Mass shootings and other emergencies at schools and universities are sadly all too common now.
Acting on a White House directive after last December’s Connecticut school massacre, and partnering with a Texas-based training center, the FBI this year has been teaching best practices for responding to mass shootings.
First responders from several counties and volunteers use plenty of imagination, preparing for a real mass-casualty incident.
Get ready to rumble. Millions in the United States and several countries are set to participate in an earthquake preparedness drill Thursday.
Preparing for the unimaginable. After last summer’s Mid-Atlantic earthquake, it’s not much of a stretch.
First responders, government employees and hospitals in Montgomery County will be testing their ability to respond to a terrorist attack with a large number of victims.
A disaster drill at the Hagerstown Regional Airport has something for every emergency responder.
Drill for disaster. It’s a federal requirement for all airports to prepare for deadly situations. This weekend, BWI-Thurgood Marshall conducted a large-scale simulation.
Preparing for a disaster. People in Baltimore County did just that. The focus was on saving people, as well as pets.
We’re all familiar with alternative lifestyles, but the EX electric tricycle looks like an attempt at an alternative deathstyle. Concocted in the mind of Nils Ferber and realized with the aid of a pair of […]
Sen. Ben Cardin says he disagrees with President Barack Obama about opening up new offshore oil and gas development, especially off the mid-Atlantic coast.
The Maryland Department of the Environment says a second firm has applied to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale geological formation underlying parts of far western Maryland.