| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Having lived in Baltimore for two decades, I've noticed an increased intensity of the storms we've had in just the last few years. From Hurricane Sandy to last summer's derecho, extreme weather is causing huge power outages and putting peoples' lives...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Anita L. Madsen, a former News American reporter who later became director of public affairs for the Sheppard Pratt Health System, died July 13 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 69.
Born Anita Lewis and raised in Chicago, she...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Elspeth Anne Banker Wheeler, a retired Baltimore City elementary school teacher, gardener and environmental advocate, died of lung cancer July 21 at her Roland Park home. She was 84.
Born Elspeth Anne Banker in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Paul J....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Forget the stars. The people I always wanted to talk to were the writers and producers who created the fictional worlds that became long-running TV series.
One of the great pleasures of this job in my earlier days on the beat was going out to California,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Samuel J. "Jimmy" White, a retired CSX supervisor and avid Orioles fan, died Tuesday of lung cancer at his Glen Burnie home. He was 80.
The son of a South Baltimore tavern owner and a homemaker, Samuel James White was born and raised in a Race Street...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Six weeks after taking over the U.S. Department of Labor, Marylander Thomas E. Perez is receiving praise from unions, concern from business leaders and hope from others that he will expand the agency's mission.
Perez, a former Maryland labor secretary,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Christopher Gaul, former managing editor of the Catholic Review and reporter for The Sun and The Evening Sun and area television stations, died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Essex. He was 72.
He joined the Catholic Review as a writer in 1995 and...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Robert F. "Bob" Brettschneider, a retired American Telephone & Telegraph supervisor who was a former longtime Parkville resident, died Monday of lung cancer at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in York, Pa.
He was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Urban farmers are complaining about the city's plan to sell two lots that are part of an ambitious community garden on a working class street in Hampden.
But they are also trying to buy the lots to prevent them from being developed.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers will unite as one Saturday for Catonsville's annual Relay for Life Event.
The June 8 event, hosted by the American Cancer Society and held on the track at the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:39 AM
While the political winds seem to be propelling the first comprehensive immigration reform in more than a quarter-century, every day our broken immigration system takes a cruel and little-noticed toll on countless hardworking, law-abiding individuals...