Police commissioner Anthony Batts says the department is reviewing its policy on responding to calls at hospitals in the wake of a teen patient’s death days after he was stunned during a struggle with officers.
In the wake of the deadly shooting spree at the Mall in Columbia, a big question looms: how do we stop this from happening again?
Columbia mall shooter Darion Aguilar had a disturbing fascination with the Columbine High School massacre. That fascination grew in the weeks before he killed two employees at the mall.
There’s disturbing new information about the Navy Yard shooter who killed 12 people in a rampage. Confidential medical files reveal doctors did not detect any mental health issues.
The company that employed the Washington Navy Yard shooter pulled his access to classified material for two days in August when mental health problems became evident, but restored it quickly and never told Navy officials about the withdrawal, The Associated Press has learned.
The family of a woman killed during a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in September is seeking $37.5 million from the Navy and the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying that red flags about the deteriorating mental health of the killer were ignored.
More than 6,000 employees of the Washington Navy Yard have been offered counseling in the 10 days since a gunman killed 12 people.
A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint and suspected of similar vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial and other sites has been admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is proposing a six-month expiration of parental consent for minor indoor tanning.
It’s Autism Awareness Month, and researchers at Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute have developed a new initiative to help identify autism in infant siblings of children with the disorder.
Opponents of gun control legislation are planning a demonstration next to the Maryland State House.
Family members say the gunman in last week’s Sandy Hook school massacre battled mental health problems for most of his life. What can we do to stop these mass killings?