| Sep 7, 2013
Bob Gifford stands on the promenade plucking the strings of his Fender Telecaster electric guitar.
People wandering by on busy Lincoln Road do a double-take, then snap photos and videos with their phones.
"He stopped me in my tracks — at first I...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:43 PM
DELTONA — For three days last month, Bobby Brzozowski did not know whether he would see again.
The world was as dark as the black on his Deltona Trinity Christian football uniform, the result of an infection in both eyelids. As Brzozowski lay in a...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40.
Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2013
The state high school all-star games descended upon Hampton Roads in 1993, showcasing future pros such as Tiki and Ronde Barber, Cornell Brown, Seth Greisinger and Joe Smith. Crowds of approximately 6,000 attended the football and boys basketball...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:42 AM
GREENVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say 22-year-old man who was pulled from a West Michigan lake following a personal watercraft accident has died.
The Kent County sheriff's department says Jordan Lee Kooienga of Grand Rapids was thrown from...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Margo Bates was new to the Guilford neighborhood when she first met Beverly Quinones in 1995.
“She said, ‘Would you like to do Flower Mart?’ I said, ’What’s Flower Mart?’”
Quinones, longtime organizer of the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:57 PM
In a heart-warming ceremony earlier this month, the sons of the late Amanda Torbit of Jarrettsville planted and dedicated a tree in their mother's memory at Eden Mill Nature Center in northern Harford County.
The tree planting was an expression of...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:32 AM
When a Parkland doctor began working with others on an idea to store medical information safely online in the "cloud," little did he know that it would save his life.
It turns out that his online medical records could speak for Dr. Michael P....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:38 PM
The head of the nation's medical research agency and leaders of Johns Hopkins hospital and medical school warned Monday that progress in fighting diseases could be slowed, jobs lost and scientists driven overseas unless across-the-board federal funding...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Rent opened off-Broadway in January 1996, and on the day it was to begin its previews, playwright Jonathan Larson died suddenly from an aortic aneurysm. The show ascended to Broadway in April of 1996 and ended up winning the Tony Award for Best Musical...