| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Edgar P. Silver, whose career spanned both the law and politics, died Tuesday at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness, family members said. He was 91.
"He was singularly the most extraordinary man I've ever met. He was...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The LifeBridge Health system plans to absorb Carroll Hospital Center, either through an acquisition or some looser form of partnership, as both organizations look to serve more patients in more health care settings.
Leaders of both entities signed a...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Goldie Miller, one of the oldest Marylanders who had attained the designation of a super-centenarian, died of heart failure Oct. 16 at her daughter's Pikesville home. She was 111.
The daughter of Sam Kirson, a property manager, and Anna Kirson, a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
“You can’t help but smile around a good cake!” says Tracy Quisenberry. An “icing smile,” she explains, is the special grin on the face of a child tucking into a big piece of frosted fantasy.
Quisenberry is founder and...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:39 PM
When a Liberian man brought Ebola to Dallas late last month, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden boldly predicted that the U.S. would "stop it in its tracks." But the spread of the virus to two nurses who cared for the man raises new questions about how...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:08 AM
44, mayor of Baltimore
Perhaps no Baltimore woman is watched more than Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. But while she’s seen on national television appearances, Rawlings-Blake says she’s watching Baltimore’s...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms.
At least four Baltimore-area...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Hampden residents are threatening to leave their famous 34th Street Christmas lights off in an effort to get the city's attention after a recent string of violent crimes in the neighborhood.
A 67-year-old man was attacked and beaten unconscious Monday...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:41 AM
A man who was operating a mini steamroller that rolled over and trapped him Wednesday afternoon has died, Baltimore County authorities said Thursday.
Michael Ray Mathews, 64, of Freeland, was using the mini steamroller to flatten out a pile of dirt...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| 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...