| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Ethel is on the road to recovery, but that wasn’t always the case for this pugnacious pooch.
Ethel, a 1-year-old German shepherd, was born with a series of health problems. No veterinary care was received and Ethel soon found herself surrendered...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Sue T. Brown, who served as executive director of the Maryland Psychological Association for nearly three decades, died July 10 of complications from metastatic melanoma at her Columbia home. She was 73.
Sue Taylor was born in Seattle and raised in...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:41 PM
MORELAND — Dawson Gehlhausen lost his best friend when he lost his father, Tom, in May.
“They didn’t do anything without each other,” says Dawson’s mother, Tanya.
Dawson was her husband’s only child and the child he...
| Aug 4, 2013
For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill.
"Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Most of us have been there a time or two. A pain in the pinky finger and a tingling right knee leads to the severe-and senseless-diagnosis of scary words like cancer or paronychia or diverticulitis or other large words that we certainly cannot pronounce...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous “I have a dream” speech, which some say was so peppered with scriptural allusions that it was more sermon than speech.
Clarence Jones, a civil rights activist who...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:34 PM
After DeAnna Anderson watched her brother Dan Anderson of Webster struggle to stay alive during his battle with leukemia, she decided to help him and his family as best she could, despite her own medical issues.
"He developed infections, had emergency...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
My grandmother, who raised some great family dogs, always said that mutts made the smartest and healthiest pets.
A new study of the medical records of more than 90,000 purebred and mixed-breed dogs suggests that there is some truth to Grandma’s...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Those who know Bill Brooks know he would run to the ends of the earth for his daughter. But did you know that the mayor of Belle Isle is also ready to run through downtown Orlando for her … in his underwear? Not only that, hizzoner wants you to join...