| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Richard A. "Dick" Simmons, a retired Baltimore police officer who was a founder and first president of the Baltimore City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, died Tuesday of complications from an aneurysm at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He...
| 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 18, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Anne Arundel County fire investigators are seeking help in determining who set a Pasadena barn on fire early Sunday.
At about 2:30 a.m., firefighters were called to the 8300 block of Schmidts Lane, where a 40-foot by 25-foot barn was completely engulfed...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge.
Eleven executives earning seven-figure...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Shirley Ann Miller, 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.
She was born June 28, 1941, in Morgan County, W.Va., daughter of the late Lawrence and Lucille Cain Clark....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Julie Stitt begged her husband for years to let her donate her kidney as he spent nearly a decade in dialysis, through two failed transplants. Last year, he relented.
It was a difficult decision. Her husband, Chuck, didn't want her to make the sacrifice....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). The latest post is from Jessica DeCostole, a dietetic intern....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System has set aside tens of millions of dollars because of complex financial transactions related to interest rates that have not paid off — yet.
The medical system cannot use those funds — $93 million at...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Baltimore County Officer Jason Schneider was trying to subdue a teen attempting to flee when a man came up behind him and opened fire during a predawn Catonsville raid, according to court documents filed Thursday.
As he collapsed with fatal injuries,...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three people were injured Monday afternoon – two critically – after a small plane crashed into a wooded area just off of U.S. 50 in Bowie.
Two men were evacuated by helicopter to the University of Maryland Medical Center's Shock Trauma Unit,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Marie Benick, who lived to be 107 and enjoyed hot fudge sundaes and roller coaster rides, died Friday at her home at Brightview Assisted Living in Towson. Family members said she lived independently until February, when she had a minor stroke that...