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December 11, 2007
THE COUNT Homicides since Jan. 1: 270 THE VICTIM A man was shot multiple times about 7 p.m. yesterday in the 6100 block of Boston St. and died about an hour later at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. LAST YEAR: Baltimore had recorded 253 homicides as of Dec. 10, 2006. ONLINE: Details and locations of this year's city homicides are at baltimoresun.com/homicidemap
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | January 7, 2011
Dr. Chi-Tsung Su, a plastic surgeon and teacher who helped establish the prominence of the burn center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died of cancer Dec. 27 at his Towson home. He was 74. Born in Taiwan, he earned a medical degree at the National Taiwan University. He moved to Baltimore in 1964 and became a Union Memorial Hospital surgical intern and its chief resident. Among his teachers was Dr. Bowdoin Davis, a plastic surgeon whose father, Dr. John Staige Davis, wrote a 1919 plastic surgery textbook, the first U.S. text in the field.
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NEWS
February 18, 2004
On February 15, 2004 WILLIAM H., beloved son of the late Conrad J. and Helen M. Focht, cherished brother of Ruth M. King, Conrad L., Carroll J., Franklin E., Robert J., and Joyce M. Focht. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Friends may call at the family owned HARTLEY MILLER-STELLA FUNERAL HOME CHTD., 7527 Harford Rd on Wednesday from 5 to 9 P.M., where services will be held on Thursday at 11 A.M. Interment in Moreland Memorial Park Cemetery. Donations to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21224 would be appreciated.
NEWS
By Holly Selby and Holly Selby,Special to The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2008
About 10 percent of Americans may at some point develop kidney stones, says Brian R. Matlaga, director of stone disease at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Kidney stones, which are hard masses of crystals that form within the urinary tract, can cause extreme pain as they pass out of the body, infection and, in some cases, can block the ureter. What are kidney stones? Everyone's urine contains some crystals, but a stone occurs when these crystals bind together and aggregate until they achieve a size at which [the mass formed]
NEWS
February 8, 1995
An article in yesterday's editions of The Sun about Johns Hopkins Health System's legal settlement with the Prudential Insurance Co. of America incorrectly characterized the restrictions Hopkins faces regarding managed care.The article should have stated that only the Johns Hopkins Medical Services Corp., a subsidiary of the Health System, is restricted to seeing patients of Prudential's HMO. The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, two other Health System subsidiaries, are allowed to contract with any other HMO.The Sun regrets the error.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 22, 1998
One person was killed and several others were injured in a four-car accident in Essex last night, a Baltimore County fire official said.The crash occurred about 9: 40 p.m. at Rossville Boulevard and Ridge Road outside the entrance to Essex Community College, said Lt. Bill Johns, a spokesman for the Baltimore County Fire Department.Several people were trapped in vehicles, and two, including a baby, were flown to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment, he said.The identities of the victims were unavailable last night.
NEWS
November 27, 2005
POCOMOKE CITY -- A 29-year- old woman was killed and her two children were injured in a house fire early yesterday. Neighbors rescued the woman and her two boys, ages 6 and 6 months, from the burning home, Worcester County Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Matthew Owens said. The woman was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, where she died, Owens said. The infant was being treated at John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. His condition was unavailable last night. The older boy was treated and released.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 8, 1997
Police were questioning an 11-year-old boy last night who is suspected of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old East Baltimore boy yesterday.Jermaine Holmes of the 1700 block of Nome St. was with several other youths in an apartment near his O'Donnell Heights home about 4: 40 p.m. when he was stabbed in the chest, police said. He died a short time later at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.Police said the suspect was taken into custody near the scene and that the motive for the stabbing was not known.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 17, 1997
A Howard County man died Friday after his car struck another car, a tractor-trailer and a railroad bridge support on the Harbor Tunnel Thruway near the Eastern Avenue exit in Baltimore, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Transportation Authority Police said yesterday.Lori Vidal, the spokeswoman, said John E. Murphy, 76, of the 9100 block of Blues Alley in Laurel may have suffered a medical problem before losing control of his 1980 Cadillac shortly before 2: 35 p.m.Vidal said that Murphy, who was reported missing by relatives Friday, died at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and that an autopsy would be conducted.
NEWS
September 12, 2003
Stephen Richard Morrison, a retired college counselor, died of stroke complications Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Columbia resident was 69. Born in Atlanta and raised in Daytona Beach, Fla., he earned a degree from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and then served in the Army in the mid-1950s, stationed in Korea. He earned a master's degree in counseling from Indiana University Bloomington, and a certificate in advanced study from the Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Morrison counseled students at Prince George's Community College before retiring.
NEWS
By Arin Gencer | June 25, 2008
A Carroll County woman accused of throwing hot cooking oil on her husband before fleeing the state was being held yesterday at the Carroll County Detention Center, according to police. Mary J. Phillips, 43, of Westminster has been charged with two counts each of first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment in two separate incidents, according to Westminster police. Phillips is accused of throwing hot oil on her husband, Daniel Patrick Phillips, 45, this month.
NEWS
December 11, 2007
THE COUNT Homicides since Jan. 1: 270 THE VICTIM A man was shot multiple times about 7 p.m. yesterday in the 6100 block of Boston St. and died about an hour later at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. LAST YEAR: Baltimore had recorded 253 homicides as of Dec. 10, 2006. ONLINE: Details and locations of this year's city homicides are at baltimoresun.com/homicidemap
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,Sun reporter | November 16, 2007
Mark B. Hopkins, an information systems executive who had been a Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center vice president, died of cancer Tuesday at Sinai Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 47. "He knew how a hospital worked. He was smart and had a lot of common sense," said Gregory Schaffer, president of Hopkins Bayview. "He was an asset to the hospital and was instrumental in building our clinical information system." Born in Baltimore and raised in Dallas, Texas, he returned to the Baltimore area and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in information systems management at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
BUSINESS
By Hanah Cho and Hanah Cho,Sun reporter | September 27, 2007
Johns Hopkins Health System was recognized yesterday for its workplace programs designed to better handle employee disputes, increase job opportunities for disabled youths, and to provide promotion advancements and skills training for service workers. Johns Hopkins was one of five recipients of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's third annual Freedom to Compete Award, which recognizes private and public employers for best workplace practices promoting access and inclusion.
NEWS
By Melissa Harris and Melissa Harris,sun reporter | March 25, 2007
Howard County fire investigators have been unable to pinpoint the source of an accidental fire that took the life of an 84-year-old woman in a Columbia assisted-living facility last month. Deputy Chief Kevin Simmons said that investigators are left with three possible causes of the Feb. 13 incident: a heating pad, telephone cord or a motorized chair that, with the push of button, would rise to help Miriam G. Rappoport stand. "We've investigated this incident extensively and tried to narrow the source further, but we can't quite eliminate these three causes," Simmons said.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,sun reporter | October 12, 2006
Dr. Gardner Watkins Smith, a retired surgeon who had held posts at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died of lung cancer Oct. 5 at his home in Deer Isle, Maine. The former Ruxton resident was 75. Dr. Smith was born and raised in Boston. His father, Dr. George Van Siclen Smith, was professor of gynecology at Harvard Medical School, and his mother, Dr. Olive Watkins Smith, was a biochemist. He was a 1949 graduate of Phillips Academy Andover and earned a bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1953.
NEWS
June 20, 2006
Dorman C. Osborne, a home improvement contractor, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 45. Mr. Osborne was born in Baltimore and was a longtime Dundalk resident. He graduated from Patapsco High School in 1978. As a youngster, he began working in homebuilding with his father, Charles H. Osborne, who had established Dundalk Construction Co. in the late 1960s. After his father's death in 2003, Mr. Osborne continued working as an independent home improvement contractor with several local builders.
NEWS
August 7, 2005
A 21-year-old man was fatally shot after a fight at a party early yesterday in East Baltimore, police said. Theodore N. Ross of the 1300 block of N. Milton Ave. was shot at least once in the head, said Agent Donny Moses, a police spokesman. Ross was involved in a fight at a party in the 3800 block of Cedarhurst Road, Moses said. The fight carried outside, where a male fired several shots about 2:50 a.m. It was not clear whether Ross was shot more than once. Ross stumbled back into the house, where he collapsed, Moses said.
NEWS
By JACQUES KELLY and JACQUES KELLY,SUN REPORTER | July 11, 2006
Jack D. Martz Sr., a piano and organ player, a retired Baltimore County schools vocal music teacher and composer of the Baltimore Clippers ice hockey team's fight song, died of heart disease July 4 at his Timonium home. He was 83. Born in Altoona, Pa., he was an Altoona Mirror photographer before enlisting in the Army in 1942 and serving as Gen. George S. Patton Jr.'s personal photographer in the Rhineland and the Ardennes during World War II. After the war, he moved to Baltimore to use his GI Bill benefits to enroll at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Johns Hopkins University, where he earned degrees.
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