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Family of alleged Perry Hall shooter “horrified”

A 15-year-old student opened fire on the first day of classes at a Baltimore County high school Monday, getting off two shots and wounding a classmate before being rushed by teachers, authorities said. The assailant was taken into custody after ...

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Rains cause flooding, rescues in Baltimore area

Maryland emergency management officials are urging state residents to be careful when traveling because of heavy rains that have prompted rescues and evacuations in the Baltimore area. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency says motorists should check news, weather and traffic ...

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Maryland moves inmates from low-lying areas

TOWSON — State corrections officials say 188 inmates housed at the Poplar Hill Pre-release Unit at Quantico have been moved because of evacuation of some low-lying areas. The inmates will be moved across the Wicomico River to the Eastern Correctional ...

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Earthquake shows difficulty of evacuation from D.C.

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital has prepared for emergencies with sleek communication systems, intelligence fusion centers and chemical detection centers at train stations. But what showed during the 5.8-magnitude quake that shook much of the East Coast on Tuesday was ...

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2 buildings evacuated after acid spill

Two buildings in south Baltimore have been evacuated after fire officials say 55 gallons of a highly toxic acid spilled. Fire department spokesman Kevin Cartwright says there were 11 people in the buildings when the hydrofluoric acid spilled at the ...

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