A woman bundled against the cold, walks from the Metro. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Die from Hypothermia in Maryland in a Month

State public health officials say Maryland has seen its first deaths from hypothermia this season, with five people dying from cold-related conditions in a month.


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Hypothermia Alert Issued for D.C.; Shelters Prepare

Temperatures are going to dip below freezing Monday night, and shelters in the District are preparing for hundreds of extra people to spend the night.


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Fisherman Rescued After Boat Capsizes in Chincoteague Bay

Police say a commercial fisherman has been rescued from a marshy island after his boat capsized in Chincoteague Bay along Maryland’s Eastern Shore.


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D.C. Police ID 2 Who Died of Suspected Hypothermia

The Metropolitan Police Department has identified two people whose bodies were found earlier this week in southeast Washington.


A 'polar vortex' of frigid air centered on the North Pole dropped temperatures to a record low across the East Coast. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Baltimore Warns of Hypothermia Risk

The Baltimore Public Health Department is warning of an increased risk of hypothermia from frigid temperatures.



Man Dies of Hypothermia in Baltimore

Baltimore County Police say a man found dead behind a Dundalk elementary school died as a result of exposure to the extreme cold.


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Dangerous Cold Can Mean Frostbite, Car Trouble

Here’s a look at some of the problems that arise when temperatures plummet and how to stay safe if you venture outdoors.


Pedestrians bundle up as they deal with the blast of cold weather that hit the East Coast Jan. 22 creating bone-chilling cold temperatures. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY)

MD Reports 1st Hypothermia Death This Season

Public health officials say the state has had its first hypothermia-related death of the season.