A Baltimore City police officer was sentenced to 45 days in jail followed by 18 months of probation and 200 hours of community service for assaulting a man in police custody and then hindering the internal affairs investigation into the incident.
Cleaning out your lint filter regularly is a good start... but it is not enough to prevent dryer fires.
It could happen in your home. We found almost 3,000 clothes dryer fires across the United States every year – 100 injuries, five deaths and $35 million in property loss.
Here are two major warning signs: clothes taking too long to dry and your laundry room warmer than normal. Both indicate your vent is dangerously overloaded with lint.
Here's how to prevent a fire:
*clean the lint screen before every load
*clean behind the dryer where lint builds up.
*check and clean the exhausts vents at least one a year
*finally...remove the back and vacuum inside your dryer every two years.
A new voluntary standard for dryers took effect last year that's supposed to contain a fire inside the dryer. But, the consumer product safety commission says the new standard won't eliminate the leading cause of fires -- lint build up.
An Eastern Shore woman convicted in the death of a child in her care will get a new trial thanks to a judge's decision.
In a detention hearing in federal court, prosecutors detailed new evidence in their case against a Severna Park woman accused of posing as a physician's assistant.
An Anne Arundel County woman is indicted by the feds for posing as a physician's assistant and treating patients.
Zero tolerance for pot has been the norm for decades for workplace drug testing, and, in most states, for policing drugged driving. But with millions of Americans now legally able to use pot for either medical purposes or outright, there’s growing demand to know how much is too much to safely drive or perform on the job.
Across the region, police agencies say they don’t tolerate harassment among officers, though there’s no cut and dried solution.
When it comes to cruising, people put a lot of time and energy into researching the prices, amenities and destinations. But according to a recent government report, consumers may not be as informed as they should be about the safety and security on these vessels.
Would you spend more than $16,000 to upgrade to a business class flight? Our investigation found one agency let a top executive use your tax dollars to do just that.
She hasn’t driven on the JFX. She hasn’t visited the spot where she fell. And she’s never talked about the accident that ended her career, until now.
Before you hear former Baltimore Police officer Teresa Rigby detail the accident that ended her career, dispatch tapes take us back through the response to the crash.