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Men Who Died When Boat Capsized Identified

Maryland Natural Resources Police have identified two men who died after a boat capsized in St. Mary’s County.

04/22/2013

rabies

CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant Survivors

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.

04/03/2013

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Mistrial On First-Degree Murder In Case Of Man Accused Of Killing 3 Young Relatives; Guilty Of Conspiracy

A split verdict in the trial for a man accused of slashing his young relatives’ throats. Convicted of conspiracy but cleared of murder charges, Policarpio Espinoza Perez could still spend his life behind bars.

03/26/2013

horse racing

Some Blame Slots For Surge In Horse Racing Deaths

A mystery in Maryland horse racing. There’s a surging number of deaths after injuries on the track, and state regulators, as well as the Maryland Jockey Club, are taking action to get to the bottom of it.

03/13/2013

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Navy Probes Deaths Of 2 Divers At Aberdeen Proving Ground

Two Navy divers are killed during a diving operation in Harford County. This is the second deadly incident at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in the past month.

02/27/2013

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U.S. Traffic Fatalities Rise For First Time Since 2005

Traffic fatalities may no longer be on the decline.

02/25/2013

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Flu Deaths ‘Unpredictable’

U.S. deaths from flu range from about 3,000 to about 50,000 per year.

01/23/2013

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Cancer Death Rates Drop 20 Percent Since 1991

More than a half a million people are predicted to die this year in America from all forms of cancer. Though the overall number is staggering, the predicted deaths are showing a decrease from a high reached in 1991.

01/22/2013

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Baltimore Police Investigate 4 Killings In 6 Hours

Baltimore police say they are investigating four deaths in a span of six hours.

01/13/2013

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Most Cancer Deaths Continue To Drop

Cancer death rates decreased by 1.6 percent from 2000 to 2009.

01/09/2013

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U.S. Traffic Deaths Decline in 2011; Fatality Rate Hits All-Time Low

In 2011, fewer people died on U.S. roads than at any time since 1949.

12/17/2012

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Pedestrian Deaths Remain Stubborn In Md.

Maryland transportation officials are setting less ambitious goals after failing to significantly reduce pedestrian deaths in the state.

12/03/2012

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