| May 13, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Dr. Otis B. Michael, a retired physician and former chairman of the city's Commission on Aging, died of cancer May 2 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Pikesville and Inner Harbor resident was 82.
Born in Asheville, N.C., he was the son...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report is out with its eighth annual ranking of the Best Children's Hospitals, and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is ranked 10th overall.
The Baltimore hospital got high scores in most treatment categories: 14th in cancer;...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:33 AM
By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries.
Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle.
And, eventually, his older brother.
The brief paragraphs and...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:52 AM
A 28-year-old Baltimore man is in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview after being shot multiple times early Sunday morning in Edgewood, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
"At approximately 2:55 a.m. deputies were called to the 1300...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:59 PM
More heavy rain is possible Friday evening, on top of the quick deluge from storms that flooded roadways and spawned a tornado warning in the afternoon.
A flash flood watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Flood warnings around Baltimore had expired by...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49.
"I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Ann Kemp Thomas, a homemaker who was a founder of Beautiful Baltimore, died of heart failure May 28 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 84 and lived in Roland Park.
Born Ann Kemp in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of Dr. Jarold...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Ever so gently, Karen Kells-Pamfilis reminded her students at the Pamfilis Karate Academy that it takes more than just showing up for her class at the Merritt Athletic Club in Towson to master some aspects of Seido karate.
In this particular case, the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Seventy years ago this morning, Bill Swanner crawled through hell.
It was still dark when the 19-year-old infantryman joined the more than 150,000 Allied soldiers making the secretive passage out of England for Normandy. Dawn was breaking when he...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, former chief of radiology at North Arundel Hospital and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, died suddenly Wednesday of undetermined causes at his Green Spring Valley home. He was 72.
The son of Dr. Emerson...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:15 PM
As his security detail struggled with an armed man this month, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts held a gun to the suspect's head and punched him in the face before gaining control of the man's weapon, court documents show.
Batts and his...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Patricia S. "Patty" Farber, a former private school art teacher and volunteer who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro when she was in her 60s, died May 10 of lung cancer at her home in Brewster, Mass. The longtime Towson resident was 87.
"We got to know the...