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Suicide

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  • Harford man shot by trooper after alleged shotgun threat

    Harford man shot by trooper after alleged shotgun threat
    Maryland State Police say an armed suspect sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound Monday after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at a trooper responding to an attempted suicide call at the man's northern Harford County residence. The wounded man has...
  • John Richard 'Dick' Irwin, Sun 'police blotter' reporter, dies

    John Richard 'Dick' Irwin, Sun 'police blotter' reporter, dies
    John Richard "Dick" Irwin, a tough, accurate veteran police reporter with a heart of gold whose signature Police Blotter became required reading for both crime aficionados and the just plain curious, died Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of...
  • Older adults can be victims of domestic violence

    Domestic violence does exist in the older adult populations October is Domestic Violence Month and across the country, communities will mount campaigns to make the public aware of this social issue. Howard County is no exception. The center is...
  • Maynard praised as tough, capable prison administrator

    Maynard praised as tough, capable prison administrator
    In a career that's spanned more than four decades in four states, Gary D. Maynard has dealt with inmate sex scandals, prison riots, suicides and shrinking public safety budgets. Last week, the Maryland corrections secretary faced a bank of TV cameras...
  • Grace's Law, a cyberbullying bill, called 'landmark legislation'

    Grace's Law, a cyberbullying bill, called 'landmark legislation'
    A bill named in honor of a Howard County teen who committed suicide after she was bullied online would make it a misdemeanor to repeatedly and maliciously use a computer or smartphone to bully someone under the age of 18. The Senate last week gave final...
  • Town hall meeting to focus on substance abuse, mental illness in children, teens

    Amid growing concerns about the relationship between substance abuse and mental illness in children and adolescents, the Harford County Office on Mental Health will hold an educational town hall meeting for Harford County families and service providers. A...
  • 30-second timeout with Kyle Madden-Stricker, Oakland Mills baseball pitcher

    30-second timeout with Kyle Madden-Stricker, Oakland Mills baseball pitcher
    Oakland Mills lefty Kyle Madden-Stricker pitched in front of a college scout last week against River Hill, striking out six in five innings and allowing only two runs on four hits. Madden-Stricker is coming off of a junior campaign in which he went 4-...
  • UMD adds $5M over 10 years to mental health services

    UMD adds $5M over 10 years to mental health services
    Officials at the University of Maryland have pledged to spend an additional $5 million on student mental health services at the state's flagship College Park campus over the next 10 years, the largest investment in counseling services there in decades....
  • Harford man commits suicide during highway stop by state trooper

    Minutes after being pulled over by a state trooper on the side of Interstate 95 in White Marsh this week, 23-year-old Bel Air resident Scott Kampes was slumped over in the driver's seat of the car he was driving — fatally wounded from a self-...
  • Ulman voices support for initiatives to criminalize cyberbullying

    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman lent his support this week to a pair of bills in Annapolis that would make cyberbullying a crime in Maryland. "The insults and accusations that rush through the cyber-sphere can be beyond anything with which we adults...
  • University of Maryland, Eastern Shore student fatally stabbed on campus

    University of Maryland, Eastern Shore student fatally stabbed on campus
    A University of Maryland, Eastern Shore student was stabbed to death this weekend during a fight as the campus celebrated homecoming — plunging another state school into grief after an apparent murder-suicide left two students dead in College Park...
  • Alabama Shakes, Alicia Keys and Christoph Waltz

    Alabama Shakes, Alicia Keys and Christoph Waltz
    The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler. Welcome to the post-weekend edition of your daily...