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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

Infant Travel Beds Recalled

About 220,000 infant travel beds have been recalled after reports of one infant’s death and nine others entrapped or distressed while inside the portable sleep tents. Click on the link for more information.

11/16/2012

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Sandy Gone, Caribbean Mourns 58 Dead, Cleans Up

The Caribbean death toll from Hurricane Sandy rose again sharply on Saturday, even as the storm swirled away toward the U.S. East Coast.

10/27/2012

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FDA: Fungus In Tainted Steroids And Patients Match

The fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.

10/18/2012

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Woman Hospitalized After Meningitis Outbreak Speaks With WJZ

More cases of meningitis from tainted steroids. Tuesday, the CDC reported another three deaths, bringing the death toll to 11. Here in Maryland, affected families are on edge.

10/09/2012

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Meningitis Outbreak Traced To Steroid Used To Relieve Back Pain; Health Officials Brace For More Cases

Injected to relieve pain, a steroid contaminated with meningitis has killed five people in the U.S., including one right here in Maryland. And nationally, as many as 900 people may have received a potentially dangerous injection.

10/04/2012

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Baltimore Police Probe Death Of Man In Custody; Family Calls It Police Brutality

He was arrested on drug charges but just minutes after the arrest, a Baltimore City man died in police custody. Now his family and witnesses are calling it a case of police brutality.

09/25/2012

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Grandson Of Pikesville Murder Victims Now Suspect In Their Deaths & Hospitalized In Okla.

There’s new information about the elderly couple found murdered in their home. WJZ has now learned the grandson of the murder victims is being considered a suspect in their deaths and is hospitalized in Oklahoma.

09/14/2012

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Overloaded Circuit Led To Fatal Fire; Second Person Dies

Prince George’s County fire officials say a second person has died from injuries suffered in a fire.

08/09/2012

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Fire Deaths Down In Md.

Fire officials say fire deaths in Maryland for the first six months of 2012 are down from the same period last year.

08/07/2012

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High Percentage Of D.C. Deaths Were Pedestrians

A new report shows that more than half of those killed in traffic accidents in the nation’s capital in 2010 were pedestrians.

08/07/2012

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Md. Health Dept. Reports 8 More Heat-Related Deaths; Toll Now At 31

Deadly summer. High heat claims more lives in Maryland.

07/27/2012

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