| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:12 AM
A woman was shot in the left cheek early Monday but was expected to survive, Baltimore police said.
The Northwest Baltimore shooting was the last in a violent weekend, where three people — including a teenager — were killed and eight people...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Mary N.C. Redd, a retired city public schools educator and active volunteer, died Aug. 17 of a cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Ashburton resident was 88.
The daughter of a doctor and a homemaker, Mary Cornelia Nixon Camper was born at...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore launched an incentive program this week to encourage nurses to discharge more patients by noon, prompting questions about patient safety.
The program sets a goal for nursing units to discharge 20 percent of their patients...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:54 PM
One man died and another was seriously injured after a head-on collision between a pickup truck and a Maryland Transit Administration bus in Woodlawn on Wednesday afternoon, Baltimore County police said.
Kirby Alexander Cooper Sr., 71, of the 2000...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Thomas C. Lederman, a Justice Department attorney recalled for his meticulous preparation of cases, died Saturday at Sinai Hospital after falling from a ladder. The Pinehurst-area resident was 65.
Family members said the fatal accident occurred while...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Dr. Joseph Charles Matchar, a retired internist who practiced for decades in Pikesville, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his home in Deerfield Beach, Fla. He was 94.
Born in Baltimore and raised on East Baltimore Street, he was the son of a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading.
She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...