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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Man Found Dead in Drainage Pipe Drowned: Police

Man Found Dead in Drainage Pipe Drowned: Police

An autopsy shows the man was intoxicated at the time of the accident in Westminster.
2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

Passengers from Baltimore and Upper Marlboro were arrested for reportedly packing loaded handguns in their carry-on bags.
24 Passengers Stuck on Six Flags Roller Coaster for 5 Hours

24 Passengers Stuck on Six Flags Roller Coaster for 5 Hours

Seventeen adults and seven children were rescued from 75 feet in the air by Prince George’s County firefighters.
August is Month for Most Carjackings in MD; Safety Tips

August is Month for Most Carjackings in MD; Safety Tips

Statistics show a majority of carjackings take place in two Maryland counties. Do you know how to stay safe?
1 Rescued from Trash Truck Crash Near Carroll-Baltimore Line

1 Rescued from Trash Truck Crash Near Carroll-Baltimore Line

Baltimore County public safety officials said an SUV was lodged under a trash truck.
Injured State Trooper Received Well Wishes from People She Ticketed

Injured State Trooper Received Well Wishes from People She Ticketed

A Maryland state trooper who suffered a brain injury when she was hit by a car in October has returned to work. She thanked family, friends and strangers for their support in her recovery.
Shooting Puts McDaniel College on Lockdown

Shooting Puts McDaniel College on Lockdown

Nobody injured; suspects sought.
Westminster Woman Killed in Marriottsville Road Crash

Westminster Woman Killed in Marriottsville Road Crash

Police said a medical emergency may have preceded the driver's fatal crash into a tree Thursday night.
Missing Baltimore County Man Found in Inner Harbor

Missing Baltimore County Man Found in Inner Harbor

The body of the missing man was found on Saturday.
Woodstock Man Went into Cardiac Arrest While Shoveling, Officials Say

Woodstock Man Went into Cardiac Arrest While Shoveling, Officials Say

Public safety officials encouraged citizens to take breaks while working in the snow.
Shotgun at School, Firefighters Rescue Cats: Top Maryland News

Shotgun at School, Firefighters Rescue Cats: Top Maryland News

A man with a hatchet gets a mental evaluation, and more.
Marriottsville Road Incident Sends 1 to Shock Trauma

Marriottsville Road Incident Sends 1 to Shock Trauma

The road was closed for approximately two hours Friday morning.
Ice Storm Aftermath, Got Crabs, Beatlemania Lives: Top Md. News

Ice Storm Aftermath, Got Crabs, Beatlemania Lives: Top Md. News

A murder trial witness says she cast "Wiccan spells", Ocean City says the earth moved, and counties try to recover from the ice storm and other headlines from Maryland.
No Pizza for D Students; Alleged Arsonist Next Door: Top Md. News

No Pizza for D Students; Alleged Arsonist Next Door: Top Md. News

One Maryland school excludes students from celebrations based on grades, a man told police he blew his pants off and other headlines made the list.
Impaled Sledder Goes Home, Traffic Tickets in Trooper's Crash, Video from Mall's Moment of Silence: Top Md. News

Impaled Sledder Goes Home, Traffic Tickets in Trooper's Crash, Video from Mall's Moment of Silence: Top Md. News

A bank robber hits again in Chevy Chase, three injured in house fire, area job openings and other headlines from Maryland.
Shoppers Pray for Columbia Mall Shooting Victims: VIDEO

Shoppers Pray for Columbia Mall Shooting Victims: VIDEO

Some people prayed for the shooting victims' families, some thought of their own children, and some just wanted to show support for the community.
Impaled While Sledding, EMT Attacked in Home, Cop on Leave in Pet's Death: Top Md. News

Impaled While Sledding, EMT Attacked in Home, Cop on Leave in Pet's Death: Top Md. News

A Maryland native helps create $1 million Doritos ad, message of peace for Winter Olympics, parents claim classmates beat daughter, and other headlines from Maryland.
Officer Shoots Son; Memorials for Columbia Mall Victims; Half-Naked Man Attacked; Mother and Daughter Missing: Top Md. News

Officer Shoots Son; Memorials for Columbia Mall Victims; Half-Naked Man Attacked; Mother and Daughter Missing: Top Md. News

Deer hunters vs riders in Anne Arundel, prayers are sought for Columbia victims and families, $10K reward and other headlines from Maryland.
Vigil for Columbia Mall Victims; Obama Shops Costco; Charges in Black Friday Mall Brawl: Top Md. News

Vigil for Columbia Mall Victims; Obama Shops Costco; Charges in Black Friday Mall Brawl: Top Md. News

A man was accused of killing his wife and burning their house, Columbia calls for hugs at vigil and other headlines from Maryland.
'Purple Drank' Popular with Carroll County Teens: National Drug Facts Week

'Purple Drank' Popular with Carroll County Teens: National Drug Facts Week

Effects of Purple Drank include euphoria, dissociation, impaired motor skills, and seizures.