| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:48 PM
Three Anne Arundel County police officers were injured while responding to a call when their unmarked police car, with lights and siren activated, struck another car at an intersection in Pasadena Wednesday morning, police said.
The officers, who were...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Betty Dzielski's liver was slowly destroying her heart.
If the Pasadena resident didn't get a liver transplant, she would die eventually, doctors told her.
The 52-year-old suffered from a rare genetic disease, familial amyloid polyneuropathy, that...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Dr. Michael A. Ellis, a Baltimore orthopedic surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades, died Jan. 10 at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility, of a brain tumor. He was 78.
"Mike was as good a doctor as you can get. He was kind,...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Katharine LeVeque, a Baltimore resident for more than 50 years and an anti-war activist, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 1. She was 82.
Noted for community and outreach work, Ms. LeVeque was born Katharine Tunstall Williams on May 17, 1932, in...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Ever marvel at the breakneck speed of new construction in downtown Baltimore, or the increasing migration of former suburbanites to the city?
For Sanja Vujaskovic, it's not that surprising — not since she and her husband recently became part of...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Carl W. "Bill" Benz, a retired health care analyst and outdoorsman, died Wednesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center of complications from cancer chemotherapy. He was 78.
Carl William Benz was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Linesville, Pa.,...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Hundreds of thousands of times each year in the United States, a kid heads to the emergency room with a fracture. But new research from University of Maryland School of Medicine shows that the injury is almost never splinted properly.
A whopping 93...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Amy Mentrikoski, pediatric cardiology dietitian with the University of Maryland Medical Center's children's heart program.
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The spending bill recently approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama includes provisions important to Marylanders ("For better or worse, spending bill passes," Dec. 15). Thanks to the hard work of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, chair of the Senate...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Catina "Cat" Amiri Cureton, an animal enforcement officer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus. The Dickeyville resident was 41.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Keith Cureton, Baltimore City...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:54 PM
State health officials are monitoring about 100 people who have traveled from Ebola-stricken countries but won't disclose any more information about their condition unless someone tests positive for the deadly virus.
Under a state health department...