A 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.
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.
Police say a student with access to weapons threatened to shoot and kill others at Laurel High School.
A 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.
Barricaded inside a dangerous building for hours. Police say a man trying to steal copper holed up inside an abandoned structure at a psychiatric hospital.
A 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.
Howard 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.
A former staff member at the state’s maximum-security psychiatric hospital has been acquitted of charges she assaulted a patient.