| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:04 AM
When Barbara Laricos' niece and nephew-in-law escaped from a house fire in the middle of the night with their three dogs and little else, the Ellicott City resident knew the young couple would have trouble shaking off the tragedy that might have been.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Knee and hip replacements have been common for decades, offering patients who suffered from degeneration a full range of pain-free movement. But spines and backs have been more problematic. Spinal fusions, the gold standard, have meant a limited range...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Robert Vigorito, founder and race director of the Columbia Triathlon Association, went straight to the top when choosing a spokesperson for his new race, the Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon and Coed 5K, scheduled for April 29.
Vigorito asked Joan Benoit...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:15 PM
The girls stand together in their skates before taking the ice. They talk animatedly as they stretch and prepare for a long practice. "They haven't seen each other in a week," one of the mothers says in passing.
The Sailors, the highest-level team in the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Jim Calhoun should be on the sidelines of a basketball court, coaching the University of Connecticut men's team. Instead, he's been on medical leave for a painful arthritic condition.
Calhoun's pain is caused by spinal stenosis, a medical condition that...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:30 PM
McDaniel College freshman Caitlyn McSorley has never let her dyslexia get in the way of helping others. Instead, it was the catalyst for doing so.
"I was diagnosed with dyslexia, and throughout school a lot of the times I felt I was on the receiving...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:33 AM
A youth career fair, with keynote speaker Randy Edsall, head football coach at University of Maryland, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Laurel Boys and Girls Club, 701 Montgomery St.
The program is presented by High School...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Dr. Rakesh Mathur, the primary physician of Intractable Pain Clinic, says he will "take whatever steps" necessary to reopen his Fallston practice, according to a statement released through his lawyers this week.
Mathur's license was suspended Feb. 7...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:32 PM
One of the key cogs in No. 1 Aberdeen's run to its second straight state final four, senior guard Lakeia Hayden is the Eagles' floor director.
Although more a shooting guard, she ran the point last season and now shared those duties with freshman...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:09 AM
The Sports Xchange
03/09/2014 MLB Note - San Diego Padres Kelly, Casey
RHP Casey Kelly, who is rehabbing after having Tommy John surgery in April 2013, threw 33 fastballs, 10 changeups and two curveballs in a bullpen session March 7. He might face...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:02 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Two new veterans clinics are scheduled to come to the Ozarks, with one of them only a couple months from opening its doors.
Springfield veterans are accustomed to the drive to the Veterans Administration clinic in Mt. Vernon for...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Do you cringe when you think about pursuing only one career?
As someone with a lot of different passions -- someone with both a film degree and a law degree, who did freelance Web design and played classical violin for much of her...