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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...
  • Bathrooms, perverts and politics [Commentary]

    Bathrooms, perverts and politics [Commentary]
    " ... shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will." — Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 letter from prison Recent laws extending non-discrimination protections to...
  • Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide

    Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide
    Del. Heather R. Mizeur promised to push for a law allowing physician-assisted suicide in Maryland if elected governor. "If terminally ill, mentally competent adults choose to end their life, they should be able to seek a life-ending dose of medicine...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Game On'

    'Homeland' recap, 'Game On'
    Plot twist! Did anyone see that coming? Episode four rewarded patient viewers with a major reveal that almost makes me want to go back and re-watch the first three episodes for clues. I had no idea. The episode opens on Carrie in the county hospital,...
  • 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...
  • Services for firefighter killed in murder-suicide

    Services for firefighter killed in murder-suicide
    Services for Andrew S. Hoffman, a decorated city firefighter who was fatally shot Sunday in an apparent murder-suicide in Glen Burnie, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St. Mr. Hoffman, 27,...