| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Sixty workers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center lost their jobs last week after the hospital closed its skilled nursing facility division where patients go for rehabilitation after a hospital stay.
The hospital said its skilled nursing unit has...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System has set aside tens of millions of dollars because of complex financial transactions related to interest rates that have not paid off — yet.
The medical system cannot use those funds — $93 million at...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Peninsula Regional Medical Center announced Wednesday that it will lay off 58 employees and offer buyouts to 130 as the number of patients it treats declines.
The employees who lose their jobs will be offered severance packages and the opportunity to...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600.
It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now.
"I was willing to pay that for the great...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced last week that the Video Lottery Facility Local Development Council has selected 11 recipients to receive a total of $100,000 in community support grants. Funds for the grants come from the Maryland...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Towson confirmed Thursday morning that a member of the football team fell ill Monday and was hospitalized.
Citing HIPPA laws that protect the medical privacy of individuals, the university did not name the player. The player was transferred Tuesday from...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Richard A. "Dick" Simmons, a retired Baltimore police officer who was a founder and first president of the Baltimore City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, died Tuesday of complications from an aneurysm at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Rescue crews responded to the scene of a three-vehicle accident on Route 152 (Mountain Road) near Old Mountain Road North in Joppa Monday afternoon that sent two people to the hospital.
The accident forced the closure of Route 152 between Old Joppa and...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Anne Arundel County fire investigators are seeking help in determining who set a Pasadena barn on fire early Sunday.
At about 2:30 a.m., firefighters were called to the 8300 block of Schmidts Lane, where a 40-foot by 25-foot barn was completely engulfed...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge.
Eleven executives earning seven-figure...