| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:37 PM
The Maryland Democratic Party has endorsed the write-in candidacy of Eastern Shore physician John LaFerla to challenge freshman Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District.
“Dr. LaFerla has resounding grassroots support and the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:09 AM
Three artists, two of them octogenarians and the other half their age, were among a group of artists sharing a booth on a cool fall Sunday afternoon at the annual Abell Street Fair
Paul Moscatt, 81, who lives in the 3100 block of Abell Avenue, where...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Forty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in every state in its historic Roe v. Wade decision. It affirmed that the constitutionally protected right to privacy includes every woman's ability to make her own personal medical...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Facing a year of financial trouble that started with a national controversy over dropping monetary support for Planned Parenthood, Komen Maryland told its donors on Friday that the organization is $1 million short of reaching its current fundraising goal....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:43 PM
The Cecil County state's attorney's office withdrew all charges Tuesday in the murder prosecutions of Nicola I. Riley and Steven C. Brigham, the first doctors charged under Maryland's fetal homicide law in a case involving a medical procedure.
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Operators of abortion clinics in Maryland will have to apply for licenses and meet strict guidelines under new regulations being adopted by state health officials next month.
The regulations, announced by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:53 AM
The inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race scheduled for Ocean City in April was meant to be a feel-good event promoting a noble cause — and a way to boost tourism during the resort town's off-season.
Now uncertainty surrounds it and other...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:10 PM
As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser.
Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:39 AM
In response to a botched abortion last year that led to a semiconscious teenager being transported to a hospital in the back of a Chevy Malibu, the state health department has proposed the first regulations on Maryland's nearly 20-year-old abortion law....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The Susan G. Komen for the Curebreast cancer advocacy and charity group backed away Friday from a plan to slash funding to Planned Parenthood programs, but the public apology might not be enough to repair its damaged image right away.
Experts in public...
| May 28, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Facebook is good for many things: Keeping in touch with old friends, following celebrities and laughing at dumb things posted by ignorant people.
Now, a new Tumbler blog focuses exclusively on this last category of Facebook friend: Those fooled by the...