| Aug 6, 2011
| 5:36 AM
Baltimore City firefighters responded to a report of a fire in an air-conditioning unit in a Charles Village nursing home early Saturday.
A spokesman for the Baltimore Fire Department said the electrical condition was quickly remedied at Future Care...
| Aug 9, 2011
Kenwood High School in Essex had no shortage of college scholarships for Amanda Sanders to apply for in 2004.
"They had this bin full of scholarships," recalled Sanders, now 24.
One in particular caught her eye — the first ever offered by...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 2:08 PM
One of two baby bottlenose dolphins born at the National Aquarium in April was found dead in its pool Tuesday morning. A necropsy is being performed to determine the cause.
"We don't really know what happened. There was no abnormal behavior. No signs...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Dr. Howard Louis "Jim" Levy, who maintained a family dental practice in Deale for two decades, died Aug. 4 of spinocerebellar ataxia, a rare neurological degenerative disorder, at Gilchrist Hospice Care.
The Pinehurst resident was 60.
The son of a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:15 AM
For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars.
It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:58 AM
As if pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing from Johns Hopkins University wasn't daunting enough, Diane Bettick is doing it as a mother of three.
For the past year, the Catonsville family has primarily relied on the salary of Bettick's banker husband...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Animal trainer Deirdre Weadock has worked at the National Aquarium long enough to have seen her share of life and death, but she'll tell you this has been the roughest week of her career.
Losing one dolphin, then another, within days.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Beatrice B. Eisenhardt, a retired registered and private-duty nurse, died Aug. 21 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Lutherville resident was 90.
The daughter of a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad locomotive...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:50 AM
On Aug. 20, 2011 at 11 a.m., several members of Ames UMC met at the church to join Pastor Thomas J. Blake for "Back to School Prayer" at several Harford County Schools. It was the vision of Rev. Alicia Blake (the late wife of Rev. Blake), thus...
| Aug 29, 2011
Columbia resident Barbara Miller, 70, grew up in the post-Depression era in Republic, Pa., a small coal mining town in the southwestern part of the state, about 45 miles south of Pittsburgh. In addition to economically challenging times, the civil...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Public employees in Baltimore County will have a new avenue for resolving labor disputes under legislation the County Council approved Monday.
The measure will grant binding arbitration — a practice in which an independent, third-party arbiter...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 2:33 PM
The pink stretch limousine with the long black eyelashes on its headlights is fueled by equal parts cheers and tears, according to Cub Hill resident Joanna Fridinger.
"It's my therapy," said Fridinger, who runs The Limo Lady limousine service. "It's so...