| Nov 7, 2010
| 3:59 PM
Second of two parts; read the first part
For much of his adult life he'd been a slave to cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and alcohol. Twice he had gone through weeks of intensive psychiatric and drug treatment at Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.,...
| Aug 29, 2010
| 2:27 PM
St. Joseph Medical Center has repeatedly said it wants to do right by its coronary stent patients.
After a complaint last year that star cardiologist Mark Midei was placing stents in the arteries of patients who didn't need them, the Towson hospital...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 7:03 AM
Justin Bieber has postponed his performance at the New York State Fair in Syracuse due to illness. Fair officials say that the concert planned for Sunday (Aug. 29) is rescheduled for Wednesday (Sept. 1).
Bieber is currently on a nationwide tour that...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 5:36 AM
From the Unleashed blog:
The animal activist group PETA alleges that the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter allowed a mortally injured cat to sit for up to seven hours before finally euthanizing it -- a charge the shelter denies.
In letters to...
| Sep 12, 2010
On screen, Julie Bowen plays a perfectionist mom, a sane obsessive surrounded by slightly crazy compulsives: the father who married a hottie younger than her. The man-child of a husband she considers her fourth child. The pigeon- and hotel bedspread-...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 7:12 PM
Cobin Burrell, a 31-year-old Johns Hopkins Hospital worker, had the task of cleaning blood from Room 873, where a man killed his ailing mother, then himself after shooting a doctor.
The assignment didn't bother him. "I've seen it on the street a lot of...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:57 PM
Elizabeth Coxe's back pain was flaring up again. She'd been thrown from a horse about 35 years ago, and a new knee injury was aggravating the old hurt.
Last fall, on the advice of friends, she sought and got relief from Dr. David B. Cohen, the Johns...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:23 PM
The Johns Hopkins Hospital doctor who was shot by the disgruntled son of a patient has been upgraded to good condition, hospital spokesman Gary Stephenson said Monday.
David B. Cohen was shot in the abdomen Thursday by Paul Warren Pardus, who was upset...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:58 PM
The anguished mother pounded the floor at Johns Hopkins Hospital, screaming, "Why, why, why?" Dr. John Wogan had just told her as gently as he knew how that her teenage son was dead, the victim of a stray bullet fired on the streets of Baltimore.
| Sep 22, 2010
| 5:51 PM
State health regulators have launched an investigation into a second Maryland hospital suspected of performing unnecessary medical procedures like those alleged at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, according to a report released Wednesday.
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Dorothy S. Fravel, a homemaker who enjoyed attending the theater and concerts, died June 13 from complications of dementia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former longtime Ruxton resident was 87.
The daughter of a real estate...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Bridget Tippett, a hygienist with Leiken & Baylin Dental Care on Frederick Road, and her daughters, Sophie, and Ruby, spent 10 days in Kingston, Jamaica, cleaningteeth, providing fluoride treatments and caring for those who need it in that impoverished...