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  • Gladden pleads guilty in shooting at Perry Hall High

    Gladden pleads guilty in shooting at Perry Hall High
    Perry Hall High School student Robert W. Gladden Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in a shooting attack on a schoolmate last August, bringing an abrupt end to his trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court. Gladden, 15, had told...
  • Police investigating possible murder-suicide in Baltimore

    Police investigating possible murder-suicide in Baltimore
    A double shooting Tuesday evening in North Baltimore's Pen Lucy neighborhood is being investigated by police as a murder-suicide, police said. Police said the shooting happened about 6:15 p.m. in the 3900 block of Frisby Street and involved a man and a...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER: Blustery, with wind chills making temperatures rarely feel warmer than the mid-20s.  TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Hopkins patients come forward as investigation into secret taping continues: Fearing...
  • Police identify victim in apparent murder-suicide as probation agent

    A state probation agent who volunteered as a conflict mediator was killed Tuesday night in an apparent North Baltimore murder-suicide in which a child survivor was found outside the house. Responding to a report of gunshots inside a home in the 3900...
  • Doctor's tapings, suicide raise broader issues

    Doctor's tapings, suicide raise broader issues
    Unleashing your sociological imagination is a must! In the days of social media, consumers are bombarded by media images and sound bites that become the "reality" of those who relish in having others think for them. The recent announcement by Johns...
  • University of Maryland president endorses gun control legislation

    University of Maryland president endorses gun control legislation
    University of Maryland, College Park president Wallace Loh has endorsed state legislative efforts to limit gun ownership, following an apparent murder-suicide this month involving students at the school. Loh, in a column to be published in the campus...
  • Teachers packing heat

    Teachers packing heat
    It is easy to dismiss the report released Tuesday by the National Rifle Association-financed school safety task force as nothing but an effort to change the topic from the broader issue of gun violence or especially gun control (even the watered-down...
  • Arming school employees only raises danger

    Arming school employees only raises danger
    Policymakers charged with creating new gun laws should be guided by scientific evidence. Fortunately, there are data to inform them when considering the National Rifle Association task force proposal to arm more school personnel ("Gun advocates detail...
  • Fight cyber bullying in Maryland

    Fight cyber bullying in Maryland
    Maryland has little idea how much it owes a mother, a lawmaker and a football player. Christine McComas, Del. Jon Cardin and Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens are the driving forces behind the proposed cyber bullying bill that will save teenagers' lives....
  • Mental illness and guns: the issue is suicide

    Mental illness and guns: the issue is suicide
    Some years ago, I was called by one of my patients who had just suffered severe rejection in a love relationship. She told me that she was on her way to buy a gun but thought she might call me first. I suggested that she come see me before she purchased a...
  • Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide

    Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide
    Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...
  • Trial of alleged Perry Hall shooter scheduled to begin Feb. 19

    Trial of alleged Perry Hall shooter scheduled to begin Feb. 19
    Officer Gary Gephardt heard a loud pop from the Perry Hall High School cafeteria, which he thought could be firecrackers, an exploding milk carton or a gunshot. As teens spilled out of the cafeteria, he drew his service weapon with one hand and...