Testimony Reveals Vacant Ward At State Mental HospitalA state mental hospital has been turning away patients even though one of its wards remains vacant.
Woman Accused Of Killing Her Kids Now In Psychiatric FacilityCorrections officials say a woman charged with suffocating her two toddlers in her Cheverly home has been moved to a state psychiatric facility.
Man Incompetent To Stand Trial In Hospital SlayingA man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been found incompetent to stand trial.
Mistrial Declared In Hospital Slaying CaseA Howard County judge has declared a mistrial in the case a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a maximum-security state mental hospital.
Jury Deliberating In Hospital Slaying Case A Howard County jury began deliberating Thursday in the case of a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a maximum-security state mental hospital, a woman who lived two doors away from him and had become his confidant. After more than five hours of deliberations, the jury went home for the evening and is set to resume Friday morning.
Jurors Hear Account Of Fellow Patient's StranglingHoward County jurors heard a recording of a man telling investigators his version of the strangling of a fellow patient at a state maximum-security mental hospital.
Attorney: Hospital Killing Part Of Suicide PactAn attorney for a patient at a maximum-security mental hospital plans to argue at trial next week that the 2010 strangling of a fellow patient was part of a half-fulfilled suicide pact.
Mental Hospital Workers Call For Staffing BoostWorkers at Maryland's maximum-security mental hospital called on lawmakers Wednesday to support staffing increases at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center included in Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed budget.
Re-Evaluation Ordered In Md. Hospital SlayingA Howard County judge will order another evaluation of whether a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital is competent to stand trial.
Mental Patient Charged In Slaying Found CompetentA man charged with killing his roommate in a maximum security wing of a Maryland state mental hospital has been found competent to stand trial.
Md. Announces New Leader For State Mental HospitalMaryland health officials are naming a new head for the state's forensic mental hospital, days after the third slaying there in 13 months.
Advocates, Union Call For Changes At Md. HospitalMental health advocates and union officials are calling for changes at a Maryland state psychiatric hospital after one patient killed another at the facility.