| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78.
"Bill was one of the premier...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:09 PM
As the nation prepared for the launch of federal health reforms, Maryland was lauded as a leader in adopting the president's signature program. Obama used a community college in Maryland as a backdrop to promote his plan — and to praise Maryland...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Two new judges will be ruling on the benches in Harford County as Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin to judgeships on Thursday.
"I am pleased to appoint such an accomplished and diverse group of candidates," O'Malley said...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I was dismayed to read Catherine Weber's letter calling for right-to-die legislation ("Right-to-die legislation needed in Maryland," July 1).
I am opposed to physician-assisted suicide not only in Maryland but throughout America. Hospice and...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:49 PM
The 38-year-old man fatally shot over the weekend in South Baltimore's Westport neighborhood was the father of one of the top girls basketball recruits in the country, friends said.
Freddie King was an avid supporter of daughter Tyshell's basketball...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Thomas Fitzpatrick and Panashe Mutombo were welcomed to the Harford County Board of Education Monday during their official first meeting.
Fitzpatrick was sworn into his new position as the Havre de Grace representative on the board earlier that afternoon...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:15 PM
A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday.
In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Barbara "Babs" Piper, a former administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Wednesday of complications from acute bipolar disorder at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 63.
Born Barbara Ann Jensen in Baltimore, she was...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:52 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, doctors have ordered annual PSA tests for men of a certain age to screen for prostate cancer, despite a lack of evidence that its benefits outweigh the risks — especially when tiny, slow-growing tumors were detected....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I cannot blame Anne Neal for her rage at St. Mary's College of Maryland ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30). If I had paid for an education at Harvard University and graduated without a basic ability to read, I would also be overcome with directionless...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Bryn Mawr's Kate Snouffer's unique approach to athletics is the key to her success.
For the senior three-sport star, going full throttle on every play is required.
"Kate Snouffer is one of the toughest competitors the Bryn Mawr soccer program has ever...