howard was one of the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Paul Umansky, an opera lover, occasional actor and, for more than two decades, the public voice of Sinai Hospital, died March 27 at the Gilchrest Center.
He was 81, and died following a three-year bout with multiple myeloma.
"He was a great guy," said...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Baltimore detectives have taken two men into custody they suspect were involved in a double shooting Monday night that left one man dead, police said Tuesday.
The men, whom police did not name, are being held in connection with the death of a 34-year-old...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The 80-year-old man killed in Northeast Baltimore on Monday — after a punch caused him to fall and hit his head, police said — was the inspiration for the 1990s TV show "Roc."
John Wood formed the basis for the lead character on the Fox show...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Kevin Kallaugher (aka KAL) is the man behind the insightful and often acerbic political cartoons that have appeared in more than 100 publications worldwide, among which is our own Baltimore Sun. His work epitomizes the age-old adage that the "pen is...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Jesse S. Weinberg, who practiced law for seven decades and made a specialty of Baltimore's ground rents, died of respiratory failure March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 94.
Born in Baltimore and raised near Druid Hill Park on Lakeview...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The General Assembly is poised to pass legislation that would make Maryland the 19th state to legalize marijuana use for medical reasons — though how quickly the state's cancer patients and others might benefit remains in question.
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Doreatha C. Jordan, a retired Morgan State University student center director, died of a pulmonary embolism April 13 at Sinai Hospital. The Northwood resident was 89.
Born Doreatha Cecelia Diggs in New Rochelle, N.Y., she was the daughter of Leroy and...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Alan D. Hecht, a retired insurance executive active in his industry for more than six decades who was also a national leader in his field, died of congestive heart failure April 2 at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and hospital. The Pikesville...