| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:04 PM
For the past 10 months, Steven Wayne Pearson survived, his movements limited to squeezing a hand or blinking his eyes while bone-deep bedsores prompted his family to repeatedly move him from nursing home to hospital.
The suffering ended Friday when...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The Patapsco Heritage Greenway Inc. is dedicated to preserving, protecting, interpreting and restoring the environment, history and culture of the Patapsco River Valley. If you are interested in becoming an environmental activist, here are a few of...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Mary LeG. Fisher, a homemaker and volunteer, died Aug. 18 of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 96.
The daughter of an attorney and the manager of the Baltimore Country Club, Mary LeGrand Slingluff was born in...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Scientists believe a virus similar to measles in humans is responsible for an accelerating die-off in bottlenose dolphins along the Mid-Atlantic coast.
Since July 1, 333 dead dolphins have washed ashore from North Carolina to New York, 10 times normal...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Buying a new car is exciting for anyone, but for Anne Mekalian, a quadruple amputee, it was miraculous.
"It was so exciting," said Mekalian, 67, who purchased the Subaru Crosstrek last month and is waiting for it to be adapted for her special needs....
| Aug 8, 2013
John W. Gardner, a retired accountant and World War II Navy pilot who left his estate to various charities, died Friday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 93.
"John is an incredible example for each of us. He loved people and our...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Former Ravens reserve quarterback Cullen Finnerty died from pneumonia triggered by swallowing his own vomit, according to an autopsy report published today by the Associated Press.
Finnerty was also diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease, chronic...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June.
The seven dolphin...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Dr. Walter E. Dandy Jr., a retired Baltimore anesthesiologist who helped establish the intensive care unit at Union Memorial Hospital and later served as its medical director, died July 11 of pneumonia at the Broadmead retirement community in...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90.
The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Vernon J. Holloway, who spent nearly 47 years as an independent newspaper carrier coursing through the back roads of northern Baltimore County delivering The Baltimore Sun and the News American to readers, died June 12 from respiratory failure at York...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Julia L. "Judy" Flowers, who worked for 40 years for a Randallstown florist, died Sunday from pneumonia at Hospice & Community Care in Lancaster, Pa. She was 84.
The former Julia L. Frazier was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Pimlico...