| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:08 PM
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer killed 17-year-old Christopher Brown by putting pressure on his neck, an assistant medical examiner said Wednesday as the state wrapped up its manslaughter case against James D. Laboard.
Testimony on the...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 9:27 PM
Austin Story doesn't remember the late-summer outing at a friend's lakefront home in New Jersey, or the rocks he climbed near a waterfall. Or how he lost his footing and, as his horrified mother looked on, fell about 50 feet.
The 14-year-old lay...
| May 4, 2011
| 12:37 PM
So many items in the home and office are potential poisoning risks, from cleaners to medications to personal care items. Kids are particularly at risk of ingesting poisons because they don't always know the difference between what's safe and what's not....
| Jul 25, 2010
Charles E. Johnson Jr. was a hearty 62 in early 2008. He walked about 20 miles a month, worked out four times a week and played tennis on weekends.
But he noticed a tightness in his chest sometimes. So he went to St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson and...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 4:54 PM
The woman who was with Kenneth N. Harris the night he was killed said in court Monday that she was "terrified" when a man in a white Halloween mask walked up to the car they were sitting in and fired a shot at the former Baltimore city councilman,...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 1:26 PM
It seems just about everyone has to have his wisdom teeth extracted. For most, it's an easy procedure and an easy recovery. But many people don't understand why we have those third molars to begin with — or if there are alternatives to removal. We...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Pneumonia killed one dolphin calf at the National Aquarium last month while internal bleeding took the life of another baby days later, according to results of a necropsy released Friday.
The aquarium has yet to resume its popular dolphin shows because...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Ethan Phillip Weibman pleaded guilty Friday morning to animal abuse in the death of one cat and the beating of another.
The 20-year-old, a short-time Baltimore resident who has returned to his hometown in Westchester County, N.Y., pleaded guilty to two...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Kathleen Hammett smiled and her eyes became glassy as she watched her daughter trying to spell out the letters of her name on a piece of paper.
"She's about to turn 4," Hammett said.
It's not a miracle that Clara, a cheery girl with curly blonde hair...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:00 AM
It is difficult not to be moved by the plight of the red knot, the small shorebird that migrates 9,300 miles annually from South America all the way to the Canadian Arctic, one of the longest such journeys of any bird on the planet. Their numbers have...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Ethan Phillip Weibman went to the Maryland SPCA, and from the dozens of cats, police say, he chose a short-haired one named Lucy to adopt.
He returned to the shelter two days later with the cat — dead, according to authorities. And, they said, he...