A new report shows that more than half of those killed in traffic accidents in the nation’s capital in 2010 were pedestrians.
Deadly summer. High heat claims more lives in Maryland.
The heat wave that hit the Mid-Atlantic is showing some signs of letting up with relatively cooler temperatures this week. But the region is still seeing the cumulative effects of the extreme heat. Thirteen people have now died of heat-related illnesses during this stretch of brutally hot days, many of them in Baltimore City.
The Maryland health department is reporting that the death toll in this heat wave now stands at 13.
It’s another sizzling hot summer evening. For the tenth straight day, temperatures soared above 90 degrees and it’s only going to get hotter. All across Maryland, people are trying to stay cool whether it’s with water or finding some much needed shade.
Four more heat-related deaths are reported in Maryland. That brings the total number to eight. Five of those are from Baltimore City. Doctors are now warning people to stay out of the sun or find a place to cool off.
The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.
Day four and the lights are still out for tens of thousands. The heat turned deadly as cleanup continues around the region from this monstrous storm.
The death toll from the storms that devastated the eastern U.S. has risen to 14.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is asking the public for information about two bald eagle deaths in Talbot County.
Baltimore police say they are investigating two unrelated deaths that occurred over the weekend, including that of a 25-year-old Tennessee woman.
The Centers for Disease Control says two of three family members who died from a respiratory illness earlier this year in Calvert County were infected with an antibiotic resistant bacterial strain.