| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Incriminating statements made to police by El Soundani Elwahhabi, accused of killing a fellow inmate at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup last year, will be admissible during trial, Howard County Circuit Court Judge Timothy J. McCrone ruled...
| Sep 5, 2011
When an earthquake hit the Baltimore area recently, a familiar anxiety crept over Kimberly Anthony — not unlike her feelings after the terrorist attacks a decade ago.
Anthony, a Washington resident, still carries psychic scars from Sept. 11, 2001....
| Jul 21, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Howard Markel's "An Anatomy of Addiction" starts, like a shot, on May 5,1884. A Bellevue Hospital orderly summons Dr. William Stewart Halsted to save the leg of a laborer who has fallen from a scaffolding.
Famous for the speed and virtuosity of his...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:28 AM
Becoming news reporters was the farthest thing on the minds of many current members of The Aegis staff on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. Most of them were still in school and hadn't even thought about where their career paths might lead.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Like many of his former Penn State football teammates, Rich Rosa remained close with his coach, Joe Paterno, as well as with defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, long after he graduated. Rosa spent a season on Paterno's staff as a graduate assistant...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:03 PM
As a ninth-grader, Michelle Blair of Crofton has plenty of time to figure out what career to pursue. Yet, while taking classes in Anne Arundel County's BioMedical Allied Health magnet program at Glen Burnie High School, she's already considering a...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:22 PM
I decided to cheat a little for this column and scrounged up something I wrote a long time ago (but never published!).
This is from one Christmas Eve that I spent doing a volunteer activity with Pittsburgh's Jewish Federation. I was working as an...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:36 PM
She survived drugs, booze, parental issues, complex relationships and a metal bikini, not to mention the electroconvulsive shock therapy that helps her cope with bipolar disorder. And Carrie Fisher has a lot to say about all of it.
In 2006, the actress...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:38 PM
More than 500 friends, family and neighbors braved gray skies and a steady drizzle on Tuesday to pay final respects to Airman 1st Class Matthew Ryan Seidler, a Westminster man killed in Afghanistan on Jan. 5.
Seidler's flag-draped coffin waited in...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:10 PM
So, here we are, friends. Episode 3 of "Jersey Shore." If you’re like me, you’ve been putting toothpicks in your eyelids to stay awake. We fared a little better this week, though:
- The night starts with a somber Pauly heading to Karma to...