| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Joseph E. Emerson, a lawyer who was the former deputy county attorney for Frederick County, died Wednesday from cancer at his Frederick home. He was 77.
The son of Capt. Alexander L. Emerson, who was known as the "man with the maul" as head of the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:24 PM
A career Anne Arundel prosecutor was chosen Thursday as the county's new state's attorney, making her the first woman to hold the position as the top prosecutor in the county.
Anne Colt Leitess, 49, will complete the 18 months remaining in the term of...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Mixing kids and coffee is typically ill advised, but in the case of Brian and Holly Gray, the combination has yielded pleasant results.
Last August the couple opened Creating Unlimited Possibilities — CUPs — Coffeehouse in Southwest...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Having chosen a different path by enrolling in Harford Technical High School, the graduating Class of 2013 was ready Friday to make its way into the adult world.
"Everyone comes into this world as equals, each with an inner voice to guide us through...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The closing of the steel mill at Sparrows Point overwhelmed Bob Jennings. Too young to retire at 59, he faced a gloomy job market for local manufacturing workers and a bureaucracy that couldn't get him timely training help. He felt like a failure.
| May 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters.
Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Jesse S. Weinberg, who practiced law for seven decades and made a specialty of Baltimore's ground rents, died of respiratory failure March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 94.
Born in Baltimore and raised near Druid Hill Park on Lakeview...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Herbert Christian Forrester Jr., a retired railroad vice president, died of coronary artery disease Thursday at Mays Chapel Ridge Assisted Living. The former Cockeysville resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Windsor Hills, he was the son of...
| Mar 14, 2013
Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday.
"It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Roland Walker, a colorful and highly regarded defense attorney who was a fixture in Baltimore courtrooms for six decades, died Saturday of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Lutherville home. He...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
When Brenda Brown stood before a judge, she figured she had only one real option: plead guilty. She had been caught with three bags of marijuana in her pocket in Northwest Baltimore.
She didn't know that Kendell Richburg, the arresting officer, had lied...