Archive for September 2019

FDA Launches Criminal Vaping Investigation

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a criminal probe into the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses, which has jumped to 530, health authorities said Thursday, September 17. The confirmed cases, up from 380 last week, were reported by 38 states and one territory as of Sept. 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. CDC reported Thursday morning that seven deaths resulting from vaping-related illness have been…

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Ongoing Investigation in Route 50 Plane Crash

Maryland State Police said troopers were called around 11:20 AM today to Route 50 at Church Road for a plane crash.  Police stated that a small plane went down near Freeway Airport in Bowie, hitting a vehicle and injuring four people.  The plane struck at least one vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Route 50 as it crashed. Two people in the plane and two people in the car suffered…

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MADD and Azrael Franz Walk Together

At Azrael Franz, we take great pride in our commitment to organizations through community partnerships, sponsorship and direct participation. We are proud to show our support to the communities we have served for more than 70 years. This article is the first of a series of articles about organizations with which Azrael Franz is involved. What MADD Does Mothers Against Drunk Driving (“MADD”) is a non-profit organization seeking to end…

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Back to School! Here are Some Tips for Students and Drivers for the Upcoming School Year

  Today is the first day of school for many students across Maryland.  Thousands of students will be taking to the streets in the morning and the afternoon. Roads will be busier, traffic will be heavier, and drivers need to be extra cautious. Azrael Franz is asking every member of the community to please follow these tips to help keep our children safe: For Drivers – Follow traffic signs and…

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