| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Baltimore will enter its third consecutive day below freezing Thursday, prompting health officials to warn vulnerable residents of deadly conditions, even as the region prepares for treacherous travel with light snow expected to fall early Thursday and...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Rescue crews spent nearly an hour Friday freeing a 15-year-old boy from waist-deep mud in Pasadena, officials said.
The teen was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious, but not life threatening injuries, said Anne Arundel County Fire...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Bel Air police are waiting for the man who allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven and carjacked a cab driver last month to be extradited from Pennsylvania.
Police Chief Leo Matrangola said Thursday the state's attorney's office is awaiting the extradition of...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Jeff King spent the day car shopping, but only after starting out with his ritual stop at Dunkin' Donuts.
Gary Jones got ready for what he hoped to be the first of many golf outings and performed chores from the proverbial "honey-do" list.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:22 PM
With the possibility of snow tonight, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning people to be prepared for winter weather. Hypothermia contributed to 4 deaths in Maryland this fall, the department said, including 2 seniors (Montgomery...