Daily Archives: July 2, 2021

Maryland County Reports 1st Case of Delta Variant

Health officials in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, say they have confirmed the first case of the Delta variant of the coronavirus in the county. The highly transmissible strain can cause severe illness, especially in unvaccinated people, the county health department said. The health department gave no further details about the person who tested positive for the variant. Health officials urged…

Family Remembers Mother of Midshipman Killed by Stray Bullet in Annapolis

Leonard Cummings stood stoically, surrounded by friends, family, Annapolis city officials and clergy. Days ago they were strangers, but now they’re bonded to the Cummings family’s unfathomable loss. “They’ve helped me to this point, and they will continue to help me as we move forward,†Leonard Cummings said. Cummings’ wife, Michelle, died after being struck by stray gunfire Tuesday as…

3 Rescued After Deck Collapses in Montgomery County

Three people were rescued after a deck collapsed in Montgomery County, Maryland, Friday afternoon, fire officials say. One person who was rescued from the top of the deck in the 5800 block of Adrian Street in Rockville, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said. First responders got two other people out from underneath the deck, Piringer said. Medics…