| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:56 AM
With four deaths from hypothermia already reported by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Office of Preparedness and Response (OPR) this winter, the Harford County Health Department is reminding residents to take necessary precautions as...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The Chief Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore Feb. 5 ruled the death of a woman whose body was found in flooding water nearly a homeless camp in Laurel accidental drowning, complicated by hypothermia.
On Jan. 31 around 11:25 a.m., Anne Arundel County...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:38 PM
An elderly man in Frederick County died of hypothermia recently, the first cold weather-related death of the winter season, state health officials said Thursday.
The man was aged 65 or older. Maryland medical examiners confirmed hypothermia as his...
| Jan 30, 2013
Maryland is currently experiencing the coldest temperatures in nearly two years, with multiple days that have been well-below freezing ("Cold snap raises health concerns," Jan. 24.) As your article points out, our most vulnerable residents — the...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:07 AM
The body of a man found in a pool in Randallstown has been identified as that of a disabled man who'd previously gone missing from a group home, Baltimore County Police said Thursday.
James White, 64, had gone missing from the home in Owings Mills on...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
The Baltimore City Health Department has issued a code blue cold weather alert for the rest of the week because of frigid temperatures with the potential to cause health problems, such as hypothermia.
Under the alert, which runs through Sunday, city...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:21 PM
At least two cold-weather-related deaths were confirmed in the Baltimore area during last week's snap of frigid weather, and more dangerous cold is in the forecast.
Hypothermia was a factor in the deaths of an elderly Baltimore County woman and an...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Two people died and four were rescued in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay Saturday when their 25-foot boat capsized two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County, according to Department of Natural Resources Police.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Whitney Swander woke before dawn three days this week to talk with people who have been sleeping on the city's streets.
That's how she met Ron — a man who has moved across the country since becoming homeless and, lately, has spent his days drinking...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:48 PM
At one point Saturday, City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., was so overwhelmed with patients injured on the Tough Mudder obstacle course that it had to turn people away from its emergency room.
Two people who participated in the race in nearby...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Rescue crews spent nearly an hour Friday freeing a 15-year-old boy from waist-deep mud in Pasadena, officials said.
The teen was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious, but not life threatening injuries, said Anne Arundel County Fire...