Even as relatives and friends held a funeral Monday to mourn a young mother who was slain by a stray bullet, Baltimore police pushed to solve a spate of killings that has left 10 dead in the past 10 days.
Hundreds of parents and students of the Perry Hall High community packed into the school's auditorium one week after the first day of school was marred by gunfire, demanding answers about what unfolded in the school's cafeteria and posing questions about their students' safety.
By By Erica L. Green and Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun
A Baltimore County grand jury has indicted 15-year-old Robert W. Gladden Jr. on 29 counts in the Aug. 27 school shooting that critically injured another Perry Hall High student on the first day of school.
By By Alison Knezevich and Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun
Mary Lynn Harvey, former director of the Baltimore County Office of Community Conservation who had led a wide array of efforts to preserve and improve communities, died Aug. 26 of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
It's been a busy two weeks for Port Deposit Mayor Wayne Tome, who had to contend with three public safety crises, two in his town and the school shooting in Baltimore County where he is a member of the fire service.
With Monday's shooting just across the county border at Perry Hall High School, at least one Harford County school could see more emergency drills, although school and police officials generally said they do not expect any new security measures.
Perry Hall High School shooting today prompts county, school officials to reinforce need for vigilance when it comes to safety of students and staff. Shooting which occurred in the cafeteria at lunchtime left one student critically wounded. Male student has been apprehended by police.