As state lawmakers contemplate reforming how the University of Maryland Medical System handles contracts with insiders, a Baltimore Sun review of other hospitals' disclosures show the practice is not rare. Only Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation dabbled in politics.
An online fundraiser for a Baltimore firefighter who broke his back in a fall while hanging Christmas lights at his home last week, just three days before he was set to go on his honeymoon, had raised more than $12,000 as of Wednesday.
The author Anne Tyler sets all her books in Baltimore — but always invents the specific locations. Her newest novel, "Clock Dance," which was published Tuesday, evokes Hamilton. We piece together clues from the book and identify 5 real-life places reminiscent of the ones she describes.
James A. Oakey, former president of Good Samaritan Hospital who merged it into the Helix Health System, died June 13 from complications of brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia. The Marriottsvillle resident was 83.
The event will raise money for Deputy James Dunton Jr., whose daughter Jasmine Kennedy was fatally shot by her fiance May 1 at her Parkville home, police say. She was seven months pregnant with her fourth child.
Police said Eric Maurice Glass, 30, fatally shot his wife, Jasmine Alisha Kennedy, who was also 30, around 9 p.m. Tuesday night. Police said Glass then shot himself in the head but was not severely injured.
Dr. Philip H. Moore, a retired internist and rheumatologist and former consultant to the state Disability Determination Services, died Nov. 5 of respiratory failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 80.
Maryland hospitals didn't rank well in a national assessment of safety at health care facilities, though the hospitals say the comparisons are not apples to apples and others charge that such studies can confuse the public.
William C. Newman Jr., a longtime auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, who oversaw the Catholic schools and chose the priesthood over a chance to play professional baseball, died Saturday of heart failure at Mercy Ridge retirement community in Timonium. He was 88 years old.
William Clifford Newman, a Baltimore native who served for nearly 20 years as an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, died Saturday in hospice care at the Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium, the archdiocese said. He was 88.
J. Patrick "Pat" McCurdy III, a quadriplegic who refused to let a wheelchair define who he was and keep him from living an active and productive life, died Aug. 11 from a heart attack at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Chestertown. He was 52.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she wants to expand her summer jobs program to a record 9,400 young people — but the city needs more businesses and community groups to step forward to provide work and funding.