| 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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:32 PM
A grinning teenage girl confesses to the camera in a YouTube video sponsored by the Howard County Public Library that she checks her texts and emails "an inappropriate number of times a day." With a quick laugh and a shrug, she seems to say, "Who doesn't?...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95.
Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
| 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...
| 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.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:42 AM
It may seem paradoxical that even as more black and Hispanic students attend college, America's system of higher education is becoming more racially polarized and unequal, with whites far more likely to graduate, earn advanced degrees or find good jobs...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:53 AM
For the third straight year, the drivers in the Grand Prix of Baltimore will flip the ignition switch in their racecars, fire up those fuel-injected, high-performance engines and renew their quest for the fastest way through the streets of downtown...
| 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...