| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:27 AM
The boy did not want to take a shower. After being asked to wash up, the 10-year-old began throwing glass cookware in the kitchen, turned on the stove and started a small fire, according to state records. His foster father wound up in the hospital with...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Summer's off to a smoggy start in Maryland and across the country, it seems.
Since the first official day of summer June 20, there have been nine days when ozone pollution made the air unhealthful for at least some Marylanders to breathe, according to...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:59 AM
As the Baltimore area braced for another day of 100-degree heat, state health officials added an elderly Baltimore County man to the death toll from a heat wave and storm, bringing the total number of fatalities to 12.
County and state governments,...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:08 PM
For the third year in a row, Baltimore's scores on state tests show a double-digit achievement gap between chronically absent students and their peers who attend school regularly, and the system's recent spike in suspensions has created a similar...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:09 AM
With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Before the other boys jumped Tyrone, they asked if he wanted to fight.
That was a mere formality. Fights are a regular occurrence among juveniles being held in Baltimore's adult jail — where the 16-year-old was held for six months on attempted-...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:45 AM
We read with interest the July 24 article by Candus Thomson entitled "$40 million federal grant will help Baltimore replace aging bus yard." Our team has been working with the residents living near the Kirk Avenue bus yard for nearly 10 years. Over 30...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Not so long ago mixing a shopping trip with a visit to the doctor might not have crossed most people's minds.
But the concept has caught on quickly.
Clinics located in drug stores, supermarket and retail stores are attracting a rapidly growing number of...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Those who travel by MARC train to get to work are in for a treat as Harford Commuter Assistance, elected officials and special guests will be on hand from 5:30 to 9 a.m. at the Edgewood MARC Train Station May 2, and the Aberdeen MARC Train Station May 8...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Want to know how many people have asthma or diabetes in the county where you live?
A new state web portal was recently launched that provides this and other health data for every county in Maryland.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees used to huddle with the New England Patriots, plotting defensive strategies as part of coach Bill Belichick's inner circle.
Now, Pees is preparing to defend quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots' other offensive...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The pass from quarterback Joe Flacco sailed over the outstretched hands of running back Ray Rice on fourth down, the Ravens' final short-yardage failure Sunday.
During a 24-23 defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens converted none of their six...