Howard County News
Two young women were killed when a freight train derailed and toppled so much coal on them they couldn't breathe, authorities said Thursday.
Howard County Police say autopsies of two young women killed in an Ellicott City train derailment concluded they were crushed to death by coal from the train.
Following the train derailment that killed two local teen girls, business seems like a trivial concern. But with road closures related to the cleanup and investigation, limited foot traffic means financial losses for local business owners.
The derailment of an 80-car CSX train in the heart of historic Ellicott City left two women dead. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman tells WTOP no one in Ellicott City can "remember a derailment of this magnitude ever happening here."
Verizon Communications Inc. says a train derailment near Baltimore is disrupting land-line service to customers, including some government clients.
The Howard Hughes Corp. has bought a nine-story office building next to The Mall in Columbia.
A memorial Saturday night will honor Dr. Billy D. "Doc" Hauserman, a Towson University educator whose career there spanned 33 years and included a decade as the dean of Towson's College of Education.
A Baltimore man wanted for holding his girlfriend hostage at gunpoint was shot and killed by police Thursday evening after a confrontation in Columbia, Md.
A Prince George's County police officer is recovering after being shot in the leg early Saturday morning.
Whole Foods Market is planning to open its first store in Howard County by the fall of 2014.
A new traffic pattern goes in place on Route 29 southbound at U.S. Route 40 near Ellicott City starting Thursday, July 19.
Public works officials in Baltimore say replacement is set to begin on three 16-foot sections of 54- inch water main in the southwest part of the city.
Police need the public's help to find Tuan Minh Pham, 35, of Beltsville. Police believe he shot his estranged girlfriend and another man.
Emergency management officials say a contractor who fell from a tree in Garrett County has died. His death is the fourth storm-related fatality in Maryland.
The first woman to lead Howard County's 50,000- student school district is set to begin her new job.
An Ellicott City man was arrested on Tuesday for repeatedly driving past a speed camera van and firing glass marbles with a sling shot.
Howard County police say a 15-year-old boy is in critical but stable condition after being found shot in the Marriottsville area.
Howard County police are investigating a shooting in Marriottsville, which is near Ellicott City.
Howard County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire Tuesday evening in Columbia, Md.
Police in Howard County, Md. are investigating what appears to be a meth lab in an Elkridge hotel room.
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