| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85.
The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:40 AM
The Harford County auditor has recommended that former Human Resources Director Scott Gibson reimburse the county to the tune of more than $18,000 to cover the cost of tuition county officials paid for Gibson to attend a program at Harvard University...
| Mar 23, 2013
The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
| Sep 15, 2012
Carol M. Herndon, a longtime volunteer and advocate for the developmentally disabled, died Sept. 8 of complications from cancer at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Lutherville. She was 82.
The daughter of a surgeon and a homemaker, Carol Mae Smith was born...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:01 AM
James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79.
The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A surgeon enters the operating room, offers his hands to a nurse and watches as she helps him into his rubber gloves with a snap.
He glances at the patient on the table. A cloth covers the man's torso but for one area. Three trocars — tubes into...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Whether you're stuffing your face with a KFC Double Down sandwich or watching Gordon Ramsay roast professional chefs on "Hell's Kitchen," you're sharing in one of society's biggest obsessions: food.
"Food is hot," said Paula Johnson, curator for the...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Alleyn Wagandt Moore, a gardener who was a judge in national horticultural competitions, died of cancer Nov. 21 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The North Baltimore resident was 92.
Born Alleyn Hays Wagandt in Baltimore, she was a great-granddaughter of...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92.
The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...
| Oct 27, 2012
Maryland-born author Carol Peacock describes living conditions in the poorest Chinese orphanages with a dispassionate eye.
Her new novel, "Red Thread Sisters," describes playgrounds strewn with old tires and a caste system that divides children perceived...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The weekend tweets from the Baltimore Police Department featured a recruiting video, an appeal reminding domestic violence victims that officers can help, and a message honoring a colleague who died 40 years ago.
But when a fatal stabbing at the Inner...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The Orioles' team doctor, William H. Goldiner, tended to orange-clad ballplayers at the same time as he diagnosed thousands of blue-collar workers with asbestos-related illnesses whose cases were taken up by prominent lawyer and team owner Peter G....