Howard County News
Howard County prosecutors are dropping charges against a Columbia man who had been accused of killing his twin brother.
A man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been found incompetent to stand trial.
Allergy sufferers throughout the region have fallen victim to an uncharacteristically warm winter that has caused tree pollen to skyrocket earlier than in past years, sending scores into allergy-induced misery, according to Howard County Health Officer Peter Beilenson.
A new report finds that Howard County is the healthiest place to live in Maryland, while Baltimore city is ranked as the worst.
The U.S. attorney's office say a Moldovan man has admitted to using an ATM skimming device to get debit and credit card numbers.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is set to make several campaign stops in Maryland.
Renee A. Foose, deputy superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, has been selected as the superintendent in Howard County. She will be the first woman to hold the position. Meanwhile, another candidate for the Howard County slot has been named superintendent in Baltimore County.
A video that's gone viral shows an unusual fight outside a Howard County school, and now charges have been filed in connection to the incident.
Police and firefighters are warning about a common prank where empty plastic bottles are turned into dangerous explosive devices.
A Howard County jury is deciding the fate of a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a maximum-security state mental hospital
A judge has rejected a plan to relocate court proceedings in Howard County because security issues couldn't be worked out at the temporary location.
A Howard County lawmaker wants to make state agencies more accountable when repeated shortcomings are cited in state audits.
Around the world, it's hard to overstate the enthusiasm for soccer. Millions of fans bleed their team's colors. So, perhaps it's not surprising that an arcade version of the game remains popular, including here.
Workers at Maryland's maximum-security mental hospital called on lawmakers Wednesday to support staffing increases at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center included in Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed budget.
Hundreds of dead birds blocked traffic for hours Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 95 in Laurel.
Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings is being honored with a service award by the Howard County Center of African American Culture.
Maryland State Police have identified a man who died Wednesday night in a fatal crash on eastbound I-70 near New Market.
The four pets that survived went without food or water for more than a week, according to Howard County Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Schroen.
Daniel Wayne Konick was last seen around 6 p.m. Friday in Columbia, Maryland.
A Mount Airy woman faces a bond-review hearing after she was arrested on an arson charge for allegedly setting fire to her own home.