Law Would Aid Transfer Of Mentally Ill From Jail To HospitalMaryland's General Assembly has approved legislation that will require state-run psychiatric hospitals to more quickly accept patients who are supposed to be transferred out of local jails.
Judge Order Md. Woman To Psychiatric Hospital After Foreclosure ArsonA Washington County judge has ordered a western Maryland woman committed to the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital after she set fire to her home the day she and her family were to be evicted in foreclosure proceedings.
Man Accused Of Stabbing Nurse With Metal Spike Incompetent For Trial A state psychiatric hospital patient in Cumberland is moving to more secure surroundings after he was ruled incompetent to stand trial for allegedly stabbing a nurse in the head with a metal spike.
Laurel High School Student Admitted To Psych Hospital After ThreatsPolice say a student with access to weapons threatened to shoot and kill others at Laurel High School.
Accused Ga. Gunman Charged In 2001 Baltimore Mosque ShootingA man accused of killing a Georgia megachurch volunteer leading a prayer service in a chapel was charged more than a decade ago with a shooting at a mosque in Maryland, police documents show.
2 Men Arrested For Attempted Copper Theft At Condemned Mental Hospital BuildingBarricaded inside a dangerous building for hours. Police say a man trying to steal copper holed up inside an abandoned structure at a psychiatric hospital.
Mistrial Declared In Hospital Slaying CaseA Howard County judge has declared a mistrial in the case a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a maximum-security state mental hospital.
Jurors Hear Account Of Fellow Patient's StranglingHoward County jurors heard a recording of a man telling investigators his version of the strangling of a fellow patient at a state maximum-security mental hospital.
Hospital Staffer Found Not Guilty In Assault CaseA former staff member at the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital has been acquitted of charges she assaulted a patient.