| May 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Kaci DeWitt-Rickards remembers being a chunky kid with a steady diet of Burger King chicken tenders, vanilla milkshakes and Papa John's pizza.
By her sophomore year in college at the University of Miami, her adolescent pudge had ballooned into a...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Joseph A. Miklasz, a trial attorney who practiced in Glen Burnie and was a wine collector, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 71 and lived in Crownsville.
Born in Baltimore, he was raised in Severn and in East Baltimore, where he...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:16 AM
April is National Autism Awareness Month, which naturally raises the question: awareness of what?
As a parent of a 19-year old son with autism, if you had asked me that question years ago, I would have said things like, "Be aware that kids with autism...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
She enters the clinic on a walker, slow yet remarkably steady, and as Pauline Wood hails her host for the day, she gives him a bag of lemon tarts she rose early that morning to bake.
With her white hair and glasses, Wood, 89, is every inch the lovable...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The stethoscope may be an icon of the medical profession to most patients. But it's more of a relic to many doctors.
The device used to listen to the heart, lungs and other body parts — invented nearly 200 years ago — has been overtaken by...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:34 PM
The Ravens locker room, even on the quietest of days, is a churning, bubbling storm of music and voices. Most of the time, it feels as chaotic as a busy train station, as crowded and lively as a food market. A high-stakes game of bean bag toss in the...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:36 AM
There will come a time — no one is sure when — that Ray Lewis will retire from the National Football League. When he does leave the grueling training and game schedule, he'll turn to running an eclectic collection of companies trading on the...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:20 PM
The two-a-day practices were always fun because there was so much for an 8-year-old to do. There were cones to set up, tackling dummies to wrestle with, footballs to gather and water bottles to squirt. Young Chuck Pagano did it all for his father,...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 4:56 PM
John Harris Clotworthy, a key figure along with the French explorer Jacques Cousteau in building a submersible watercraft that took researchers to a depth of 4,000 feet, died of cancer Wednesday at his home in Annapolis. He was 87.
Known as Jack, Mr....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:52 PM
MIAMI– Wearing a sand-colored sportcoat he’d been handed as one of the night’s guest of honors, Bryant McKinnie was sharing University of Miami memories with a small group of people when the college, and now NFL teammate, he’d just...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Had the opportunity to talk to Orioles scouting director Gary Rajsich today.
Here are some highlights. I’ll have a little more later.
Rajsich was expecting to get financial permission at some point Thursday and then would begin negotiating with...