| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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 5, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Leo Woodrow Socks, 74, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Md.
Born Sept. 29, 1938, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Ernest R. Socks Sr. and Anna Elizabeth King Socks.
He was a...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The federal government began the process Wednesday of selling a 1.1 million square foot complex on North Greene Street in downtown Baltimore that officials expect to be vacant by next year.
The massive Metro West facility, located near the University of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Julie Stitt begged her husband for years to let her donate her kidney as he spent nearly a decade in dialysis, through two failed transplants. Last year, he relented.
It was a difficult decision. Her husband, Chuck, didn't want her to make the sacrifice....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Shirley Ann Miller, 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.
She was born June 28, 1941, in Morgan County, W.Va., daughter of the late Lawrence and Lucille Cain Clark....