| Feb 7, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
The Department of Health is...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Frank J. "Gus" Vogel, an official of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, died of cancer Wednesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Chase resident was 60.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Frank John Vogel and Margaret Vogel....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:27 PM
An intensive care unit nurse in a small-town hospital on the Eastern Shore suspected that a patient had necrotizing fasciitis, the so-called "flesh-eating" disease.
The condition is rare. Even experienced intensive-care doctors seldom see it, and, since...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Rescue crews rescued two boys stuck on ice in open water in Pasadena, the Anne Arundel County fire department said Sunday afternoon.
The boys had been trapped on a Magothy River tributary in the 1100 block of Jeronco Way, said Lt. Jack Beall, a spokesman...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:33 AM
A Harford County sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a 26-year-old man in Edgewood early Wednesday morning, the Sheriff's Office reported.
The shooting occurred around 12:05 a.m. near Route 24 between Hanson and Trimble roads, Sheriff's Office spokesman...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Federal officials are eying a large, vacant office building near Lexington Market on Baltimore's west side as a potential shelter for children caught entering the country illegally, an idea that met with resistance from several Maryland lawmakers on...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Odis Lee Sistrunk Jr., a retired Baltimore police lieutenant colonel known as the "Big O," died of undetermined causes May 19 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 65.
Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Rita R. Martin, a counselor of homeless women at a Better Waverly residence, died of complications from multiple myeloma and infection Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Lochearn resident was 69.
Born Rita Reynolds in San Diego, she...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Melvin Ray Harris, a longtime employee of the United States Information Agency whose love of the outdoors led to stints with the National Park Service and as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium, died May 24 at the...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday.
Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Anne Arundel County police have charged a homeless man with killing another homeless man in Glen Burnie Tuesday night.
Police were called to a homeless camp near the 7400 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard at 7:39 p.m. on Tuesday, where it was...