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Metro Releases New Safety Videos In Wake Of Fatal Smoke Incident

Months after a fatal smoke incident on the Washington, D.C. Metro, the agency releases safety videos to show riders what to do in case January’s incident happens again.

03/26/2015

Many areas of Maryland saw severe thunderstorms throughout Tuesday

Md. Officials Urge Sensible Response To Severe Storms

State officials are urging residents to be prepared and use common sense when dealing with severe thunderstorms.

03/17/2015

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No Guns For Officers In Baltimore Schools

A delegation of city leaders unanimously decided to table the legislation to allow armed officers inside Baltimore City schools.

03/06/2015

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More Than 2 Dozen Md. Bridges To Be Immediately Inspected

Emergency action. The state orders immediate inspections of two dozen Maryland bridges. This, after chunks of concrete fall from a bridge and nearly crush a woman’s car.

02/12/2015

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40-Year Veteran Baltimore Fire Safety Officer Found Dead In Building

A tragedy and a mystery for the Baltimore City Fire Department. A veteran firefighter is found dead in a house hours after responding to a fire.

11/12/2014

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/12/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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Parachute Deployed In Frederick Air Collision Likely Saved Lives

Midair collision. The investigation continues into the deadly crash between a small plane and a helicopter over the Frederick Municipal Airport.

10/24/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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Baltimore County Public School Safety Upgrades Worth Multi-Millions

Baltimore County is stepping up efforts to get eyes into its public school buildings.

10/14/2014

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Md. Hospitals Bracing For Local Ebola Cases, Retraining Staff

While officials in Texas scramble to get a handle on the latest case of Ebola, there, hospitals in Maryland are bracing and preparing in case someone with Ebola walks into a local emergency room.

10/13/2014

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