The names on The Baltimore Sun homicide webpage are listed chronologically but have no features that stand out. Beside each name is an age, a gender, an address, and a race. Most of the names are those of young men in their 20s, Black, and dying somewhere in Baltimore’s Black butterfly.Read More
Body temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate and blood pressure: the four vital signs. They’re the most routinely monitored measurements of the body’s basic functions. In the mid-1990s, the American Pain Society tried to add a fifth: pain.Read More
In Maryland, convictions for some civil citations, nuisance crimes and marijuana possession are eligible for expungement. Other convictions, such as public intoxication, prostitution, theft and trespassing, require a 10- to 15-year waiting period. Even cases that result in dismissals or acquittals can linger on a criminal record and require going through the expungement process in order to be removed.Read More
While we all have high hopes for the new year, our country and state remain in the throes of COVID-19. The new omicron variant has spread quickly across Maryland, dominating total caseloads and setting hospitalization records.Read More
Drug and alcohol-related fatalities in Maryland have increased since the pandemic, and minority communities were hit the hardest, according to a recent report.Read More
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