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Warning To Parents: Do Not Leave Children Alone In Hot Car

With one heat-related death in the city already this summer, city officials are issuing an important warning to parents.

06/30/2015

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US Ends Brake-Line Rust Probe, Urges People To Wash Vehicles

If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car.

04/09/2015

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3 More Cold-Related Deaths Reported In Md.

State health officials say three more people have died as a result of the cold weather this winter.

02/12/2015

domestic violence

Marylanders Remember Lives Lost To Domestic Violence

Marylanders come together in Annapolis to remember victims of domestic violence. It’s an issue so serious, dozens have lost their lives. Now some are pressing for even tougher state laws.

02/09/2015

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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

Mad Decent Block Party

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

storm damage

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

heroin od

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

Transgender Murder

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

sun, sun generic

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

kevin simpson

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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