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Suicide

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  • 5K run raises money for Fort Meade family shelter

    5K run raises money for Fort Meade family shelter
    After Tom Linsenmeyer committed suicide in 2001, his brothers and sister decided the best way to keep the student-athlete's memory alive would be a run for charity. Now in its 12th year, Tom's 5K Reindeer Run raises thousands of dollars for Sarah's...
  • Man poured gas on self before deadly Ocean City church fire

    Man poured gas on self before deadly Ocean City church fire
    Ocean City fire investigators believe that the man who entered a church on fire, igniting a blaze that killed its pastor, had poured gasoline on himself as part of a suicide plot. The fire marshal's office said Tuesday that John Raymond Sterner covered...
  • Reducing gun deaths [Editorial]

    Reducing gun deaths  [Editorial]
    Thanks to new restrictions passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year, Maryland is now in the top tier of states when it comes to the strength of its gun laws. It had been close to the top before, but now it ranks fourth,...
  • Military sexual assault victims break the silence

    Brian Lewis figures he could have dealt with the rape. It's the Navy's response to the attack that still haunts the Baltimore native. Lewis, the son of a Defense Department civilian who commanded his JROTC battalion in high school, sailed through...
  • Addicts, like mental patients, often don't realize they are ill [Letter]

    In response to the recent commentary by Drs. John J. Boronow and Steven S. Sharfstein on mental patients who do not realize they are ill, I would also like to point out that this same scenario is evident in substance use disorders ("Close the mental...
  • Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies
    Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85. Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
  • Third Maryland pedestrian killed by train in a month

    Third Maryland pedestrian killed by train in a month
    A pedestrian was killed by a CSX Corp. train in Rosedale on Tuesday afternoon, in what local police believe to be the third suicide by train in Maryland in less than a month. Baltimore County Police were dispatched to the 8800 block of Pulaski Highway...
  • Manchester Valley High School production recalls student's suicide

    Manchester Valley High School production recalls student's suicide
    Sitting on the stage, listening to comments from their director and drama teacher, the cast of the one-act play "Breathe" was all smiles. The group of teenagers teased each other, laughed at comments and seemed pleased with their performance. It wasn'...
  • U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville

    U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville
    A former congressional aide facing federal child pornography charges was found dead at his Sykesville family's home in an apparent suicide, Carroll County sheriff's officials said Friday. Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, former chief of staff to Republican Sen....
  • Police: Two dead in Glen Burnie shooting

    Police: Two dead in Glen Burnie shooting
    Two men are dead after a suspected murder-suicide in Glen Burnie on Monday evening, Anne Arundel County police said. Residents of a bottom-floor apartment in a two-story home on Wendover Road in the Marley neighborhood called 911 about 5 p.m. after they...
  • Motive in apparent murder-suicide in Glen Burnie remains unclear

    Motive in apparent murder-suicide in Glen Burnie remains unclear
    Anne Arundel County police say they are still trying to determine why a Glen Burnie man killed a roommate and himself Monday night. Late Tuesday, police identified the shooter in the incident as Michael Allen Nelson, 51, and the victim as Thomas Alan...
  • Retired detectives will review Anne Arundel cases

    Retired detectives will review Anne Arundel cases
    Anne Arundel County police are expected to announce Wednesday they're forming a team of retired detectives that will bring a "fresh set of eyes" to county cases that are unresolved or have been questioned. One of the first cases to be reviewed will be...