| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Thanks for Jonathan Pitts' article regarding hospice care ("Urging African-Americans to look at hospice for end of life," Dec. 19). I work on the palliative care service at University of Maryland Medical Center and often encounter resistance to hospice...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Anne Arundel County Police say a woman was taken to a hospital Sunday with a "serious" dog bite after trying to stop two pit bulls from attacking her dog.
According to police, on Sunday at about 9:05 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When John Davis' kidney began failing in January, his girlfriend's mother decided to donate one of her kidneys to help save his life. That the two weren't actually a "match" — meaning Davis' body would never accept her kidney — didn't matter....
| Feb 2, 2014
Bruce Wheatley was considering coming back to the Towson area where he grew up when he saw an advertisement for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Columbia that pitched an all-female staff.
As a nurse, he was dismayed enough to complain to St....
| Feb 7, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
The Department of Health is...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The Baltimore region's likely first baby of the year is a girl born seven minutes after midnight Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson.
The hospital said Brooklyn Jane Branton, daughter of Hanover residents David and Dolly Branton,...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 1:34 PM
A Baltimore woman is accused of leaving her 4-year-old child in a car outside the Maryland Live! Casino for more than eight hours on New Year's Eve.
Security workers were patrolling the parking garage at the casino in Hanover at about 6:30 p.m....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A Baltimore woman accused of leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone in a vehicle for 8 1/2 while she was inside Maryland Live casino has posted bail, according to court records.
Alicia D. Brown, 24, was arrested at the casino on New Year's Eve and charged...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Investigators from the Anne Arundel Fire Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives say they have found a significant amount of suspected bombs and bomb-making materials inside the home of a Glen Burnie man....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Along with chemicals, fuses, guns and bomb-making materials, police say Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. had how-to manuals in his Glen Burnie home with titles such as "Boobytraps," "Deadly Brew," "Highly Explosive Pyrotechnic Compositions" and "The Poor Man's...