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  • Council members want answers on police custody death

    Council members want answers on police custody death
    Members of the Baltimore City Council are joining the family of a man who died in police custody in their quest for answers, calling four months of official silence about how Tyrone West died "frustrating and unacceptable." Police said in August that...
  • Towson gynecologist surrenders medical license amid drug investigation

    Towson gynecologist surrenders medical license amid drug investigation
    Towson gynecologist Dr. John Yacoub surrendered his medical license to state regulators Wednesday as he faced allegations of improperly distributing prescription drugs. He was not accused of wrongdoing related to images of patients' genitals found on his...
  • Couple in apparent murder-suicide in Frederick were scientists

    Couple in apparent murder-suicide in Frederick were scientists
    The Frederick County sheriff's office identified three family members who were shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday night in New Market but said they would wait until speaking with relatives before releasing more information. Benyam...
  • Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer

    Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer
    Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...
  • Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say

    Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say
    A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday. Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
  • Tyrone West autopsy report completed, but results withheld

    Tyrone West autopsy report completed, but results withheld
    The state medical examiner's office says the autopsy report for Tyrone West, who died in police custody during a traffic stop in July, has been completed after more than four months of investigation.  But results can't be shared as the criminal...
  • Lockheed Martin looks to grow health care role

    Lockheed Martin looks to grow health care role
    Lockheed Martin, a government contractor best known for its fighter jets, formally opened a health care center in Baltimore County Wednesday, part of a bid to expand the company's role in the medical sector. While health care services still represent a...
  • Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology

    Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology
    One minute, Anne Mekalian's brain is telling her prosthetic arm to unstack a set of multicolored plastic cones, and the shiny black metal limb is listening. Every now and then, the plastic clatters to the table, but quickly the cones are separated and...
  • Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon

    Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon
    As a high school senior at Baltimore City College in 1989, Bala Ambati had some rather lofty goals, telling the yearbook he aspired "to become a doctor, win the Nobel Prize and help humanity." By then Ambati already stood apart from his 12th grade-...
  • Dr. Kathy A. McGovern, cell researcher

    Dr. Kathy A. McGovern, cell researcher
    Kathy A. McGovern, who had conducted cell research and was also an educator, died Dec. 1 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 55. The daughter of John McGovern, a civil engineer, and Gloria "Saunders"...
  • Prosecutors cite heart issue in Tyrone West's cause of death

    Prosecutors cite heart issue in Tyrone West's cause of death
    Baltimore prosecutors on Tuesday said a heart condition and dehydration were factors in the death of a man being restrained by police during a July traffic stop. But the state medical examiner could not determine the degree to which the officers’...
  • Rawlings-Blake calls for release of Tyrone West autopsy report

    Rawlings-Blake calls for release of Tyrone West autopsy report
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Friday called on State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein to release as "expeditiously as possible" the autopsy report of a man who died in police custody months ago. "I write urging you to work expeditiously to provide the...