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  • Dearth of mental health treatment options leads to emergencies

    Dearth of mental health treatment options leads to emergencies
    Bryan Johnson didn't know he had bipolar disorder until he ended up at the emergency room, where he assaulted a police officer. His family had taken him to the University of Maryland Medical Center because he was acting strangely, staring into the...
  • Bel Air vigil remembers Connecticut shooting victims

    Bel Air vigil remembers Connecticut shooting victims
    More than 100 people, many of them children and teenagers, gathered in Bel Air's Shamrock Park Wednesday evening to honor the memory of the 27 people killed in last Friday's Newtown, Conn., school shootings. Clustered in front of the William A....
  • Baltimore Co. chief joins fight in Congress for gun control

    Baltimore Co. chief joins fight in Congress for gun control
    Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
  • New Zealand dodges the Mayan Apocalypse as Miss Maryland gets a promotion

    New Zealand dodges the Mayan Apocalypse as Miss Maryland gets a promotion
    It's the end of the world as we know and New Zealand feels fine. Yup, it's official the Mayan Apocalypse has snubbed Oceanian and the rest of the world will likely make it through Dec. 21 in one piece. (Shocking I know). The Mayan Calendar has run out...
  • Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill

    Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill
    Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
  • Gun control proposals take proper aim

    Gun control proposals take proper aim
    Regarding the seven-point plan to reduce gun violence proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others ("Scholars drafting new gun policy," Jan. 15), this is an issue in which I have vested interest. Aggravated by such events as the Sandy...
  • Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?

    Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?
    The first general reaction to President Barack Obama's package of gun control ideas seems to be criticism that it's too ambitious. Predictions are being heard that he will fall far short of his aspirations and even fail to restore the ban on assault...
  • Md. native Josephine Gay, 7, remembered for 'indomitable' spirit

    Md. native Josephine Gay, 7, remembered for 'indomitable' spirit
    Josephine Grace "Joey" Gay, a 7-year-old child born in Columbia who died Dec. 14 in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting, was recalled by her family for her "indomitable" spirit, love of the color purple and her generosity. In a statement...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER: Breezy and mostly cloudy, with a chance of showers before 10 a.m. and a high near 46. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy with a low around 35. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS State troopers helping...
  • Apocalypse when now? Doomsday enthusiasts are still holding out hope

    Apocalypse when now? Doomsday enthusiasts are still holding out hope
    Well, 12:01 a.m. came and went (even in Mayan Time, otherwise known as Central Time) and nothing really happened. Although Annapolis was plunged into darkness and bathed in an eerie blue light, BGE assures us it wasn't apocalypse-related. Pessimists are...
  • NRA to America: Blame yourself, not us

    NRA to America: Blame yourself, not us
    After a week of silence following the massacre in Newtown, Conn., the National Rifle Association went on the attack Friday morning, insisting that mass killings are the fault of the media, politicians who pass laws banning firearms from schools, the...
  • Ulman urges public engagement at school safety forums

    Ulman urges public engagement at school safety forums
    With two community forums scheduled by the Joint Task Force on School Safety, County Executive Ken Ulman is urging public attendance and input in regards to improving the safety of Howard County schools. The task force, established last month by the...