Anne Arundel County Gives Thumbs Up For Windmills. The Anne Arundel County Council has unanimously approved a zoning change that will allow homeowners to build energy-generating windmills.Council Vice Chairman Ron Dillon said this week’s vote is the first avenue toward alternative energy.The windmills can be as high at 125 feet, but most would be shorter.
Educators, Police Work To End Child Suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15- to 19-year-olds — a statistic that was enough to prompt the Baltimore County Police Department to promote prevention.Law enforcement, education and military officials, along with private practitioners, gathered Wednesday to look for new strategies to deal with depression and suicide, especially among children.
Researchers Present Ideas To Save The Chesapeake Bay. Floating wetlands, porous asphalt and living walls are some of the ideas that universities, federal laboratories and private companies are developing to restore the Chesapeake Bay. Those ideas and others were presented Wednesday in Annapolis at a “Technologies That Can Save the Bay” event sponsored by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Police Shoot Man, Arrest 2 Outside Pikesville Ramada Inn. Baltimore County police are confirming that officers shot one man and arrested two others outside a Pikesville hotel.The man died from his injuries.The shooting happened just before midnight after plain-clothed detectives went to the Ramada Inn on Reisterstown Road to investigate suspected counterfeiting.11 News reporter Jennifer Franciotti said that three men left a second-floor room and went in separate directions. One of the men approached Baltimore County detectives in the parking lot and opened fire, with detectives returning shots.The hotel, located near the Target store on Reisterstown Road, wasn’t evacuated, and police said hotel occupants were told to stay in their rooms.