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Shooting in Annapolis Gardens community

Shooting in Annapolis Gardens community

| August 23, 2017

UPDATE 2 (12:24am 8/24/2017): From the Annapolis Police Department: On August 23rd at 10:25 p.m. officers responded to the 1800 block of Bowman Drive for a report of a person down and bleeding outside a home.  Officers located an adult male who appeared to have injuries consistent with being shot.  The man was transported to […]

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POLL: Annapolis Election–who would you vote for now?

POLL: Annapolis Election–who would you vote for now?

| August 21, 2017

In a purely unscientific manner, we are trying to get a pulse on the upcoming election.  Please take 30 seconds for this anonymous survey. Just click OK and it should scroll to the next question.

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Murder-Suicide in Edgewater’s South River Colony neighborhood

Murder-Suicide in Edgewater’s South River Colony neighborhood

| August 12, 2017

On August 11, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police uniform patrol division responded to a report of a shooting in the 300 block of Dawnwood Drive, Edgewater. Upon arrival they found two adult males deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Members of the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide unit responded […]

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Fatal shooting in Edgewater

Fatal shooting in Edgewater

| August 11, 2017

Anne Arundel County Police are on the scene of a fatal shooting in the 400 Block of Penwood Road 300 Block of Dawnwood Drivein the Edgewater. The neighborhood of upscale townhomes is directly across Route 214 from South River High School and a part of the South River Colony development. Homicide detective are investigating. More details […]

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Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

Chesapeake Swimming: Week of July 14th

| July 14, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay beach swimming guide has been released for the week of July 14th. Although no beach closures are reported, there are a number of beaches with higher than average fecal material counts. The EPA acceptable level for fecal counts is 104, which is the level necessary to cause a beach closure. The below […]

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Hispanic infant abandoned on doorstep along Forest Drive in Annapolis

Hispanic infant abandoned on doorstep along Forest Drive in Annapolis

| June 30, 2017

On June 30, 2017 at 6:37 a.m. Annapolis Police officers responded for a report of a found infant.  An apparently hours old Hispanic male infant was found outside a home in the 2000 block of Forest Drive.  The infant appeared to be in good health and was transported to a local hospital for care. We […]

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Anne Arundel County Police investigating double homicide in Shady Side

Anne Arundel County Police investigating double homicide in Shady Side

| June 1, 2017

Anne Arundel County Police investigators are at the scene of homicide in the area of Scott Town Road and Nick Road in ShadySide. The victims are an adult male and adult female (no further info at this time); both suffering from apparent gun shot wounds. Police believe the shooting occurred at approximately 1am. This is […]

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1 killed in Route 50 crash in Annapolis

1 killed in Route 50 crash in Annapolis

| May 17, 2017

State Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a woman driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of Route 50 in Annapolis this afternoon. The deceased victim is identified as Laura Ashley Murphy, 22, of Salisbury.  She was pronounced deceased on the scene.  Murphy was driving a black 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. The other […]

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Annapolis names Acting Chief as new Chief of Police

Annapolis names Acting Chief as new Chief of Police

| May 17, 2017

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his nomination for Annapolis Police Chief and has requested his confirmation at the Monday, May 22nd City Council meeting. Mayor Pantelides has appointed Acting Chief Scott Baker to the position. “During the time he has been the acting police chief, he has shown true leadership through the implementation of his 16 initiatives that address violent crime, active community outreach, and the opioid epidemic,” Mayor Pantelides said. “There were several outstanding candidates that applied […]

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FBI raids downtown Annapolis office

FBI raids downtown Annapolis office

| May 11, 2017

UPDATE: The Capital reports that the Strategic Campaign Group’s Principle, Kelley Rogers, has said that the raid stems from a Virginia Gubernatorial race in 2013 when Ken Cuccinelli lost to current Governor, Terry McAuliffe. Rogers claims that the case was settled and that this raid will clear his name and that of the firm. WBAL-TV is […]

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Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

| April 21, 2017

  Ticks which carry Lyme here in Maryland are back–and we may be in for the worst tick and Lyme season in history. Due to the unusually warm, wet winter we experienced, some tick experts are predicting we are on the verge of a new public health emergency from Lyme disease.  A recent PBS article explains that “all these little […]

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FDA Recalls EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

FDA Recalls EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

| April 3, 2017

The FDA has initiated a recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This recall is because some of the devices have not worked when needed. Given that the pen device is used to counteract potentially fatal allergic reactions,  Evolve Medical is […]

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Budge’s Market House bills pave way for McDonald’s lease, HPC on board

Budge’s Market House bills pave way for McDonald’s lease, HPC on board

| April 1, 2017

Finally, A Resolution For The Market House Like the Phoenix who rose from the ashes, the Market House in Annapolis will once again be a place to hang out, socialize and dine on inexpensive food.  With all the potential glitches now removed, residents and visitors can expect to experience the smells of what once was […]

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Flu Risk High in Maryland

Flu Risk High in Maryland

| March 3, 2017

The flu rate continues to climb for the 3rd week in Maryland, reaching one of the highest rates in years.  On Friday March 3rd, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) FluWatch reported flu rate intensity at the highest level and widespread. Health officials encourage those still unvaccinated to get vaccinated immediately.    Nationwide, the […]

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Flu Rate Spikes in Maryland

Flu Rate Spikes in Maryland

| February 17, 2017

Flu rates are spiking here in Maryland reaching one of the highest rates in years. Maryland rates flu intensity at the highest level and widespread. In the US, at least 20 children have died this year from the flu. Health officials encourage those still unvaccinated to get vaccinated immediately.    Nationwide, the flu virus continues to spread in 43 […]

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City of Annapolis fires Police Chief Pristoop

City of Annapolis fires Police Chief Pristoop

| February 8, 2017

UPDATE 2: Statement from Police Chief Michael Pristoop: It has been a sincere privilege and the honor of my professional life to lead the Annapolis Police Department and serve alongside some of the most dedicated and committed law enforcement professionals in this country. I am incredibly proud of the many public safety accomplishments that have […]

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Distracted Driving in Maryland: 80 Injured EVERY Day

Distracted Driving in Maryland: 80 Injured EVERY Day

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the US, 9 people are killed every day by distracted driving. In Maryland alone, there are 53,000 distracted driving crashes every year resulting in 28,874 people injured: 80 injured every day and 232 people killed. And 84% of these accidents occur in the Baltimore-DC area — so pay attention Annapolis and Anne Arundel! We’re back to school and Evolve Medical […]

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Annapolis Police investigating possible Eastport home invasion, details are limited

Annapolis Police investigating possible Eastport home invasion, details are limited

| September 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  Police are not releasing too much information on this investigation. However, they did advise us that the victim in this investigation was not a child or a juvenile and they have not classified this as a home invasion and at this point it is an incident under investigation. We have corrected the information below. […]

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Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

| June 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

  Women take note: It’s graduation time from pelvic exams. The US Preventitve Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced this week that there is not enough evidence to recommend routine pelvic exams. In 2014, the American College of Physicians (ACP) also found that routine pelvic exams were of no benefit to women without symptoms. Find out if and when you need a pelvic […]

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Data breach suspected at Annapolis city garages

Data breach suspected at Annapolis city garages

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: We have tried to contact SP+, the City’s parking contractor, and they are unwilling to make any statement at this time regarding the breach. We did speak with Rhonda Wardlaw (Annapolis Public Information Officer) and she did tell us that at this point they do not know the extent of the breach; but that […]

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What’s in the Pool? CDC’s report: Poop

What’s in the Pool? CDC’s report: Poop

Public pools are opening in 1 week but swimmers beware! The headlines have blared: “CDC RELEASES ANNUAL POOP IN THE POOL REPORT AND IT’S GROSS: 80 PERCENT INSPECTED HAD A VIOLATION” (this one from Newsweek). Read more to find out what you need to know about your pool. The CDC published a report this week […]

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Half of Heart Attacks are Missed

Half of Heart Attacks are Missed

Almost half of all heart attacks are silent and women are more likely to die from these kinds of heart attacks according to a new study in the journal Circulation. The study published this week found 45% of all heart attacks are silent and that silent heart attacks triple your risk of dying from heart disease. Learn the symptoms […]

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