Like all good registered nurses, Kristin Kraus keeps up with the latest in technological developments, so when a terminally ill older patient entered her operating room one night, she was as ready as ever with the required monitors and meds.
The University System of Maryland has turned to a veteran college administrator from New York to take over as president of Coppin State University, the historically black West Baltimore institution that has battled financial problems and poor graduation rates.
To replace the bishop accused of driving drunk and killing a bicyclist in Roland Park last year, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland has chosen a retired bishop who has made her own recovery from alcoholism central to her ministry.
The leader of 30 million South Asian Buddhists walked the streets of West Baltimore on Thursday with more than a dozen local ministers and other peace advocates, offering prayers, blessings and words of encouragement in the aftermath of last week's unrest over the death of Freddie Gray.
Mary Jackson was watching CNN when the rioting broke out in West Baltimore last Monday, and she couldn't take her eyes off the screen.
The clerical career of Heather Elizabeth Cook, the Episcopal bishop accused of driving drunk and killing a local bicyclist in December, is over.
Malik Z. Shabazz, the Washington-based lawyer who helped plan protests that began peacefully but ended in violence Saturday in Baltimore, is helping to organize another, even larger rally for this Saturday, he announced Tuesday.
In a funeral service that was both personal and political, family, friends and strangers alike said farewell on Monday to Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man whose death from injuries sustained in police custody has sparked a national furor.