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Suicide

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  • 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...
  • Text messages show Gladden warned of bringing gun to school

    Text messages show Gladden warned of bringing gun to school
    The night before Robert Gladden Jr. took his father's gun to Perry Hall High School, he texted a friend about the plan, but begged him to keep it a secret. "I am going to bring a shotgun and 21 shells, ill let your imagination do the rest," the 15-year-...
  • Wife arrested in murder of man in Odenton last November

    The wife of a man found stabbed in an Odenton home last year has been arrested in his murder, police said. Donna Mills Wood, 38, turned herself in at the Western District police station at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday. She was charged with the fatal...
  • Piano duo brings classical style to Glenelg United Methodist [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    On the afternoon of March 16, Glenelg United Methodist Church will host its next installment of the community concert series beginning at 4 p.m. This concert features married pianists Stephanie Kai-Win and Saar Ahuvia performing together as Duo —...
  • Harford sheriff's office confirms man died after trying to hang himself in jail

    A Harford Detention Center inmate, who had attempted suicide at the jail, died late last month, the Harford County Sheriff's Office has confirmed. Norman M. Miller Jr., 42, attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself at the jail on Jan. 25,...
  • Body found below Conowingo Dam identified as missing Havre de Grace man

    The body of a Harford County man who had been missing since early last month was recovered Tuesday from the Susquehanna River below Conowingo Dam, Maryland State Police said. The man has been identified as Scott R. Hammer, 57, of Havre de Grace. His body...
  • Police say woman killed by suicidal man in Reisterstown crash

    Police say woman killed by suicidal man in Reisterstown crash
    A 20-year-old Westminster man intent on committing "suicide by cop" crashed his parents' sport utility vehicle Tuesday night, killing an elderly Reisterstown woman, Baltimore County police said. Police said Nicholas Mottley led officers on a chase...
  • 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...