Police arrest suspect in sex assault of woman, 86

Police in Howard County arrested a Columbia man in connection with the sexual assault of an 86-year-old woman.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 11:53am EDT

Md. woman, 86, accepts ride, sexually assaulted

Howard County police say an 86-year-old woman reports that she was sexually assaulted after accepting a ride from a stranger.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Women behind walls: A look inside Md.'s Jessup prison for women

In the past 25 years, the number of women caught in the criminal justice system has skyrocketed, according to the ACLU. WTOP takes a look inside the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 12:34pm EDT
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Swimmer identified in Howard County swimming accident

The search for a 19-year-old swimmer in the Triadelphia Reservoir ended Friday afternoon when divers found his body.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 06:35pm EDT

Howard County gas leak under control

Two local schools were evacuated on Friday morning.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 04:36pm EDT

Jack Johnson convinced Merriweather to go green

Rock stars know the power of a microphone. Normally they use it to blast out the eardrums of loyal fans at a concert. But Jack Johnson used his megaphone to encourage the Merriweather Post Pavilion to add solar panels and a biodiesel generator. Now major renovation project is expanding on those changes.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Water rescue for missing swimmer suspended

A 19-year-old went underwater and didn't come up for air.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 09:45pm EDT

Man who brandished knife in store pleads guilty

Man shot by officer after brandishing knife in store pleads guilty to assault

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Man arrested after threatening Howard County officers

A man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he allegedly walked into a Howard County police station and threatened the officers.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 11:35pm EDT

Police: Dayton, Md., homicide followed brief confrontation

Howard County Police say they are investigating a homicide and have a suspect in custody following the discovery of a body in an outbuilding in Dayton, MD., on Friday.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 12:57am EDT

Merriweather Post Pavilion to get makeover

Howard County announces $19M plan for Merriweather Post Pavilion concert venue renovations

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 10:35am EDT

Md. mall store where gunman killed 2 is reopening

Md. mall store where 2 were killed by gunman in January is reopening

Monday - 05/19/2014, 11:28am EDT

Man exposes himself to motel clerks

A man exposed himself to clerks at two motels in North Laurel, Howard County police say.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Md. man writes song dedicated to his service dog-in-training

A local man penned a song for the dogs and it's helping veterans in need.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 08:03am EDT

Driver for Subway contractor accused of break-ins

Howard County Police have charged a delivery driver for a contractor with Subway with burglarizing several of the fast-food restaurants.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 06:17pm EDT

West Virginia Tough Mudder death prompts lawsuit

A Maryland woman whose son drowned last year along an obstacle course in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the organizers of Tough Mudder's Mid-Atlantic event.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:38pm EDT

M3 Rock Festival and Julio Iglesias among weekend concerts (Videos)

This weekend's top concerts include a little bit of everything -- Hair bands, classic funk, and even a Latin-pop legend.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 07:50am EDT

Man accused in slaying of law grad pleads guilty

Man accused in 2011 slaying, dismemberment of Macon law grad pleads guilty

Monday - 04/21/2014, 12:58pm EDT

Charges pending after woman injured in Md. crash

Police: Drunken driving charges pending in Md. crash that left pedestrian injured

Monday - 04/21/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Dozer, viral half-marathon dog, raises funds for cancer research

Three years ago Dozer stunned racers at the Maryland Half Marathon. Since then, the Goldendoodle has been on a mission to raise money for cancer research.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:15am EDT
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