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  • Simulation of high-rise terrorist attack scheduled in Harbor East

    A simulated terrorist attack in Harbor East will be conducted Saturday morning to train emergency responders from throughout the Baltimore region on response tactics in the event of large fires or mass casualties in a high-rise building, according to city...
  • Despite the Boston bombings, we're safer than we think

    Despite the Boston bombings, we're safer than we think
    After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: "This changes everything." Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security state that...
  • Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department

    Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday unanimously approved $285,000 for city police to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. Despite the protests of competing...
  • City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant

    City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant
    The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
  • Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix

    Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix
    For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars. It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
  • 'Revenge' recap: Episode 19, 'Absolution'

    'Revenge' recap: Episode 19, 'Absolution'
    This week's episode of "Revenge" was a much needed reminder of why I love this show. Just the right amount of mystery, plotting, surprise turns and catty back stabbing to make me excited for the twists and turns that seem to be in store for the next...
  • General election: Legislative endorsements

    General election: Legislative endorsements
    Maryland faces tough challenges in job creation, the budget and taxes, education, the environment and transportation in the next four years. In making endorsements for the House of Delegates and state Senate this year, The Sun sought pragmatic...
  • In converts, authorities see threats

    Their evening prayers ended, a small group of Muslim men lingering in a storefront mosque in Woodlawn turned to the news of the day: A man who had knelt among them had been arrested on charges of terrorism. Antonio Martinez, who they said converted to...
  • New heads of city police discipline, training speak of reforms

    New heads of city police discipline, training speak of reforms
    Baltimore police officials said Friday that the new heads of training and internal discipline — hires made from outside the department — will help restore public trust in an agency marred in the past year by corruption and a "friendly-fire"...
  • Funding for regional disaster operations on chopping block

    When Howard County decided it wanted a system for disseminating emergency information to its citizens via text message, it tapped into a pool of federal funding to create NotifyMeHoward, which launched in November. When the H1N1 flu virus posed serious...
  • Federal funding for regional disaster preparedness in doubt

    If a tanker truck full of dangerous chemicals flipped on Interstate 695 in Baltimore County, a locally based, highly trained and well-equipped hazardous materials unit would be able to respond in a flash. When the H1N1 flu virus posed serious threats...
  • Funds for regional disaster preparedness facing cuts

    If a large-scale terror attack were to occur in the Port of Baltimore, responders from Carroll and other counties would be able to coordinate assistance efforts with city responders — thanks in large part to the region's Central Maryland Area...