| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:45 AM
In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Suzan Swanton, a social worker who was a pioneer in bringing mobile methadone clinics to the addicted and who also headed the Governor's Drug and Alcohol Advisory Council, died of cancer Jan. 15 at her Odenton home. The former Northwood resident was 62....
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:27 PM
Natalie L. "Toby" Mendeloff, a community activist and volunteer, died Jan. 29 at Sinai Hospital of complications of the flu. She was 94.
The daughter of Henry Lavenstein, a department store owner, and Bessie Siff Lavenstein, a homemaker, Natalie...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Baltimore County police shot and killed a man who they said threatened officers with a knife and refused to drop it even after being shocked with a Taser outside a Randallstown convenience store early Saturday.
Police identified the man as Edward...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:49 PM
William "Bill" James Wilson Jr., a retired commercial artist and art director, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Catonsville resident was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Walbrook, he was the son of William James Wilson Sr., a...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:34 PM
Baltimore County police have identified the man and woman killed this weekend in two separate fatal shootings in Parkville and Rosedale.
Ashanti Lynnae Ballard-Velez, 22, of Parkville, was found lying in the street in the 1200 block of Deanwood Road...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Sarah Weiskind skated tentatively at first, sticking close to the wall, gripping her father's hand tightly.
But soon she zipped through the middle of the rink at McKeldin Square at Pratt and Light streets in downtown Baltimore, her gray knit hat with the...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:38 PM
A 9-pound, 1-ounce charmer in a pink knit cap is likely to be the Baltimore area's first baby of 2015.
Little Lyne Charegho was born a scant three minutes after midnight Thursday at Sinai Hospital. She's the first baby of the family for her mother,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Officer Andrew Groman stood outside the car and ordered passenger Donte Jones to show his hands, police say, but the 19-year-old passenger wouldn't.
Groman warned Jones he would be hit with a Taser. Finally, police say, the officer fired the shock gun...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:05 PM
H. Thomas Howell, a trial attorney whose legal arguments helped overturn the mail-fraud conviction of former Gov. Marvin Mandel, died of a heart attack last Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 77.
"Tom was one of the great legal minds of our day,"...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Morris "Piggy" Turner Street Jr., who served nearly 20 years as chief pretrial services officer of the U.S. District Court of Maryland, died Dec. 16 at Sinai Hospital of chronic lung disease and congestive heart failure. The Randallstown resident was 73...