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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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Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical mistakes are the 3rd leading cause of death in the US killing between 250,000 to 440,000 people per year, placing it only behind heart disease and all cancers as a cause of death. According to this latest study of hospital errors published this week in BMJ by Johns Hopkins Surgeon Dr. Martin Makary 251,454 deaths occur each […]

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Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Benadryl, Tylenol PM, and Dramamine are among the common OTC (over-the-counter) drugs that have been show to cause brain shrinkage (atrophy) and dementia. In a study published this month in JAMA Neurology, researchers have linked memory problems and decreased brain function to a family of drugs, called anticholinergic drugs, which are some of the most common […]

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Annapolis Police investigating Annapolis Harbormaster’s office, harbormaster fired

Annapolis Police investigating Annapolis Harbormaster’s office, harbormaster fired

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the Annapolis Police have launched a criminal investigation into the Annapolis Harbormaster’s Office. The City has confirmed that two employees, the Harbormaster and his Deputy have been terminated and removed from the City’s websites and communications channels. JP “Flip” Walters was the Harbormaster and a long time employee of […]

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Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland

Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland

| March 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

Flu at Highest Severity Level in Maryland Influenza, or flu, in Maryland is at the highest severity level and is wide spread according to the Maryland Department of Health‘s weekly influenza report. In fact, the CDC reports that Maryland has 1 of the highest severity ratings for flu right now (top 8 of 50 states). The CDC also reports that over 1,600 […]

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Maryland Outbreak of Super Lice

Maryland Outbreak of Super Lice

Maryland Outbreak of Super Lice Maryland is one of 25 states that is experiencing an outbreak of “super lice” that is resistant to over-the-counter treatments. These “super lice” are increasingly becoming resistant to pyrethroids, the active ingredients in most over-the-counter treatments. Pyrethroids, which are synthetic versions of a chemical found in chrysanthemums, lock receptors in […]

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Artificial tree cause of Annapolis Yacht Club fire

Artificial tree cause of Annapolis Yacht Club fire

| December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Earlier today, the Annapolis Fire Department’s Fire Investigation Bureau concluded their investigation on the cause and origin of the December 12, 2015 fire at the Annapolis Yacht Club at 2 Compromise Street. After an extensive investigation, including interviews and a review of physical evidence in the area of origin, the Annapolis Fire Investigation Bureau has determined that the fire […]

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PHOTOS:  Annapolis Yacht Club fire

PHOTOS: Annapolis Yacht Club fire

| December 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

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3-Alarm fire ravaging Annapolis Yacht Club

3-Alarm fire ravaging Annapolis Yacht Club

| December 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

UPDATE:  Statement from AYC The Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) suffered a devastating fire today mid-afternoon at the main clubhouse on Compromise Street. While the extent of the damage to the facility is unknown at this point AYC will be closed until further notice. “We thank the Annapolis Police and area Fire departments for their quick […]

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BREAKING: 13-year old arrested in double murder in Lothian

BREAKING: 13-year old arrested in double murder in Lothian

| October 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

UPDATE:   See charging documents below On Monday, October 5, 2015 at approximately 12:56 p.m.., Anne Arundel County Police Southern District officers responded to the 600 block of West Bay Front Road, Lothian, Maryland for an unconscious male lying near a handgun. Upon arrival officers located an adult male subject suffering from an apparent gunshot […]

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County police make arrest in 2 Glen Burnie rape cases

County police make arrest in 2 Glen Burnie rape cases

| September 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police have made an arrest in a recent rape case and connected the suspect to a prior rape case in 2014.  2015 – Glen Burnie On Friday, September 11, 2015 at approximately 12:22 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 300 block of Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie, Maryland […]

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Police now classifying shooting as murder in Annapolis, victim identified

Police now classifying shooting as murder in Annapolis, victim identified

| September 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

UPDATE #1  Anne Arundel County Police have provided a more up-to-date photo of the victim. Photo courtesy of Annapolis Police Department. Anne Arundel County police are now classifying the shooting that occurred last night in the Bay Highlands neighborhood as a homicide pending confirmation from the State Medical Examiner. After further investigation detectives are preliminary […]

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BREAKING: One dead in Annapolis – Bay Highlands shooting

BREAKING: One dead in Annapolis – Bay Highlands shooting

| September 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

UPDATE #3 (FromAACoPD) Please see detailed update, victim identity and more information in morning article. UPDATE #2 (From AACoPD) Police have said on their Facebook page that they do not believe there is any threat to the community as a result of this shooting. UPDATE #1 (From AACoPD) At approximately 8:00 pm tonight officers responded […]

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Annapolis Police investigating second rape of weekend

Annapolis Police investigating second rape of weekend

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Police are investigating a second rape this weekend. On September 5th, a woman was raped in the public rest room at the Harbor Master’s office on the City Dock. An arrest was made. On September 7th an adult female victim reported that she was walking in the 2100 block of Bay Ridge Avenue with […]

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Woman raped in Harbormaster rest room, arrest made

Woman raped in Harbormaster rest room, arrest made

| September 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Saturday September 5th a 21 year old woman reported a rape that occurred earlier in Annapolis in the bathrooms located at the Harbormaster’s Office.   In the early morning hours of September 5th the 21 year old woman was out with a group of people in downtown Annapolis. At 3 a.m. the woman went […]

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24 heroin dealers indicted in Annapolis

24 heroin dealers indicted in Annapolis

| August 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department announces the indictments of twenty-four Annapolis heroin dealers.  The Annapolis Heroin Initiative spanned more than six months and involved Annapolis detectives working undercover to make controlled purchases from drug dealers.  The Annapolis Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit made 50 controlled buys in different areas around the City of Annapolis, including twelve […]

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Two Annapolis businesses receive bomb threats

Two Annapolis businesses receive bomb threats

| August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department is actively investigating similar threats made against two businesses located in Annapolis. In each case, an individual demanded money over the phone and threatened the use of a device in each location. On August 15, 2015 at 10:42 a.m. the Annapolis Police Department received a call for a threat at the […]

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Anne Arundel police investigating Lothian murder of Churchton man

Anne Arundel police investigating Lothian murder of Churchton man

| July 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Friday, July 3, 2015 at approximately 9:22 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a wooded area near the intersection of Margarita Street and Tequila Straight Drive, Lothian, Maryland for a sick/injured subject. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive adult male lying on a path. Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and […]

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Maryland Governor Hogan diagnosed with aggressive form of cancer

Maryland Governor Hogan diagnosed with aggressive form of cancer

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that he had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. It is a B-cell, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma; which he explained responds well to treatment. The Governor will no resign and will continue to work for Maryland as he fights this battle. The Governor said he woudl rely on Lt. Governor […]

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Man shot this morning on Bens Drive in Annapolis

Man shot this morning on Bens Drive in Annapolis

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, June 13th at 1:39am officers responded to the unit block of Bens Drive for a report of a man shot outside an apartment building.  Officers arrived and located the victim, William Saunders, 26, of Annapolis.  William Saunders was shot once in the torso and was transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma by helicopter.  He […]

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One person killed in Brooklyn Park fire, 10th fire fatality of year in Anne Arundel

One person killed in Brooklyn Park fire, 10th fire fatality of year in Anne Arundel

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

One person has been killed in an overnight dwelling fire in Brooklyn Park. Around 11:10 Wednesday night firefighters were dispatched for a reported dwelling on fire in the 5200 block of Disney Avenue following a neighbor’s report of flames coming from a window of the house. Firefighters from Anne Arundel County assisted by Baltimore City […]

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