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.
A day after five people died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Oxon Hill, Prince George’s County firefighters will canvass the neighborhood to check for working smoke alarms and answer questions about the deadly gas.
Authorities are investigating the deaths of two young men who were found less than a mile apart in Prince George’s County.
Seven fire deaths in three months have prompted donations of scores of smoke alarms in Cumberland and Allegany County.