| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Sister Mary Magdala Thompson, a Sister of Mercy who was a noted educator, psychotherapist and author, died July 14 of heart failure at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala.
The former Baltimore resident was 89.
"There was a common thread in all of the...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital.
The longtime Guilford resident was 80.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A gas leak in Locust Point forced the evacuation Monday of occupants of several blocks of rowhouses as well as workers at the Under Armour headquarters. The broken pipe was repaired within a few hours.
The leak was reported in the 1100 block of Hull St....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Thomas Joseph Lopresti, a longtime Towson barber and volunteer at Our Daily Bread, died April 12 of leukemia at Mercy Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 72.
He was raised in East Baltimore, the son of Italian immigrants Carmello and Innocenta...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:59 PM
A 51-year-old man with a colorful criminal past has been charged in connection with the robbery of two hospital employees at Mercy Medical Center's McAuley Tower, police said.
Officers arrested William Johnson of the 500 block of Yale Avenue Friday and...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:40 AM
A firefighter was injured battling a two-alarm fire at a debris-filled, single-family home in Northwest Baltimore on Monday morning when he fell through a floor into the home’s basement, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Dr. William R. Law, a retired Baltimore internist whose career at Bon Secours Hospital spanned more than three decades, died Feb. 20 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime West Towson resident was 77.
The son of an electrical engineer and a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:00 PM
A Baltimore jury convicted Alvin Ray Wright Sr. Tuesday of grabbing a 13-year-old girl just a block from her home, throwing her into the basement of a vacant East Baltimore building and repeatedly raping her.
"She thought she was going to die,"...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:25 AM
After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Lillie Shockney, the administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, had nipple reconstruction — twice.
Despite the many shades of patients' skin tone, "The color choices for doing it in the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Mary Esther R. "Essie" Feldmann, a retired registered nurse and pioneering Rodgers Forge resident, died Sunday of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
Earlier this month, family and friends gathered to celebrate Mrs. Feldmann'...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:35 AM
North Baltimore was well represented in Ravens Nation as a noontime parade in honor of the Super Bowl champions kicked off outside City Hall on Tuesday, followed by a victory celebration at M&T Bank Stadium.
"How often do you get to do this?" said...