Around Maryland, Business, Family, Health

Fisher-Price re-announces Rock ‘n Play Sleeper recall after 8 more infant deaths reported

BALTIMORE, MD—Fisher-Price is re-announcing the recall of 4.7 million infant sleepers after additional deaths were reported since the original recall. The company is recalling all models of Rock ‘n Play Sleepers. Infant fatalities have occurred in these sleepers after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances. On April 12, 2019, …


Around Maryland, Business, Crime, Family, Police/Fire, Politics

Re-Fund The Police: Governor Hogan announces additional $10 million in neighborhood safety grant awards

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan last week announced nearly $10 million in grant awards through the Community Safety Works program to more than 150 business districts, neighborhood associations, local governments and nonprofit organizations across Maryland, expanding on the governor’s Re-Fund The Police Initiative. Administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, this program improves the livability and economic potential …


Dense Fog Advisory issued for Baltimore area

UPDATE 4: The advisory has been extended until 8 p.m. UPDATE 3: The advisory has been extended until 6 p.m. UPDATE 2: The Dense Fog Advisory has been extended until 4 p.m. UPDATE: The Dense Fog Advisory has been extended until 2 p.m. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for the …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols over New Year’s Eve weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—With New Year’s Eve weekend upon us, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and avoid impaired, distracted, and/or aggressive driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, aggressive and …

Wegmans recalls products containing micro greens, sweet pea leaves, cat grass due to Salmonella risk

ROCHESTER, NY—Wegmans Food Markets is issuing a voluntarily recall on its products containing micro greens, sweet pea leaves, and cat grass because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often …

WIND CHILL ADVISORY: Negative wind chills expected overnight in Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory will be in effect for all of central Maryland from 7 p.m. on Friday through 10 a.m. on Saturday. Forecaster say residents should prepare for a brutally cold night, with wind chills as low as 10 below zero expected. The frigid wind chills …

Wind Advisory issued for Baltimore area, frigid wind chills expected

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory covers the entire Baltimore metro area and will be in effect from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday, December 23rd. Westerly winds of 20 to 30 mph are expected, with gusts of up to 50 mph. Forecasters say gusty winds could blow around …

Maryland Department of Health urges residents take precautions amid extreme cold forecast

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland will see bitter cold temperatures across the state this holiday weekend, with winter storm warnings and advisories in effect on Thursday for Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington Counties. In addition, dangerously cold wind chills will be possible Friday morning through Saturday evening across much of the state. The Maryland Department of Health is encouraging residents to prepare and …