Police/Fire

Police: Nature of fatal injury sustained by Nottingham victim remains unclear

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County have provided an update on what was initially reported as a shooting that occurred on Wednesday evening in Nottingham. Initially, the Baltimore County Police Department reported that, at just before 7:30 p.m. on June 1, officers responded to Duntore Place (21236) for a “report of a shooting victim.”  At the scene, police say they found …


Family, Health

Maryland Department of Health launches Suicide Prevention Toolkit [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday announced the launch of a new resource to raise awareness about suicide for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The 2021 Suicide Prevention Month Toolkit: Stories of Hope focuses on raising awareness, reducing the stigma around suicide, spreading hope, building resiliency and encouraging well-informed action. “The COVID-19 pandemic has been a collectively trying time …


Maryland Department of Health announces Acting Chief Medical Examiner and nationwide search for permanent CME

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday announced the appointment of Deputy Medical Examiner Pamela E. Southall to serve as Acting Chief Medical Examiner. As required by law, the appointment was made by the Post Mortem Examiners Commission, which will conduct a national search for a permanent replacement. Dr. Southall replaces Chief Medical Examiner David R. Fowler, who announced …