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Rosedale Man Among 2 Killed By Strong Rip Currents In Ocean City

Deadly rip currents. Two lives are lost in Ocean City due to rough surf.

09/18/2014

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Dispatch Recordings Released From Music Festival Where 2 Overdosed

WJZ has obtained the dispatch recordings as a music festival in Howard County turned dangerous. First responders handled dozens of calls, many for possible drug overdoses.

08/05/2014

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Md. Couple Caught In Deadly Va. Tornado Share Their Dramatic Story

A powerful tornado leaves a New Jersey couple dead and their children injured after making landfall Thursday on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

07/26/2014

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New Council To Address Drug Overdoses In Md. Head-On

Fighting a deadly problem. Governor Martin O’Malley recently signed an executive order in a push to prevent the growing number of drug overdoses in Maryland. It’s a problem getting out of control.

07/26/2014

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Heroin Drives Spike In Overdose Deaths In Md.

Maryland saw a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year compared to the same time last year, state officials said Thursday as they announced a renewed focus on fighting the rise of fentanyl-laced heroin.

07/24/2014

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Transgender Murder Victim Was Sibling Of NBA Player

For the second time this summer, another transgender woman has been found brutally murdered in Baltimore city.

07/16/2014

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First Heat-Related Deaths Of 2014 Announced

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has announced the first heat-related deaths of the 2014 season.

06/25/2014

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Man Linked To Deaths Of 2 Children ‘Person Of Interest’ In Another Killing; Witness Sought

Brazen violence. Police say he rammed his car into a family’s minivan, killing a little girl. They’ve also linked him to the murder of a teenager. Now they say 20-year-old Kevin Simpson could be connected to yet another killing.

06/11/2014

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Maryland Traffic Fatalities Drop To 52-Year Low

Traffic fatalities in Maryland have dropped to a 52-year low.

05/09/2014

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Woman Charged In Exorcism Deaths To Claim Insanity

The lawyer for a woman charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing of two children during an exorcism says he will mount a defense that she is not criminally responsible.

04/04/2014

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Authorities ID 3 Men Who Died Shoveling Snow

Officials have released the names of two men who died after going into cardiac arrest while shoveling snow and a third man who also died of cardiac arrest the same day.

02/16/2014

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Md. State Fire Marshal: Always Check Smoke Alarm Batteries

A reminder from the state fire marshal–always check the batteries in your smoke detector!

02/13/2014

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