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  • 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...
  • Baltimore-born terrorism expert explores 'The Myth of Martyrdom'

    Baltimore-born terrorism expert explores 'The Myth of Martyrdom'
    Adam Lankford thinks there's an oft-repeated misconception about suicide attackers that isn't merely wrong. It's potentially deadly. Lankford is the Baltimore-born terrorism expert who has just published a book titled "The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really...
  • Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday

    Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday
    More than 100 people crowded into an intimate memorial service Saturday morning for Stephen Alex Rane, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park who police say was killed Tuesday by his housemate. "We've witnessed a horrific tragedy this week,...
  • The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair

    The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair
    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...
  • 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 —...
  • Man committed suicide at Timonium gun range, police say

    Man committed suicide at Timonium gun range, police say
    The man who shot himself at a Timonium gun range Thursday night committed suicide, Baltimore County police said Friday. Officers were called to the Continental Arms at 9603 Deereco Road shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday for reports of a shooting. A deceased...
  • 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...