The Week That Was

April 13, 2008

Man killed, wife hurt in fire

A 55-year-old disabled man was killed and his wife was seriously injured when she tried to save him from their burning Charles County house, according to the state fire marshal's office. The couple's daughter and their two grandchildren were injured, said a fire officials.

Two fired guards are reinstated

The state prison system has reinstated two correctional officers fired as part of a crackdown stemming from abuse allegations, officials said. The investigation of Maryland's penal system has led to about two dozen correctional officers being fired or placed on leave.

Review sought for biodefense lab

The Frederick County commissioners have voted to seek a safety review of Army biodefense laboratory expansion plans at Fort Detrick in Frederick. The board voted 4-1 to ask Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to request a review by the National Research Council.

Attack on teacher highlights gaps

The video of a student hitting Baltimore art teacher Jolita Berry, replayed in the national news and on the Internet, has reinforced concern among school safety experts that teachers don't receive enough training in how to defuse dangerous confrontations with students.

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