| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another fast-moving dusting of snow could snarl the Friday evening commute, with a dangerous chill still not expected to lift until early next week.
The cold snap has already contributed to some deaths, state health officials said, though an exact...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
State health officials confirmed two more cold weather-related deaths in Maryland over the past week, bringing the death toll to four in Maryland so far this winter.
Hypothermia was a factor in the death of a Calvert County woman aged 45-64 some time...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The Chief Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore Feb. 5 ruled the death of a woman whose body was found in flooding water nearly a homeless camp in Laurel accidental drowning, complicated by hypothermia.
On Jan. 31 around 11:25 a.m., Anne Arundel County...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:56 AM
With four deaths from hypothermia already reported by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Office of Preparedness and Response (OPR) this winter, the Harford County Health Department is reminding residents to take necessary precautions as...
| Jan 30, 2013
Maryland is currently experiencing the coldest temperatures in nearly two years, with multiple days that have been well-below freezing ("Cold snap raises health concerns," Jan. 24.) As your article points out, our most vulnerable residents — the...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:38 PM
An elderly man in Frederick County died of hypothermia recently, the first cold weather-related death of the winter season, state health officials said Thursday.
The man was aged 65 or older. Maryland medical examiners confirmed hypothermia as his...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:21 PM
At least two cold-weather-related deaths were confirmed in the Baltimore area during last week's snap of frigid weather, and more dangerous cold is in the forecast.
Hypothermia was a factor in the deaths of an elderly Baltimore County woman and an...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Whitney Swander woke before dawn three days this week to talk with people who have been sleeping on the city's streets.
That's how she met Ron — a man who has moved across the country since becoming homeless and, lately, has spent his days drinking...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Wherever he has lived, whatever he was doing, Kimball Byron has always been drawn back to his running roots in Western Maryland and a 50-mile race that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Byron, now 57 and a commercial pilot, followed a family...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79.
"He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier.
The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
The Baltimore City Health Department has issued a code blue cold weather alert for the rest of the week because of frigid temperatures with the potential to cause health problems, such as hypothermia.
Under the alert, which runs through Sunday, city...