| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn will not be making his annual holiday trip to Germany to visit injured veterans this year, instead opting to visit troops closer to home.
The Democratic governor said today that he plans to depart Thursday night to visit with wounded...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:53 PM
They had strapped on gloves, donned helmets, grabbed their lacrosse sticks and lobbed balls around the gym in preparation for a scrimmage. And then they got one key piece of instruction:
It's better to throw the ball over a teammate's head than at his...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Martin Campbell has signed on to direct the ABC drama pilot "Warriors."
Project revolves around a group of military doctors and nurses at a facility inspired by the cutting-edge work done at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Wilbur L. Iley, a decorated World War II veteran who worked in the Harford County dairy industry for many years, died Monday of cancer at the Forest Hill Medical and Rehabilitation Center. The Fallston resident was 94.
Mr. Iley was born on his family'...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:15 PM
When Charlie Schneider came back one day in June after being out fishing near his Tilghman Island home, he noticed he was getting chills. His left ankle itched and got worse and worse through the evening. It eventually started to throb a bit, and he...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Alice E. Krupsaw, a retired federal worker who found joy in creative and artistic endeavors, died Dec. 16 of undetermined causes at the Milford Manor Nursing Home in Pikesville. She was 106.
Alice Ettlin was born in Washington, the oldest of three...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It was the kind of mission that Warrant Officer George Carlton Bloodworth flew daily in Vietnam. But on Sept. 20, 1969, it went badly wrong.
Bloodworth was piloting the second of two scout helicopters on a reconnaissance mission over the Mekong Delta...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Ruxton resident...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Low income Virginians who could gain coverage if the state expands Medicaid are probably not as sick as state government number-crunchers first thought, new cost estimates from the Department of Medical Assistance Services suggest.
In fact, the 10-...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway.
What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:54 PM
In the embrace of loyal supporters at twin Beverly Hills fundraisers, President Obama on Monday night defended his troubled healthcare plan and cast his administration as one that has defended “those ideas that built this country.”