| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:39 AM
A state delegate from Virginia recently wrote on this page that "Sexual orientation is not limited to same- or complementary-sex attractions but includes attractions to children, prostitutes, multiple wives (polygamy), dead persons (necrophilia), animals,...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 6:50 PM
When Timothy Scott Sherman shot and killed his mother and adoptive father while they slept, the case disturbed the normally quiet life in the small Harford County hamlet of Hickory.
A quarter-century later, another family murder has rocked the county, in...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:32 PM
On the eve of the NFL playoffs, Ricky Williams was standing in front of his locker with a book in his hand when a reporter approached him and started to ask a few questions. The reporter wanted to talk about what an interesting and strange trip his career...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Dr. Alejandro Rodriguez, former director of the division of child psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who also conducted pivotal studies on autism and other developmental disorders in children, died Friday of heart failure at his...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Ethan Phillip Weibman who plead guilty last fall to animal abuse in the death of one cat and the beating of another was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in prison.
After District Judge Charles A. Chiapparelli’s ruling, officers immediately took the...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A man accused of beating one of his roommates to death at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center last fall was found mentally competent Thursday to stand trial in Howard County Circuit Court.
Vitali Davydov, 24, who is charged with first-degree murder in...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:43 AM
A man accused of killing one of his roommates last year at the Clifton T. Perkins state psychiatric hospital in Jessup is competent to go to trial.
Vitali Davydov, 24, is facing one count of first-degree murder. He is accused in the fatal beating of...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Before asking the question, Congressman John Sarbanes made sure to say "if you don't mind sharing."
Donna Curley and Sara Tagget didn't mind. It was why they were in Washington that day. It was why they were sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why they...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer's, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long.
So we grasp...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, whose career at Sheppard Pratt Health System spanned nearly 30 years and whose hobbies were auto repair and listening to gospel music, died of a heart attack Monday at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Cockeysville resident was...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Despite the fact that marijuana remains a controlled substance that is illegal in the United States under federal law, 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized "medical marijuana." Del. Cheryl Glenn's HB15, the "Maryland Medical Marijuana...
| Feb 7, 2008
The murder of a parent at the hands of a son or daughter is rare in this country, occurring 250 to 300 times a year, according to experts.
That amounts to about 1.5 percent of all killings.
The shooting deaths in Cockeysville over the weekend are even...