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  • Best places to kayak near Baltimore

    Best places to kayak near Baltimore
    Though it's been a recreational sport since the mid-1800s, kayaking is currently enjoying a major moment in the sun — or shade, as the case may be. The Baltimore region is home to dozens of kayaking clubs and groups, each full of friendly...
  • 'They Just Killed Him For Nothing' Says Family Of Man Killed By Cops Who'd Been Called To Help Him

    'They Just Killed Him For Nothing' Says Family Of Man Killed By Cops Who'd Been Called To Help Him
    After police shot and killed a man who they had been called to help, the man's family is saying that the NYPD fatally abused its power against a helpless person. Police, on the other hand, say it was a case of officers protecting their lives from a...
  • Mental health first aid can prevent harm, prompt treatment

     Mental health first aid can prevent harm, prompt treatment
    A bus rider starts shaking and sweating. A man comes into an office acting belligerently and shouting. A woman mumbles to herself as she wobbles down a sidewalk. Such behavior tends to disturb or scare people who don't realize it could signal mental...
  • How to deal with person suffering from depression

    How to deal with person suffering from depression
    What to do As an example of mental health first aid, the following steps are recommended when a person appears to be suffering from depression and could be at risk of hurting or killing himself: • Approach the person in a space comfortable to...
  • UPS workers overcome by fumes

    UPS workers overcome by fumes
    SAN DIEGO -- Three workers were over by fumes as they were unloading a truck Friday, prompting the evacuation of the a UPS freight center Friday morning. A hazardous materials crew was sent to the freight processing center in the 7100 block of Carroll...
  • Pedestrian Taping "burnouts" Struck by Off Duty Police Officer in Lancaster County

    Pedestrian Taping "burnouts" Struck by Off Duty Police Officer in Lancaster County
    An off duty police officer is severely beaten after he hit a pedestrian standing in the roadway in Lancaster County.  The bizarre incident happen just before 9 o'clock near the intersection of New Danville Pike at Brenneman Road in Pequea Township....
  • Lolla 2012: Best and worst Friday performances

    Lolla 2012: Best and worst Friday performances
    Best Metric, 4 p.m. at Bud Light stage Frontwoman Emily Haines is absolutely unstoppable on stage, moving from keys to tambourine to guitar and back during a set with perfect pacing and just the right balance of old favorites and new material from the...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts
    Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
  • How they keep the fair safe

    How they keep the fair safe
    For many patrons, the Orange County Fair conjures images of bright lights, snorting livestock and, of course, bizarre foods. What may be less present is the public and private security behind the scenes and the months of planning and orchestration that...
  • Lollapalooza Day 2: Chief Keef, Frank Ocean, Chili Peppers and an evacuation

    Lollapalooza Day 2: Chief Keef, Frank Ocean, Chili Peppers and an evacuation
    Day 2 is done at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, and what a day Saturday was: It was sandwiched by much-anticipated sets by Chief Keef and Frank Ocean, and in between came the first evacuation in the festival’s Chicago history. Here’s how it...
  • Best and worst of Sunday at Lollapalooza

    Best and worst of Sunday at Lollapalooza
    5 best things 1. Toro Y Moi – “Electronic pop” has not been a difficult phrase to come by in the last three days. I've used it so many times while describing shows I was going to see or had seen, that I'm starting to roll my eyes at...