| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Thomas E. Perez, the former Maryland labor secretary nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, faced pointed questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about whether politics influenced his decisions as the top civil rights attorney in...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Lee Richardson is a pioneer of sorts in taking a new look at a very old energy source.
The Wicomico County poultry farmer just finished installing a commercial-sized wood pellet stove to heat one of his chicken houses in Willards, east of Salisbury. When...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Dr. Alice Heisler Hissey, medical director of the University of Maryland Medical Center's Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic who also was a consultant to city public schools, died Oct. 18 of pancreatic cancer at her Columbia home.
The former Catonsville and...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:03 PM
The sign proclaiming his little urban yard a "wildlife habitat" became more than a label the day Dirk Geratz found the nest of baby rabbits.
He'd hoped for robins and butterflies as he checked off the ground cover, the bird baths and the berry bushes...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:22 AM
During this presidential election season, we Americans may not agree on everything. But one thing we do agree on is this: Only through democracy and open debate can we hope to solve our toughest challenges as a nation.
Unfortunately, here in Maryland,...
| May 18, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Oprah Winfrey is one great storyteller.
So let her set the stage for the story of her years in Baltimore — seven and a half years starting in 1976 that would profoundly shape not only the life of the young anchorwoman, but also give birth to the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:40 PM
After Dr. Mark Midei was accused of implanting unnecessary heart stents in hundreds of patients at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, a Maryland Health Care Commission committee began developing safeguards to prevent a repeat situation.
But now, one of...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:06 PM
More than 500 Maryland moms delivered babies at home last year, but as such births become more popular, a dispute is brewing over whether to make the process a more viable option in the state.
Home births are on the rise in the United States with...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:37 PM
At least two workers at the Idaho National Laboratory suffered internal exposure to plutonium....
| Sep 22, 2010
| 5:51 PM
State health regulators have launched an investigation into a second Maryland hospital suspected of performing unnecessary medical procedures like those alleged at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, according to a report released Wednesday.