| Oct 26, 2014
When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance.
Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The last time Cedric King saw his legs, he was in a shoot-out with the Taliban in Afghanistan. This was more than two years ago, and somewhere in the fire fight he stepped on what the military calls an, "improvised explosive device."
"A home-made bomb, a...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:11 AM
On Thursday, Riverside reported that five of its hospitals have been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accrediting body for health care organizations across America.
Riverside Regional Medical Center...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:06 PM
A Sierra Leonean doctor sick with Ebola is expected to depart the West African country on Friday night to fly to the United States for treatment and be reunited with his American wife, according to the doctor's church and employer.
Dr. Martin Salia, 44,...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 1:10 PM
An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:45 PM
When retired Staff Sgt. Brian Mast was handed the keys to his new Parkland home, he felt an independence he had not experienced since before losing his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan.
On Saturday — about a week after moving into a house...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A gaggle of D.C. VIPs including Vice President Joe Biden turned out for the world preem of Sony's "Fury" at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum Wednesday night (15).
Wisely avoiding the red carpet scrum outside, Biden and Second Lady Jill slipped quietly into the...
| Oct 4, 2014
Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, a retired decorated career Army officer who had fought in Vietnam and remained a staunch advocate for veterans, died Sunday at Northwest Hospital of complications from diabetes. He was 74.
The son of James Robert Nesbitt Sr., a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:18 AM
David Chirinos, a former Marine Corps corporal who served in Afghanistan, died of complications from cancer and liver failure Sept. 13 at his Parkville home. He was 27.
Born in Miami, he was the son of Rosa Chirinos. He was a graduate of South Ridge High...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product.
Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:09 AM
In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane
A report of shoplifting was received on Sept. 1 from Wal-Mart. Loss prevention observed a female conceal merchandise, including wearing a pair of boots out of the store. Items valued at $93.18 were recovered. Larisa...