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Suicide

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  • Harford sheriff says legalizing drugs would 'compound our problems'

    Harford sheriff says legalizing drugs would 'compound our problems'
    Drugs continue to be Harford County's biggest crime-related problem, and legalizing any of them would only make things worse, Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane said earlier this week. Bane told the County Council at a budget review session Tuesday...
  • Shooting, suicide in northern Harford

    Shooting, suicide in northern Harford
    A 29-year-old Street woman was in fair condition at shock trauma Tuesday afternoon, four days after being shot Friday evening by a man with whom she was in a romantic relationship, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. The suspect, later...
  • A tragedy of undetermined cause [Editorial]

    A tragedy of undetermined cause  [Editorial]
    We join with those who mourn the young people who died in the senseless shooting at the Mall in Columbia Saturday morning. And we are grateful to those police and firefighters who fearlessly responded to the scene and extend our sympathies to those...
  • Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel

    Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel
    Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
  • Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified

    Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified
    All Amtrak and MARC rail service between Baltimore and Wilmington was suspended for several hours Tuesday evening after a man was killed on train tracks in Rosedale, rail and police officials said. Baltimore County Police identified the man on...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine
    The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. In a wide-ranging news...
  • Suicide prevention webinar planned Friday for Harford health professionals

    University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health will host a webinar about suicide prevention in Harford County on Friday, March 21, presented in partnership with the Harford County Department of Community Services and Harford County Health Department. The...
  • 67-year-old man shoots 25-year-old girlfriend, himself in Pasadena, police say

    67-year-old man shoots 25-year-old girlfriend, himself in Pasadena, police say
    A 67-year-old man shot and killed his 25-year-old girlfriend, then himself, after a fight at their Pasadena home Tuesday, Anne Arundel County police said. Charles Benton White, 67, got into an argument with his girlfriend, Elizabeth Leigh Thorpe, 25,...
  • Mentally ill people need to be in treatment [Letter]

    Mentally ill people need to be in treatment [Letter]
    Regarding your recent editorial on the Columbia Mall shooting, it is vitally important that people not remain silent but intervene to get a mentally disturbed people into treatment ("With no warning," March 16). The recent Columbia Mall shooting...
  • UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness

    UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness
    This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds. In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
  • New challenges, new solutions [Commentary]

    New challenges, new solutions [Commentary]
    America has crossed a few ominous thresholds that should give us pause. For one, poisonings are killing more people than car crashes in the United States, making them the leading cause of accidental death in the country for the first time. The vast...
  • Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans

    Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans
    In Iraq, Lauren Augustine operated unmanned aircraft on surveillance and reconnaissance missions for the Army's storied 1st Infantry Division. In Washington last week, Augustine and her fellow veterans stormed Capitol Hill for comrades they say are...