| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:09 AM
An off-duty police officer who died following a car crash in Pasadena on Saturday morning had shot himself first, according to the Anne Arundel County Police Department.
Bladensburg Police Officer Brian Johnson, 38, was driving a marked police car on...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:06 AM
The idea came to her in a dream. Yes, a dream. Cathy Shapiro dreamed about coffee-flavored ice pops, strange as that sounds, and then the Pikesville resident spent 18 months turning the dream into reality.
This summer, the public can taste the results...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System is planning to build a $50 million ambulatory care center, for outpatient services, on the campus of Maryland General Hospital.
Initial plans for the seven-story structure were revealed at the city's...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Multiple residents in Anne Arundel County were displaced Thursday evening after fires blazed through their homes in separate incidents.
Fire officials first responded to the 6400 block of Lamplighter Ridge in Glen Burnie around 9:45 p.m. where a two-...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:38 AM
A fear of heights usually keeps Billy Stapleton grounded.
Only once in the past dozen years has the Catonsville resident ever flown on an airplane and that caused the same reaction he usually has when he confronts his fear: his body temperature rose...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Maryland's medical community is concerned about the potential fallout from two multimillion-dollar malpractice judgments awarded by Baltimore juries to families who blamed local hospitals where their babies were delivered for their children's...
| Jun 9, 2012
For 35 years, Maryland has enjoyed a unique exemption from the federal government that allowed it to regulate hospital rates so that patients are charged the same no matter where they seek care.
But the system that state health officials say has...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Ah, summer. A time for all sorts of fun activities — hikes, cookouts, pool days, bike rides and more. And ow, summer. A time for all kinds of seasonal injuries and health emergencies. such as burns from the grill, tick bites, heat stroke and...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:45 AM
Howard County residents receiving care from the University of Maryland Medical Center's Department of Orthopedics can now get that care a lot closer to home.
A new orthopedics outpatient clinic, in the works for several years, opened Sept. 17 in...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House put out a call for help and ended up with a brigade of mattress movers.
"We need bodies," wrote Sandy Pagnotti, executive director of the West Lexington Street facility that provides housing to families with critically...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:03 PM
He sees them, on occasion, while jogging city streets — the vagrants, addicts and pushers who were part of Anthony Blue's past.
From the shadows, they watch him, all cleaned up and going somewhere, with suspicion.
"Blue? Is that you?"
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:51 AM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...