Mail, package bandits run off with Christmas gifts

First the Grinch stole Christmas, and now he's stealing mail and packages.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 03:45pm EST

Bradley Manning's supporters rally at Fort Meade

Supporters of Army intelligence specialist Bradley Manning came from around the country to the gates of Fort Meade to encourage him and sing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday as military prosecutors who say he passed government secrets began presenting their case against him inside the Army post near Washington.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 07:29pm EST

Howard County passes gender identity law

The measure bars discrimination in housing, law enforcement, employment, public accommodations, financing and health and social services.

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 11:05am EST

Ellicott City man charged with burglary of church, preschool

Authorities have charged an Ellicott City man with burglarizing a church and preschool and are investigating his involvement in other break-ins.

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 09:46am EST

Howard County police cars equipped with AEDs

Howard County police patrol cars are now equipped with devices that can treat heart attack patients

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 09:20pm EST

'Tow Plow' to take on Maryland's snowy winter roads

The heavy-duty plow truck has a long, second plow attached to its rear. When fully deployed to the truck's right rear, it can salt and plow a second lane of snow, without the need for a second driver.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 10:05am EST

Columbia pool offers women-only swim hours

Since late October, for a few hours every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, a small group of women has gathered at the Columbia Swim Center and has taken advantage of a time dedicated for them and only them.

Thursday - 11/17/2011, 06:33am EST

Inmate who killed psychiatrist to plead insanity in hospital murder

The Montgomery County man who killed his psychiatrist five years ago will plead not guilty and not criminally responsible for the October 2011 murder of his roommate in the state hospital for the mentally ill, WTOP has learned.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 01:40pm EST

Death of quadriplegic man in Md. ruled a homicide

Howard County police say the death of a 51-year-old quadriplegic man more than eight months ago has been ruled a homicide.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 07:26am EST

Howard County officers shoot, injure armed man

Howard County police are investigating after officers shot an armed man in Hanover.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 09:05pm EST

BAM! Batman gets a flat on Md.'s Route 29

Even the Caped Crusader needs some help once in a while.

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 05:15pm EDT

Piece of Pausch's childhood to be moved from Md.

As a teenager, Randy Pausch painted the walls of his bedroom with a rocket ship, the quadratic formula, chess pieces and other images befitting an earnest, nerdy, curious child of the 1970s.

Wednesday - 10/26/2011, 11:22am EDT

Patapsco dam to become oyster reef

Concrete from a dam removed from the Patapsco River in Ellicott City is heading to the mouth of the Chester River.

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 05:28am EDT

Elderly man found in Howard County

George "Steve" Schulmeyer, 73, last made contact with a family member around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. When the family member returned home around 4:30 p.m., he was gone.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 05:02am EDT

Board approves alcohol tax grants for 3 counties

Howard, Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties were the first to receive approval for school construction grants from money the state will collect from a 50 percent increase in the alcohol tax.

Sunday - 10/09/2011, 08:17am EDT

Mobile speed cameras coming to Howard Co. school zones

Mobile speed cameras in Howard County will start issuing warnings to drivers speeding through school zones soon.

Saturday - 10/08/2011, 11:59am EDT

Md. woman is arrested in toddler's abduction

Howard County police say a 23-year-old woman has been arrested for abducting a friend's 16-month-old child in Columbia.

Friday - 10/07/2011, 12:02pm EDT

Erratic driving leads to fatal wreck on Route 100 Wednesday

A man who was driving erratically and speeding in Maryland on Wednesday was killed after losing control of the truck he was driving on Route 100, according to a Maryland State Police news release.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 12:49am EDT

Trial delayed in slaying of mental patient

The trial for a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been postponed until February after the defendant became ill.

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 03:49pm EDT

Motorcyclist dies after hitting parked truck

A motorcyclist is dead after striking a parked tractor-trailer.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 12:19pm EDT
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