| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was wrongly kept on suicide watch for at least seven days of his nine months' confinement at a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., the Marines'...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
former Marine Corps brig commander testified Thursday that a vague rule meant he could keep Pfc. Bradley Manning on suicide watch even after a psychiatrist determined that wasn't necessary, as lawyers for the soldier at the center of the WikiLeaks case...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Margaret Hawkins Abbott, a retired Johns Hopkins Medical School genetics researcher who investigated families with inherited conditions for nearly five decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 1 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89 and lived in...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 12:46 PM
First, the Army told Frank Olson's sons that the Fort Detrick scientist's death in a fall from a 13th-floor window of a New York hotel had been an accident.
Then a presidential commission revealed that the CIA had given an unwitting Olson LSD as part of...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:05 PM
The former commander of the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va., told a military court on Tuesday that accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning was held in highly restrictive "prevention-of-injury" custody even though psychiatrists recommended the conditions...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:00 AM
A military judge on Thursday accepted the terms under which an Army private would plead guilty to seven charges for sending classified documents to WikiLeaks.
Col. Denise Lind ruled during the third day of a pretrial hearing at Fort Meade for Pfc....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The former Clifton T. Perkins hospital patient accused of murdering his roommate at the state psychiatric hospital in Jessup was declared not competent to stand trial in Howard County Circuit Court earlier this week, according to state's attorney...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:43 AM
In December, a young man in Newtown, Conn., killed 20 small children and seven adults, including his mother, and then committed suicide. This tragic massacre has prompted legislators to reexamine firearms laws and quickly propose legislation that might...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Young children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to suffer from severe symptoms even with treatment, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has found. The study, published online Feb. 11 in the Journal of the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Harford County's top prosecutor said Wednesday that he does not have enough evidence to show that Alexander Kinyua is criminally responsible for killing a family friend and eating his organs last year.
A state psychiatric hospital previously found that...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Reporter Mary Carole McCauley quotes writer Adam Lankford as saying terrorist attacks are motivated not by politics or religion but by despair ("Inside the mind of a suicide bomber," Feb. 10). I am sick and tired of hearing this misleading despair...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Carl Edgell doesn't enjoy going to the hospital. But he doesn't want to hurt anyone, either.
The 44-year-old homeless man has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. At times when he has felt that he has...