| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:00 AM
I am a strong advocate of gun control laws, but there is something more than a lack of gun control that is triggering this violence. I see a pattern among most of the mass shootings — all the killers seem to be young and restless!
It is high...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
Our Second Amendment is experiencing the "death by a thousand cuts."
Perhaps no single gun law will...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
In-patient units at Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville have become troubled environments where serious assaults on hospital staff are common, according to a scathing new report from a consultant for the Maryland health department.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Bowing to pressure from some fellow Democrats in the legislature, Gov. Martin O'Malley has signaled a willingness to compromise on at least one element in the package of new gun restrictions he proposed in the aftermath of last year's school shooting in...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:16 AM
A Baltimore police officer who last year shot a knife-wielding man through the windshield of his car while seated inside the vehicle has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing by the city state’s attorney’s office.
The April 10, 2012 shooting...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:13 PM
There is still much we do not know about Dayvon Green, the University of Maryland, College Park student who police say fatally shot one of his roommates, Stephen Alex Rane, and seriously wounded another outside their off-campus apartment before taking his...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Dayvon Green, Stephen Rane and Neal Oa didn't know one another before becoming roommates last fall, sharing a modest split-level house in a subdivision across from the University of Maryland, College Park.
But Oa came to regard Green as a friend, making...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:16 PM
In the days before police say he was fatally shot by his roommate Dayvon Green outside their College Park home, University of Maryland senior Stephen Rane had expressed concerns about Green having a mental illness and owning guns, according to a close...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
After the unfortunate murder suicide at the University of Maryland College Park by a graduate student who used a handgun to commit his crimes, The Sun wrote an editorial urging college campuses to educate their students about the signs of mental illness...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 10:46 PM
Kevin Brown knew he was hooked on crack cocaine. That was obvious each time he set off on another smoking binge. But Brown says he never imagined that he also suffered from a mental illness until he walked into Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.
A day or...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 6:01 PM
Under pressure from state regulators, Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. has shaken up its corporate structure by taking away the voting rights of six family members who have long sat on the nonprofit mental health clinic's eight-seat board of directors....
| Nov 22, 2010
| 7:16 PM
Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. is under investigation by the state's health inspector general for employing a psychiatrist who had been convicted several years earlier of Medicaid fraud.
The doctor, Roman Ostrovsky, 53, is one of eight physicians...