Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s office say he has commuted the life sentence of Calvin Ash, a 68-year-old Baltimore man who has spent nearly his entire adult life behind bars despite multiple recommendations from the parole commission for his release.
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.
MedStar Health has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve allegations the hospital system paid kickbacks to a cardiology group in Pikesville in exchange for referrals, according to a statement from Robert Hur, the U.S. attorney for Maryland and other federal investigators.
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.
Amtrak joins airports, hospitals, stadiums and other businesses around the country that have improved accommodations for women who say they want to do what is best for the health of their babies, but get discouraged by the lack of support for breastfeeding.
Anne J. McCloskey, a retired Loyola University athletic coach and administrator who also co-founded a grassroots crime victims’ rights group, died of pancreatic cancer Saturday at her Towson home. She was 87.
To allow the city’s parking inspectors to cover more ground, the Parking Authority of Baltimore City is proposing to ditch the current system of residential permit stickers in favor of a virtual permit system using license plate readers to tell who’s parked in the wrong area.
Kathleen P. Ruane, a career Greater Baltimore Medical Center nurse practitioner who was known for her compassion for the sick and elderly, died Saturday from cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 67.
Mary J. Gillern, former director of the Victory Villa Senior Center who was also an artist and writer, died Nov. 21 from heart failure at Integrace Bayleigh Chase assisted living in Easton. The former longtime Dundalk area resident was 93.