Thanksgiving riot shows dangers at Maryland mental hospitals

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Triple shooting pushes Baltimore closer to 300 homicides for second straight year

Triple shooting pushes Baltimore closer to 300 homicides for second straight year

The older woman rushed out of her home, pushing a small boy in a stroller as she ticked off items not to forget in her haste: Diaper. Bottle.

The boy, all cheeks under a winter hat pulled tight, held a small Hershey's chocolate bar in his hand. The woman was frantic.

"I gotta get out. I gotta get out. I'm shaking like a leaf. I gotta get out," she said.

Three men had just been shot in the 800 block of W. Lexington St. in Poppleton, just beyond her small courtyard. She'd heard the gunfire inside. "Dead?" she asked.

One of them was, she was told.

"Oh my God. Oh my God," she said, as she sped off down the street. "I gotta get...