Howard County News

Man charged with slinging marbles at speed cam van

An Ellicott City man was arrested on Tuesday for repeatedly driving past a speed camera van and firing glass marbles with a sling shot.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Police: Teenage boy found shot in Howard County

Howard County police say a 15-year-old boy is in critical but stable condition after being found shot in the Marriottsville area.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 02:40pm EDT

Teen found shot in Marriottsville, Md.

Howard County police are investigating a shooting in Marriottsville, which is near Ellicott City.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 06:08am EDT

Fire in Howard Co. causes $150,000 in damage

Howard County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire Tuesday evening in Columbia, Md.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Possible meth lab found in Howard County Holiday Inn

Police in Howard County, Md. are investigating what appears to be a meth lab in an Elkridge hotel room.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 01:03am EDT

Mother duck waits while ducklings are rescued

Animal control came to the rescue in Columbia, Md. today when it rescued a set of ducklings that were separated from their mother.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 06:13pm EDT

Man arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Ocean City

A 30-year-old Lorton, Va. man has been arrested and charged in the hit-and-run death of a 22-year-old Howard County man in Ocean City, Md.

Monday - 05/28/2012, 11:40am EDT

Volunteer mounted patrols to debut in Howard Co.

Howard County police are getting some equine assistance this Memorial Day weekend.

Saturday - 05/26/2012, 12:19pm EDT

Howard Co. police investigating fatal motorcycle accident

The Traffic Enforcement Section of the Howard County Police Department is investigating a fatal single vehicle accident that occurred Sunday, May 20 on westbound MD Route 99.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 10:14pm EDT

Elkridge man accused in 1991 murder indicted

A Howard County grand jury has indicted an Elkridge man accused in the 1991 killing of his wife.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 12:32pm EDT

Maryland man arrested for growing 170 pounds of pot

Officials estimate the plants yield a street value of $510,000.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 10:31am EDT

Episcopal leaders forgive Maryland church shooter

The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland is offering forgiveness and a funeral service for a homeless man who killed himself after fatally shooting a priest and church secretary last week.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 07:02am EDT

Hearing held for Howard County school board member

A hearing to determine whether a Howard County school board member should be removed from the panel is underway.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 08:32am EDT

Md. teenager pleads guilty in terror case in Pa.

A teen from Pakistan with a once-bright future in the U.S. pleaded guilty Friday to terrorism charges for helping an American woman dubbed "Jihad Jane" support an Irish terror cell planning to wage a Muslim holy war in Europe.

Friday - 05/04/2012, 04:07pm EDT

Man charged with robbing pharmacy with syringe

Howard County police have charged a man with armed robbery after he allegedly threatened a woman with a blood-filled syringe he said was tainted with AIDS.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 04:48pm EDT

2 drivers die after striking trees in Md.

Police in Maryland are investigating two fatal accidents in which drivers struck trees.

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 04:07pm EDT

Md. man charged in wife's 1991 death

A Howard County man has been charged in the 1991 death of his missing wife after a body was found in concrete beneath a shed at their home.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 03:02pm EDT

Md. prosecutors drop charges in twin's death

Howard County prosecutors are dropping charges against a Columbia man who had been accused of killing his twin brother.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 05:25pm EDT

Man incompetent to stand trial in hospital slaying

A man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 05:03pm EDT

Allergies bloom early with warm winter

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.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 10:00am EDT
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