| Dec 29, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Worn out by the constant over-caffeination of friends, colleagues and, of course, self? You're in luck. Staff writer Jerry Hirsch reports today on the growing popularity of slow-down, or anti-energy, drinks such as Mary Jane's Relaxing Soda, Slow Cow and....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:03 PM
As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911.
In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Four people were injured after a light rail train collided with a vehicle in downtown Baltimore on Tuesday morning, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
About 10:22 a.m., the driver of a Honda Civic traveling northbound on South Howard...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said.
Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:03 PM
After months of negotiations, one strike and the threat of another, and intervention from the governor, Johns Hopkins Hospital and 2,000 service workers reached a tentative labor agreement early Tuesday that some said could become an "important benchmark"...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:08 PM
A Glen Burnie man was charged with attempted homicide and assault after police said he stabbed and slashed a man with a knife during an altercation at an automatic teller machine Saturday at Glen Burnie Town Center.
Anne Arundel County Police said they...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A robbery victim was shot at near downtown Baltimore after giving chase to his attacker, resulting in a car crash that stalled the light rail for more than an hour.
The series of events began at around 6:30 p.m., when a man was robbed in the 300 block...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Ruth E. Eger, the former executive director of the Joseph Richey Hospice who lectured widely on death and dying, died June 9 of pneumonia at Saint Agnes Hospital. She had just celebrated her 80th birthday.
"Ruth was the most spirited and positive-...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Doris M. Jones, a retired social worker's aide and longtime West Baltimore resident, died June 11 of lung cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 73.
The daughter of Leon Alexander Clark Sr., a truck driver, and Goldie Olivia Clark,...