| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:50 PM
A 13-year-old Bolingbrook boy died Wednesday night after collapsing at basketball practice in Plainfield, authorities said.
Dramon Ratcliff, an eighth-grader at Kennedy Middle School in Plainfield, collapsed while practicing with a team at Plainfield...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:33 PM
Patrick O. Prendergast, a retired electrical engineer who worked for the Navy, died of heart failure Feb. 1 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Glen Burnie resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, he was the son...
| Feb 3, 2015
Audrey B. Wright, a former substitute teacher who had been a civilian code breaker during World War II, died Thursday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of heart failure. She was 98.
The daughter of Milton W. Bosley, founder of a...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:13 PM
Three of the major hospitals in Glendale and Burbank earned C grades on a recent national report card about patient safety, while local medical officials said improvements are being put in place and that some of the data used to compile the scores was...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Catherine Byrne Doehler, who went from a mortgage firm's switchboard operator to become the first woman director and chair of the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, died of heart failure Jan. 12 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Consumers might think twice about dining at a restaurant with a poor health grade posted in the window. And patient advocates say it shouldn't be any different when going to the hospital.
A detailed look at performance data shows many California...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 1:44 PM
A Joliet store clerk and a robbery suspect are dead and a second suspect remains at large after a shootout at a food mart, police said.
Joliet police said two masked men entered Gardner Food Mart, 1000 Gardner St., after 3 p.m. Monday. One man showed...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Disney character Donald Duck celebrated his 50th birthday by riding the Glendale float in the 1985 Tournament of Roses Parade.
Donald Duck had close ties to this city, as he was drawn by Al Taliaferro and voiced by Clarence Nash, who were both local...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
The location of a meeting to discuss recommendations for a Towson Circulator on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. has been changed.
The meeting will take place at the Baltimore Chamber of Commerce at 102 W Pennsylvania Ave. Suite 101, in Towson, instead of the County...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:50 AM
In their zeal to join a fraternity at Towson University, Brad Notaro and his fellow pledges submitted to a battery of humiliation and abuse.
At the direction of students they hoped would make them brothers at Pi Lambda Phi, they ran and performed...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 12:16 PM
John J. O'Hare IV, a retired businessman who had owned and operated a personnel placement service, died Nov. 17 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of a heart attack. He was 68.
The son of John J. O'Hare III, who worked in customer...