Dr. Rolando V. "Doc" Goco, a retired internist who maintained practices in South and Northeast Baltimore who earlier had survived the occupation of the Philippines, died April 28 of dementia at his Ticker, Ga., home. The former Laurel resident was 91.
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.
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.
As traffic whirred by on the I-95 overpass above, a group of birdwatchers peered through their binoculars. They looked out onto the water from Swann Park in South Baltimore on Saturday morning, pointing as they spotted buffleheads, several types of gulls, and a great blue heron in the distance.
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.
The knife attack that left three men wounded at Banditos Bar and Kitchen in Federal Hill this weekend occurred on the dance floor after a female from one group started dancing with a male from another, and the two groups "began to stare at each other" as tensions began to build, according to charging documents in the case.
William A. Hoffman Jr., retired vice president of human resources at MedStar Harbor Hospital and an avid bay sailor, died Monday from heart failure at Future Care of the Chesapeake in Arnold. He was 88.
The Maryland Transit Administration routinely tweaks its bus schedules and routes, but the Aug. 28 changes in service came without warning and cut the number of bus runs per week on 22 routes by an average of 11 percent, according to the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against MedStar Harbor Hospital accusing the Baltimore facility of firing a respiratory therapist rather than allowing him a "work-around" needed because of a compromised immune system.
Homicide detectives are investigating the scalding death of a 1-month-old girl in South Baltimore on Wednesday after her parents said she was accidentally scalded in the bathtub, Baltimore police said Thursday.
Since then, Dyer has teamed with Cristin Connerney and Emma Bentov-Lagman, and in the two years they have worked together, the trio has enjoyed considerable success in acrobatic gymnastics. In only their third competition as a team last May, they captured the silver medal in the Women's Group (age 13-19) at the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) ACRO World Cup in Geneva, Switzerland. They won their group again at the USA Gymnastics Championships in Greensboro, N.C., in June and are