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  • Youth jail plans moving forward, O'Malley says

    Gov. Martin O'Malley said that plans for a new youth detention facility in Baltimore are "moving forward" and described the current building as "a very old and decrepit facility." Momentum is building in Annapolis to fund a new 120-bed jail for youth who...
  • Columbia teen charged in Pasadena murder

    Columbia teen charged in Pasadena murder
    A Columbia teen was charged along with a Glen Burnie teen in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man outside of a house party in Pasadena on Saturday, according to Anne Arundel County Police news release. Ronald Lee McLeod, 18, of Columbia and Daniel...
  • Helpful hints for the hurricane

    Here are some tips to help you keep safe as the storm plows through the region over the next few days: •Dr. Rick Knabb, writing for the Weather Channel, suggests keeping at least three days' worth of water per person (a gallon each per day) on...
  • Popp, Davis graduate Navy basic training

    POPP: Navy Seaman Matthew D. Popp, son of Kimberly A. Popp of Abingdon, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Popp completed a variety of training which included...
  • Army Spc. Kevin S. Weaver graduates basic combat training

    Army Spc. Kevin S. Weaver has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, Weaver studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness and received instruction and...
  • Quick action credited with saving life of man injured at Aberdeen warehouse Tuesday night

    Aberdeen Police are crediting quick action by co-workers, police officers and the city's volunteer fire and EMS personnel for saving the life a worker injured Tuesday evening at an Aberdeen distribution facility. A 20-year-old man was taken to a local...
  • Master storyteller and longtime Aegis outdoors columnist Hayward Putnam dies

    Hayward Lee Putnam loved to fish and hunt and, for more than four decades, he shared the joy of those passions with thousands of his fellow Harford County residents and many others. Mr. Putnam, who wrote the column "Outdoors in Harford County" for The...
  • BGE awards grants to emergency responders across Maryland

    BGE awards grants to emergency responders across Maryland
    Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. on Wednesday donated $317,883 to groups across the state that BGE President and CEO Kenneth DeFontes Jr. calls the utility company's "kindred spirits" — Maryland's emergency responders. "This is something new for us,"...
  • Beyond 'Maryland's Shame'

    Beyond 'Maryland's Shame'
    Conventional wisdom indicates that a host of mental health issues will be up for discussion during the General Assembly's 2013 legislative session. This is welcome news for the one in five Marylanders living with mental illness who are struggling to...
  • Red Cross demonstrates mobile disaster apps at UMBC class

    Red Cross demonstrates mobile disaster apps at UMBC class
    When a disaster, natural or man-made, hits, many people now turn to their mobile phones to find information or where to go for help. The American Red Cross is using smart phone technology to make getting that information fast and easy. Dom Tolli, vice...
  • Editorial: Local heroes in Harford save teen's life

    Most parents live on the edge of terror. It's not noticed most of the time and for most people it doesn't interfere with leading a happy, healthy family life. It's there and it shows up when children are endangered in a way where parental intervention...
  • Harford commission backs training standards for fire line officers

    Harford commission backs training standards for fire line officers
    Harford County's newly minted Department of Emergency Services could be facing the first test of its authority over local volunteer fire companies in the next few weeks. The issue is the level of medical training that will be required in the future of...