| Oct 14, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore County schools Superintendent Joe A. Hairston formally announced Friday that he will leave his post this June, saying he has a record of success.
Speaking at a news conference, Hairston pointed to improved academic achievement of African-...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 6:45 AM
Yesterday, I saw a urologist panhandling on York Road ("When more information can hurt," Oct. 12).
The poor fellow can't make a living anymore since he can no longer do his bogus prostate biopsies and surgeries.
Kerry B. Fisher, Lutherville
| Oct 16, 2011
| 1:49 PM
The man accused of fatally shooting a Towson gas station owner in a murder-for-hire scheme is due in court this week — the first trial under Maryland's revamped death penalty law, legal experts say.
And the trial of Walter P. Bishop Jr.,...
| May 13, 2011
| 3:44 PM
Home furnishings and interior design industry pros and savvy consumers alike know High Point because of the many furniture manufacturing companies concentrated in and around the North Carolina town and the semi-annual High Point Market that attracts on...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:58 AM
For the Pointers to win their first Baltimore County divisional championship, they had to be nearly perfect within Division 2.
At 9-0 they were, thanks to what they learned from their coach: mental toughness, a...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Mark Gregory remembers.
He remembers dates. There was the day after Thanksgiving in 1989, when doctors found a tumor near his brain. Then there was July 26, 1991, when Gregory, who’d been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, underwent a bone marrow...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Hairstylist Reggie Dowdy has found himself time and time again doing emergency hair repair on women whose tresses have been damaged by weaves and extensions.
They come in with bald spots, also known as alopecia, and thinning hair caused by heavy weaves...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:53 AM
News that a popular prescription medication that helps smokers kick the habit may carry an increased risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular problems shouldn't discourage tobacco users from trying to quit. The long-term health benefits of quitting...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:55 PM
A convicted sex offender who was cleared by a jury of rape charges in September has been linked through DNA to two other rapes, including a November attack on a woman in her Reservoir Hill home, court records show.
Nelson Bernard Clifford of the 800...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit.
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:22 AM
A convicted sex offender who was cleared by a jury of rape charges in September has been linked through DNA to two additional rapes, including a November rape of a woman in her Reservoir Hill home, court records show.
Nelson Bernard Clifford, of the 800...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Johns Hopkins intensive care nurse Nelly E. Lopez spends so much of her workday monitoring patient distress alarms that she sometimes hears phantom beeps even when she is no longer on the job.
Hopkins doctors say Lopez's "alarm fatigue" shows what is...