COVID-19 Now 3rd-Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S., Johns Hopkins SaysCoronavirus is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
US Sees 20% More Deaths Than Expected This Year, Most Due To COVID-19; Maryland Among States With Biggest Jump, Research FindsDuring the coronavirus pandemic so far, there were 20% more deaths than would normally be expected from March 1 through August 1 in the United States -- with Covid-19 officially accounting for about two-thirds of them, according to new research published Monday in the medical journal JAMA.
Fatal Boating Accident Claims The Lives Of Two Montgomery County MenThe bodies of two Montgomery County Men were recovered Saturday night from the Potomac River in Charles County.
NTSB: Nearly As Many Die In Speed Related Crashes As Alcohol Related CrashesA federal agency is now calling for action after an extensive report reveals an alarming number of people die in speed related crashes, nearly as many as in alcohol related crashes.
Skyrocketing Opioid Overdoses Can Be Traced To ChinaJust released numbers show a skyrocketing and record number of Marylanders dying from drug overdoses.
More Than 2,000 Died Of Drug Overdoses In Maryland In 2016More than 2,000 people died of drug and alcohol overdoses in Maryland last year, an increase of 66 percent over 2015.
Mysterious Uptick in the Deaths of Humpback WhalesNOAA can't explain the uptick in the deaths of humpback whales.
More Americans Are Dying Each Year By AccidentAccidents are killing more Americans each year, increasingly from overdoses and falls.
Health Officials Spraying For West Nile In LaurelConcerns are mounting over the West Nile virus in Maryland. One Baltimore County man who died had a confirmed case, and a Laurel woman who died had a suspected case.
Cable Program Warned Young Baltimore Murder Victim Was Headed For TroubleThe mayor says Baltimore is part of a nationwide trend of increasing murder numbers. And we are learning more about the troubled story of one of the more than 200 people killed this year.
Fatalities On Md. Waterways On The RiseFatalities on our state's waterways are rising. So far this summer, we have already surpassed last year's deaths by five.
State Officials Warn Parents: Don't Leave Your Children Unattended In CarsA little girl left inside a hot car in Baltimore is Maryland's first heat-related death of the summer. Now there is a warning from state health officials to all parents.
Heroin Epidemic Continues To Surge; Antidote More Difficult To BuyA warning from Baltimore health officials--heroin is getting even more deadly. It's now being laced with a powerful painkiller. Making matters worse, the antidote is harder than ever to get.
Fentanyl-related Deaths Up 178 Percent In BaltimoreHealth officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.
Warning To Parents: Do Not Leave Children Alone In Hot CarWith one heat-related death in the city already this summer, city officials are issuing an important warning to parents.