| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94.
Born in Summit, N.J., and...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher.
It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Baltimore area hospitals provide the best patient care in the country, according to a new survey.
Nearly half of the area's hospitals - nine out of 16 - are in the top 5 percent of all of the hospitals in the United States, according to the survey by...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
After seeing a Saturday night movie, my wife and I had come out of The Charles and were headed for the parking lot. At the corner of Charles Street and Lanvale, coming directly at us, was a good-looking man of about 35. "Uh, oh," I thought. And sure...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:12 PM
John Sampson Toll, a gifted physicist and founding chancellor of the University System of Maryland, died Friday of heart failure at the Fox Hill assisted-living Facility in Bethesda. He was 87.
Dr. Toll, an indefatigable worker who led three institutions...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Baltimore County sent a letter on May 2 demanding that the owners of the Simkins Mill renovate or raze the burned out structure in western Catonsville by July 1.
The letter from Donald Brand, a building engineer with the county, states that the owners of...
| May 26, 2012
Joshua A. Barbati, a retired Baltimore County public school educator and longtime Loch Raven resident, died May 11 of melanoma at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C.
He was 79.
The son of Italian immigrants, Mr. Barbati was born in...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:06 PM
For the first time in years, Baltimore is no longer among the nation's five deadliest cities, according to statistics for 2011 compiled by the FBI and released Monday.
Baltimore saw a 12 percent decline in murders last year, with the total dropping below...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Friends and family of Ellison McCall Jr., who was brutally beaten and set on fire after earlier intervening in a bar fight in Northeast Baltimore, held a vigil Sunday to celebrate his life and press for answers on the year anniversary of his death.
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Friends and family of Ellison McCall Jr., who was brutally beaten and set on fire after earlier intervening in a bar fight in Northeast Baltimore, held a vigil Sunday to celebrate his life and press for answers on the year anniversary of his death, The...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Kenneth W. Davis, a retired Boy Scouts of America official who was active in the affairs of Severna Park United Methodist Church, died Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Severna Park resident was 84.
The son of a garage owner and a homemaker,...
| Feb 5, 2012
Former Boston Mayor Kevin Hagan White, who steered the city through the racial storm caused by court-ordered school desegregation and is credited with giving political access to blacks, women and gays, died late last month at his Beacon Hill home.