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  • Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death

    Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death
    A Howard County judge ruled Wednesday that a teenager accused in her father's killing can plead not criminally responsible by reason of insanity, reversing his earlier decision that her plea was not filed on time. Sixteen-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold's...
  • State Orders 9 Quarantined Amid Ebola Concerns

    State Orders 9 Quarantined Amid Ebola Concerns
    Nine people are being quarantined in the state so they may be monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, state health officials said Wednesday. The Department of Public Health has issued four quarantine orders, involving the nine unidentified...
  • CDC: Pennsylvania to expand Ebola monitoring

    Pennsylvania is one of six states that will implement expanded monitoring of travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken countries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Starting Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of...
  • State Orders 9 Quarantined To Monitor Ebola Symptoms

    WEST HAVEN – Nine people are being quarantined in the state so they can be monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, state health officials said. The Department of Public Health has issued four quarantine orders, involving the nine unidentified...
  • Burbank police earn awards for mental health work

    The Burbank Police Department was recognized by two separate agencies this week for the work being done by its mental health evaluation team. The team, made up of a police officer and a clinical psychologist, received the Mental Illness and Law...
  • Malloy, Foley Discuss Homelessness, Affordable Housing

    Malloy, Foley Discuss Homelessness, Affordable Housing
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley offered differing visions Wednesday for trying to solve the problems of affordable housing and homelessness. During separate appearances in front of housing advocates at The...
  • U.S. takes more steps to guard against new Ebola cases

    U.S. takes more steps to guard against new Ebola cases
    Pressed to tighten border screening for travelers potentially exposed to Ebola, federal health officials took more steps Wednesday to monitor people coming into the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the outbreak....
  • Ebola virus no longer detected in infected nurse's body, family says

    Ebola virus no longer detected in infected nurse's body, family says
    The family of Amber Vinson, one of two Dallas nurses infected with Ebola, said on Wednesday that tests by medical officials were no longer able to detect the virus in her body. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was not immediately available...
  • Virginia wins 5-year "Project Aware" grant from feds for Substance Abuse and Mental Health services in schools

    Last week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a $9.7 million grant to support statewide training for teachers and other public school employees to respond to mental health issues in children and youth, and to connect troubled students with...
  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
  • Flu season here; health officials urge vaccine

    Flu season here; health officials urge vaccine
    Flu season has officially begun, and though the risk of catching the disease is low this early in the season, health officials emphasize that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu shot as soon as possible. "Now is a great time to get vaccinated...