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  • Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban

    Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban
    Salespeople for stent maker Abbott Laboratories were often allowed inside a cardiac treatment room at St. Joseph Medical Center while patient procedures were being performed, despite hospital rules against it, according to sworn testimony from Dr. Mark G....
  • 2 charged in identity theft involving unemployment claims

    A routine traffic stop by a police officer in Georgia led authorities in Maryland to a suspected identity theft scheme in which state unemployment benefits totaling $170,000 were falsely obtained in the names of dozens of unwitting people. None of the...
  • Corrupt, or just sloppy?

    Corrupt, or just sloppy?
    Kevin Seawright, the high-ranking school department official who resigned Thursday after The Sun questioned his academic credentials, may have been good at his job. But that doesn't change the fact that no one apparently bothered to check out his...
  • Paul Ryan's Medicaid block grants: good for Maryland

    Paul Ryan's Medicaid block grants: good for Maryland
    Shortly after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin unveiled his plan to convert federal Medicaid funding to a block grant — which has since passed the House — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and 16 other governors issued a...
  • End of an era at the Senator Theatre

    End of an era at the Senator Theatre
    It really was the last picture show. Baltimore's most passionate advocate of historic movie houses stood before the stage last night, and addressed a standing room only crowd of about 1,000. His voice cracking a little with emotion, he said, for the...
  • Health chief lays out revamped oversight for addiction and mental health clinics

    Health chief lays out revamped oversight for addiction and mental health clinics
    The state's top health official laid out new oversight measures Thursday aimed at better policing taxpayer-funded drug treatment and mental health providers. Among the steps Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein presented to lawmakers: monitoring the...
  • 'Madoff' items missing at advertised auction

    'Madoff' items missing at advertised auction
    Grad student Matthew Franco joined scores of others in Pikesville Sunday to check out the "Bernie Madoff Liquidation" and maybe pick up a piece of the famous felon's loot. But the Madoff merchandise at auction venue Grey Rock Mansion turned out to be...
  • Stent doctor's fraud lawsuit transferred to Baltimore County

    A $60 million fraud lawsuit filed by Dr. Mark Midei against St. Joseph Medical Center — the Towson hospital that claimed he performed unnecessary stent procedures — was transferred to Baltimore County on Monday by a city judge who also threw...
  • Primary election: Bernstein for Baltimore City state's attorney

    Primary election: Bernstein for Baltimore City state's attorney
    In the Democratic primary race for Baltimore City State's Attorney this year, long-time prosecutor Patricia C. Jessamy is facing her first serious challenge in eight years from Gregg Bernstein, a former federal prosecutor in the Baltimore U.S. Attorney'...
  • Sen. Ulysses Currie pleads not guilty

    From the Maryland Politics blog: State Sen. Ulysses Currie pleaded not guilty to corruption charges this morning in a federal courtroom in Baltimore -- his first court appearance since being indicted this month. Currie, the 73-year-old Prince George's...
  • Maryland investigation targets second hospital

    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. The...
  • New commander to oversee city police sex offense unit

    New commander to oversee city police sex offense unit
    Baltimore police have tapped a former homicide detective and commander of the Western District to oversee reforms in the beleaguered sex offense unit. Deputy Major Clifton McWhite was informed of the appointment Wednesday morning, ending a three-month...