| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Shirley L. Tansey, a retired mental health counselor and licensed clinical social worker who had worked at Taylor Manor Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at the Charlestown retirement community.
She was 92....
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:10 PM
The Rev. Edward Bernard Hemler, a former educator who had been pastor of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Fallston, died Sunday of internal bleeding at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 74.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Father Hemler...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital's Pediatric Unit is bulking up. The only inpatient rehabilitation unit for children in the region, Good Shepherd's pediatric unit has added four private rooms, increasing patient capacity from 16 to 20, Good...
| Dec 21, 2012
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg."
The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Keeping a pledge he made last spring, Sen. Mark Kirk climbed the Capitol steps on Thursday to mark his return almost a year after suffering a major stroke.
The 53-year-old Republican from Illinois was greeted by two top Democrats: Vice President Joe...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A crucial tool in controlling diabetes is being vigilant about what you put in your mouth. But, some experts say, you don't have to be a slave to the glycemic index or banish cake and ice cream forever.
The primary goal for diabetics is to regulate...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Even in a great collection of Civil War artifacts, the gold pocket watch owned by legendary Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson would be ranked as a treasure.
So would Southern cavalry commander J.E.B. Stuart’s 6-shot,...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Since this is the final "Running Off" of the year, let's review the biggest and best, whiniest and worst of 2012.
Biggest sports story of local interest: (1) Dwightmare and resulting collateral damage in Magic...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Sen. Mark Kirk's halting, 18-minute climb up the Capitol steps Thursday came nearly a year after a major stroke left him so incapacitated that he was in critical condition for 10 to 15 days and had difficulty keeping his balance while sitting up.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"President Obama plans to give up 5 percent of his salary this year to draw attention to the financial sacrifice of more than 1 million federal employees who will be furloughed."
-- The Washington Post, April 4
"Here's the plan. We get the warhead and...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 2:07 AM
MISHAWAKA -- How much courage and maturity does it take for a 14-year-old to decide his quality of life would be better if his right leg were amputated?
What high school freshman can weigh the possibilities and reach that conclusion?
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:39 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon explosions and their aftermath were captured in chilling images that ran as relentless tape loops of terror online and on TV networks Monday, a sickeningly familiar routine in an age of violence designed for...