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Fatal shooting in Edgewater

Fatal shooting in Edgewater

| August 11, 2017, 11:10 PM

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, 03:25 PM

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, 12:20 PM

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 01, 2017, 06:12 AM

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, 05:11 PM

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, 09:42 AM

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, 02:34 PM

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, 11:15 AM

  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 03, 2017, 01:39 PM

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 01, 2017, 08:16 AM

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 03, 2017, 06:27 PM

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, 04:42 PM

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 08, 2017, 11:13 AM

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, 11:26 AM | 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, 01:34 PM | 0 Comments

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, 12:15 PM | 0 Comments

  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, 02:36 PM | 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

| May 20, 2016, 05:58 PM | 0 Comments

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

| May 17, 2016, 01:17 PM | 0 Comments

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

| May 04, 2016, 02:11 PM | 0 Comments

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, 06:52 PM | 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 08, 2016, 03:47 PM | 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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